Geisinger Health System Cook in SCRANTON, Pennsylvania

JOB TITLE: Cook

LOCATION: Geisinger Community Medical Center

DEPARTMENT: Foodservice

WORK SCHEDULE: Days/Evenings. Weekend and holiday rotation.

WORK TYPE: Full-time

Join the team America is watching. Geisinger has exciting opportunities for you to join our team as a Cook . This critical role prepares food for patients, employees, visitors and special functions. Cooks maintain a customer service approach in the cafeteria and kitchen setting . On the job training is provided!

JOB SUMMARY:

Prepares food for patients, employees, visitors and special functions. Maintains a customer service approach always when fulfilling responsibilities. Ensures a professional and appropriate service standard while performing the job. Follows system wide standards as well as department specific service standards.

Performs duties to support the goals and objectives of the foodservices Department in its efforts to provide quality care and customer satisfaction.

COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS:

Demonstrated ability to read, write, speak, perform basic arithmetic calculations, and follow oral and written instructions.

Demonstrated knowledge of food service preparation and sanitation principles.

Must be able to work cooperatively with others and display initiative and good judgment.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

High school diploma required.

A minimum of two years of equivalent cooking experience involving preparation of entrees, soups and sauces preferred.

Requires six months on-the-job training to become familiar with the duties of the position.

WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

Work is typically performed in a food service setting. Requires ability to stand, walk, bend, lift, carry, and push when performing duties.

The specific statements shown in each section of this description are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job.

OUR PURPOSE & VALUES: Everything we do is about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities. KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves. EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence. LEARNING: We share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow. INNOVATION : We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation.

GEISINGER-COMMUNITY MEDICAL CENTER (G-CMC), Scranton, Pa., is an acute care hospital licensed for 297 beds and houses the only Level II Trauma Center in Lackawanna County and Scranton’s only neurosurgery program and adult in-patient behavioral health unit. It is also home to comprehensive cardiovascular and orthopaedic services, as well as a broad range of other surgical and radiological services.

ABOUT GEISINGER: Geisinger is a physician-led health system comprised of approximately 30,000 employees, including nearly 1,600 employed physicians, 13 hospital campuses, two research centers, and a 583,000-member health plan Geisinger is nationally recognized for innovative practices and quality care. Geisinger serves more than 3 million people in central, south-central and northeast Pennsylvania and also in southern New Jersey with the addition of National Malcolm Baldridge Award recipient AtlantiCare, A member of Geisinger. In 2017, the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine became the newest member of the Geisinger Family.

We offer healthcare benefits for full time and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and domestic partners.* Perhaps just as important, from senior management on down, we encourage an atmosphere of collaboration, cooperation and collegiality. For more information, visit www.geisinger.org , or connect with us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/geisingerhealth , Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/geisingerhealth/ , LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com and Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/geisingerhealth .

** Does not qualify for J-1 waiver. We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.

*Domestic partner benefits not applicable at Geisinger Holy Spirit.