Cook-Per Diem-Day

PALISADES MEDICAL CENTER North Bergen Requisition # 2022-114773 ShiftDay StatusPer Diem Weekend WorkEvery Weekend HolidaysAs Needed On CallNo On-Call Required Shift HoursDay Address7600 River Rd, North Bergen, 07047

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Prepares food for patients, employees and special functions as determined by daily production sheets, under the supervision of the Chef. Maintains high standards in personal hygiene and safety.


  • Prepares and cooks food under the direction of Chef with established procedures and standardized recipes. Portions meats, fish and fowl and prepares foods as required for serving. 
  • Plans cooking schedule to have food ready on time. 
  • Assists in the cooking, roasting, stewing and steaming of meats, fish and fowl according to recipes, considering weight of meat, oven temperature and steam pressure to maintain food quality. 
  • Assists in the planning and preparation of a variety of main courses and special dietary requirements following standard or prescribed cooking methods and procedures. 
  • Maintains work area in a clean, safe, and orderly manner. 
  • Notifies supervisor of faulty operation of equipment. 
  • Provides for the preservation of excess surplus food in accordance with established procedures. 
  • Ensures delivery of excellent customer service resulting in positive and improving patient satisfaction scores for the department and Medical Center.


  • High school graduate or equivalent
  • One (1) year of hospital, industrial or commercial experience as a cook.

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