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This position is at Starbucks @ BCH, 28 hours per week
The Food Services Assistant 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 such as Bader-5 buffets, Child Life functions and Community Suppers
Filling in for senior cooks and patient cook during breaks. Assists in the preparation of cafe evening menu items with products prepared by senior cooks. Fills in for patient cook during vacations
Following 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
Storing, holds and transports 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 by taking initiative to improve overall quality and exceed customer expectations. Maintains clear communication channels and constructive, sensitive relationships with patients, customers, parents and 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
Work requires comprehension of weights measures, recipe conversion and portion control to minimize waste
BCH offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits.
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 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: 3086659
About Boston Children's Hospital
Boston Children's Hospital is a 395-bed comprehensive center for pediatric health care. As one of the largest pediatric medical centers in the United States, Children's offers a complete range of health care services for children from birth through 21 years of age.