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Beth Israel Lahey Health Food Service Worker - Per Diem in Boston, Massachusetts

Job Type: Per Diem

Time Type: Part time

Work Shift: Day (United States of America)

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

When you join the growing BILH team, you're not just taking a job, you’re making a difference in people’s lives.

Job Description:


relief and vacation coverage. As a FSW, the candidate will be required to assume the duties of the following: cashiering, stocking, coffee service, serving and light food preparation based upon the needs of the department. This candidate may be asked to prepare some grill items as needed.

  1. Sets up stations with entrées, soups, salads, breads, condiments, other food products and utensils. May taste test products. Serves and replenishes food from counters and steam table, and breaks down stations at the end of meal periods. Brews coffee & tea (both hot & cold). May be required to stock other beverages. Provides general stocking duties in service area. May work on the tray line to distribute food. May empty trash receptacles as needed. Maintains and cleans the work area throughout the day and at the end of the shift.

  2. Receive cash drawer as soon as you report on duty when assigned cashier duty. Count and ensure change drawer is exactly as the cash drawer sheet. Sign necessary documentation with the supervisor or manager. Checks the menu board, cafeteria steamtable, and serving areas to ensure correct menu and pricing.

  3. Greets customers and handles transactions, ringing in sales and provides accurate change back to customer for each transaction.

  4. Interacts with customers in the serving, retail and dining areas. Assists customers with opening containers and cutting food when requested.

  5. Set up grill area when scheduled to. Use cooking equipment provided to make hamburgers, hot dogs, pizza, chicken fingers and French fries among other menu items. Clean up equipment during and after each use.

  6. Set up deli station when assigned. Use cooking and serving equipment provided to prepare fresh and made to order items.

  7. Assists in the preparation of hot and/or cold foods, and properly stores food, utilizing knowledge of temperature requirements, proper labeling, refrigeration placement and spoilage.

  8. Complies with all required HACCP policies and procedures. Completes Refrigeration Logs, All Food Temperature Logs & Dish Machine Logs as needed.

  9. Inspects workstations for compliance with service standards. Cleans and sanitizes workstations and equipment following all Sodexo, client and regulatory rules and procedures. Inspects the dining area and cafeteria line for spills and debris on floor and appropriately cleans up as necessary. This includes washing of trays, serving utensils and all food service equipment from days service.

  10. Responsible for following food safety and physical safety policies at all times, while utilizing personal protective equipment (PPE) when required by management. Reports all accidents and injuries in a timely manner.

  11. Complies with all company safety and risk management policies and procedures. Participates in regular safety meetings, safety training and hazard assessments. Attends training programs (classroom and virtual) as designated. Attends all allergy and foodborne illness in-service training.

As a health care organization, we have a responsibility to do everything in our power to care for and protect our patients, our colleagues and our communities. Beth Israel Lahey Health requires that all staff be vaccinated against influenza (flu) and COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Learn more ( about this requirement.

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Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled