Lead Cook (full-time)

Universal Health Services
Virginia Beach, VA 23452
United States

Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) is one of the nation'slargest and most respected health care management companies,operating through its subsidiaries acute care hospitals, behavioralhealth facilities and ambulatory centers nationwide. Founded in 1978,UHS subsidiaries now have more than 81,000 employees. The UHSbusiness strategy is to build or purchase health care properties inrapidly growing markets and create a strong franchise based onexceptional service and effective cost control. Our success comesfrom a responsive management style and a service philosophy based onintegrity, competence and compassion.
Virginia BeachPsychiatric Center (VBPC) is a 100-bed freestanding hospital offeringacute psychiatric and substance abuse services for adults 18 yearsand older, as well as, geriatric psychiatric services. The hospitalis accessible 24 hours a day for admissions, and includes mentalhealth assessments and referral network. Treatment programs andspecialty services at VBPC include substance abuse, dual diagnosis /rapid stabilization and partial hospitalization.
VirginiaBeach Psychiatric Center currently has a Lead Cook(Full-Time) position available. The candidate selected willbe responsible for the following:
Assists in managing and supervising the Dietary Departmentstaff and operations to maintain high standards of quality, serviceexcellence, safety and sanitation through efficient use of resourcesin compliance with federal, state and local regulations.
Directs the staff and operations in the absence of theDietary Manager.
Assists with ordering food/drink items, general supplies andother items adhering to corporate purchasing guidelines.
Prepares food for meals and special functions. Preparespatient/staff trays and salad/dessert bars; serves food to patients,staff and guests.
Performs cleaning, stocking, maintenance, sanitation andtrash removal as assigned.
The following are the job requirements for the LeadCook (Full-Time) position:
High School graduate, GED or equivalent experience.
Must possess/maintain a certified Food Service Manager'scertificate.
Two or more years of food production experience and one yearof supervisory experience preferred.
Must possess knowledge of food science, food production,catering, quality and quantity food preparation, sanitation,equipment operations and repair and good oral and writtencommunication skills.
UHS is not accepting unsolicited assistance from searchfirms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls oremails from search firms. All resumes submitted by search firms toany employee at UHS via email, internet or in any form and/or methodwithout a valid written search agreement in place for this positionwill be deemed the sole property of UHS. No fee will be paid in theevent the candidate is hired by UHS as a result of the referral orthrough other means.