Head Cook

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Miscellaneous

Position Summary: The Head Cook; manages the kitchen, leads and train the kitchen staff to meet the California Health Department and San Diego County Food Safety guidelines, prepares meals as outlined by the menu and checks portion control; cooks, bakes, and serves a variety of foods including entrees, baked goods, salads, vegetables and meats; assists in distribution of meals to satellites, sets up food counters with prepared foods; stores food and does necessary cleanup; responsible for ordering, checking deliveries, and inventory of food and supplies.Essential Functions of the Job:* Prepares delicious, attractive, nutritious meals to approximately 150 to 200 seniors three days a week.* Knowledge and ability to prepare meals to meet health standards and California Department of Aging standards. Assist in monthly menu preparation.* Must have Food Handler's card and be knowledgeable in health and sanitation issue related to kitchen work.* Have the ability to train and supervise others in these areas.* Have a working knowledge of nutrition, portion control, food cost control, and working within a budget.* Assume the responsibility associated with any expanded duties that may be delegated by supervisor. (Inventory and food orders)* Participates in morning huddles with kitchen staff to direct the work assignment for the daily menu.* Ability to relate to the public regardless of ethnic, religion and economic status.* Promotes and believes in Mountain Health's mission statement 'Improve the health and well-being of the whole person by providing access to quality care and community services.'* Attends all staff meetings, department/site specific meetings and any other internal and/or external meetings as directed by supervisor.* Assists in the maintenance of all department areas and ensure compliance with the department directives and policies as well as Mountain Health's policies and procedures relative to infection control, exposure control and safety issues.* Participates in Mountain Health's Continuous Quality Improvement program to ensure and improve quality.* Perform all other duties as assigned.* Participates in Mountain Health's events and community events such as health fairs, etc. as delegated by direct supervisor. Health fairs and events may include before and after normal working hours.* Reads memos, directives, meeting minutes, and revised policies and procedures as posted.* Participates in the Injury and Illness Prevention Program and follows guidelines that promote workplace safety.* Demonstrates adequate care and responsibility for equipment. Reports and/or repairs missing or damaged equipment and supplies.** Familiar with and understands Mountain Health's Personnel Policy manual and follows all established personnel policies.* Follows administrative chain of command.Additional Duties and Responsibilities:* Maintain current knowledge of policies and procedures as they relate to safe work practices.* Follow all safety procedures and report unsafe conditions.Use appropriate body mechanics to ensure an injury free environment. Be familiar with location of nearest fire extinguisher and emergency exits. Follow all infection control procedures including blood-borne pathogen protocols and Mountain Health's injury and illness prevention program. Follow all Health Department and San Diego County Food Safety guidelines. Injury Prevention Equipment and/or Personal Protective Equipment may include but not limited to the following:* Clinical - Gloves, Goggles, Gowns, Face Shields, and N95 Respirator Masks* IT - Gloves, Goggles, Face Shields, and N95 Respirator Masks* Facilities- Gloves, Goggles, Gowns or Protective Suits, Face Shields, and N95 Respirator Masks* Administration - Gloves, Goggles, Face Shields, and N95 Respirator MasksJob Requirements:Education Required (Minimum level of education):* High School Diploma or GED equivalent.Certifications/Licenses Preferred:* Current CPR Certificate (American Heart Association)* Food Handlers CardExperience Required (Minimum level of experience):* Minimum of 1 year of cooking experience* Minimum of 1 year of kitchen operation experienceVerbal and Written Skills Required to perform the Job:Good oral and written communication skills. Provides positive customer service skills.Is an active listener and provides support and guidance to others.Working Traits: Superb organizational ability and exceptionally analytical.Technical Knowledge and Skills Required to Perform the Job:* Microsoft Office skills to include Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Project and SharePoint* Familiar with data entry systems (e.g., electronic medical records/electronic health records)* Ability to learn new information systems and software programsWorking Conditions and Physical Requirements:See, hear, talk, walk, stand for long periods of time, reach, bend, stoop, lift up to 25 lbs. Repetitive hand movement; use and view PC; use calculator; telephone, operate fax, and copy machine. Read and write; time management, interpersonal, organizational, and basic math skills; analyze, research, prioritize, meet deadlines, maintain confidentiality. Have reliable transportation; clean driving record and insurance as required by the state. Frequent exposure to communicable diseases, body fluids, toxic substances, medicinal preparations, radiation and other conditions common to a clinical environment may routinely be encountered.About UsSan Ysidro Health is a Federally Qualified Health Care organization committed to providing high quality, compassionate, accessible and affordable healthcare services for the entire family.The organization was founded by seven women in search of medical services for their families and community. Almost 50 years later, San Ysidro Health now provides innovative care to over 92,000 patients through a vast and integrated network of 34 program sites across the county. San Ysidro Health could not serve our patients without the dedication of our passionate and hardworking employees.Apply today and become a part of our mission-driven team!San Ysidro Health has a long-standing commitment to equal employment opportunity for all applicants for employment. Employment decisions including, but not limited to, those such as employee selection, performance evaluation, administration of benefits, working conditions, employee programs, transfers, position changes, training, disciplinary action, compensation, and separations are made without regard to reace, color, religion (including religious dress and grooming), creed, national origin, nationality, citizenship status, domestic partnership status, ancestry, gender, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, civil union status, family status, age, mental or physical disability (including AIDS or HIV-related status), atypical heredity cellular or blood trait of an individual, genetic information or refusal to submit to a genetic test or make available the results of a genetic test, military status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.Other details* Pay Type Hourly* 976 Sheridan Rd., 976 Sheridan Rd., Campo, California, United States of America

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