Cook (PRN) The Assumption Village Mercy Health

    Mercy Health
    Youngstown, OH
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    Job Description

    RequisitionR029059MarketYoungstown, OHDepartmentFood and Nutrition - The Assumption VillageShiftOtherSchedulePart-time

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    The Food Service Cook is responsible for preparing hot, palatable meals throughout The Assumption Village with guidance and direction from the Manager, Dining Services The Cook ensures that meals are prepared in accordance with all Federal, State and local standards, guidelines and regulations that govern The Village and that the highest standards of quality is upheld. The Cook reports directly to the Manager, Dining Services.


    Demonstrates the Humility of Mary Health Partner's Mission and values of compassion, excellence, human dignity, justice, sacredness of life and service.

    Exhibits the ability to work independently to ensure the timely execution of meal times. Able to follow menus and prepare meals in accordance with the given recipe as well as direction from Management. Seeks a more home-like preparation method for prepared items. Meets with Food Service Supervisors to discuss any areas of concern and ways to improve the flavor, texture and/or eye appeal of the meal. Execute proper cooking schedules for given products to ensure proper cooking temperatures and time. Must be proactive in developing better methods and standards of procedures for ensuring the optimum result in preparation of food items. Must be aware of temperature and time dangers to ensure that products are heated and cooled to desired degrees within the specified time frames. Accurately develop the use of leftovers for assistance with keeping up with the departmental budget guidelines. In the absence of the Supervisor, acts in their place to promote the timely execution of meal times/goals. Effectively communicates with management to ensure minimal concerns from residents, staff and family members. Interprets food service policies and procedures to staff, residents, visitors and government agencies as required.


    Performs any other duties as assigned by management. May be scheduled to work additional hours are needed by department.


    Communicates effectively and respectfully with staff, residents, families and other professionals; when confronted with pressure, exhibits self-restraint. Exercises sound judgment in resolving issues in the absence of the Supervisor. Demonstrates interest and self-motivation in a positive manner. Is timely in executing meal times accurately. Performs duties and responsibilities willingly.


    Minimum of 1 year of experience in a large quantity operation. Must be able to read and write. Must have high school diploma or GED. Must be able to follow directions precisely, in order to ensure the proper results daily. Must be a leader with good morals and values. Knowledge of equipment use and standards. Must be able to read food thermometers and temperature gages accurately. Must be able to stand for long periods of time. Must be able to bend, twist, pull and push continuously. Must be able to lift 50 pounds on occasion. Must be an effective contributor in the search for good overall results. Must have working knowledge of ovens, stoves and the dangers caused by each. Must be able to practice good sanitation standards in order to ensure proper time and temperature regulations. Must be able to become pro-active in the development of uses for leftovers.

    Physical Demands

    Non-Patient Care Staff (21-50 lbs.) - Physical Demands

    Occasional - 1 to 33% of workday

    Frequent - 34 - 66% of workday

    Constant - 67 - 100% of workday

    Not at all - 0% of workday


    Lift 0-50#, 6-36" from floor; lift 0-30#, 6-72" from floor; climbing stairs; climbing ladders, working from heights, crawling, kneeling, running, operating machines: (2 foot/feet).


    Unilateral horizontal reach 0-18"; unilateral vertical reach 36-72"; bilateral carry 100', 50#; push/pull 100', 19 ft. lbs.; lift 0-30#, 6-36" from floor; lift 0-50#, 36-48" from floor; operating machines: (2 hand(s)).


    Sitting, standing, walking: 2.3 mph, 0 incline; bilateral fine motor manipulation; functional near, far, color vision aided or unaided; functional hearing aid or unaided; functional verbal communication skills; working overtime as assigned to meet operational/patient care demands.

    Not at All

    Hold 200# patient sidelying while doing procedure x 2 min; roll 200# patient away/toward self; transfer 105# person chair-chair 5x/hr. with gait belt; bed-cart transfer with 200# person and assist of one with sheet; more 200# person up in bed with assist of one and sheet.

    Category II Job Classification - HMHP employees who have jobs with tasks that rarely involve exposure to blood, body fluids, or tissues and have no contact with used sharps.

    Job Hazard Risks:


    Infectious Disease Exposure

    Hazard Materials Exposure (Nuclear, Biological, Chemical)

    Workplace Violence Potential

    Every effort has been made to keep your job description/job standards as complete as possible. However, it in no way implies that these are the only duties required to perform. This job description should not be considered in any way as an employment contract. The omission of specific statement of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or is a logical assignment to the position. All employees of The Assumption Village are considered at-will employees.

    I have read and fully understand the foregoing job description and position. I hereby agree to follow the guidelines as described and will perform all duties and responsibilities to the best of my ability.

    Employee: _______________________________________ Date: _______

    Manager : _______________________________________ Date: ________

    MercyHealth is an equal opportunity employer.

    We'll also reward your hard work with:
    • Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plans
    • Prescription drug coverage
    • Flexible spending accounts
    • Life insurance w/AD&D
    • An employer-matched 403(b) for those who qualify.
    • Paid time off
    • Educational Assistance
    • And much more
    Scheduled Weekly Hours:


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    Food and Nutrition - The Assumption Village

    All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. If you'd like to view a copy of the affirmative action plan or policy statement for Mercy Health - Youngstown, Ohio or Bon Secours - Ashland, Kentucky, which is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, please you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact The Talent Acquisition Team

    Posting ID: 552791077Posted: 2020-05-21