Catholic Health Initiatives COOK - Full Time - CHI Health Bergan Mercy in OMAHA, Nebraska

COOK - Full Time - CHI Health Bergan Mercy


This position contributes to the mission and vision of CHI Health by preparing, distributing and storing all foods according to department policies and procedures. Assists in catering production. Assists with inventories, records, portion and cost controls according to departmental standards. Works closely with supervisory personnel in operating the department with a minimum of waste and maximum efficiency. Maintains standards of safety and sanitation of all equipment and work areas. Attitude and high morale is a high priority of this position

  1. Plans and prepares foods according to recipes and time schedules.

  2. Works as a team member in pre‑preparation, preparation, portioning, and storage of food. Assists on patient tray assembly line.

  3. Exercises quality control, including portion sizes and temperature standards. Monitors refrigerator and freezer temperatures in designated work areas.

  4. Logs information on production sheets and other records required in the department.

  5. Assists in food product evaluation, test trays, and environmental sanitation inspections.

  6. Maintains a high standard of sanitation in area of responsibility to comply with hospital management, local and state inspectors, JCAHO and CMS. Cleans and maintains all equipment and work areas.

Takes care of hospital equipment and reports any equipment that is not working properly or equipment that is not safe.


Must possess good cooking skills with restaurant or institutional background. Must show creativity, enthusiasm, and a consistent positive attitude. Must work well with others. Ability to read and write.

Ability to calculate amounts of ingredients when adjusting recipes. Ability to interpret written instructions and follow through with oral instructions. Must complete Food Services Sanitation class or inservice

Job Food Service/Housekeeping


Daily Schedule 4x9hr shifts 5:30am-3pm

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 72

Weekends Required Every Other

Req ID: 2017-R0119388