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Cook 2

Newburyport, Massachusetts

Organization Facility: Anna Jaques Hospital Category: Food / Dietary Services Job ID: JR13990 Date posted: 03/07/2023
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When you join the growing BILH team, you're not just taking a job, you’re making a difference in people’s lives.

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Work Shift:

Rotating (United States of America)


Job Description:

Has understanding of an demonstrates the proper use of all cooking equipment, including stoves, ovens, steamers, slicers, toasters and mixers

Serves as lead person planning pull/prep/production lists for themselves and the other cooks.

Accurately and consistently follows all standardized recipes.

Cooks large batches and from scratch. Skilled in all aspects of food preparation and cooking. Can cook breakfast, lunch, and dinner for the cafeteria and patient tray line. Can cook independently at a fast pace.

Practices safe food handling and maintains a high level of sanitation throughout work area.

Consistently completes daily cleaning assignment.

Understands the importance of cost control through proper portioning and accuracy in preparation.

Daily routine follows all aspects of the HACCP process. (Hazard Analysis of Critical Control Points) including completing daily temperature logs.

In the absence of a manager, the cook assumes role of charge person. This includes being fully engaged and aware of what is going on in the department; ensuring that other employees are following their job flows and completing tasks; serving as decision maker when issues arise and then communicating issues to management through the Cook's Communication Log Book and following up in person with the manager.

Actively participates in efforts to constantly improve our food and service by: tasting all food that the cook prepares, batch cooking, and cooking to the proper temperatures, and not serving food that does not reach out standards.

Actively participates in production meetings with comments or suggestions.

Actively engages in teamwork to help the department run smoothly, assisting others throughout the day.

Required Skills
Must possess verbal and written skills to communicate effectively and courteously with a diverse group of professional and non-professional members of the health care team, patients and family/significant others. Actively participates in production meetings and completes Cook's Communication Log to address issues that arise when management is not present.

Minimum Education
High school diploma or equivalent preferred.

Minimum Work Experience
2 years experience in food production.

.Required Licenses
Must be ServSafe certified.

FLSA Status:


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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