Cook, Second Shift

Job Description

UC Health is hiring a full time cook at the Daniel Drake Center.

The cook is responsible for handling, storing, preparing, seasoning and cooking food for hospital patients, associates and visitors. Responsible for maintaining all foods in accordance with HACCP. Takes charge in proper care and use of leftovers to avoid waste, the proper care and use of equipment and keeping clean and sanitary conditions in working areas at all times.

About Daniel Drake Center

As a member of UC Health, Greater Cincinnati's academic health system, Daniel Drake Center for Post-Acute Care has served the Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky region for more than 165 years. It is the region's premier provider of post-acute and transitional care services, offering a complete range of inpatient and outpatient services including medically complex care, skilled nursing, assisted living, wellness services and research. Daniel Drake Center helps patients recover from catastrophic injury and illness including multi-system organ failure, complex wound care, traumatic brain injury, stroke and spinal cord injury. It offers a comprehensive care continuum and a variety of services to help patients throughout their recovery.


  • Demonstrates the ability to produce, deliver and serve foods to patients and customers.
  • Supplies and may serve foods on patient tray line, cafeteria line and for special functions.
  • Handles food properly during all phases of preparation and storage utilizing HACCP principles. Accurately takes and records temperatures of foods.
  • Labels and dates all items according to departmental guidelines.
  • Works collaboratively with other associates when monitoring forecasts and makes adjustments as indicated.
  • Takes charge in care and use of labeling of leftovers.


High School Diploma or GED

Preferred: 1 - 2 Years equivalent experience

Benefit Details:
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Employee Paid Short- and Long-Term Disability
  • 401K
  • Tuition Reimbursement Opportunities
  • Community Discounts

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About UC Health

UC Health is an integrated academic health system serving Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky. In partnership with the University of Cincinnati, UC Health combines clinical expertise and compassion with research and teaching-a combination that provides patients with options for even the most complex situations. Members of UC Health include: UC Medical Center, West Chester Hospital, Daniel Drake Center for Post-Acute Care, Bridgeway Pointe Assisted Living, University of Cincinnati Physicians and UC Health Ambulatory Services (with more than 900 board-certified clinicians and surgeons), Lindner Center of HOPE and several specialized institutes including: UC Gardner Neuroscience Institute and the University of Cincinnati Cancer Center. Many UC Health locations have received national recognition for outstanding quality and patient satisfaction. Learn more at