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This position is at the Waltham Campus. Hours could range from 5:30am-2:00 pm, 6:00-2:30, 8:30-5:00 etc. on a rotating schedule covering a variety of positions and will require occasional coverage for weekends and holidays.
The Food Services Assistant II will be responsible for:
Preparing hot and cold food items for patient room service, cafe/diner and catering. Assists in the preparation of pre portioned, make ahead bulk items for patient room service menu.
Following standardized recipes and daily production sheets and accurately records amounts produced. Delivers all food items prepared to designated serving area in an established timeframe and at the required temperature. Completes next day's preparation assignments. Routinely tests food for quality, appearance, flavor, temperature, texture, color and doneness.
Following 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. Assists in the preparation and execution of patient-related food service
Following and monitors H.A.C.C.P. food preparation and storage procedures. Follows policies and procedures for hand washing, hair restraints, cooling/reheating foods and taste testing.
Storing, holding and transporting cold food items at 40degF or below and hot food items at 140degF or above. Tests food temperatures with approved food thermometer and records in log.
Wrapping, labeling and dating all food items and stores in designated area in an organized manner. Follows F.I.F.O. principle of food rotation.
Cleaning and sanitizing 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.
Maintaining high levels of sanitation of all equipment by adhering to department policies and procedures, Health Dept. codes and J.C.A.H.O. regulations.
Contributing to a positive working environment and promotes teamwork. Maintains clear communication channels and constructive, sensitive relationships with coworkers, supervisors, patients, customers, parents and hospital staff.
To qualify, you must have:
Work requires the ability to read and understand instruction and use math in food preparation and other duties typically acquired through a high school level of education and 6 to 12 months of previous experience.
Work requires the skills to add, subtract and understand numbers, and make comparisons between numbers and letters.
Work occasionally requires contact with patients and/or visitors which involves courtesy.
Work requires comprehension of weights measures, recipe conversion and portion control to minimize waste.
Please note: During a public health emergency, individuals in this role may be expected to take on additional duties to respond to organizational needs.
BCH offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits.
BCH 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
Internal Number: 3086641
About Boston Children's Hospital
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