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Cook

Universal Health Services


Location:
SHIPPENSBURG, PA
Date:
04/28/2017
Job Code:
211536
Universal Health Services
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Cook

Job Code:  211536
Facility: Roxbury
Location: SHIPPENSBURG, PA US
Region:
Travel Involved: None
Job Type: Full Time
Job Level: 
Minimum Education Required: High School or equivalent 
Skills: Health Care -> Behavioral Health
 
Category: Food and Nutritional Services
FTE: 1.0
Position Summary:

Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) is one of the nation’s largest and most respected health care management companies, operating through its subsidiaries acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers nationwide. Founded in 1978, UHS subsidiaries now have more than 65,000 employees. The UHS business strategy is to build or purchase health care properties in rapidly growing markets and create a strong franchise based on exceptional service and effective cost control. Our success comes from a responsive management style and a service philosophy based on integrity, competence and compassion.

Roxbury Treatment Center is a private 112-bed sub-acute detoxification/rehabilitation and psychiatric center located at the foothills of the scenic Blue Mountains. In our 60-bed chemical dependency unit, detoxification is conducted under close medical supervision. This unit includes our Military Initiative Program designed to treat active military personnel dealing with chemical dependency and mental health issues. The team of physicians and our around-the-clock nursing staff provide the needed assessment and care. The Recovery Program offers a professional approach to the treatment of chemical dependencies. Our treatment team includes Certified Addictions Counselors, Masters and Bachelors level clinicians, and nurses.

Roxbury also has an acute psychiatric unit treating individuals with mental illnesses who need short-term hospitalization. This program specializes in treating adult patients who are suffering from co-occurring disorders; mental illness and substance use/abuse issues. Staffed with mental health techs and nurses around the clock, our Chief Medical Officer and psychiatrists oversee this cutting edge psychiatric treatment program.

An acute psychiatric unit treating adolescents between the ages of 13 - 17 is currently in operation at Roxbury Treatment Center. Staffed with mental health techs and nurses around the clock, our Chief Medical Officer and psychiatrists oversee this cutting edge psychiatric treatment program helping teens deal with mental illness and co-occurring disorders.

Roxbury is currently recruiting a Full Time Cook, Day Shift including Weekend Shifts for our Dietary Department.
While employees of Roxbury Treatment Center may be hired to work on a specific unit, Roxbury will assign staff to work when and where the facility may have a need for their skills.
UHS is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at UHS via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of UHS. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by UHS as a result of the referral or through other means.

 
Requirements

JOB SUMMARY:
The Cook prepares food and dessert items according to standard recipes. The cook is to have knowledge of the menu and products used in the dietary department. The cook serves meals to patients, staff and visitors in a courteous manner with consideration to dietary needs. The Cook maintains and cleans assigned areas including kitchen, dining rooms, storage and receiving areas in a clean, orderly and attractive condition providing a suitable environment for patients and staff in accordance with established policies and procedures and in a manner consistent with the philosophy and objectives of Roxbury Treatment Center. This person will maintain proper sanitation control products. The Cook assists in ordering of supplies and food products and completes weekly inventory of items.

JOB SPECIFICATIONS:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to demonstrate competency in the criteria listed in this job description. The specifications listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and ability to meet the minimum requirements for this position. The employee may be required to perform job related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.

Education:
High school diploma or equivalent.

Experience:
Prefer food service experience preferably in a treatment center, health care or geriatric home setting.

Knowledge:
Knowledge of basic math, equipment usage, cleaning and cooking products, safety, and infection control practice. Knowledge and comprehension of regulatory agency standards (DOH, DPW, CMS, Joint Commission, etc.); ability to communicate orally, telephonically, and in writing; working knowledge of computer systems and various software; must maintain certification in CPR, Verbal De-escalation, and Handle With Care. Must possess good interpersonal skills and the ability to be a team player. Good documentation, organization and time management skills are necessary. Must be effective in decision-making and problem solving.

Licensure/Certification: Valid PA Driver’s License, Safe Serve Certification preferred.

Environmental Conditions:
Works in food production kitchen setting subject to extreme changes in temperature. General hospital environment. Exposure to patients who may exhibit violent/aggressive behavior. Potential for exposure to communicable diseases, blood/body fluids and other hazardous waste. Exposure to equipment, cleaning products and fluid.

Physical Requirements:
Push, pull and lift up to 40 pounds. Intermittent sitting, standing, walking, bending and stooping. Drug and alcohol free as evidenced by negative results of post-offer, pre-employment urine drug screen. The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by and employee to successfully perform the functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the primary functions.

Supervision Received: Dietary Manager and Director, Plant Operations/Support Services


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