Food & Nutritional Services

Rockville Centre
Rockville Centre, NY

Full Time, with Weekend and Holiday rotation

Varied hours

5:30am-1:30pm, 6:00am-2:00pm, 7:00am-3:00pm, 11:00am-7:00pm

Cook-Food & Nutritional Services

Full-Time * Variable Shifts * Variable Hours

Must be able to work Weekend and Holiday rotation:

5:30am-1:30pm, 6:00am-2:00pm, 7:00am-3:00pm, 11:00am-7:00pm

This is a temporary position and is not eligible to receive benefits

Rockville Centre, NY


Explore a career with Mercy Medical Center, a 375-bed not-for-profit hospital and member of the Catholic Health Services of Long Island that has been serving the healthcare needs for the residents of Nassau County and its surrounding areas since 1913. Ranked among the top hospitals in New York State, Mercy offers a NYS designated Stroke Center, Breast Imaging Center of Excellence, Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, and has received Pathway to Excellence designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center – the only hospital in the region and one of only two in NY State to receive this prestigious award.




·        Ability to complete multiple different tasks of high quality at the same time

·        Ability to follow recipes and produce food of high quality under the guidelines that have been set forth by his/her supervisor/executive chef

·        Effectively manages time in a manner that allows him/her the appropriate time to effectively complete the tasks that are on hand

·        Creates and presents food of high quality in accordance with the guidelines set forth by the executive chef

·        Willingly accepts, and takes on added responsibilities that may not be included as part of the normal work schedule or indicated by his/her supervisor/executive chef

·        Takes responsibility and accountability for the actions that are caused by his/her work that directly relate to the performance of the department

·        The ability to effectively work in all phases of food service in the food and nutrition department as set forth by the executive chef

·        Complies with the uniform policy as set forth by Mercy Medical Center

·        Arrives to work on time and ready to start as the scheduled time indicates, while conforming to the attendance policy set forth by human resources

·        Works in a clean, safe environment while following HAACP guidelines involving the handling of food products and personal hygiene

·        Treats co-workers, patients and guests with courtesy and respect

·        Makes recommendations to the executive chef/supervisor on ways to improve quality and/or work performance


Education: High School Diploma or equivalent required. Culinary degree preferred

Experience/skills: 5 years' experience as a cook in a large volume quality food service operation or 3 years' experience along with graduation from a certified culinary school

Licensure: Serve Safe Certificate preferred



A Member of the Catholic Health Services of Long Island

An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V