Cook Assistant

Banner Health - Torrington, WY (30+ days ago)3.8


Operating a hospital is more than IV bags and trauma rooms. One might be surprised by the number of people – and the hats they wear – who work behind the scenes to make sure a hospital runs smoothly and safely for our patients, visitors and staff. Each one plays a critical role and is part of a team to ensure the best care for our patients.

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- About Community Hospital Torrington
Community Hospital in Torrington, Wyo. is a 25-bed critical access hospital. We take pride in providing thoughtful medical care to residents in southeast Wyoming and bordering Nebraska communities, and we live our commitment to these communities in many ways. In fact, with the recent completion of an extensive expansion and remodel initiative, we are at an exciting and pivotal point in our development. We offer an innovative environment that includes digital mammography, a state-of-the-art emergency department, electronic medical records and a computerized OB system designed to reduce the chances of complications during labor and delivery. In addition, our location in close proximity to the Black Hills, Rocky Mountains and Denver offers a wide variety of lifestyle advantages, including small town charm and limitless recreational activities.

About Banner Health
Banner Health is one of the largest, nonprofit health care systems in the country and the leading nonprofit provider of hospital services in all the communities we serve. Throughout our network of hospitals, primary care health centers, research centers, labs, physician practices and more, our skilled and compassionate professionals use the latest technology to make health care easier, so life can be better. The many locations, career opportunities, and benefits offered at Banner Health help to make the Banner Journey unique and fulfilling for every employee.

- Job Summary

This position determines quantities and produces required food items based on information obtained from production sheets, catering requests, prep sheets and any other approved source.

Essential Functions
  • Prepares and portions all cold food items in accordance with standardized recipes as indicated on production forecast and tally sheets.
  • Maintains par levels of food and supplies, orders and/or restocks items in accordance with established routines, rotates food stocks, checks freshness dates. Records over production and run outs.
  • Checks and logs food and equipment temperatures and reports any problems to the supervisor.
  • Keeps and maintains assigned work areas clean and in an orderly manner.
  • May assist in setting up prep carts and serve meals on patient tray line.
Minimum Qualifications

This position requires the ability to learn and follow established policy and procedures, read and understand written and verbal instruction, communicate effectively and to perform simple math calculations. Must be able to perform tasks within limited time frames and follow cleaning schedules, use chemicals safely, follow food handling procedures correctly, read thermometers and follow safety requirements. Must be able to learn food handling regulations and pass certification tests as required.

All onsite food service equipment including stoves, ovens, steam-jacketed kettles, steam table, grill, fryer, slicer, beverage brewing and dispensing equipment, soft serve machine, food carts, dish racks, cleaning equipment and hazardous chemicals used in cleaning and sanitation.

Preferred Qualifications

Additional related education and/or experience preferred.