Experienced Cook - 24 hrs.

JOB TITLE: Experienced COOK



HOURS: 24 hours

SHIFT: Morning and Night shifts required

WEEKENDS REQUIRED: Yes, every other


Performs a variety of food preparation duties for the Hospital patients, employees, patrons, and catering.


Performs a wide variety of preparation and cooking duties relative to all meal services and catering.

Cleans and sanitizes all work areas, equipment, and storage areas.

Maintains and sets-up work area; restocking all items as needed.

Assists in trayline service and set up for patient meals.

Assists in the planning of food item needs to meet menu requirements.


Knowledge of quantity cooking procedures and techniques of production. Knowledge of HACCP principles. Ability to recognize food items which may be unsuitable for service. Required to read, write and understand verbal and written instructions and recipes. Understand and apply appropriate sanitation and storage principles.


Education: High school graduate or equivalent required.

Technical or related food service training preferred.

HACCP certification or equivalent necessary within six months from date of hire.

Experience: One year in hospital, institutional, or restaurant cooking required.

Day Kimball Healthcare is a non-profit, integrated medical services provider comprised of Day Kimball Hospital, healthcare centers in Danielson, Dayville, Plainfield and Putnam, Day Kimball HomeCare, Hospice & Palliative Care of Northeastern CT, Day Kimball HomeMakers, and Day Kimball Medical Group. Its service area includes Northeast Connecticut as well as nearby Massachusetts and Rhode Island communities. Day Kimball Healthcares comprehensive network offers more than 1,400 employees including nearly 300 associated, highly-skilled physicians, surgeons and specialists. Its website is daykimball.org.

Day Kimball Healthcare is an Affirmative Action / equal opportunity employer committed to providing equal opportunity to all applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or any other status protected under local, state or federal laws.

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