Benefis Health Systems Food Tech 1 - Prep Cook (full time) in Great Falls, Montana

Job Description

Under the supervision of the Production and Retail Managers, prepares and mixes ingredients for salads, fruit cups, and similar cold dishes.

Duties & Responsibilities

Prepares desserts, salads and nourishments.

Prepares food according to written and verbal instructions including type, quantity and portions.

Prepares fruits and vegetables using kitchen hand utensils.

Prepares and arranges salad ingredients in an appetizing manner.

Mixes salad dressing and sauces.

Prepares individual fruit dishes for meals.

Prepares tables for catering events according to requests.

Maintains work area in a neat, clean and orderly manner.

Prepares special diet foods as needed.

Works on the tray line as necessary.

Participates in departmental performance improvement activities.

Maintains a good working relationship both within the department with other departments.

Trains other Nutritional Services workers in department procedures.

Runs cash register in hospital cafeteria.

Observes infection control practices at all times.

Demonstrates the ability to deal with pressure to meet deadlines, to be accurate, and to handle constantly changing situations.

Demonstrates the ability to deal with a variety of people, deal with stressful situations, and handle conflict.

Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors.


High school graduate or equivalent.

Previous hospital and food service experience.

About Us

Community Information: Great Falls has a city population of 60,000, with a draw of over 275,000 people in north central Montana. We experience mild winters and enjoy blue skies over 300 days per year. Great Falls is a wonderful and safe place to raise a family, with nationally ranked public schools and an average commute of under 12 minutes, making the quality of life in Great Falls unsurpassed in the Rocky Mountain West. Additionally, the Missouri River, a blue-ribbon fly-fishing destination, runs through the middle of town. Outdoor activities include camping, hiking, horseback riding, water and snow skiing, rock and ice climbing, boating, whitewater kayaking, off-road motorsports, upland bird and waterfowl hunting, and big-game hunting.

Benefis Health System: This is your opportunity to be part of an exceptional health system in a state that is well known for its beautiful four seasons and outdoor lifestyle. While enjoying the last best place, you’ll have the added benefit of having access to Benefis Health System, one of the state’s most modern and progressive healthcare facilities with 500+ beds and over 270 employed medical staff members representing more than 40 specialties. Our state-of-the-art facilities and cutting-edge technologies make Benefis an exceptional working environment and one of the “150 Top Places to Work in Healthcare” five years in a row.

Date Posted: Posted 1 month(s) ago

Job Family: SERVICE

Location: Great Falls, Montana