Cook

St. David's South Austin Medical Center Cedar Park, TX

About the Job

Description

Introduction

Last year our HCA Healthcare colleagues invested over 156,000 hours volunteering in our communities. As a(an) Cook with St. David's South Austin Medical Center you can be a part of an organization that is devoted to giving back!

Benefits

We are committed to providing our employees with the support they need. At St. David's South Austin Medical Center, we offer eligible colleagues an attractive benefit package that includes medical, wellbeing, dental and vision benefits along with some unique benefits including:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and Flexible Spending
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) and Personal Leave
  • 401K(100% annual match - 3% to 9% of pay based on years of service)
  • Academic Assistance and Reimbursements for Tuition and Student Loans
  • Employee Discounts including Tickets, Retail, Mental Health Apps, Education Apps, Identity Theft Protection etc.
  • HomeAuto, and Pet Insurance
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP)
  • Short Term Long Term Disability coverage
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Legal Benefits and lots more!

Learn more about Employee Benefits

Would you like to unlock your potential with a leading healthcare provider dedicated to the growth and development of our colleagues? Join the St. David's South Austin Medical Center family! We will give you the tools and resources you need to succeed in our organization. We are looking for an enthusiastic Cook to help us reach our goals. Unlock your potential!

Job Summary and Qualifications

As a Cook, you will perform the essential duties associated with planning, cooking and preparing foods for service to all customers. Your work will include all patient meals, cafeteria service, and special catering functions for the facility and cafeteria. You will participate in providing patient specific care standards as directed to ensure high levels of patient satisfaction.

  • You will review production sheets to determine types and quantities of main entrees, meats, soups, and vegetables to be prepared
  • Prepares/cooks food items for patients or residents, staff, visitors and special functions following standardized recipes and acceptable methods of preparation
  • You will mixes ingredients according to recipes
  • You will bake, roast, and steam meats, fish and other foods. You will make sauces, soups, stews and casseroles
  • You will test food being cooked by tasting, smelling and/or piercing to determine that it is cooked properly
  • You will follows standardized recipe for production of items to insure consistent quality
  • You will follow City of Austin, Texas Department of Health and JCAHO standards for food production, food service, and food storage
  • You will maintain a clean cook area and will follow sanitation and infection control guidelines to prevent cross contamination
  • You will plan cooking schedule and service to insure that food will be ready at specific times for tray line, cafeteria, physician’s dining rooms, and catered events
  • Weekly, you will review menus and forecast production needs


What qualifications you will need:
  • Food Handlers Permit must be obtained within 7 days of employment start date

St. David’s South Austin Medical Center is an acute-care facility in central Texas with more than 300 patient beds. The hospital is known in the community for its nationally accredited oncology program – the Sarah Cannon Blood Cancer Center, home to the area’s only adult bone marrow transplant program – and Level II trauma center. The facility’s full range of specialized services includes cardiovascular care and rehabilitation, imaging services, women’s services, joint replacement and orthopedics, surgical services including weight loss surgery, wound care, emergency care, cancer care, nutrition services, and a sleep disorder center. The hospital operates three full-service emergency centers.

 

St. David’s South Austin Medical Center is part of St. David’s HealthCare, which is one of the largest healthcare systems in Texas and the third-largest employer in the Austin area. St. David’s HealthCare was formed through a unique partnership between HCA Healthcare and two local non-profits — St. David’s Foundation and Georgetown Health Foundation.

 

HCA Healthcare has been named one of the World's Most Ethical Companies by Ethisphere Institute for over a decade.  In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses.

"There is so much good to do in the world and so many different ways to do it."- Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr.
HCA Healthcare Co-Founder

Be a part of an organization that invests in you! We are reviewing applications for our Cook opening. Qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. Submit your application and help us raise the bar in patient care!

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.