Cook II

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Location: Winchester, MA
Job ID: 151089-1A
Date Posted: Jul 17, 2019
Category: Service and Trades

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Winchester Hospital is a vibrant and growing health care system, recognized as a trailblazer in medicine and a standard bearer in patient experience. It includes an award-winning academic medical center, a superb constellation of community hospitals, home care services, rehabilitation facilities and more.

We are committed to attracting, developing and retaining top talent in a market long recognized and revered as a global leader in health. With a team approach to care, we encourage learning and growth at all levels, and we offer competitive salaries and benefits. We adhere to the principles of a just and fair work environment for all colleagues, where respect is foundational and performance is rewarded.

About the Job


Feel free to drop in to the office from 9am to 4pm to interview onsite with a Recruiter 

The Cook contributes to the Hospital’s mission by preparing nutritional food for our patients, retail services and community services.  This staff position will have an impact on patient, employee and visitor satisfaction by providing quality menu options with variety and attention to diet restrictions, allergies and ethnic preferences to make the patient’s stay as enjoyable as possible. 


  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • A combination of 3 years of cooking experience and/or equivalent completion towards a culinary degree.
  • Experience preparing food from recipes vs. pre-prepared/convenience food.
  • Basic food safety (HACCP) standards.
  • For safety and quality reasons, must be able to read, write and communicate effectively in English with patients, visitors and fellow members of the hospital team.
  • Capability of managing multiple cooking stations simultaneously.
  • Must be at least 18 years old.
  • Culinary Degree. Preferred.
  • Experience in an institutional setting with attention to allergy and diet restrictions. Preferred.



Per diem as needed by department

About Us

Winchester Hospital serves the health care needs of many communities in northwest suburban Boston for acute-care inpatient services plus an extensive range of outpatient services and integrated home care. Since 1912, it has been a trusted pillar of the community, amassing an enviable list of professional awards and honors, including: an “A” safety rating from The Leapfrog Group, a ninth-in-the-state ranking on the U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals list and repeated accolades as a top area employer. Winchester Hospital was also the first community hospital in the state to achieve Magnet® recognition, the industry’s gold standard for nursing excellence.

Winchester Hospital colleagues rally around our mission: To Care. To Heal. To Excel. In Service to Our Community. Our affiliation with Lahey Health furthers our mission by allowing us to offer patients streamlined, coordinated and comprehensive care, close to home.

Join our team and embrace our mission by applying today!

Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.