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#93592 Sr. Line Cook - Health System

Filing Deadline: Wed 5/23/2018

This is a UC San Diego internal recruitment open to UCSD and UCSD Health System staff only.

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 05/18/2018 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor. Eligible Disability Counseling and Consulting services (DCC) or Special Selection clients should contact their Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor for assistance.


The Senior Line Cook will be required to act as person in charge on the occasions when the Sous Chef or other managers are not available. Upholding all departmental sanitation and hygiene standards, preparing menu items in advance of serving and ordering for cafeteria, patient trayline, and special functions also required. Meets or exceeds industry and food safety standards for preparation, storage, and serving of food.

Checks food and kitchen supplies; ensures cooking utensils, pans, and other equipment is kept in a clean and sanitary condition. Works with and assigns other cooks to ensure all cleaning duties are completed, as needed. Ensures food is prepped and kitchen is cleaned and ready for the next shift. Assists with training of kitchen personnel and ensures cleaning, temperature, and production logs have been completed.


  • Five (5) years large volume cooking experience.

  • Demonstrated healthcare, hotel, restaurant and/or catering experience.

  • Proven knowledge of and experience working with standardized recipes and production sheets.

  • Skills in and knowledge of related food service functions such as safety and sanitation, production methods, and equipment maintenance.

  • Ability to interact and communicate effectively with customers, staff, faculty and guests.


  • Previous Lead/Supervisor experience.
  • Experience working in food service in a healthcare/hospital environment.
  • Knowledge of UCSD Health policies, procedures, and systems.


  • Ability to bend, squat, stand and walk for long periods of time.
  • Must be able to work various hours and locations based on business needs.
  • Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.

UC San Diego Health is the only academic health system in the San Diego region, providing leading-edge care in patient care, biomedical research, education, and community service. Our facilities include two university hospitals, a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Shiley Eye Institute, Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center, and several outpatient clinics. UC San Diego Medical Center in Hillcrest is a designated Level I Trauma Center and has the only Burn Center in the county. We invite you to join our dynamic team!

Applications/Resumes are accepted for current job openings only. For full consideration on any job, applications must be received prior to the initial closing date. If a job has an extended deadline, applications/resumes will be considered during the extension period; however, a job may be filled before the extended date is reached.

UC San Diego Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://www-hr.ucsd.edu/saa/nondiscr.html

UC San Diego is a smoke and tobacco free environment. Please visit smokefree.ucsd.edu for more information.

UC San Diego Health Sys
Payroll Title:
La Jolla Nutritional Services - Kitchen
Salary Range
Commensurate with Experience
La Jolla Medical Center
Appointment Type:
Appointment Percent:
SX Contract
Total Openings:
Work Schedule:
Variable, 8 hrs/day, Mon-Fri


As a federally-funded institution, UC San Diego Health maintains a marijuana and drug free campus. New employees are subject to drug screening.