Job Description

Location: St. Elizabeth's Medical Center
Posted Date: 4/17/2024
Job Type: Part Time
Department: 0101.71230 SEH Patient Food

About Steward Health Care
Over a decade ago, Steward Health Care System emerged as a different kind of health care company designed to usher in a new era of wellness. One that provides our patients better, more proactive care at a sustainable cost, our providers unrivaled coordination of care, and our communities greater prosperity and stability.

As the country's largest physician-led, minority-owned, integrated health care system, our doctors can be certain that we share their interests and those of their patients. Together we are on a mission to revolutionize the way health care is delivered - creating healthier lives, thriving communities and a better world.

Based in Dallas, Steward currently operates more than 30 hospitals across Arizona, Arkansas, Florida, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Texas.

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Food Service Associate/Kitchen Worker- part-time 24hrs/wk, nights, three 8-hr shifts, weekends and holidays required as needed

We are fighting for a healthier world and a new era of wellness!

Nearly a decade ago, we set out to build an entirely different kind of health care company from the ground up—one that unlocks access to affordable, high-quality, and economically sustainable care and wellness in ways never imagined. Today, we are one of the largest private, physician-led health care networks—caring for millions of people across the U.S. Our transformative, fully integrated model represents a new beginning for America’s health care system and others around the world.

We have hospitals across 7 states serving over 800 communities, with more than 43,000 employees. We are ushering in a new day of world class health care. From renowned pediatricians, sports medicine specialists and cardiac surgeons to state-of-the-art hospitals, urgent care centers and medical practices, we can offer easier access to high-quality affordable health care to people nationwide — when they need it and where they want it.

St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center, a Boston University Teaching Hospital, provides patients and families access to some of Boston’s most respected physicians and advanced treatments offering specialized care, including:

  • Advanced Center for Cardiac Surgery
  • da Vinci® Robotic surgery program; Mako Robotic-Arm Assisted Surgery
  • Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
  • Award-winning bariatric surgery program
  • Dana-Farber Cancer Institute at St. Elizabeth's Medical Center
  • State-of-the-art emergency care with short wait times

Our medical staff, made up of some of the highest rated physicians in Boston, treats patients in our community practices in neighborhoods, including Allston, Boston, Brighton, Brookline, Newton, Watertown and Weston.


  • Grow with a health system that supports career advancement
  • Competitive Pay & Salary Increases
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Locations close to home, that support work-life balance
  • Affordable Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage
  • 401k via Fidelity, for eligible employees, with company match
  • Tuition Assistance / Reimbursement
  • Family atmosphere and team approach that provides flexibility
  • Opportunities to grow your career, and not change your employer
  • And much more!

Job Summary –

  • Portions and plates food, before and during tray-line.
  • Performs a variety of tray-line tasks associated with the Patient Tray Service to ensure patient satisfaction.
  • Performs a wide variety of functions to ensure timely, accurate and courteous delivery and pick-up of patient trays, and nourishment.
  • Performs basic food preparation (i.e., gelatin, custard, sandwiches, salads, and desserts) for patient and customer satisfaction.
  • Maintains sanitation standards for all dishes and equipment to ensure patient satisfaction and meet all health code standards.
  • Stock and maintain sanitation standards for patient floor kitchens.


Minimum Education/Experience:â¯

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • Food service experience preferred, willing to train if necessary.

Minimum skills/abilities:

  • Must be able to read and write English.
  • Must be able to work in dishroom.

Job Responsibilities

  • Provides superior customer service to internal and external clients, customers,
  • and patients as referenced in the Service Excellence Standards.
  • Maintains tray-line standards to ensure that patient trays are accurate, timely and of good quality.
  • Ensures the maintenance of proper food temperatures during the tray-lines.
  • Sets up tray-line to ensure quick and accurate serving of food.
  • Serves appropriate food, beverages, condiments and garnish in an attractive manner on all trays.
  • Produces and portions products according to established par levels, utilizing recipes or directions to meet established standards.
  • Has working knowledge of diet principles.
  • Reads and interprets patient menu to assure patients get correct food and accompaniments.
  • Places foods/beverages and condiments on patient tray assuring that principles of all diets are followed.
  • Cleans and sanitizes equipment and utensils as directed.
  • Maintains effective and efficient communication with all personnel and patients to ensure the smooth operation of the kitchen.
  • Accurately inventories, cleans, rotates stock and discards out dated items, restocks and wipes out refrigerators, records temperatures to ensure sanitation standards.
  • Completes all dish-room functions accurately and in a timely way to ensure the proper sanitation of all dishes.
  • Completes all functions in the dish-room to ensure that all dishes are washed by 10:30 AM., 3:00 PM., and 7:00 PM.
  • Follows established sanitation guidelines to ensure a clean and safe work environment.
  • Adheres to sanitation guidelines to prevent food borne illness and possible spread of infection.
  • Maintains a "CLEAN AS YOU GO" policy using prescribed methods as demonstrated by a clean and neat work area.
  • Uses proper hand washing techniques.
  • Covers, labels and dates food in the appropriate containers.
  • Utilizes and stores cleaning agents properly.
  • Attends all employee meetings and in-services as scheduled by the supervisor.

Steward Health Care is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. Steward Health Care does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression or any other non-job-related characteristic.

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