Cook / PRN

Emory Johns Creek
Campus Location
Johns Creek, GA, 30097
Campus Location
US-GA-Johns Creek
EJC Food And Nutrition
Job Type
PRN / Registry
Job Number
Job Category
Food Services & Dietetics
Standard Hours
4 Hours



  • Prepares menu items for patients on general and modified diets and for cafeteria and satellite food service customers.
  • Inspects and tastes food for palatability and correct temperature.
  • Follows all safety and infection control policies and procedures.
  • Uses required protection devices to prevent transmission of food borne illnesses to patients, customers, and staff.
  • Reports safety hazards.
  • Adheres to county, state, and federal regulatory agency requirements.
  • Follows recipes, measuring and mixing as specified, to prepare hot and cold menu items in specified quantities.
  • Inspects and tastes prepared food for palatability and appropriate temperature.
  • Uses FIFO method of food storage/preparation.
  • Operates large and small institutional cooking equipment including convection ovens, broilers, deep fat fryers, pressure fryers, and steam jacketed kettles.
  • Cleans equipment and performs preventative maintenance as recommended by manufacturer.
  • Use a computer to enter and access recipes and menus.
  • Performs related responsibilities as required.

  • A high school diploma or equivalent preferred.
  • Must be able to read, write, and follow instructions.
  • Two years of institutional food preparation or cooking experience OR completion of a two year culinary degree/certification.
  • The ability to lift up to 50 pounds.

    PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS (Medium): 20-50 lbs; 0-33% of the work day (occasionally); 11-25 lbs, 34-66% of the workday (frequently); 01-10 lbs, 67-100% of the workday (constantly); Lifting 50 lbs max; Carrying of objects up to 25 lbs; Occasional to frequent standing & walking, Occasional sitting, Close eye work (computers, typing, reading, writing), Physical demands may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks.

    ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS: Factors affecting environment conditions may vary depending on the assigned work area and tasks. Environmental exposures include, but are not limited to: Blood-borne pathogen exposure Bio-hazardous waste Chemicals/gases/fumes/vapors Communicable diseases Electrical shock, Floor Surfaces, Hot/Cold Temperatures, Indoor/Outdoor conditions, Latex, Lighting, Patient care/handling injuries, Radiation, Shift work, Travel may be required. Use of personal protective equipment, including respirators, environmental conditions may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks.


This position pays a flat rate of : $20.50/ Hour. This position is eligible for shift differentials. 

Additional Details

*** This position is needed to cover weekend shifts. Weekend availability needed***


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