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Children's Hospital Boston Cook - Food Services Per diem in Boston, Massachusetts

62376BRJob Posting Title:Cook - Food Services Per diemDepartment:Food ServicesAutoReqId:62376BRStatus:Part-TimeStandard Hours per Week:1 Job Posting Category:Support ServicesJob Posting Description: PER DIEM 11:00 a.m. - 7:30 p.m. or shifts can be 5:30am - 1:00pm

The Cook will be responsible for:

  • Opens kitchen in the morning and accepts early deliveries. Prepares breakfast items for patient room service, cafe and catering. Receives and logs employee sick or late calls.

  • Prepares all soups, entrees, vegetables, starches and other related items based on cafe/diner, room service, and catering menus. Follows standardized recipes and daily production sheets and accurately records amounts produced. Delivers all food products to designated serving area in an established time frame and at required temperature. Adequately completes next day's preparation assignments. Routinely tests food for quality, appearance, flavor, temperature, texture, color and doneness.

  • Follows established guidelines, recipes and procedures for age specific feeding and specialized diets including but not limited to Diabetic, Ketogenic, BMT, Sodium Restricted and Low Fat. Contributes to the preparation and execution of patient related food service such as Bader 5 buffets, Child life functions and Community Suppers.

  • Follows and monitors H.A.C.C.P. food preparation and storage procedures. Follows department policies and procedures for hand washing, hair restraints, cooling/reheating foods and taste testing.

  • Stores, holds and transports cold food items at 40°F or below and hot food items at 140°F or above. Tests food temperatures with approved food thermometer and records in log.

  • Wraps, labels, and dates all food items and stores in designated area in an organized manner. Follows F.I.F.O. principle of food rotation.

  • Cleans and sanitizes all food contact surfaces and equipment after every use to avoid contamination. Records ppm of sanitizer solution in designated log. Avoids cross contamination from raw to cooked and ready to eat foods via hands, equipment, utensils and cutting boards.

  • Maintains high levels of sanitation of all equipment, strictly adhering to department policies and procedures, Health Dept. codes and J.C.A.H.O. regulations.

  • Follows department safety standards to minimize hazards and work related accidents.

  • Contributes to a positive work environment and promotes teamwork by taking initiative to improve overall quality and exceed customer expectations. Maintains clear communication channels and constructive relationships with co-workers, supervisors, patients, customers, parents and all hospital staff.

To qualify, you must have:

  • Two years of previous work experience required.

  • Completion of 2 years of occupationally specific education or an Associate’s degree in Nutrition or a closely related field preferred.

  • Analytical skills to gather and interpret data in situations in which the information or problems are relatively routine.

  • Comprehension of weights, measures, recipe conversion and portion control to minimize waste.

Office/Site Location:BostonRegular, Temporary, Per Diem:Per Diem Remote Eligibility :Onsite Only