Waitstaff

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Location: Beverly, MA
Job ID: 176041-1A
Date Posted: Jun 8, 2022
Category: Service and Trades

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Job Description

Welcome To

Welcome to Lahey Health Continuing Care, part of Beth Israel Lahey Health. Our team provides ongoing care to individuals through our assisted living and skilled nursing facilities. Our teams of nurses, aides, food service, and environmental service employees work to create an environment that supports the physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual needs of our residents and patients, along with their families.

 

About the Job

Position Summary: Responsible for preparing dining room for meals by setting tables, folding napkins, filling water glasses, providing and refilling condiments. Serves meals to residents in a courteous and professional manner and clears dishes from tables to kitchen. Removes soiled linens from tables and cleans and straightens dining room after meals.

Essential Job Functions: The employee must be able to perform these essential functions with or without reasonable accommodation by The Herrick House without posing a direct threat to himself, herself or others.

Responsibilities

Dining Room Responsibilities

  1. Responsible for taking resident meal orders in a timely manner and with a positive attitude
  2. Delivers resident meal orders in a timely manner
  3. Prepare and set table to include tablecloth and napkin placement, setting silverware and dishes, maintaining and setting condiments
  4. Makes self knowledgeable of daily menu selections and provides this information to the resident
  5. Makes self knowledgeable of individual resident dietary restrictions
  6. Uses bus buckets to clear tables and transport dirty dishes to dishwashing station separating glasses, china and flatware in a timely manner
  7. Assures all chinaware is stacked and handled properly and carefully to avoid breakage
  8. Cleans and straightens dining room after meals in preparation for next meal by vacuuming, straightening chairs and tables, refilling condiments, folding napkins, wiping furniture down, etc.
  9. Restocks dining room linen supply daily
  10. Restocks dining room wait station as assigned
  11. Empties trash as needed
  12. Responsible for changing daily menus and cleaning menu cover
  13. Assists with re-directing residents to their seats as needed
  14. Communicates to Director of Food Services dietary constraints not adhered to by residents, resident feedback and other pertinent information or observations regarding dietary and food service

Kitchen Area Responsibilities

  1. Assists in maintaining a clean kitchen and dining areas to include cleaning coffee station, microwave, small refrigerators and straightening cabinets and flatware bin
  2. Responsible for picking up room service tray slips from kitchen door
  3. Responsible for filling room service tray order and placing outside kitchen door for pick-up
  4. Assists in the preparation of employee meals
  5. Prepares salads on a daily basis
  6. Completes and initials daily assignment sheets in a timely manner
  7. Restocks refrigerators in kitchen and dining room
  8. Performs similar and other related duties as required

Other Miscellaneous

  1. Follows departmental policy on replacement coverage when unable to cover shift

Physical Requirements

Physical Demands:

Lifting

Most frequently lifted objects: Serving trays, kitchen supplies.

  • This position is frequently required to lift 0-20 lbs.
  • This position is occasionally required to lift 21-100 lbs.
  • This position is never required to lift more than 100 lbs.

Carrying

Most frequently carried objects: Serving trays, kitchen supplies.

  • This position is frequently required to carry 0-20 lbs.
  • This position is occasionally required to carry 21-50 lbs.
  • This position is rarely required to carry 51-100 lbs.
  • This position is never required to lift more than 100 pounds.

Other

Requires pushing food carts, light vacuuming.

  • This position is frequently required to bend, reach, and push/pull.
  • This position is occasionally required to squat and twist.
  • This position is rarely required to climb and kneel.
  • This position is never required to crawl.

Hours Per Day on a Regular Shift:

  • Sitting - 1-3 Hours per day
  • Standing - 3-5 Hours per day
  • Walking - 3-5 Hours per day

Sensory Requirements

  • Requires normal vision range and hearing ability.

Working Conditions

  • Moderate exposure to chemicals and dust.

Environmental Exposures

  • Potential exposure to body fluids.

O-About Us

Lahey Health Continuing Care is steadfast in its commitment to quality care provided by compassionate caregivers with seamless transitions for patients. All services are designed to give patients and their loved ones as much independence and peace of mind as possible.

Lahey Health at Home offers a private duty home care agency (for in-home or assisted living facilities), certified home health for medically necessary services (skilled nursing, physical therapy and more) and monitoring services (such as Lifeline). We also offer assisted living and skilled nursing rehabilitation (Beverly and Gloucester locations), with many programs specially designed for patients encountering cognitive impairment. Spectrum, Lahey Health adult day services (North Andover and Beverly locations), is the only day program in the region recognized by the Alzheimer Association for its commitment to staff training and support.

Become a member of our team providing sensitive, exceptional care by applying today!

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