Universal Health Services, Inc., one of the nation’s largest and most respected providers of hospital and healthcare services, has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Growing steadily since its inception into an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, our annual revenues were $11.4 billion in 2019. In 2020, UHS was again recognized as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies by Fortune, ranking #281 on the Fortune 500 and in 2019, ranked #293. In 2017, UHS was listed #275 in Forbes inaugural ranking of America’s Top 500 Public Companies. Headquartered in Freedom29#King of Prussia, PA, UHS has more than 90,000 employees and through its subsidiaries operates 26 acute care hospitals, 328 behavioral health facilities, 42 outpatient facilities and ambulatory care access points, an insurance offering, a physician network and various related services located in 37 U.S. states, Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico and the United Kingdom.
Windmoor Healthcare of Clearwater is a freestanding, full service 144-bed psychiatric hospital specializing in successful treatment of acute psychiatric and substance abuse services for adults 18 years and older. Located in beautiful, picturesque Clearwater, Florida, the hospital is conveniently located and accessible 24 hours/day for admissions. Treatment programs and specialty services include substance abuse, dual diagnosis / rapid stabilization, 24-hour mental health assessment and partial hospitalization. Our caring professionals are all committed to provide compassionate, comprehensive care that uniquely fits the intensity and severity of each patient's needs. This commitment extends to the families and communities of our patients as a whole, to restore hope and promote good health.
For more information, please visit our website at https://windmoor.com.
We are pleased to announce the following available position:
COOK – PRN – Various 8 hr. Shifts
Responsible to properly and safely prepare and cook food for patients and staff according to the menu and recipes provided by the Dietician and assist in recipe development. Maintain high food and service quality. Work with Facility Director/Manager regarding appropriate usage of leftovers; menu changes and substitutions. Assist Director in preparation of special employee and/or catering functions. Follows all standardized procedures and maintains a safe and sanitized work area. Able to effectively and safely utilize kitchen tools, appliances and equipment.
Education: High school graduate or equivalent OR relative work experience
Experience: Two (2) years’ cooking experience required with prior experience as a cook in a fast past setting; experience in a healthcare facility and/or behavioral healthcare setting strongly preferred. Industrial food preparation experience preferred. Basic knowledge of modified diets, serving principles and training in food services sanitation needed. Safe Serve certification preferred. Prior kitchen supervisory experience preferred.
Additional Requirements: Must be able to prioritize workload and effectively multi-task in a fast paced environment. Excellent food preparation and presentation skills. Able to effectively communicate, prioritize tasks and demonstrate flexibility, with strong focus on safety and quality.
Move efficiently enough to meet the needs of several patients and/or move rapidly to provide timely intervention of patient aggression. Able to stand, sit or walk during work shift. Able to hear spoken words in a normal vocal range, respond to signals, alarms, codes or other displays. Recognize vocal intonation that signal changes in acuity. Able to bend, reach and stoop. Able to accurately follow instructions and convey information. Able to read instructions and complete any needed documentation and/or reports. Perform duties requiring manual dexterity. Able to lift up to 30 lbs.
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