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Head Cook

  2021-02-15     Floyd Valley Healthcare     714 Lincoln St NE  


Come join our award winning team at Floyd Valley Healthcare in our Dietary Department!

Floyd Valley Healthcare in Le Mars, IA has a full-time position (40 hours per week) in our in our Dietary Department for a Lead Cook. Hours are Monday - Sunday 6:30am - 2:30pm with rotating weekends. 

We are looking for an AMAZING Cook with a "Get It Done" attitude! The ability with work with a TEAM in a collaborative and communicative environment is a MUST!

Lead Cook Responsibilities:

  • The Lead Cook is responsible for preparing and cooking for the general and specific diets, special functions, and cafeteria menus, following approved hospital diet manual, and in accordance to hospital policies and the instruction of the dietary manager.
  • The Lead Cook will provide will test new recipes, write recipes and recommend recipes for use on café, patient or Assisted Living menus.
  • The Lead Cook is responsible for general kitchen operations and supervision of dietary employees in the absence of the dietary manager.
  • Must be able to read and write English and have good math skills and some computer knowledge.  
  • Must have the ability to lift 50 pounds and to stand and walk for extended periods of time.
  • Approximately 40 hours per week, every other weekend and rotating holidays.  Hours are Monday-Sunday 6:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
  • Prior Food Service experience is a plus!

We are proud to offer:

  • IPERS Retirement
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Short-term and long-term disability insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Fitness center
  • Paid time off
  • Salary based on experience
  • Education opportunities for advanced certification

About Floyd Valley Healthcare:
Floyd Valley Healthcare is a 25-bed critical access hospital and is located in Le Mars, Iowa home of "The Ice Cream Capital of the World!" Floyd Valley Healthcare has had a rich history of serving the healthcare needs of people in Le Mars, Iowa and the surrounding communities. Today Floyd Valley includes the hospital, family medicine clinics in Le Mars, Marcus and Remsen, public health and Park Place Estates Assisted Living. We serve people in their homes through home health and home medical services. Floyd Valley Healthcare is licensed by the State of Iowa, affiliated with the Avera System of Sioux Falls, South Dakota and is a member of the Iowa and American Hospital Associations.

Background check is required.


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