Conway Medical Center

Cook - Food Court Grill

  • Conway Medical Center
  • 300 Singleton Ridge Road Conway South Carolina 29526 United States
  • Jan 25, 2019
Full-time Service/Skilled Workers

Job Description

Position Summary:
The Cook – Food Court/Grill prepares a variety of meats, vegetables, and other food items for cooking in broilers, ovens, grills, fryers and a variety of other kitchen equipment. The Cook knows and complies consistently with our standard portion sizes, recipes, cooking methods, quality standards and kitchen rules, policies and procedures. The Cook will be responsible for stocking and maintaining sufficient levels of food products at line stations,refrigeration and rotation of food items,label food items appropriately,discard any expired or near expired food items, and check and recheck equipment temperature. Other responsibilities include but are not limited to preparing requested food items in accordance to customers’ specifications, following proper plate presentation and garnish set up for all dishes,season and prepare food items for grilling, manage portions of grilled food items and garnish them, and arrange prepared food items in an aesthetic manner. The Cook must be willing to report back to work during any emergency situation, this includes if needed during inclement weather, mass casualty, internal disaster, etc. The Cook will complete other duties as assigned.   

All organizational staff, including this position, are specifically required as a condition of continued employment to make advance preparations for their families and pets in the event of weather emergencies such as Hurricanes and flooding threats.  Any staff member can be determined as essential staff required to report to the facility during these events. In many cases this means reporting and sleeping at the facility before, during and after a weather emergency. By signing this job description, the staff member accepts this responsibility of readiness to report to work during any designated emergency staffing situation. CMC staff members operate as one team meeting the healthcare needs of our communities, thus this position will on occasion complete other duties as assigned beyond those designated in this primary job description which may include “float” coverage at an alternate facility, department or assignment. 

  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred.
  • One (1) year institutional or restaurant cooking experience required.
  • One (1) year experience working as a line cook in a fast past environment preferred.
Special Skills:
  • Exemplary core customer service skills strongly required.
  • Strong organizational skills required.
  • Strong verbal communication skills required.
Working Conditions:
  • Occasional exposure to difficult customers.
  • Stress level high due to multiple demands frequently occurring simultaneously.
  • Noise level is Moderate.
  • High heat area.
  • Prolonged standing and walking required.
Physical Requirements:
Light-Medium - While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of the time) required to stand, sit, and walk; frequently to use hands, fingers; and frequently to talk or hear. The employee must exert 15 to 20 pounds of force occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of the time), and/or 5 to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or greater than negligible up to 5 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.  Ability to hear to process instructions and safety code and alarms required. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job and will be assessed by post offer Employee Health fit-for-duty review.