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Cook - Food And Nutrition Services - UAB Main Hospital - Multiple Shifts

University of Alabama at Birmingham

University of Alabama at Birmingham

Birmingham, AL, USA
Posted on Saturday, May 11, 2024
Cook - Food And Nutrition Services - UAB Main Hospital - Multiple Shifts - (UAB000YJ)


Pay Range: $16.50 - $26.80 / hour
- Benefits available for eligible positions include: 100% tuition assistance, wellness initiatives, generous paid time off, paid parental leave, Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program eligible employer, plus more. In addition to our many
benefits and perks, UAB Medicine provides a variety of resources to support employees both personally and professionally.

Multiple Shifts Available:

4:30 AM-1 PM

6 AM-2:30 PM

12pm- 8:30PM

Job Highlights:

Cooks are the production backbone of the kitchen. Due to our large volume of patients, we have a team of talented cooks and culinary staff who create meals for patients using standardized recipes and approved methods of high volume food production. The work is fast-paced and varied, and is performed under the instruction and guidance of trained chefs. We employ production staff on our patient tray food lines who produce short-order requests or plate meal orders. We also schedule both cooks and cold food employees in bulk food prep and production for the 3,500 patient meals we serve every day.

Work with the Best at UAB Medicine:
UAB Medicine is Alabama’s largest single-site employer and operates over 1,200 beds and over 200 clinics in Birmingham, Alabama. When you become part of UAB Medicine, you join a nationally ranked academic medical center committed to education and advancing medical science through research.

- U.S. News & World Report's Best Hospitals, #1 in Alabama
- America’s No. 1 Best Large Employer, Forbes, 2021
- Level I Trauma Center
- NCI-Designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Comprehensive Transplant Institute, Comprehensive Stroke Center

Our success in patient care, innovation, and education is a direct result of our supportive and inclusive culture. Whether you are looking to start your career, fast-track your development, or diversify your skills, UAB Medicine offers avenues for advancement that other employers cannot match.

Job Description:
To prepare food items for patients, children, visitors, and staff using specialized equipment. To communicate recipe and production issues to supervisors. May develop and implement USDA menus for children ages up to sixty (60) months.


One (1) year of related experience required. Certified as completed the Food Handler Training Course by the Jefferson County Department of Health within twenty-one (21) days from date of employment required.

Primary Location

: UAB Hospital

Job Category

: Food & Nutrition


: 704250000 Food & Nutrition Services

Employee Status

: Regular
Shift: Rotation / Flexible Staffing / Multiple Shifts