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Children's Hospital Boston @ Waltham Cook in Waltham, Massachusetts

At Boston Children?s Hospital, the quality of our care ? and our inclusive hospital working environment ? lies in the diversity of our people. With patients from local communities and 160 countries around the world, we?re committed to reflecting the spectrum of their cultures, while opening doors of opportunity for our team. Here, different talents pursue common goals. Voices are heard and ideas are shared. Join us, and discover how your unique contributions can change lives. Yours included. 1. Opens kitchen in the morning and accepts early deliveries. Prepares breakfast items for patient room service, cafe and catering. Bakes muffins, cookies and other related items for all areas. Receives and logs employee sick or late calls. 2. Prepares all soups, entrees, vegetables, starches and other related items based on cafe/diner, room service, and catering menus. Follows standardized recipes and daily production sheets and accurately records amounts produced. Delivers all food products to designated serving area in an established time frame and at the required temperature. Adequately completes next day?s preparation assignments. Routinely tests food for quality, appearance, flavor, temperature, texture, color and doneness. 3. Follows established guidelines, recipes and procedures for age specific feeding and specialized diets including but not limited to Diabetic, Ketogenic, BMT, Sodium Restricted and Low Fat. Contributes to the preparation and execution of patient related food service such as Bader 5 buffets, Child life functions and Community Suppers. 4. Follows and monitors H.A.C.C.P. food preparation and storage procedures. Follows department policies and procedures for hand washing, hair restraints, cooling/reheating foods and taste testing. 5. Stores, holds and transports cold food items at 40?F or below and hot food items at 140?F or above. Tests food temperatures with approved food thermometer and records in log. 6. Wraps, labels, and dates all food items and stores in designated area in an organized manner. Follows F.I.F.O. principle of food rotation. 7. Cleans and sanitizes all food contact surfaces and equipment after every use to avoid contamination. Records ppm of sanitizer solution in designated log. Avoids cross contamination from raw to cooked and ready to eat foods via hands, equipment, utensils and cutting boards. 8. Maintains high levels of sanitation of all equipment, strictly adhering to department policies and procedures, Health Dept. codes and J.C.A.H.O. regulations. 9. Follows department safety standards to minimize hazards and work related accidents. 10. Contributes to a positive working environment and promotes teamwork by taking initiative to improve overall quality and exceed customer expectations. Maintains clear communication channels and constructive, sensitive relationships with co-workers, supervisors, patients, customers, parents and all hospital staff. 2 years work experience required Please note: During a public health emergency, individuals in this role may be expected to take on additional duties to respond to organizational needs. Boston Children?s Hospital requires all employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and Flu, (unless you are eligible for a medical or religious exemption). Boston Children?s Hospital is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.