**Job Title:** Cook | Nutrition | Canton, SD **City:** Canton/Inwood **State:** South Dakota **Department** **:** NUTRITION **Job Schedule:** PRN **Shift:** Varies **Hours Per Shift:** Other **JOB SUMMARY** Prepares, cooks, seasons and portions food for patients, staff, and visitors of the designated facility, preparing and serving food within guidelines of menu and dietary requirements. Adheres to food quality standards of appearance, taste, temperature and sanitation. Performs washing and cleaning duties to insure sanitation and cleanliness in cooking and serving areas. Maintains labeling and storage of food, equipment, and machinery. Prepares and provides the highest quality and safest food possible to patients, co-workers, team members and guests. Works with many internal customers, requiring above average communication as well as excellent team work skills. Displays ability to cook, function and thrive in a dynamic and changing culinary environment. Follows standardized recipes and Hazardous Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) guidelines to prepare, store and use food and food products. Documents HACCP steps, temperatures and outcomes to assure the safest food possible while following production sheets for daily and weekly menus. Operates equipment such as, but not limited to, mixers, slicers, kettles, combination ovens, food grinders, food processors, ovens, stovetops, induction burners, grills, deep fat fryers, knives, dishwashers, garbage disposals, refrigerators and freezers. Possesses ability to work independently when necessary. Possesses an understanding of food safety and sanitation processes. Exhibits understanding of basic math to appropriately measure alongside displaying proficiency in reading and understanding recipes. Demonstrates ability to be on feet for the majority of the day and walk far distances throughout the hospital. **POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES** Adheres to established procedures and dietary guidelines in food storage and menu planning. Completes current work according to assigned priorities. Creates action plans that ensure the accomplishment of responsibilities. Demonstrates the ability to speak, write and present clearly. Describes team mission and objectives in the context of results to be achieved. Handles, prepares and stores food according to food safety guidelines. Performs corresponding food and kitchen preparation for internal or external inspection. Performs sanitation practices for food preparation area. Utilizes specific approaches and tools for checking and cross-checking outputs. **QUALIFICATIONS** Depending upon location of hire, Serv Safe may be required to obtain within a designated time frame. Additional endorsements to Serv Safe may be required depending upon location. Must fulfill annual continuing education requirements of the department and facility including departmental meetings, safety education and mandatory in-services. CPR may be required depending upon location requirements. High school diploma or equivalent preferred. Possesses ability to read, write and follow oral and written directions. Ability to perform basic math. Minimum of six months of applicable experience preferred. On-the-job training will be provided. **About Sanford Health:** At Sanford Health, we are dedicated to the work of health and healing. Every day, we show that commitment by delivering the highest quality of care to the communities we serve. We are leaders in health care and strive to provide patients across the region with convenient access to expert medical care, leading-edge technologies and world-class facilities. In addition to strong clinical care, we are also committed to research, education and community growth. We engage in medical research to not only discover innovative ways to provide care, but also cures for common diseases. We continuously seek new ways to achieve our vision of improving the human condition here in your community, across the region and around the world. The entire team at Sanford Health recognizes the value of healthy families and communities. We continue to gain momentum and expand our reach. Together, we can make a positive difference now, and in the future. Sanford is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request an accommodation for help with your online application, please call 1-877-673-0854 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org . In compliance with federal law requiring employers to verify new employees' U.S. employment eligibility, Sanford participates in E-Verify. To learn more click here for English Version at https://e-verify.uscis.gov/emp/media/resourcesContents/EverifyPosterEnglish.pdf or here for Spanish Version at https://e-verify.uscis.gov/emp/media/resourcesContents/EverifyPosterSpanish.pdf . **City:** Canton **State:** South Dakota **Job Function:** Operations **Job Schedule:** PRN **Shift:** Varies **Req Number:** req26557
About Sanford Health
Sanford Health is an integrated health system headquartered in the Dakotas. It is the largest, rural, not-for-profit health care system in the nation with 45 hospitals and 289 clinics in nine states and three countries. With 28,000+ employees, including 1,300+ physicians in more than 80 specialty areas of medicine, Sanford Health is the largest employer in the Dakotas.
Nearly $1 billion in gifts from philanthropist Denny Sanford have allowed for several initiatives, including global children’s clinics, genomic medicine and specialized centers researching cures for type 1 diabetes, breast cancer and other diseases.