P/T Food Service Worker- 20 hrs

Location: Burlington, MA
Job ID: 176140-1A
Date Posted: Sep 20, 2022
Category: Service and Trades

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Job Description

Welcome To

Welcome to Lahey Hospital & Medical Center, part of Beth Israel Lahey Health. Lahey Hospital & Medical Center is a world-renowned tertiary medical center known for its innovative technology, pioneering medical treatment and leading-edge research. A teaching hospital of Tufts University School of Medicine, the hospital provides quality health care in virtually every specialty and subspecialty, from primary care to cancer diagnosis and treatment to kidney and liver transplantation. It is a national leader in a number of health care areas, including stroke, weight management and lung screenings, among many others. Lahey also helps to advance medicine through research and the education of tomorrow's health care leaders.

About the Job

Position Summary:  Under the direction of the Lead and/or the Supervisor and in accordance with established guidelines, performs a variety of tasks associated with simple food preparation and the assembly of patient trays including portioning, wrapping, slicing, and preparing salads and sandwiches.

 This position does include benefits

Essential Duties & Responsibilities including but not limited to: 

  1. Stocks assigned stations accurately according to established par levels for all items (100%).
  2. Follows specified dot cycle for all trayline items and discards all food items after three dot days.
  3. Labels and dates all opened foods such as protein salads and canned fruits and follows dates stamped on all milks.
  4. Uses proper scoop sizes or spoodle, for all portioned items such as protein salads and cottage cheese.
  5. Always follows what is specifically on recipe cards.
  6. Prepares cake, custards, jello per recipe and fruit as needed.
  7. Double checks that patient names and room number on the menu matches with the patient on the floor when delivering all trays to ensure accurate identification of the patient.
  8. Always serves food at the appropriate temperature per HACCP regulations.
  9. Quickly and accurately sets up late trays, always comparing the menu to items on the tray for accurate set up
  10. Follows menu selections in order to accurately set up and deliver late trays, makes jello and/or custards as assigned; portions fruits; washes utensils used to prepare foods.
  11. Cleans and sanitizes work area in a “clean as you go” manner, cleaning any equipment and small carts after use.
  12. Completes daily cleaning assignments as posted and as directed by supervisor.
  13. Prepares tube feedings and special nourishment requirements
  14. Prepares daily and rotates angel cakes, cookies, custards, jello’s and salads as needed
  15. Prepares sandwiches during trayline as tallied
  16. Wear proper Lahey Clinic ID Badge and hand-washing badge while on Lahey Campus
  17. Wear plastic gloves when handling ready to eat foods.
  18. Perform other related duties as assigned by supervisor or manager.
  1. Incorporates Lahey Clinic Guiding Principles and Mission Statement into daily activities.
  2. Complies with all Lahey Clinic Policies.
  1. Complies with behavioral expectations of the department and Lahey Clinic
  1. Maintains courteous and effective interactions with colleagues and patients.
  1. Demonstrates an understanding of job description, performance expectations, and competency assessment..
  2. Demonstrates a commitment toward meeting and exceeding the needs of our customers and consistently adheres to our Customer Service standards.
  1. Participates in departmental and/or interdepartmental quality improvement activities.
  2. Participates in and successfully completes Mandatory Education.
  1. Performs all other duties as needed or directed to meet the needs of the department

Minimum Qualifications: 

Education:  Pursuing high school degree or equivalent  

Licensure, Certification, Registration: None required Experience:     Six months related experience preferred 

Skills, Knowledge & Abilities:  Ability to speak and read English; Ability to follow written and oral instructions




Part Time 20 hours


About Us

Beth Israel Lahey Health is dedicated to improving health and wellness and making a difference in the lives of our patients, their families and all members of the communities we serve.  Formed in March 2019, Beth Israel Lahey Health is a patient-centered, integrated care delivery system providing a continuum of services spanning academic, tertiary and community hospitals, dedicated orthopedic and psychiatric hospitals, primary and specialty care, community acute care, ambulatory care, behavioral services and home health.  Beth Israel Lahey Health Performance Network is a unified joint contracting and population health management organization, jointly governed by participating physicians and hospitals.

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