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HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Cook in El Paso, Texas

About Del Sol Medical Center

Since 1974, Del Sol Medical Center has provided quality healthcare to El Paso and the surrounding region. As a full-service, acute care hospital in East El Paso with a Level II Trauma designation in Emergency Services, we continue to expand our services to meet the growing needs of our tristate community, providing special expertise in Cardiology, Maternity & Child Services, a Level III NICU, a Center of Excellence designation for our Bariatric Clinic, a Level II Trauma Center, and a newly renovated 32-bed Rehabilitation Hospital. The physicians, nurses and staff at our 350-bed hospital are committed to providing the highest quality care with compassion and integrity.


We offer an excellent total compensation package, for various positions including competitive salary, excellent benefit package and growth opportunities. We believe in our team and your ability to do excellent work with us. Your benefits include 401k, PTO medical, dental, flex spending, life, disability, tuition reimbursement, employee discount program, employee stock purchase program. We would love to talk to you about this fantastic opportunity.


Under supervision, prepares all food items according to production needs and standardized recipes. Must plan production so that, food is ready at time required. Check for taste, texture, and appearance. Maintain food at proper temperatures in appropriate size serving pans and handles food following proper procedures to ensure sanitation and safety. Pulls required items in sufficient quantities to thaw according to menu forecasts. Keep area neat, clean, and sanitized. Complete daily cleaning as assigned.


  • Prepare items according to standardized recipes for all meals.
  • Have all food items portioned and served at appropriate time.
  • Serve on trayline with accuracy and with diet standards.
  • Pull items as per production sheet requirements.
  • Prep items for the next day.
  • Portion and garnish all food items.
  • Assures food at proper temperature at all times. (HACCP)
  • Performs all cleaning assignments.
  • Participates in Quality Improvement/Quality Control.
  • Other duties as assigned.
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EDUCATION REQUIRED AND/OR PREFERRED: PREFERRED High school graduate, although graduation from a technical school specializing in hotel or institutional school cooking may be substituted if worker has the required experience. GED or equivalent is acceptable.

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION: (list required and preferred separately) REQUIRED Current Food Handlers Card required. (Must be able to obtain within 30 days of employment)

EXPERIENCE: PREFERRED * Must be able to read and write English sufficient to follow recipes and production standards. * Must have a working knowledge of food preparation for modified diets. (Diabetic, low sodium, low cholesterol and low fat.) * Must be able to operate standard kitchen equipment including; blender, slicer, grinder, chopper, mixer, oven, grill, steamers, steam jacketed kettles, fryer and tilting skillet. * Must have ability to adjust recipe quantities and be familiar with food preparation terms and cooking methods. Prefer experience with cooking in an institutional setting and experience with cooking methods and modified diets. * Must have experience in use of proper sanitation procedures and techniques. * Must have working knowledge of food preparation for modified diets or willingness to learn. * Must be able to plan output to meet service and time demands. * Must have good organization skills. Entire shift spent walking, standing, stooping, bending, lifting, etc. may need to lift up to fifty pound in weight when putting up deliveries and taking out meat items for preparation and cooking. * Needs an ability to forecast demand and assure preparation for scheduled meals. * Must have communication skills to communicate effectively and appropriately with patients, customers, and co-workers.

Job: *Food Services & Nutrition

Title: Cook

Location: Texas-El Paso-Del Sol Medical Center - El Paso

Requisition ID: 01512-23135