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University of Washington COOK (VARIABLE SHIFTS, VARIABLE DAYS) in Seattle, Washington

Req #: 231031


Posting Date: 06/11/2024

Closing Info: Open Until Filled

Salary: $20.06 - $24.80 per hour

Shift: Alternate Work Shift

Notes: As a UW employee, you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For a complete description of our benefits for this position, click here. (https://hr.uw.edu/benefits/wp-content/uploads/sites/3/2018/02/benefits-summary-classified-staff-greater-than-half-time-20220908_a11y.pdf)

Harborview - Food and Nutritions Services has multiple opportunities for a COOK .

WORK SCHEDULE Variable shifts, variable days


  • Promotes excellence in guest relations and support the hospitality model, as well as promoting the mission, vision and values of the UW Medicine Health System.

  • Prepares accurate, high quality food for patients to order following standardized recipes and procedures

  • Creates a congenial and positive environment by carrying out responsibilities in an efficient, friendly, helpful and sensitive manner DEPARTMENT DESCRIPTION The Nutrition and Food Services department supports Harborview’s mission by delivering extraordinary experiences with compassionate evidence-based care, unforgettable customer service, and fresh and nutritious food for patients, families, and the greater community.Our vision is to create a supportive and empowering work place for all, provide unparalleled experiences for our customers and patients, and improve the quality of life and health of the public.Cleaning Responsibilities: PRIMARY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Maintains the highest infection control and sanitary standards.Adheres to all health and safety regulations

  • Maintains security and safety in work area

  • Keeps station and cooking equipment clean following all infection control procedures

  • Begins and ends tray assembly including service ware, condiments, hot and cold items as they are finished by Line and Cold Pantry Cooks

  • Identifies product needs and requisitions items required to prepare tray assembly

  • Notifies Sous Chef in advance of expected shortages

  • Prepares all lunch/dinner orders accurately and efficiently follows food preparation procedures

  • Maintains assembly pace in order to meet demands

  • Sets up, maintains and breaks down station according to procedures

  • Covers, dates and properly stores all leftover products according to procedures

  • Works as the Room Service Line, Café, Expeditor, Breakfast and Cold Pantry Cook as assigned

  • Assists with other duties as assigned by the Executive Chef or Sous Chef REQUIRED POSITION QUALIFICATIONS

  • Possession of, or eligible for, a food handler's permit AND one year of experience as a Food Service Worker; or equivalent education/experience. ABOUT HARBORVIEW MEDICAL CENTER As the region's only Level I Trauma and verified burn center, Harborview Medical Center is a comprehensive healthcare facility owned by King County and operated by UW Medicine. It is dedicated to providing specialized care for a broad spectrum of patients from throughout the Pacific Northwest, including the most vulnerable residents of King County. It provides exemplary patient care in leading-edge centers of emphasis, including emergency medicine, trauma and burn care, neurosciences, ophthalmology, vascular surgery, HIV/AIDS, rehabilitation, mental health and substance abuse care.Harborview employees are committed to the vital role the institution plays in the immediate community, as well as the entire Northwest region. Challenge. Collaboration. Compassion. (https://www.uwmedicine.org/about/career-opportunities/harborview-medical-center) Become part of our team. Join our mission to make life healthier for everyone in our community. ABOUT UW MEDICINE - A HIGHER DEGREE OF HEALTHCARE UW Medicine is Washington’s only health system that includes a top-rated medical school and an internationally recognized research center. UW Medicine’s mission is to improve the health of the public by advancing medical knowledge, providing outstanding primary and specialty care to the people of the region, and preparing tomorrow’s physicians, scientists and other health professionals.All across UW Medicine, our employees collaborate to perform the highest quality work with integrity and compassion and to create a respectful, welcoming environment where every patient, family, student and colleague is valued and honored. Nearly 29,000 healthcare professionals, researchers, and educators work in the UW Medicine family of organizations that includes: Harborview Medical Center, UW Medical Center - Montlake, UW Medical Center - Northwest, Valley Medical Center, UW Medicine Primary Care, UW Physicians, UW School of Medicine, and Airlift Northwest. Become part of our team. (https://www.uwmedicine.org/jobs) Join our mission to make life healthier for everyone in our community.

University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, religion, color, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, sex, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.