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UW Health Rehabilitation Hospital is a free-standing, 50-bed acute inpatient rehabilitation facility located on the east side of Madison, Wisconsin. Our hospital offers specialized rehab programs for people who have experienced stroke, brain and spinal-cord injuries, amputations, complex orthopedic injuries and many other conditions. We create individualized plans of care that address both intense rehab and acute medical needs. Our goal is to help patients achieve their highest level of function and return home as soon as possible. The UW Health Rehabilitation Hospital is a partnership between UW Health, Unity Point-Meriter and Kindred Healthcare.
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This position works under the direction of the Nutritional Services Manager. The cook prepares, seasons and cooks food for hospital patients, staff and visitors and also act as a lead in the department. Responsible for maintaining a clean and organized kitchen and adhering to food safety requirements.
We have both a full-time and part-time position available. These positions, generally work 6:00am to 2:00pm or 11:00am - 7:30pm for a total of 24 or 40 hours per week. Employees will work rotating weekends and Holidays.
♦Ensures meals are ready at the specified times and tests foods being cooked to ensure proper seasoning etc.
♦Consults with the Registered Dietitian on modified diets, as necessary.
♦Supervises Nutritional Services workers when washing, trimming or preparing food.
♦Measures and mixes ingredients according to approved recipes, using blenders, mixers, grinders, slicers, etc.
♦Makes sauces, soups, stews, casseroles and desserts meeting established dietary guidelines.
♦Cooks meat, fish and poultry in a variety of ways such as baking, roasting, broiling and steaming.
♦Maintains kitchen in a clean, neat and organized manner and adheres to all infection control policies and procedures.Qualifications
♦High School Diploma or GED.
♦Prior food service or customer service experience with cooking experience preferred.
♦Ability to communicate verbally and in writing.
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