1+ months

COOK I (FULL TIME) - (124749)

Universal Health Services
Amarillo, TX 79101
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POSITION SUMMARY: The Cook is responsible for the preparation and cooking of food items for patients, cafeteria and catering, with emphasis on quality. Follows strict sanitation guidelines set up by the State of Texas Health Department.

Northwest is a 495 bed system serving the city of Amarillo and the surrounding region. We offer the ideal combination of traditional values and the most advanced technologies in healthcare, plus the conveniences of big city living in a friendly, smaller-town atmosphere. From the beauty of Palo Duro Canyon and great recreational facilities, to our quality educational system, Amarillo is a great place to live and work.

A hospital is only as good as its caregivers. That's why we're looking for allied health professionals who are dedicated and passionate about their work. We're looking for employees who can add to our culture of exemplary patient care and personal excellence. We're looking for exceptional professionals who share our vision and values.

Northwest Texas Healthcare System is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.


Northwest Texas Healthcare System, a subsidiary of UHS, is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at UHS via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of UHS. No

fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by UHS as a result of the referral or through other means.

Job Requirements


High School graduate or GED preferred.

Institutional cooking experience required (1 3 years).

Good written and verbal communication skills.

Typing and basic computer skills preferred.

Prefer successful completion of Step One and Two of the Certified Dietary Manager Course.

Must successfully complete the pre-employment assessment.

Physical and Sensory Requirements:

Ability to read and write English.

Ability to communicate with staff, physicians, support agencies, vendors, and others.

Ability to remain calm under stress.

Close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus, with or without corrective lenses.

Significant walking or other means of mobility. Ability to work in a standing position for long periods of time (up to 8 hours).

Ability to reach, bend, stoop, push and/or pull, and frequently lift up to 35 pounds and occasionally lift/move 40 pounds.

Quantitative/mathematical ability (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, standard/metric measurement).

Will be subjected to cold when entering refrigerator and freezer as well as fumes from chemicals, cooking odors, gases and odors from patient rooms.

Potential hazards from cuts from knives and meat slicer and/or burns from cooking and heating surfaces.


Posted: 2020-02-18 Expires: 2020-04-01

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COOK I (FULL TIME) - (124749)

Universal Health Services
Amarillo, TX 79101

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