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Company: Kempsville Center for Behavioral Health
Location: Norfolk
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

Responsibilities One of the nation's largest and most respected hospital companies, Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Steadily growing from a startup to an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, UHS today has an annual revenue nearing $10 billion. In 2017, UHS was recognized as one of the World's Most Admired Companies by Fortune; ranked #276 on the Fortune 500, and listed #275 in Forbes inaugural ranking of America's Top 500 Public Companies. Our operating philosophy is as effective today as it was 40 years ago: Build or acquire high quality hospitals in rapidly growing markets, invest in the people and equipment needed to allow each facility to thrive, and become the leading healthcare provider in each community we serve. Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS has more than 90,000 employees, and through its subsidiaries, operates more than 400 acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities, and ambulatory centers in the United States, Puerto Rico, and U.S. Virgin islands, and the United Kingdom. Kempsville Center for Behavioral Health invites applications for the position of Dietary Associate (Cook -Part-time (PRN))). Located in Norfolk Virginia, Kempsville Center for Behavioral Health is a leading community partner providing acute, residential, and Partial Hospitalization treatment for children and teens exhibiting behavioral and/or mental health concerns. The hospital is dedicated to providing high quality care to children, adolescents and their families. We provide quality care to children and adolescents in need, using quality, evidence based practice treatments. Founded in 1986, Kempsville Center for Behavioral Health is an 82-bed hospital facility accredited by The Joint Commission (TJC), and licensed by the Commonwealth of Virginia and The Virginia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services (DBHDS). Reporting to the Dietary and Food Services Manager, the Dietary Associate is responsible for preparing health and appealing food items, as required for residents, staff, and guests.Additional duties and responsibilities include:

  • Prepares food items, as posted on weekly menu, for special functions, or as required to accommodate residents, staff, and guests.
  • Observes all Health Department and facility policies and procedures regarding safe food cooking, handling, storing, identification of foods, and serving standards, in strict accordance with the regulation.
  • Ensures department sanitation and health standards set forth by regulations, are exceeded; maintains compliance with Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point; follows principles of sanitation in handling food and equipment.
  • Prepares and replenishes food on the serving line; stocks all utensils, disposables, and condiments after each meal; ensures all meals are prepared and served according to recipe and ensures each is healthy and appealing.
  • Plans production to ensure a minimum of "overages and shortages", and makes efficient use of leftovers; orders and places orders using specified par levels; inventories items accurately; notify designee of shortages or substitutions.
  • Fosters effective communication in the milieu consistent with therapeutic goals; fosters effective communication with staff members, and champions dialogue in addressing concerns.
  • Serves as a role model for patients/residents to observe and learn socially effective values, attitudes and behaviors and demonstrates Service Excellence.
  • Interprets facility and departmental policies and works cohesively with department in the attainment of organizational objectives.Schedule - Must be flexible, with availability between the hours of 5:00AM - 7:00PMQualificationsRequirements
    • Demonstrated knowledge of basic food science (ingredients, measurement, food preparation, and food serving standards.
    • Demonstrated ability to read, write, and follow instructions.
    • Demonstrated ability to disassemble, assemble, and operate and clean food service equipment.
    • Must possess valid Food Handlers Card.
    • High school education or equivalent preferred; or combination of knowledge, skills, experience, and abilities.
    • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
    • Skill in the use of computer systems and software applications, including Microsoft Office Suite (Word and Excel) preferred.
    • Must be able to handle multiple competing task, with minimum supervision, and take initiative on matters of revolving urgency.BENEFITS:UHS Kempsville Center for Behavioral Health offers a comprehensive benefits package including:
      • Competitive salary - and more important, the unfettered opportunity for career advancement!!!
      • Excellent benefits program - Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Health Savings Account, Flexible Spending Accounts, Short & Long Term disability,
      • UHS Retirement Savings Plan
      • Stock Purchase Plan
      • Generous paid time off (PTO) plan
      • The opportunity to work with an exceptional team!!UHS is a registered trademark of UHS of Delaware, Inc., the management company for Universal Health Services, Inc. and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Universal Health Services, Inc. Universal Health Services, Inc. is a holding company and operates through its subsidiaries including its management company, UHS of Delaware, Inc. All healthcare and management operations are conducted by subsidiaries of Universal Health Services, Inc. To the extent any reference to "UHS or UHS facilities" on this website including any statements, articles or other publications contained herein relates to our healthcare or management operations it is referring to Universal Health Services' subsidiaries including UHS of Delaware. Further, the terms "we," "us," "our" or "the company" in such context similarly refer to the operations of Universal Health Services' subsidiaries including UHS of Delaware. Any employment referenced in this website is not with Universal Health Services, Inc. but solely with one of its subsidiaries including but not limited to UHS of Delaware, Inc.UHS is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at UHS via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of UHS. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by UHS as a result of the referral or through other means.EEO StatementAll UHS subsidiaries are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates. UHS subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers and as such, openly support and fully commit to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion and compensation of individuals without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), genetic information, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.We believe that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success.NoticeAt UHS and all our subsidiaries, our Human Resources departments and recruiters are here to help prospective candidates by matching skillset and experience with the best possible career path at UHS and our subsidiaries. We take pride in creating a highly efficient and best in class candidate experience. During the recruitment process, no recruiter or employee will request financial or personal information (Social Security Number, credit card or bank information, etc.) from you via email. The recruiters will not email you from a public webmail client like Hotmail, Gmail, Yahoo Mail, etc. If you are suspicious of a job posting or job-related email mentioning UHS or its subsidiaries, let us know by contacting us at: or 1-800-852-3449.

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