Garnet Health

Cook (Second)

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Job Post Information* : Posted Date 5 months ago(5/28/2021 5:24 PM)
Physical Location
Garnet Health Medical Center - Catskills
Campus : Location
# of Openings
Support Services (Dietary, Facilities, Environmental)
Shift (1) : Shift Type
7 - Variable Start Time
Shift (1) : If More Than 1 Shift, List All
Days and evenings, including weekend and holiday rotation


Garnet Health (formerly Greater Hudson Valley Health System,) is a New York State, not-for-profit corporation headquartered in Middletown, New York, approximately 60 miles north of New York City. Garnet Health is comprised of Garnet Health Medical Center, Garnet Health Medical Center - Catskills, Garnet Health Doctors, Garnet Health Foundation and Garnet Health Foundation - Catskills.  Garnet Health is dedicated to developing specialty services, medical programs and needed healthcare services that allow residents to remain close to home to receive quality care.

Providing healthcare to nearly 450,000 residents in Orange, Sullivan and Ulster Counties, Garnet Health was designed to improve the quality, stability and efficiency of healthcare services in the mid-Hudson and Catskill region. Services provided by more than 3,300 employed professionals and over 850 medical staff members, makes Garnet Health one of the largest healthcare providers in the tri-county area. The System’s three hospital campuses (Garnet Health Medical Center - Catskills (Harris and Callicoon, NY) and Garnet Health Medical Center (Middletown, NY) plus several outpatient facilities, offer a broad spectrum of care including:


An ancillary lead food preparation employee who performs a variety of cooking responsibilities for patient, residents, cafeteria and special functions.  Is responsible for food preparation, cooking, menu planning, recipe development, sanitation, and training of relief cooks.



Minimum 5 years institutional food production and cooking or equivalent.


Education/Experience:   Ability to read, speak, write and follow written and oral instructions. For positions as First Cook and Second Cook, High School Diploma, Associate Degree or Certificate from an accredited institution preferred.


Physical Demands: Position will primarily be light work requiring lifting up to 25 pounds with occasional lifting and/or carrying objects weighing up to 50 pounds. Occasional bending, twisting, stooping, kneeling and reaching is required.  Position requires 100% standing or walking.  Expressing or exchanging ideas by spoken word is required.


Working Environment:            Position requires working in areas where temperature may be above normal, working with specialized equipment, frequent hand contact with water, working with cleaning chemicals, handling of hot foods, adhere to strict scheduling demand.  May have occasional exposure to chemical hazards, vibration, slippery surfaces, or noise that may result from performance of duties.


Employees Supervised:            relief cooks


Degree of Supervision Required: Minimal


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