Family Health Centers at NYU Langone, a designated Level 3 Medical Home, is the largest federally qualified health center network in New York State, and the second largest in the nation. It includes nine primary care sites, 33 school-based health centers and dental clinics, four day care centers, the nation's largest dental residency program, and New York State's largest behavioral health program. The network also includes 12 community medicine sites providing care to disenfranchised New Yorkers, comprehensive HIV services, chemical dependency programs, and a family support center that offers educational, vocational, and other social support programs. Learn more about Family Health Centers at NYU Langone.
Position Summary: We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Assistant Cook.
In this role, the successful candidate The cook / assistant cook is expected to follow meal patterns, food preparation/service standards, nutrition program guidelines and nutrition education practices for group care. In addition, the cook is responsible for placing orders, maintaining food production logs, inventorying food and kitchenware, and making local food purchases. The cook must apportion for size of groups, pre-cut foods to an age-appropriate size and plan for infant/toddler and preschool menus. In addition, the cook is responsible for all housekeeping needs for kitchen and storage room. Please see attached for further description.
Reviews menus and work orders to determine type and quantities of food to be prepared for patients, cafeteria and catered functions. Plans cooking schedules in order for food to be ready at specified times. Confers with Production Manager/Executive Chef regarding modified diet prep and use of leftovers. Procures food from refrigerator, freezer or other storage areas. Trims/ Cuts meat or fowl using knives. Washes, trims, seasons, cooks, measures and mixes food according to recipes and Production Mangers instructions. Uses a variety of kitchen utensils & equipment such as mixers, grinders etc, appropriately and safely. Bakes, roasts, broils & steams meat, fish, vegetables & other food. Adjusts heat control & timers on stoves, ovens, steam kettles & grills according to instructions. Carves portions of meat, fish or fowl for individual servings
Cooks products according to standardized recipes, controls oven temperature to produce desirable results. Assists in plating and lidding portioned foods. Maintains strict sanitary standards, according to departmental policy and procedures (e.g. handling food appropriately, maintaining temperatures, etc.) cleaning work stations, etc.
Follows HACCP methods for storing, cooking, preparing and cooling potentially hazardous foods. Includes filling out appropriate temperature logs. Fills our appropriate production sheets.
Maintains established departmental policies and procedures, objectives, QI Program, safety, environmental & Infection Control Standards Customer Service: respectful, flexibility, knowledge, confident, professional, pleasant, attitude, patience & helpfulness. Accepts directives from supervisor willingly
Minimum Qualifications: To qualify you must have a Ability to read and write English Ability to follow oral & written directions
Preferred Qualifications: -2+ years experience in childcare -High School graduate or equivalent -Trainings specializing in institutional cooking, meal portion control, and health & hygiene Certain openings will require foreign language skills. Those determinations will be made as needed and indicated on the job posting. Languages such as Spanish, Chinese, Arabic, Russian or Yiddish may be needed.
Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
Family Health Centers at NYU Langone's network provides its staff with far more than just a place to work. Rather, we are an institution you can be proud of, an institution where you'll feel good about devoting your time and your talents.
NYU Langone Hospital-Brooklyn is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender dysphoria, national origin, age, religion, disability, military and veteran status, marital or parental status, citizenship status, genetic information or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision. We require applications to be completed online.
NYU Langone Health is a world-class, patient-centered, integrated academic medical center, known for its excellence in clinical care, research, and education. Included in the 200+ locations throughout the New York area are five inpatient locations: Tisch Hospital, its flagship acute-care facility; Rusk Rehabilitation, ranked as one of the top 10 rehabilitation programs in the country; NYU Langone Orthopedic Hospital, a dedicated inpatient orthopedic hospital with all musculoskeletal specialties ranked top 10 in the country; Hassenfeld Children's Hospital at NYU Langone, a comprehensive pediatric hospital supporting a full array of children's health services; and NYU Langone Hospital—Brooklyn, a full-service teaching hospital and level 1 trauma center located in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. Also part of NYU Langone Health is the Laura and Isaac Perlmutter Cancer Center, a National Cancer Institute–designated cancer center, and NYU School of Medicine, which since 1841 has trained thousands of physicians and scientists who have helped to shape the course of medical history.