Senior Cook

Job Description


Internal Number: 135571089

Please submit a Resume, Licensure/Certification with your application! 


All the benefits and perks you need for you and your family: 

  • Benefits from Day One
  • Paid Days Off from Day One
  • Student Loan Repayment Program
  • Career Development
  • Whole Person Wellbeing Resources 


Our promise to you: 

Joining AdventHealth is about being part of something bigger. It’s about belonging to a community that believes in the wholeness of each person, and serves to uplift others in body, mind, and spirit. AdventHealth is a place where you can thrive professionally, and grow spiritually, by Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ. Where you will be valued for who you are and the unique experiences you bring to our purpose-minded team. All while understanding that together we are even better. 


Schedule:  Full-time    

Shift: Day

Location: Castle Rock, CO



The role you’ll contribute:  


Follows a menu to prepare and cook food for patients, visitors, and staff members with minimal guidance. Responsible for following Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment Safe Handling Guidelines regarding food safety and sanitation. Will provide excellent customer services when working with patients, visitors, and other staff members. Oversees the quality of food being served and the cleanliness of the service and cooking areas. Mentors less experienced Nutrition Services staff.


The value you’ll bring to the team:  

  • Completes all duties of specific food production area.
  • Demonstrates ability to operate commercial food preparation equipment.
  • Ensures that all food prepared meets existing standards for quality, freshness, taste, and appearance.
  • Ensures the use of FIFO rotation system and properly labels and dates all items per policy.
  • Assesses requirements to avoid over/under production of foods. Identifies potential needs areas for continuous quality improvement and reports process improvement ideas to supervisor, manager and/or Quality Department. Participates in quality improvement initiatives.
  • Provides orientation to new staff and ongoing training for less experienced staff. Provides feedback to supervisor/manager regarding performance for annual evaluations and correction actions.




The expertise and experiences you’ll need to succeed


  • High School Diploma OR GED.
  • Three years of previous healthcare or commercial cooking experience.


  • CPFS Food Service Safe Certification.
  • Experience in hospital food service setting.
This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances. The salary range reflects the anticipated base pay range for this position. Individual compensation is determined based on skills, experience and other relevant factors within this pay range. The minimums and maximums for each position may vary based on geographical location.
At AdventHealth, Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ is our mission. It calls us to be His hands and feet in helping people feel whole. Our story is one of hope — one that strives to heal and restore the body, mind and spirit. Our more than 80,000 skilled and compassionate caregivers in hospitals, physician practices, outpatient clinics, urgent care centers, skilled nursing facilities, home health agencies and hospice centers are committed to providing individualized, wholistic care.
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