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One of the nation’s largest and most respected hospital companies, Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Steadily growing from a startup to an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, UHS today has annual revenue nearing $10 billion. In 2017, UHS was recognized as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies by Fortune; ranked #276 on the Fortune 500, and listed #275 in Forbes inaugural ranking of America’s Top 500 Public Companies.
Our operating philosophy is as effective today as it was 40 years ago: Build or acquire high quality hospitals in rapidly growing markets, invest in the people and equipment needed to allow each facility to thrive, and become the leading healthcare provider in each community we serve.
Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS has more than 81,000 employees and through its subsidiaries operates more than 320 acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers in the United States, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the United Kingdom.
Lakeside Behavioral Health System provides an excellent opportunity for those seeking to be part of a team-oriented and compassionate organization. Our staff tell us that our team is their number one reason for working at Lakeside, although we offer competitive compensation, excellent comprehensive benefits, opportunities for advancement, tuition assistance, and paid time off.
Since 1969, Lakeside has been the premier provider of specialized behavioral health and addictive disease services in the Memphis and Mid-South region. The 345-bed facility is one of the largest free-standing psychiatric hospital in the United States. We are located on a serene 37-acre campus in northeast Shelby County, serving as the setting for the treatment for children, adolescents, young adults, adults and seniors. Lakeside’s comprehensive programs treat disorders such as bipolar disorder, psychological trauma, depression and anxiety, mental illnesses and addictive disease disorders such as alcoholism, drug addiction and substance abuse.
Key Responsibilities include:
The Cook participates in the provision of quality meals and nutritional services to patients, staff and guests in accordance with established policies and procedures and in a manner consistent with the philosophy and objectives of Lakeside Behavioral Health System.
Essential Functions include:
Prepares meals from standardized recipes in accordance with the menu and ensures proper preparation, portioning, and serving of foods in a safe and sanitary manner.
Assumes responsibility for proper food handling and utilization of all foods to prevent contamination, increase quality and reduce cost.
Sets up food service line and workstations with the needed condiments and ensures all required condiments and garnishes are served with the appropriate foods.
Assists in prep for the following day’s menu.
Assists in training new employees. Buddy system for acclamation.
Assists in writing down items that are out of stock due to using last of items or items for next day’s prep.
Assists in special events and functions.
Responds to the community issues or concerns that may occur in the dining room in the absence of the Chef/Manager or Assistant Manager.
Keeps stock room, coolers, freezers, walk in’s and all hot boxes clean. Ensures that all foods are properly labeled, dated and stored appropriately.
Assists in always using the FILO method (First in First Out) in stock room, cooler, ice cream freezer, walk in cooler and freezer.
Maintains kitchen cleanliness and proper food preparation according to state and local health department code requirements and departmental procedures.
Keeps food waste to a minimum by utilizing food storage and food recycling techniques and procedures.
Prefer knowledge of equipment usage including (not an all-inclusive list): stoves, ovens, steamer, fryer, grill, electric mixer, dish washing machines, microwave, food charts
This opportunity provides the following:
UHS is a registered trademark of UHS of Delaware, Inc., the management company for Universal Health Services, Inc. and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Universal Health Services, Inc. Universal Health Services, Inc. is a holding company and operates through its subsidiaries including its management company, UHS of Delaware, Inc. All healthcare and management operations are conducted by subsidiaries of Universal Health Services, Inc. To the extent any reference to "UHS or UHS facilities" on this website including any statements, articles or other publications contained herein relates to our healthcare or management operations it is referring to Universal Health Services' subsidiaries including UHS of Delaware. Further, the terms "we," "us," "our" or "the company" in such context similarly refer to the operations of Universal Health Services' subsidiaries including UHS of Delaware. Any employment referenced in this website is not with Universal Health Services, Inc. but solely with one of its subsidiaries including but not limited to UHS of Delaware, Inc.
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.
Prefer high school diploma or equivalent.
Prefer prior culinary experience in a restaurant, casual or fine dining kitchen, hospital, health care, or hospitality setting.
Experience with Buffets, Banquets or EDR kitchens preferred.
Serve Safe Certification preferred.
Lakeside Behavioral Health Systems2911 Brunswick RdMemphis, TN 38133
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