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Cook - Per Diem

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Bradley Memorial


Southington, CT

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Job Schedule: Per Diem
Standard Hours: 8-16
Job Shift: Shift 1
Shift Details: 6a-2:30p, rotating weekends and holidays.

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Every day, over 30,000 Hartford HealthCare colleagues come to work with one thing in common: Pride in what we do, knowing every moment matters here.  We invite you to become part of Connecticut’s most comprehensive healthcare network. 


The Hospital of Central Connecticut is an acute-care community teaching hospital, we provide comprehensive inpatient and outpatient services in general medicine and surgery, as well as a wide variety of specialties. Staffed by our talented team of leading professionals, The Hospital of Central Connecticut provides a wide array of services throughout the region, caring for patients from birth through the end of life.


The Cook performs a variety of cooking and other food preparation activities in accordance with HAACP guidelines and department policies and procedures.

  • Prepares food for patients, visitors and staff utilizing safe handling procedures.
  • Assists in serving food as needed.
  • Performs daily care and maintenance of equipment.
  • Performs cleaning duties and waste disposal.
  • Performs quality improvement activities including, but not limited to, maintaining temperature logs and performing
    HAACP and safety surveys.
  • Assists Sous Chef in maintaining an up-to-date inventory; rotates and manages stock; fills requisitions.
  • Maintains required competencies within deadlines and keeps current with monthly department in-services.
  • Trayline/Cafeteria responsibilities.
  • Performs other duties as assigned or necessary.


Minimum Requirements

  • 2+ years of food services experience.
  • Serve Safe certification.
  • High school diploma or GED preferred
  • Degree or training in Culinary Arts preferred
  • Supervisory or leadership experience preferred.
  • Must be able to adapt to changing priorities and high volume.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Must be able to smell and taste food to determine quality and palatability.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Self-motivated.
  • Ability to work independently and under pressure.
  • Ability to provide high level of output on short notice.
  • Detail oriented.
  • Ability to carry out responsibilities that conform to hospital core values.
  • Ability to assume leadership role.

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With locations around the state, Hartford HealthCare offers exciting opportunities for career development and growth.  Here, you are part of an organization on the cutting edge – helping to bring new technologies, breakthrough treatments and community education to countless men, women and children.  We know that a thriving organization starts with thriving employees-- we provide a competitive benefits program designed to ensure work/life balance.  Every moment matters.  And this is your moment.

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