The Hospital for Joint Diseases (HJD) at NYU Langone Medical Center is one of the nation's leading orthopaedic and rheumatologic, specialty hospitals dedicated to the prevention and treatment of musculoskeletal diseases. The hospital provides some of the most advanced orthopaedic programs in the region for musculoskeletal disorders and the largest pediatric orthopaedic program in New York City. HJD is consistently ranked among the leading orthopaedic centers nationwide by U.S. News and World Report. Our expert physicians combine extensive experience and research with the latest technology for bone and joint problems that affect patient's ability to function. We specialize in the following areas: Orthopaedic Surgery Rheumatology Neurology Radiology.
We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Short Order Cook in the Food & Nutrition Department. To qualify a High School Diploma or equivalent is required. Minimum of one (1) year of cooking experience as a Cooks Helper in a high volume health care institution or commercial establishment with a large volume of food service experience is required. Knowledgeable in portion control, forecasting procedures, ingredients, and HACCP and follow this in all operations required. Must be able to follow written and verbal instructions. The ability to lift, 50 lbs. work with heavy kitchen equipment and the ability to bend, reach, move and stand for long periods of time. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills required.
In this role, the successful candidate will be responsible for performing work of moderate difficulty in the preparation of various menu items which involves a variety of cooking operations as instructed by the immediate supervisor including but not limited to: Prepares breakfast items as well as any cooked-food items. Sets up and prepares work area and equipment for use in food production. Works well with all levels of staff. Maintains customer service by establishing a good rapport and professional working relationship with customers. Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
Prepares breakfast items and vegetables as well as any other cooked-food items, as designatedSets up assigned work area by collecting and assembling food and supplies needed to complete duties. Sets up and prepares equipment for use in food production. Follows proper cooking procedures in accordance with the standardized recipe cards and the supervisors instructions to produce a uniformed product. Implements procedures necessary to satisfy all customer/patient dietary restrictions. Garnishes the food properly.
Utilizes all types of kitchen equipment to prepare foodUses the appropriate following equipment: griddles, grills, ovens, deep-fat fryers, slicers, choppers, steamers, steam kettles, tilt fry kettles, mixers, robo coup, and miscellaneous small equipment such as knives, paddles, whips, etc. for proper preparation of food. Uses the appropriate equipment for the proper preparation and service of food.
Follows established departmental sanitation standardsFollows HACCP code compliance, and all food safety standards.Applies correct sanitary procedures.
Attends meetings and in-services for food production employeesAssures management of attendance at meeting & in-services by signing attendance sheet. Is aware and understands material and instructions given.
'Maintains open communication and good relationships with othersListens carefully to others in order to respond appropriately, answer questions, or obtain needed information. Works well with all levels of staff.Works at establishing a good rapport and professional working relationship with customers, all departmental personal; maintains appropriate interdepartmental communications. Maintain customer service utilizing the 'Just Say Yes' service model.'
Uses good judgment and consults supervisor when necessaryConsults with supervisor on matters of uncertainty. Demonstrates good judgment by following verbal and written instructions carefully. Advised supervisor of problems requiring follow-up attention.Demonstrates an ability to learn and adapt to changes in hospital functions, management style or routines.
Plans work assignments accordantly and utilizes time effectivelyCompletes assignments within allotted time frames. Adjusts well to changes in work schedule, work flow and priorities.
Performs other duties as assigned.
The Hospital for Joint Diseases (HJD) at NYU Langone Medical Center is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender dysphoria, national origin, age, religion, disability, military and veteran status, marital or parental status, citizenship status, genetic information or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision. We require applications to be completed online.
NYU Langone Health, a world-class patient-centered integrated academic medical center, is one of the nation's premier centers for excellence in clinical care, biomedical research, and medical education. Located in the heart of Manhattan, NYU Langone is composed of four hospitals – Tisch Hospital, its flagship acute care facility; Rusk Rehabilitation; the Hospital for Joint Diseases, one of only five hospitals in the nation dedicated to orthopaedics and rheumatology; and Hassenfeld Children's Hospital, a comprehensive pediatric hospital supporting a full array of children's health services across the medical center – plus the NYU School of Medicine, which since 1841 has trained thousands of physicians and scientists who have helped to shape the course of medical history. The medical center's tri-fold mission to serve, teach, and discover is achieved 365 days a year through the seamless integration of a culture devoted to excellence in patient care, education and research. For more information, go to www.nyulangone.org.