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Wellforce First Cook in Lowell, Massachusetts

Full Time / Rotating Shifts / 40 hours a week Hours vary between 5:30am- 8:00pm and E/O/W No late Nights

Accurately and efficiently prepare, portion, grill, broil and present a variety of hot and/or cold food items for various meal periods: to include Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, and Special/Catered Events. This includes all areas of food production –Patient, Retail and Catering. The general responsibilities of the position include those listed below, but Hospital / Department may identify other responsibilities of the position as needed.

Job Duties:

  • Reads food order or receives verbal instructions on food required by patron, and prepares and cooks food according to instructions.

  • Provides the highest quality of service to customers at all times.

  • Follows basic recipes and/or product directions for preparing, seasoning, cooking, tasting, carving and serving soups, meats, vegetables, desserts and other food items for consumption in eating establishments.

  • Prepares foods by operating a variety of kitchen equipment to measure and mix ingredients, washing, peeling, cutting and shredding fruits and vegetables, and trimming and cutting meat, poultry or fish for culinary use.

  • Tastes products, reads menus, estimates food requirements, checks production, and keeps records in order to accurately plan production requirements and requisition supplies and equipment.

  • Cleans and sanitizes work stations and equipment and must follow all Hospital / Department and regulatory rules and procedures.

  • Complies with all Hospital and department HACCP policies and procedures.

  • Prepare meals for customers requiring special diets.

  • May produce some batch goods using basic cooking techniques for café service.

  • Ability to work a flexible schedule

  • Ability to work in a standing position for long periods of time (up to 8 hours).

  • Ability to reach, bend, stoop, push and/or pull, and frequently lift up to 35 pounds and occasionally lift/move 40 pounds

  • Able to adapt to the needs of the department on short notice.


  • High school diploma or GED

  • Minimum of 1-3 years of experience

  • Culinary production experience

  • ServSafe Certification

    What We Offer:

  • Competitive salaries & benefits

  • 403(b) retirement with company match

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Free on-campus parking

    About Lowell General Hospital Lowell General Hospital is an independent, not-for-profit community hospital serving the Greater Lowell area and surrounding communities. With two primary campuses located in Lowell, Massachusetts, we are the second largest community hospital in Massachusetts and are proud to be a Magnet hospital. We are also a proud member of Circle Health. Circle Health embodies the promise to deliver an experience of Complete connected care SM to ensure that no matter where an individual is in the continuum of health, he or she will realize the benefit that derives from a truly seamless, coordinated and personal experience. Lowell General Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer