Cook - Alfond Center for Health

at MaineGeneral Health in Augusta, Maine, United States

Job Description

Job Summary:Are you an experienced cook with a passion for cooking high quality food in a state of the art kitchen? At MaineGeneral Health we pride ourselves in using responsibly sourced foods and incorporating as many local foods into our menu program as we can. We spend approximately 20% of our food budget on locally sourced foods for our patients, employees and guests. We have a strong focus on community involvement and are motivated on improving food insecurity in the Central Maine area. We have an excellent reputation for our patient food and our award winning cafeteria was featured in Downeast Magazine as a “Best Unexpected Lunch Spot” in 2015.We are looking for an Experienced, Motivated, and Energetic Individual to join our awesome team of cooks. If this sounds like you, we invite you to apply for immediate consideration! This position also includes a $500 sign-on bonus. Join us today!

Job Description:


+ Responsible for the preparation and service of meals to patients, visitors, staff and other customers of the health system.

+ Cooks provide leadership to Food Service Assistants.

+ Follows and guarantees compliance with HACCP standards and procedures.

+ Maintains a clean and safe work environment.

+ Works to achieve superior patient and customer satisfaction with Food Services in terms of quality, taste, temperature, preparation and presentation.

+ Supports the department’s mission to provide superior food and nutrition services.

+ Meets/exceeds patient/customer satisfaction targets.

+ Assumes responsibility for food/product cost management and achieves/exceeds departmental financial budget goals.

+ Ability to speak, read, and write English highly preferred


Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Scheduled Work Shift: Variable (United States of America) Job Exempt: No Benefits:

Supporting all aspects of our employees’ wellness – physical, emotional and financial – is a critical component of being a great place to work. With the wide range of benefits and programs available, employees have the resources they need to be well at every stage of life and plan for the future.

Physical Wellness:

+ We offer quality health, dental, and vision benefits and wellness programs and resources to provide employees access to resources for a healthy lifestyle and help manage health care costs.

+ Employees have access to industry-leading leave for new parents.

+ A generous earned time plan is offered to all employees – We believe employees need and deserve time away from work to observe holiday, be with family, go on vacation, or simply take care of themselves.

Emotional Wellness:

When life gets challenging, employees have access to our Employee Assistance Program for employees and anyone in their household.

Financial Wellness:

+ An employee discount program is available to all employees for services provided by MaineGeneral Medical Center.

+ Tuition Reimbursement is available to all employees to further develop skills and career.

+ We offer eligible employees up to 2% of eligible pay in 403(b) company-matching contributions plus another 2% in the 401(a) retirement income plan.

+ Three insurance plans are available to protect your family from the sudden loss of income in the event of your death, terminal illness or serious injury from accident.

+ We offer both short-term and long-term disability insurance to replace a portion of your income if you become disabled and cannot work for a period of time.

Career Mobility:

Helping our employees develop their skills and grow their careers is critical to how we retain our talent and sustain our business. We do this by offering our teammates a variety of leadership-supported programs and learning and development resources for every stage of their professional development. We know that our employees are our most valuable resource – they’re how we grow our business and care for our community.

Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Vet/Disability Assistive technologies are available. Application assistance for those requesting reasonable accommodation to the career site is available by contacting HR at (207) 861-3440 .

State of Maine Covid-19 Vaccination MandateAs a licensed health care facility in the state of Maine, MaineGeneral Health must comply with the State’s vaccination mandate for all health care employees. All MaineGeneral Health employees must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19, unless the employee receives a medical exemption. The goal of this mandate is to protect our patients, employees and communities.

Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Vet/Disability: In furtherance of MaineGeneral’s policy regarding Equal Employment Opportunity, MaineGeneral has developed a written Affirmative Action Program which sets forth the policies, practices and procedures that MaineGeneral is committed to in order to ensure that its policy of nondiscrimination and affirmative action is accomplished.

The Affirmative Action Plan for Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities is available for inspection by any employee or candidate for employment upon request, during normal business hours, in the Human Resources Department. Assistive technologies are available. Application assistance for those requesting reasonable accommodation to the career site is available by contacting HR at (207) 861-3440 . EEO is Law (

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Job Posting: JC193570888

Posted On: Sep 30, 2021

Updated On: Jan 22, 2022