Prepare meals to sustain patients and team members. And be prepared to enjoy real career advantages.
Here is your opportunity to build a satisfying career with a renowned organization featuring a state-of-the-art facility. Lakeland Regional Health is a nationally recognized, not-for-profit healthcare system located in central Florida. Our 849-bed Lakeland Campus is one of the largest hospitals in the state and operates the nation's busiest emergency department. Committed to treating patients and professionals with the kindness and respect we all deserve, we have earned the Great Workplace Award from Gallup as well as inclusion among the list of America's Best Mid-Size Employers by Forbes.
Growth and Opportunity
100 years of stability
If you would like the chance to do work that is meaningful and rewarding, join us as:
Cook/Baker Food Production Services Lakeland Medical Center, Lakeland, Florida Shift: Flexible hours and schedules
Preparing daily meals for patients, catering service, and the cafeteria using established recipes and food-production sheets, this professional will take inventory of supplies and ensure that all meals meet acceptable quality standards and are served within scheduled time frames. This individual will identify and contribute to activities designed to improve quality, safety, and cost-effectiveness; as well as patient, customer, and employee satisfaction.
Additional responsibilities include:
Preparing, cooking, and/or baking menu items for patient services, cafeteria, and catering using acceptable food-preparation and cooking procedures and in compliance with regulatory agency requirements.
Setting up the work area with all necessary food and supplies.
Monitoring food-production use and replenishing, as needed, during meal service.
Assisting with the breakdown of food after each meal service.
Documenting time and temperatures of refrigerators, freezers, and hot holding on all food, three-compartment sinks, and dish machines.
Covering, labeling, dating and storing leftovers and prepared foods; and rotating stock.
Maintaining a clean, safe and sanitary work area, including food storage areas, and refrigerators/freezers.
Observing compliance with department dress code and hygiene standards.
Reviewing the day’s menu items and recipes with other employees.
Inspecting food-storage areas for organization, sanitation and temperature; and correcting instances of non-compliance.
Education, Experience, and Licensure
Successful applicants will each possess a high school diploma or GED equivalent. 3+ years of related experience, and Safe Serve Certified or other food service sanitation certificates preferred.
Zero-deductible/zero-co-pay medical coverage with LRH providers