(AMC-Mercy) Cook
Department: Nutritional Services-Mercy
Schedule: Full Time
Shift: Day / Evening Shift
Job Details:
  • Adirondack Medical Center-Mercy, in Tupper Lake, is accepting applications for the position of Cook. This position will be rresponsible for quality food productions for the residents, staff and guests of AMC-Mercy while maintaining the standards set for a safe and sanitary department.

    Responsibilities include:

    • Prepare all foods in sufficient quantities, and according to HACCP standards, to cover service requirements for the meal (s) assigned.
    • Test, standardize and retest recipes to maintain high standards of food preparation and portion control.  Document and update recipe file.  Adhere to standardized receipt for consistent quality.
    • Anticipate food preparation needs for upcoming meals.
    • Report repairs and maintenance needs to Director of Food Service or Nutrition Manager.
    • Participates in appropriate committees, provides a positive contribution to the facility by involvement and active support to the facilities philosophy and mission statement.
    • Responsible to adhere to all safety rules, policies and procedure of the organization; to report any potential safety hazards immediately; and to participate in safety training/in-service sessions.


    • Quantity food preparation experience desired.
    • Must have some formal or on-the-job training in food preparation, cooking, estimating quantity of food needed, in requisitioning and storing food and supplies, general kitchen management and safety sanitation in handling food supplies.
    • High School Graduate preferred.

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