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Company: Sparrow Health System
Location: Lansing, MI
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech


Job Opportunity Job ID: 28117 Positions Location: Lansing, MI   Job Description General Purpose of Job:   Oversee Description:

Positions Location: Lansing, MI


Job Description

General Purpose of Job:  

Oversee production of food items for Retail guests and Patients, while providing culinary insight and expertise to cooks and expeditors.

Essential Duties:

This job description is intended to cover the minimum essential duties assigned on a regular basis.  Caregivers may be asked to perform additional duties as assigned by their leader.  Leadership has the right to alter or modify the duties of the position.


  • Take ownership of food production for all Patient and Retail areas to ensure quality, consistency and safety
  • Elevate, implement and maintain standards for quality, safety, sanitation and communication.
  • Write menus and implement new ideas and concepts
  • Ensure all kitchens and Caregivers meet or exceed local, state and federal standards for sanitation, food handling and safe working conditions.
  • Communicate problems, ideas, directives, changes and solutions to caregivers, management team, guests and patients through a proactive approach.
  • Maintain hospital standards through speech and action, leading by example to suport and demonstrate ICARE Values
  • Demonstrate and encourage exceptional customer service.
  • Maintain recipe database
  • Write schedules for Cooks and Expeditors
  • Coordinate and facilitate production in Retail and Room Service kitchens.
Job Requirements General Requirements\u2022 Demonstrates knowledge and maintains and respects patient right to privacy by following the HIPAA Privacy and Security policies and procedures. \u2022 Adheres to ICARE values and standards of behavior (Innovation, Compassion, Accountability, Respect, Excellence). \u2022 Role model behaviors that value the diversity of our caregivers, patients and customers and supports creating an environment that is inclusive, welcoming and respectful. \u2022 Communicates with patients, families and customers using AIDET (Acknowledge, Introduce, Duration, Explanation, Thank). \u2022 Works in a safe manner and promptly reports any hazards identified in the work environment or related to assigned responsibilities. \u2022 Adheres to policies and procedures designed to avoid, prevent and reduce the spread of communicable diseases. Work Experience\u2022 Three years food service experience with demonstrated progressive responsibility, including high volume food management and production \u2022 Customer Service training. Preferred. \u2022 Off-Premise Catering. Preferred. \u2022 Foodservice experience in a healthcare setting. Preferred. Education\u2022 Associates degree in Food Service related field or a minimum of three years of foodservice experience. \u2022 ServSafe Certified. Preferred. Specialized Knowledge and Skills\u2022 Proactive approach to problem solving \u2022 Willingness to take ownership of projects and assignments \u2022 Demonstrated knowledge of cooking techniques and ability to use commercial food production equipment. \u2022 Self motivated \u2022 Commitment to food quality and safety \u2022 Extensive knowledge of food allergens and special diets \u2022 Demonstrated knowledge of portion control, recipe development and cost control \u2022 Ability to maintain composure when busy and during times of increased stress \u2022 Attention to detail \u2022 Demonstrated ability to listen, give and take direction, as well as respond productively to constructive criticism \u2022 Ability to organize self and others \u2022 Time management skills \u2022 Exceptional verbal and written communication skills \u2022 Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook Demonstrates ability to use a keyboard as may be required to perform the essential duties of the job. \u2022 Solid understanding of special diets and precautions. Preferred.

Sparrow Health System is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.


Job Family Management/Professional Requirements: Shift Variable Degree Type / Education Level Associate Status Full-time Facility Sparrow Hospital Experience Level Under 4 Years

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