Cook II

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Location: Winchester, MA
Job ID: 153902-1A
Date Posted: Jan 10, 2020
Category: Service and Trades

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Winchester Hospital is a leading community hospital north of Boston. The hospital offers a full range of medical services including maternity care and a Level IIB Special Care Nursery.  Since 1912, Winchester Hospital has been a trusted pillar of the community and is recognized for outstanding quality and high satisfaction scores. In 2003, we became the first community hospital in Massachusetts to achieve Magnet status -  the industry’s gold standard for nursing excellence.  We were re-accredited for the 4th time in 2018. Our mission To Care. To Heal. To Excel. In Service to Our Community is achieved through streamlined, coordinated and comprehensive high-quality, compassionate care close to home.


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.



40 hours weekly various shifts including weekend and holiday rotation

About Us

The Lahey Model of Care—right care, right time, right place—is exactly what patients, providers and payers need and deserve. Identifying and delivering on this convergence of interests has positioned Lahey Health for further growth. Our model ensures care is highly coordinated and locally delivered, with lower costs and exceptional quality.

Lahey Health is a robust, regional system including a teaching hospital, community hospitals, primary care providers, specialists, behavioral and home health services, skilled nursing and rehabilitation facilities, and senior care resources throughout northeastern Massachusetts and southern New Hampshire. The system has a global presence with programs in Canada, Jordan and Bermuda.

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