Under general supervision, but according to established policies and procedures, is responsible for coordinating the activities of Cooks and Food Service Aides in preparing and cooking foods for hospital patients, staff and visitors. Reviews daily preparation and production plans and menus; implements adjustments and ensures that high quality products are provided in accordance with the overall menu plans of the department and within budgeted goals. Must assume Executive Chef's responsibilities in his/ her absence. Must be able to perform multiple tasks simultaneously in a fast paced environment.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Associates degree in Culinary Arts, participation in a recognized apprentice program or a minimum of 3 years recent experience as a culinary manager in lieu of Associates Degree.
Minimum 3 years Sous Chef's experience or 5 years current HFHS culinary experience.
Knowledge of quantity food production techniques and practices as well as specific knowledge of health care food service policies, procedures and recipes, knowledge of sustainably organic fruit and vegetables.
Serve Safe Certified.
The physical ability to stand for long periods of time and to move throughout assigned food preparation, production and serving areas.
Must be able to withstand excessive temperatures.
The finger and manual dexterity and motor coordination are required to manipulate kitchen utensils.
May be required to lift items 50 pounds or greater.
Exposed to heat and burns for ovens, grills, etc., cuts from knives and slicers, wet floors, etc. Care and alertness are required when working with and around food preparation equipment. Observance of established work/safety procedures will minimize exposure to illness/injury. Normal stressors associated with the healthcare environment.
Organization: Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital
This posting represents the major duties, responsibilities, and authorities of this job, and is not intended to be a complete list of all tasks and functions. It should be understood, therefore, that incumbents may be asked to perform job-related duties beyond those explicitly described above.
Under the leadership of President and CEO Robert G. Riney, Henry Ford Health is a $6 billion integrated health system comprised of six hospitals, a health plan, and 250+ sites including medical centers, walk-in and urgent care clinics, pharmacy, eye care facilities and other healthcare retail. Established in 1915 by auto industry pioneer Henry Ford, the health system now has 32,000 employees and remains home to the 1,900-member Henry Ford Medical Group, one of the nation's oldest physician groups. An additional 2,200 physicians are also affiliated with the health system through the Henry Ford Physician Network. Henry Ford is also one of the region's major academic medical centers, receiving between $90-$100 million in annual research funding and remaining Michigan's fourth largest NIH-funded institution. Also an active participant in medical education and training, the health system has trained nearly 40% of physicians currently practicing in the state and also provides education and training for other health professionals including nurses, pharmacists, radiology and respiratory technicians. visitHenryFord.com.
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