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Cook - Per Diem in Hollywood at Southern California Hospitals

Date Posted: 1/20/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description


We are hospitals and affiliated medical groups, working closely together for the benefit of every person who comes to us for care. We build comprehensive networks of quality healthcare services that are designed to offer our patients highly coordinated, personalized care and help them live healthier lives. Through collaboration, we strive to provide all of our patients and medical group members with the quality, affordable healthcare they need and deserve.

The Cook is responsible for preparing, and cooking  therapeutic diets  for patients and regular  cuisine for our employees and doctors. Servicing the cafeteria, working on tray line, stocking storage areas, preparing nourishment, dish washing and pot washing, mopping and sweeping of floors and emptying of trash as well as other related tasks. Observe department policies and procedures specially  infection control  practices, safety and established standards for food handling is a  must.

Job Responsibilities/Duties

  • Responsible for overall assembly of patient trays and service of patients. Uses knowledge of modified diets to check accuracy of patient trays.
  • Observes policies and procedures  regarding personal hygiene, safety, and sanitation. Tally food items
  • Determines types and quantities of meats, vegetables and soups to be prepared by reviewing planned menus. Determines amounts of food needed.
  • Ensures meals  are ready at specified times
  • Must be able to check incoming merchandise against invoice.
  • Reports shortages, malfunctioning equipment to the supervisor
  • Sanitation tasks and other assignments as directed by management.


Minimum Education:  High School diploma.

Minimum Experience:  A minimum of one year as a Cook in an acute hospital setting.

Req. Certification/Licensure:  None.

Employee Value Proposition

Prospect Medical Holdings, Inc., is guided by a diverse and highly experienced leadership core. This group maintains the vision that has made Prospect a needed difference-maker in the lives of so many patients today, and many executives contribute to our continued efforts. As a member of our highly effective team of professionals you will receive:

  • Company 401K
  • Medical, dental, vision insurance
  • Paid time-off
  • Life insurance

How to Apply

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We are an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to veteran status, disability, race, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation or other protected characteristics. If you need special accommodation for the application process, please contact Human Resources.

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Keywords: Cafeteria, Food Prep, Food Preparation, Clean, Inspect, Meal Preparation, Cooking, Meal Planning, Serving