Ascension Saint Thomas, in partnership with Kindred--LifePoint Health, are to open the new Ascension Saint Thomas Rehabilitation Hospital in Midtown Nashville, TN.
Saint Thomas Rehabilitation Hospital will serve nine counties and a population of 1.9 million--including more than 298,000 senior citizens. Upon completion and pending necessary regulatory approvals, the 40-bed, state-of-the-art facility will replace the 24-bed Acute Rehab Unit now located at Saint Thomas Midtown Hospital. Saint Thomas Rehabilitation Hospital will provide additional access to post-acute care by addressing Middle Tennessee's shortage of dedicated beds for individuals who require extended neurological and cardiovascular care following serious health events.
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.
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.
Other duties as assigned.
High School Diploma or GED preferred.
ServSafe(r) or ability to obtain certification
Prior food service or customer service experience with cooking experience preferred.
Prior healthcare experience preferred but not required.
Ability to communicate verbally and in writing.
Job : Plant Ops./Dietary/Materials Mgmt. Primary Location : TN-Nashville-St. Thomas Rehab Hosp (Nashville) Organization : 4099 - St. Thomas Rehab Hosp (Nashville) Shift : Day