Hawaii Pacific Health Cook II - Food and Nutrition in Lihue, Hawaii
Founded in 1938, Wilcox Medical Center is a not-for-profit hospital dedicated to providing the Kaua'i community with accessible, quality health care. The largest medical center on Kaua'i, it is a state-of-the-art acute care facility with a full suite of services offering 30 specialties and programs including cardiology, emergency, family practice, gastroenterology, health management, internal medicine, neurology, OB-GYN, oncology, orthopedics, pediatrics and urology. Its 20-bed emergency department is the first neighbor island facility to obtain a Level III Trauma designation and serves as the island’s Primary Stroke Center. The medical center also has four birthing suites, seven intensive care beds and 20 same-day surgery beds. The American Heart Association has recognized Wilcox in three areas of excellence: stroke (S) – gold plus award and honor roll elite plus, heart failure (HF) – gold plus award, and atrial fibrillation (AFIB) – gold award. Wilcox has also received an "A" in the Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades, the QUEST citation of merit for high-value health care, and is recognized as a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures by The Joint Commission.
Our Food and Nutrition Services provide quality nutritious meals to patients, visitors and staff while educating on the importance of healthy eating habits. We also work with medical staff to ensure accurate diet modifications for patients as needed. The department is responsible for performing a variety of general preparation and food service activities, including tray assembly and delivery, working in the cafeteria, cashiering, ware washing, assisting with pantry functions, nourishment activities and catering.
If you believe that nutritious food is an integral part of quality health care, you could help our Dietary Services provide carefully prepared, nutritious meal services at Wilcox Memorial Hospital. As the Cook II, you will be responsible for preparing menu items for cafeteria, patients, and catered events; relieving and supporting other cooks or kitchen staff as needed; and ensuring that all served foods meet organizational standards of excellence for quality, freshness, taste and appearance. We are looking for someone reliable and competent who pays strong attention to detail and cleanliness, enjoys working with others in a team-oriented environment and shares our commitment to delivering the highest quality health care to Hawai‘i’s people.
*Under the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Federal Vaccination Mandate, all health care workers must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or have an approved medical or religious exemption from receiving the COVID-19 vaccination.*
Location: Wilcox Medical Center, Lihue, HI
Work Schedule: Day/Evening - 8 Hours
Work Type: Full Time Temporary
Bargaining Unit: ILWU
Minimum Qualifications: High school or equivalent. Four (4) years experience in institutional food service as cook.
Preferred Qualifications: Associate’s degree in related field.
Position Cook II - Food and Nutrition
Category Food Services
Employment Type Employee
Location Wilcox Medical Center, Lihue, HI
Req ID 21109