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DIETARY COOK - PRN (as needed)


Hours of Operation: 5:30am - 6:30pm, flexible scheduling


Liberty Point Behavioral Healthcare is a residential treatment facility that serves adolescent males (ages 12-17) with intellectual disabilities, psychiatric disorders, and behavioral problems. As part of the Staunton, Virginia community for more than 17 years, Liberty Point has provided treatment, education, rehabilitation, recreation, and cultural exposure through community outings, while also providing a safe environment.


JOB DESCRIPTION: The Cook will prepare healthy and appealing food for residents, staff, and guests, while providing Service Excellence. Must be able to follow the menu plan.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES include but are not limited to:

  • Prepares meals in accordance with the menu and ensures proper preparation, portioning, and serving of foods in a safe and sanitary manner
  • Assumes responsibility for proper food handling and utilization of all foods to prevent contamination, increase quality and reduce cost
  • Sets up food service line and workstations with the needed condiments and ensures all required condiments and garnishes are served with the appropriate foods
  • Assists in prep for the following day’s menu
  • Assists in special events and functions
  • Keeps stock room, coolers, freezers, walk-ins and all hot boxes clean. Ensures that all foods are properly labeled, dated and stored appropriately
  • Maintains kitchen cleanliness and proper food preparation according to state and local health department code requirements and departmental procedures
  • Keeps food waste to a minimum by utilizing food storage and food recycling techniques and procedures
  • Prefer knowledge of equipment usage including (not an all-inclusive list): stoves, ovens, steamer, fryer, grill, electric mixer, dish washing machines, microwave, food charts



  • Must be at least 21 years of age at time of hire
  • Must be able to meet all training requirements
  • Must possess physical stamina to stand the majority of shift and to lift and move equipment and supplies
  • Physical demands require dexterity, good vision, ability to walk, stoop, bend and be able to lift up to 35 pounds occasionally
  • Previous cooking experience required
  • Previous hospital/school cafeteria experience is helpful
  • Must reflect behavior, attitude, and appearance appropriate to the position and be supportive of the facility and division philosophy, goals, and objectives



  • High school education or equivalent is preferred
  • Must be able to read and write



  • Referral Bonus
  • Home/Work Life Balance
  • Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision, and Prescription Drug plans
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan with company match
  • Life Insurance
  • Flexible Spending or Health Savings Account
  • Generous Paid Time Off
  • Career Development Opportunities within UHS and its subsidiaries
  • A Challenging and Rewarding Work Environment
  • Meals provided while on the job
  • Company stock purchase discount
  • Superb Employee Assistance Program (EAP)


Liberty Point is a drug-free and alcohol-free workplace. A pre-hire drug screen, pre-hire background checks, and education verification are required of all new employees.


One of the nation’s largest and most respected providers of hospital and healthcare services, Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Growing steadily since its inception into an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, annual revenues were over $11 billion in 2020. In 2021, UHS was again recognized as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies by Fortune; and listed in Forbes ranking of U.S.’ Largest Public Companies. Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS has over 89,000 employees and continues to grow through its subsidiaries. Operating acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities, outpatient facilities and ambulatory care access points, an insurance offering, a physician network and various related services located all over the U.S. states, Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico and the United Kingdom.


EEO Statement

All UHS subsidiaries are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates. UHS subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers and as such, openly support and fully commit to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion and compensation of individuals without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), genetic information, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

We believe that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success.


At UHS and all our subsidiaries, our Human Resources departments and recruiters are here to help prospective candidates by matching skillset and experience with the best possible career path at UHS and our subsidiaries.  We take pride in creating a highly efficient and best in class candidate experience. During the recruitment process, no recruiter or employee will request financial or personal information (Social Security Number, credit card or bank information, etc.) from you via email. The recruiters will not email you from a public webmail client like Hotmail, Gmail, Yahoo Mail, etc. If you are suspicious of a job posting or job-related email mentioning UHS or its subsidiaries, let us know by contacting us at: or 1-800-852-3449.


Company Overview

  • Website
  • Headquarters BOALSBURG, PA
  • Size >50,000
  • Founded 1979
  • Type Public
  • Revenue $10B - $50B
  • Industry Business Services
  • About uhs
  • UHS is a healthcare firm that owns and operates a chain of 400 acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers.