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Beth Israel Lahey Health Food Service worker - Addiction Treatment Services in Tewksbury, Massachusetts

Job Type: Regular

Time Type: Full 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.

The Cook is responsible for preparing and cooking a wide variety of food for clients, employees and visitors. He/she prepares food according to recipes and plans cooking schedules to meet mealtime schedules.

Job Description:

  • New Increased Competitive Pay Rates

  • Benefits that start day One !

Responsibilities ;

  1. Plans and/or follows a weekly menu consisting of well-balanced nutritious meals that meet USDA requirements ensuring proper taste and temperature.

  2. Prepares appetizing, healthy, well-balanced meals and snacks; meeting all meal schedules.

  3. Transports food from Transitions to TTC ensuring quality and

  4. Inspects all food for quality and quantity prior to serving.

  5. Prepares meals for special events and Holidays.

  6. Takes necessary measures to avoid food waste.

  7. Responsible for set up and clean-up of food production; adheres to kitchen cleanliness and sanitary guidelines as directed by the local board of health.

  8. Responsible for opening and closing kitchen and ensuring the food is properly stored.

  9. In collaboration with the Program Director, orders and maintains supplies.

  10. Develops and maintains effective working relationships with food suppliers.

  11. Meets with direct supervisor for regular supervision meetings and comes prepared to meeting.

Qualifications ;

High School diploma or GED with a minimum of three years relevant work experience. Must have documented evidence of training in such related areas as nutrition/menu planning in an institutional setting. Provision of any health documentation that might be required by regulatory agencies (Serve Safe certification, Allergy Awareness certification etc.).

Must demonstrate ability to relate to a substance abuse treatment population in a sensitive manner, an interest and willingness to work in a multicultural setting.

Requirements ;

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear; and taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 60 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

Full Time 32 hours - Days

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.

More than 35,000 people working together. Nurses, doctors, technicians, therapists, researchers, teachers and more, making a difference in patients' lives. Your skill and compassion can make us even stronger.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled