Posted Date 3 days ago(1/23/2020 11:25 AM)
    Requisition ID
    Position Type
    Temporary Full-Time
    OHR TM UT Temporary Pool
    Post End Date
  • Overview

    Cook - Cafeteria (PRN - will work as needed)


    The Cook collaborates with other cooks and food prep techs under the direction of a supervisor to requisition, prepare, season, and cook a wide range of foods, including soups, salads and entrees for patients, employees, or patrons.


    The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has a unique combination of education, research, and clinical programs that encourages and supports teamwork and diversity.  We champion being a collaborative health care organization, focused on improving patient care and the lives of Arkansans.  


    Salary: $14.00 hourly


    • Cleans, cut, and cooks food items according to menus, special dietary or nutritional restrictions, or numbers of portions to be served
    • Cleans and inspects equipment, kitchen appliances, and work areas to ensure cleanliness and functional operation
    • May perform other duties as assigned


    High School diploma/GED plus 1 year experience in institutional or commercial cooking. 



    This position is subject to a pre-employment criminal background check.  A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication alone shall not disqualify an applicant except as provided by law. Any criminal history will be evaluated in relationship to job responsibilities and business necessity.  The information obtained in these reports will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law. 


    UAMS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and is committed to excellence.

    Physical Requirements

    Stand: Continuously
    Sit: Never
    Walk: Frequently
    Bend, crawl, crouch, kneel, stoop, or reach overhead: Frequently
    Lift, push, pull, carry weight: 26 - 50 lbs
    Use hands to touch, handle, or feel: Continuously
    Talk: Frequently
    Hear: Continuously
    Taste or smell: Continuously
    Read, concentrate, think analytically: Frequently
    Physical Environment: Inside Medical Facility Environment
    Noise Level: Loud
    Visual Requirements: Color discrimination, Depth perception, Far visual acuity, Near visual acuity
    Hazards: Chemical, Electrical, Fumes/Gases/Odors, Heavy machinery, Sharp objects/tools


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