You bring your body, mind, heart and spirit to your work as a Sous Chef.
You are eager to join a skilled team making more than just “hospital food”.
You want to work in an environment where you can positively impact others’ lives.
You’re great at what you do, but you want to be part of something even greater. Because you believe that while individuals can be strong, the right team is invincible.
Lutheran Medical Center is part of SCL Health, a faith-based, nonprofit healthcare organization that focuses on person-centered care. Our 249-bed community-based hospital provides comprehensive, specialty care to the poor, the vulnerable, our communities and each other. Dating back to 1905, we are proud of the rich history and inspiring mission our hospital has embodied for over 110 years.
Benefits are one of the ways we encourage health for you and your family. Our generous package includes medical, dental and vision coverage. But health is more than a well-working body: it encompasses body, mind and social well-being. To that end, we’ve launched a Healthy Living program to address your holistic health. Healthy Living includes financial incentives, digital tools, tobacco cessation, classes, counseling and paid time off. We also offer financial wellness tools and retirement planning.
Together we’ll align mission and careers, values and workplace. We’ll honor each other’s dignity and surpass the standards we set. We’ll encourage joy, demand safety and take pride in our integrity.
We’ll laugh at each other’s jokes. We’ll hello and high five. We’ll celebrate milestones and acknowledge the value of spirituality in healing.
We’re proud of what we know, which includes how much there is to learn.
As a Sous Chef, you need to know how to:
Assist in the daily operations for food preparation and food service operations to ensure associates have appropriate equipment, inventory and resources to perform their jobs and meet goals and deadlines. May include arranging for and covering staffing needs. Perform manager/supervisor duties as assigned.
Assist in the preparation, portioning, garnishing, presentation and safe storage of food.
Utilize Food Management Systems to track food consumption in order to purchase the appropriate amount of ingredients for preparation and provide recipe standards for each meal.
Ensure that kitchen, equipment and storage facilities are sanitary, neat and organized.
Probe potential problems and apprise manager of status on resolution of problems or issues, using appropriate resources when necessary.
Lead by providing positive and constructive feedback to employees in order to reward, coach, correct and motivate.
Ensure compliance with all federal, state and local regulations as well as department policies and procedures (e.g. quality assurance, safety, operations, personnel).
Establish a safe work environment for employees by providing safety-related training and equipment maintenance.
Ensure department compliance with all food safety standards and Hazardous Analysis of Critical Control Point (HACCP) guidelines.
Establish operating standards, implement quality improvements and communicate them to employees.
We hire people, not resumes. But we also expect excellence, which is why we require:
Current ServSaf certification, required within three (3) months of hire
Demonstrated culinary ability, required
Working knowledge of professional food safety, required
High School Diploma or equivalent, preferred
Associate’s Degree from an accredited culinary school, preferred
At least four (4) years of high-volume cooking, preferred
At least two (2) years in a culinary leadership role, preferred
Your next move.
Now that you know more about being a Sous Chef on our team we hope you’ll join us. At SCL Health you’ll reaffirm every day how much you love this work, and why you were called to it in the first place.
Internal Number: 20009098
About SCL Health
SCL Health is a faith-based, nonprofit healthcare organization dedicated to improving the health of the people and communities we serve, especially those who are poor and vulnerable. Founded by the Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth in 1864, our $2.8 billion health network provides comprehensive, coordinated care through eight hospitals, more than 150 physician clinics, and home health, hospice, mental health and safety-net services primarily in Colorado and Montana.