Cook 5284

Department: Nutritional Services - 01.8110

Location:      Mineral Wells, TX


Basic Qualificiations:

High School graduate or equivalent preferred.  Ability to read and write English.  Good customer service skills.  Ability to work in a high stress environment and be a valued member of the Nutritional Services team.

Required Certification:

Food Handlers certification preferred.

Job Summary:

Prepares nutritional food for hospital patients, employees and visitors. Suggests menu items and assists in the requisition of food stuffs and supplies. Operates and maintains kitchen equipment.


Reviews menus to determine types and quantities of food to be prepared. Plans cooking schedule so that food will be ready at specified times.  Prepares food as stipulated in standardized recipes.  Prepares food for patients on therapeutic diets.  Prepares food for meetings and special functions of the hospital. Recommends menu items and food stuffs to be purchased.  Operates stoves, steam pots, ovens and other kitchen equipment.  Cleans cooking equipment and maintains high sanitary standards in the kitchen.  Advises department manager of equipment requirements and needed maintenance.

Entity Information:

Palo Pinto General Hospital is located in Mineral Wells, Texas (about 50 miles west from the DFW metroplex).  PPGH is one of the largest rural hospitals in Texas.  We deliver quality healthcare in a friendly atmosphere.  We invite you to join our healthcare team.





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