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Cook I

Winston Salem, NC, United States
Job ID: 97777
Job Family: Support Services
Job Type: Regular
Department Name: 12531088942302-Human Resources Talent Acquisition and Workforce Administration


Job Summary: Prepares and serves food to customers, following recipes and safety guidelines.

Education/Experience: High School diploma or GED and one year of food service experience.

Work Days/Hours: Variable Schedule.

Licensure/Certification: Not required.

Essential Functions:

  1. Follows hospital and departmental policies, emphasizing customer service and teamwork.
  2. Aims for high customer satisfaction and service quality.
  3. Maintains sanitation standards and cleanliness, complying with health regulations.
  4. Monitors food quality, productivity, and schedules.
  5. Ensures workplace safety and sanitation.
  6. Completes required training and participates in improvement initiatives.
  7. Minimizes waste and controls costs.
  8. Plans workday efficiently and manages food quantities.
  9. Prepares food following standardized recipes, maintains food logs, and follows safety guidelines.

Skills & Qualifications:

  • Proficiency in English and ability to follow instructions.
  • Operate cooking equipment and adjust recipes for volume.
  • Tolerate temperature variations.
  • Desire to achieve high customer service standards.
  • Availability for weekends and holidays.
  • Effective communication with patients, visitors, employees, and managers.

Work Environment: May work in various areas, including the kitchen and retail spaces, with exposure to wet floors and sharp equipment.

Physical Requirements:

  • Standing (65%)
  • Walking (35%)
  • Bending (to 35%)
  • Reaching with arms (to 35%)
  • Finger and hand dexterity (to 35%)
  • Talking (to 35%)
  • Hearing (to 35%)
  • Seeing (to 35%)
  • Lifting, carrying, pushing, and pulling:
    • Up to 20 lbs. (to 35%)
    • Up to 50 lbs. (to 35%)
    • Up to 100 lbs. (N/A)

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