UW Medicine includes Harborview Medical Center, UW Medical Center - Montlake, UW Medical Center - Northwest, Valley Medical Center, UW Neighborhood Clinics, UW Physicians, UW School of Medicine and Airlift Northwest. UW Medicine - Northwest is a full-service, non-profit community hospital, offering comprehensive medical, surgical and therapeutic services. With 281 beds, more than 1900 employees and a world-class medical staff, we provide innovative, technologically advanced care on a patient-friendly, easy-access campus just north of Seattle. We're proud of the acclaim we've received for our excellence in patient care and safety. Among the local, regional and national recognition we've received are: The Distinguished Hospital for Clinical Excellence Award; The Emergency Medicine Excellence Award; The Stroke Care Excellence Award; Winner of the HealthGrades Distinguished Hospital Award for Patient Safety for the last three years in a row, we’re also one of the safest places to get care – among the top 5% in the country.
UW Medical Center - Northwest has an outstanding opportunity for a day shift, part-time, on-call, CULINARY ASSOCIATE. The Culinary Associate prepares and serves hot and cold foods for all hospital food related functions.
Produces/prepares, presents, and serves food items by following specifications on production sheets, standardized menus, computerized recipes, verbal instructions, patients’ prescribed diet orders, or customer requests
Maintains sanitary working conditions and practices approved food safety procedures, stores food and food supplies according to HACCP procedures
Maintains and documents temperatures of all food items and equipment. Follows established guidelines including: taking temperatures, documenting and filing data to be stored for hot and cold foods, and dating, labeling, proper storage, and daily handling of products
Cleans and sanitizes production and storage work areas
Coordinates production and provision of appropriate meal items with café, catering, and patient care staff
High school diploma or G.E.D. equivalent required
Current Washington State Food Handler's Permit
At least two years institutional, restaurant or commercial cooking experience is required (one year of culinary training may replace one year of experience)
Founded in 1861, the University of Washington is one of the oldest public institutions in the west coast and one of the preeminent research universities in the world. The University of Washington is a multi-campus university comprised of three different campuses: Seattle, Tacoma, and Bothell. The Seattle campus is made up of sixteen schools and colleges that serve students ranging from an undergraduate level to a doctoral level. The university is home to world-class libraries, arts, music, drama, and sports, as well as the highest quality medical care in Washington State and a world-class academic medical center. The teaching and research of the University’s many professional schools provide undergraduate and graduate students the education necessary toward achieving an excellence that will serve the state, the region, and the nation. As part of a large and diverse community, the University of Washington serves more students than any other institution in the Northwest.