Catholic Health Initiatives COOK- Full Time- CUMC- Bergan Mercy- CHI Health in OMAHA, Nebraska

COOK- Full Time- CUMC- Bergan Mercy- CHI Health


CHI Health is a regional health network with a unified mission: nurturing the healing ministry of the Church while creating healthier communities. Headquartered in Omaha, the combined organization consists of 15 hospitals, two stand-alone behavioral health facilities and more than 150 employed physician practice locations in Nebraska and southwestern Iowa. More than 12,000 employees comprise the workforce of this network that includes 2,820 licensed beds and serves as the primary teaching partner of Creighton University’s health sciences schools. In fiscal year 2014, the organization provided a combined $149.3 million in quantified community benefit including services for the poor, free clinics, education and research. With locations stretching from Kearney, Neb. to Missouri Valley, Iowa, the health network is the largest in Nebraska and serves residents of Nebraska and southwest Iowa. For more information, visit online at

This position contributes to the mission and vision of CHI Health by preparing, distributing and storing all foods according to department policies and procedures. Assists in catering production. Assists with inventories, records, portion and cost controls according to departmental standards. Works closely with supervisory personnel in operating the department with a minimum of waste and maximum efficiency. Maintains standards of safety and sanitation of all equipment and work areas. Attitude and high morale is a high priority of this position.

  • Plans and prepares foods according to recipes and time schedules.

  • Works as a team member in pre‑preparation, preparation, portioning, and storage of food. Assists on patient tray assembly line.

  • Exercises quality control, including portion sizes and temperature standards. Monitors refrigerator and freezer temperatures in designated work areas.

  • Logs information on production sheets and other records required in the department.

  • Assists in food product evaluation, test trays, and environmental sanitation inspections.

  • Maintains a high standard of sanitation in area of responsibility to comply with hospital management, local and state inspectors, JCAHO and CMS. Cleans and maintains all equipment and work areas.

  • Takes care of hospital equipment and reports any equipment that is not working properly or equipment that is not safe.



None required

Required Licensure and Certifications:

Food Handler permit- If required by the county.

Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Must possess good cooking skills with restaurant or institutional background. Must show creativity, enthusiasm, and a consistent positive attitude. Must work well with others. Ability to read and write.

Ability to calculate amounts of ingredients when adjusting recipes. Ability to interpret written instructions and follow through with oral instructions. Must complete Food Services Sanitation class or in-service.

Job Food Service/Housekeeping


Daily Schedule Sunday- Thursday

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 80

Weekends Required Every Other

Req ID: 2018-R0157596