Cook's Helper- Per Diem- Day

PALISADES MEDICAL CENTER North Bergen Requisition # 2023-126394 ShiftDay StatusPer Diem Weekend WorkEvery Other Weekend HolidaysAs Needed On CallNo On-Call Required Shift HoursDay Address7600 River Rd, North Bergen, 07047

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Come join our Amazing team here at Hackensack Meridian Health! We offer EXCELLENT benefits, Scheduling Flexibility, Tuition Reimbursement, Employee Discounts and much more!!!

Assists the Chef in the preparation and cooking of all foods.


  • Assists on a daily basis in cutting, washing and preparing of meats and vegetables for cooking. Prepares on a daily basis all cold foods in bulk, such as tuna fish, chicken salad, egg salad for cafeteria and patients. 
  • Sets-up and cleans on a daily basis all produce, vegetables and fresh fruit for the salad bar in the Cafeteria and Physician's Dining Room. 
  • Prepares on a daily basis all jellos, puddings and custards for patient and cafeteria use. 
  • Cooks off on a daily basis all roasted meats for patient and cafeteria use. 
  • Works on the patient's tray line, serving the soups and pureed foods. 
  • Covers a cook's position on the weekends and for vacations. 
  • Maintains a clean, safe, neat work area. 
  • Ensures delivery of excellent customer service resulting in positive and improving patient satisfaction scores for department and Medical Center. 
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Education, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required

  • High school graduate or equivalent
  • Min 2 years of cooking experience

Education, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Preferred: 

  • Previous hospital experience preferred

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