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Dietary Aide

Job Code:  84070
Facility: Cypress Creek Hospital
Location: HOUSTON, TX US Southern
Region: Southern
Travel Involved: None
Job Type: Full Time
Job Level:  Entry Level
Minimum Education Required: High School or equivalent 
Category: Food and Nutritional Services
FTE: 1.0
Position Summary:
Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) is one of the nation's largest and most respected health care management companies, operating through its subsidiaries acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers nationwide. Founded in 1978, UHS subsidiaries now have more than 65,000 employees. The UHS business strategy is to build or purchase health care properties in rapidly growing markets and create a strong franchise based on exceptional service and effective cost control. Our success comes from a responsive management style and a service philosophy based on integrity, competence and compassion

Cypress Creek Hospital, located in north Houston, has been faithfully serving the Houston and surrounding communities for over 18 years. Cypress Creek is a fully accredited 96-bed hospital dedicated to the provision of quality care and assistance for individuals and families in need of psychiatric care and treatment for substance abuse. Cypress Creek Hospital offers the community a broad range of inpatient, partial hospitalization and intensive outpatient services for adolescents and adults. The hospital offers 24-hour behavioral health emergency services. Our physician-directed staff of registered nurses, social workers, therapists, mental health technicians and drug abuse counselors bring both skill and compassion to the individualized treatment program for both patient and family. Cypress Creek Hospital currently has a Dietary Aide position available. The candidate selected will be responsible for the following:

• Open kitchen and preheat kitchen equipment
• Perform food, salad bar and dessert preparation for meals/special functions
• Prepares trays to be delivered to the units
• Serve on food service line
• Perform pre-prep as necessary
• Dishwashing
• Knows and adheres to hospital/departmental policies and procedures, including Service Excellence
• Meets staff development/training requirements for position
The following are the job requirements for the Dietary Aide position:
• Knowledge of principles of cooking and cooking equipment
• Minimum one (1) year institutional or related cooking
• Minimum six (6) months related work experience in a hospital or similar setting
• Ability to perform assignments with minimal supervision
• Ability to work successfully under highly stressful conditions
• Capability of adapting to varying workloads and work assignments on a constant basis, including flexible work schedules (evenings and weekends)
• High School Diploma or GED
• Must be able to complete new hire requirements such as nationwide background check and drug testing.

UHS is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at UHS via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of UHS. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by UHS as a result of the referral or through other means.

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