Fairview Health Services Cook in Minneapolis, Minnesota


Fairview Health Services is looking for a Cook on the University Campus (Eastbank) in Minneapolis, Minnesota. This position is responsible for preparing food items as assigned using standardized recipes to meet established standards of high quality.This is a position where you will be able to acquire experience and knowledge in a fast paced team environment where customer service and food service skills are appreciated. Cook staff directly influences the patient, guest, and staff experience by preparing and serving the food that sustains everyone through their healing or their work. There is great opportunity to engage directly with patients and/or staff, and an opportunity to work together on a team of engaged employees. There are day, evening and night shifts available where there are casual positions with no guaranteed hours all the way up to full time hours.

About This Position:

  • The position reports tomultiple supervisors and three department managers. (May also report to other department supervisors, as well as operations manager and general manager)

  • Approximately 100 employees in the Department

  • Benefits included for positions with 48 hours per pay period or above.

Responsibilities/Job Description

  • Prepares food products to meet temperature and quality standards.

  • Follows standardized recipes weighing and measuring ingredients to assure products are consistent in quality and nutritional value.

  • Assemble food within appropriate time frames.

  • Handle and prepare food in safe manner following HACCP standardized operating procedures

  • Takes and documents temperatures of food items and makes appropriate adjustments to achieve standards.

  • Sanitizes equipment and work area per assigned schedules and designated procedure.

  • Takes responsibility for self and others in work area.

  • Demonstrates ability to provide care or service adjusting approaches to reflect developmental level and cultural differences of population served.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • One to three years cook experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • High School diploma / G.E.D

Desired Skills (optional):

Some examples include:

  • Excellent customer service and communication

  • Proficient in the English language

  • Ability to communicate clearly, verbally and in writing

  • Attention to detail

  • Basic math skills

  • Ability to problem solve effectively

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Fairview Health Services (fairview.org) is an award-winning, nonprofit health system providing exceptional care across the full spectrum of health care services. Joined by HealthEast in June 2017, Fairview is one of the most comprehensive and geographically accessible systems in the state, with 12 hospitals—including an academic medical center and long-term care hospital—serving the greater Twin Cities metro area and north-central Minnesota.

Its broad continuum also includes 56 primary care clinics, specialty clinics, senior living communities, retail and specialty pharmacies, pharmacy benefit management services, rehabilitation centers, counseling and home health care services, medical transportation, an integrated provider network and health insurer PreferredOne. In partnership with the University of Minnesota, Fairview’s 32,000 employees and 2,400 affiliated providers embrace innovation to drive a healthier future through healing, discovery and education.

EEO/AA Employer/Vet/DisabledAll qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to any lawfully protected status.

Requisition ID 2018-27548

Profession Non-Clinical Support Staff

Speciality Support Services-Non Clinical (Nutrition/Housekeeping)

Location University of Minnesota Medical Center (East Bank)

Shift evening

Hours per 2 weeks 80

Department Nutrition Services