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 Second Cook in the Food & Nutrition Department. To qualify a High School Diploma or equivalent is preferred. Three (3) years of cooking experience in a healthcare institution or commercial establishment with a large volume food service. Must be knowledgeable in portion control and forecasting procedures. Must be able to understand communicate effectively in English. Must be able to give and follow written and verbal instructions. The ability to stand for long periods of time, lift, push, pull or move kitchen equipment in excess of 50 lbs. without the use of assistive devices. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills required.
In this role, the successful candidate will be responsible for creating NYULMC Patient/Retail/Catering experience by providing quality food service that meets all NYULMC Patient/Retail/Catering standards. Is responsible for covering sections in the hot and cold kitchen as needed. Works under direct supervision. Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
Prepares food for patient services, cafeteria service, and catering services. Sets up assigned work area by collecting and assembling food and supplies needed to complete duties. 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 patient dietary restrictions. Garnishes the food properly. Completes assignments within allotted time frames and assists in the timely set-up of food delivery to all user areas according to production sheets and the supervisors instructions.
Utilizes all types of kitchen equipment to prepare food. Uses 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.
Properly uses equipment for the preparation of food. Follows HACCP, code compliance, and all food safety standards. Applies correct sanitary procedures in the preparation and storage of all food items.
Utilizes sanitizers and cleaning chemicals properly and regularly to clean work area. Follows the practice of clean as you go. Insures all food items are properly labeled and dated. Practices proper hand-washing and sanitary techniques according to departmental procedures.
Follows established departmental sanitation standards. Attends meetings and in-services for food production employees.
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 is a world-class, patient-centered, integrated academic medical center, known for its excellence in clinical care, research, and education. Included in the 200+ locations throughout the New York area are five inpatient locations: Tisch Hospital, its flagship acute-care facility; Rusk Rehabilitation, ranked as one of the top 10 rehabilitation programs in the country; NYU Langone Orthopedic Hospital, a dedicated inpatient orthopedic hospital with all musculoskeletal specialties ranked top 10 in the country; Hassenfeld Children's Hospital at NYU Langone, a comprehensive pediatric hospital supporting a full array of children's health services; and NYU Langone Hospital—Brooklyn, a full-service teaching hospital and level 1 trauma center located in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. Also part of NYU Langone Health is the Laura and Isaac Perlmutter Cancer Center, a National Cancer Institute–designated cancer center, and NYU School of Medicine, which since 1841 has trained thousands of physicians and scientists who have helped to shape the course of medical history.