Cook/Dietary Aide (PRN - MercyOne Primghar Medical Center) at Mercy Medical

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Location: Primghar, Iowa

Job Description:

Employment Type:

Part time


Your best life. Our one purpose.

At MercyOne Siouxland, we know that colleagues benefit from and strengthen our network. You'll find support, teamwork and coworkers that help you get the best out of yourself.

About the job:

Prepares meals and estimates the quantities of food stuff necessary to meet the hospital's dietary demands. Is responsible for preparing, cooking and serving a wide variety of foods, including many types of special diets. Takes responsible for sanitation, hygiene and cleanliness of the food preparation areas.

What you will do:

  • Coordinates the preparation and cooking of foods for patients, staff, visitors and special functions, to ensure economical and timely food preparation, proper portion sizes and adherence to food preparation standards.

  • Checks menu and prepares items using standard recipes provided.

  • Checks supplies to ensure adequate food stuff for the next day's menu.

  • Practices standard sanitation procedures to ensure proper handling of food products and equipment.

  • Prepares food and beverage menu items and makes modifications for special diet as outlined in menu modifications or Simplified Diet Manual. Prepares individual patient trays and delivers food cart to the Nurses' station. Serves any guest or employee meal.

What we are looking for:

  • High school graduate/GED required.

  • Previous experience in preparing meals for large groups preferred. On-the-job training will be given in food preparations, as well as in sanitation and hygiene.

  • Must be accurate in following recipes and directions for special diet requirements.

Why MercyOne Siouxland?

MercyOne Siouxland Medical Center is a 238-bed regional center that provides residents in a 33-county tri-state region an entire continuum of preventive, primary, acute and tertiary healthcare services. MercyOne Siouxland Medical Center is home to the only Level II trauma center in western Iowa - one of only four trauma care facilities in the state to receive verification from the American College of Surgeons - and MercyOne Air Med, a regional helicopter ambulance service.

About MercyOne and Trinity Health

We are MercyOne: a connected system of health care facilities and services dedicated to helping you and your community live your best life.

More than 20,000 colleagues strong, our care providers and staff make your health and happiness their highest priority, so you can get well-and stay well. With 420 care locations, our clinics, medical centers and affiliates are never too far from home, allowing us to improve the lives of individuals and communities across the state of Iowa and beyond.

MercyOne Siouxland is a proud member of Trinity Health, one of the nation's largest Catholic healthcare delivery systems, our network spans 22 states, 94 hospitals and 133,000 colleagues nationwide.

The MercyOne Mission Defines Us:

MercyOne serves with fidelity to the Gospel as a compassionate, healing ministry of Jesus Christ to transform the health of our communities.

Our timeless values guide us:

  • Reverence

  • Integrity

  • Commitment to the Poor

  • Compassion

  • Excellence

  • Justice

  • Stewardship

MercyOne Cultural Beliefs Direct Us:

  • Be ONE: I benefit from and strengthen MercyOne.

  • Personalize Care: Your experience. My responsibility.

  • Own It!: I own my actions to deliver our key results.

  • Improve Daily: I make improvements every day for those we serve including each other.

  • Innovate: I imagine and embrace bold new ideas to revolutionize health.

MercyOne Siouxland and all its affiliates are proud to be equal opportunity employers. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, religion, physical disability or any other classification protected under local, state or federal law.

Trinity Health's Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health employs about 133,000 colleagues at dozens of hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 22 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Trinity Health's dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.