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
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.
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.
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.
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
High school diploma or
Prefer food service
experience preferably in a treatment center, health care or geriatric
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.
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.
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