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Changing health care
to improve quality of
life for all.

Beth Israel Lahey Health’s roots in providing top-quality health care date back nearly a century. We're fully committed to ensuring our patients receive the care they deserve. As a leading healthcare provider throughout New England, we aim to change the current state of health care for the better and make lasting improvements that guarantee access to our services.

Food Service Worker (Cook)

Lynn, Massachusetts

Organization Facility: Beth Israel Lahey Health Behavioral Services Category: Food / Dietary Services Job ID: JR55533 Date posted: 06/24/2024
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Job Type: Regular

Time Type: Full time

Work Shift: Day (United States of America)

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

When you join the growing BILH team, you're not just taking a job, you’re making a difference in people’s lives.

Job Description:

The Cook is responsible for preparing and cooking a wide variety of food for clients, employees and visitors. He/she prepares food accordingly and plans cooking schedules to meet mealtime schedules.

Responsibilities:

  • Plans and or follows a weekly menu consisting of well balanced nutritious meals that meet USDA requirements ensuring proper taste and temperature.
  • Prepares appetizing, healthy, well-balanced meals and snacks meeting all meal schedules.
  • Inspects all food for quality and quanity prior to serving
  • Prepares meals for special events and Holidays.
  • Takes necessary measures to avoid food waste.
  • Responsible for set up and clean up of food production; adheres to kitchen cleanliness and sanitary guidelines as directed by the local board of health.
  • Responsible for opening and closing kitchen and ensuring the food is properly stored.
  • In collaboration with the program director, orders and maintains supplies.
  • Develops and maintains effective working relationships with food suppliers.
  • Meets with direct supervisor for regular supervision meetings and comes prepared to meeting.

Qualifications;

High School diploma or GED with a minimum of three years relevant work experience. Must have documented evidence of training in such related areas as nutrition/menu planning in an institutional setting. Provision of any health documentation that might be required by regulatory agencies (Serve Safe certification, Allergy Awareness certification etc.).

Must demonstrate ability to relate to a substance abuse treatment population in a sensitive manner, an interest and willingness to work in a multicultural setting. 

Requirements;

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear; and taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 60 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

Schedule: 

This is a full-time, 32 hours/week, benefit-eligible Day Position.

As a health care organization, we have a responsibility to do everything in our power to care for and protect our patients, our colleagues and our communities. Beth Israel Lahey Health requires that all staff be vaccinated against influenza (flu) and COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Learn more about this requirement.

More than 35,000 people working together. Nurses, doctors, technicians, therapists, researchers, teachers and more, making a difference in patients' lives. Your skill and compassion can make us even stronger.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

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Why join Beth Israel Lahey Health?

If you’re looking for a career where you can make a difference and explore your potential, Beth Israel Lahey Health is the place you belong. Our system includes a network of hospitals, physician practices, outpatient centers, and other healthcare facilities and we offer a broad range of careers in direct patient care, environmental services, registration, finance and many other fields. We are focused on providing compassionate and personalized healthcare with a strong reputation for clinical excellence and research and offer diverse opportunities for career growth and development. Conveniently, we have many locations in communities across Eastern Massachusetts and Southern New Hampshire.

At Beth Israel Lahey Health, we see you for all that you are – your experience and your dreams. Explore our open opportunities and find out why so many have already chosen to join our team.

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