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United Health Services Cook in Binghamton, New York

Cook, BGH Hospital

United Health Services is seeking a Cafeteria Cashier to join our Binghamton General Hospital team in Binghamton, NY. This is a benefits-eligible position.

Shift: Days Hours per week: 40 Salary range: $19.13 - $25.83/hour, depending on experience

Cook Position Overview

As a part of the BGH Food and Nutrition team you will assist in all areas of the department associated with Patient, Retail and Catering Services.

UHS Binghamton General Hospital holds 220 beds and provides general medical clinic services such as surgical, rehabilitative, and emergency care to the people of greater Binghamton. It offers 24-hour emergency care and operates such major regional programs as orthopedic surgery, bariatric care, wound care, physical therapy and rehabilitation services, chemical dependency treatment service, behavioral health program, sleep center and gastroenterology laboratory at our medical clinic.

Cook Responsibilities and Expectations

  • Prepares wholesome, safe, nutritious and quality food products for all retail, patient services, and catering areas. Produce entrees, soups, gravies/sauces, starches, vegetables, baked goods and other items needed for hot and cold food production in all areas. Must follow specific recipes and guidelines for accuracy and consistency to minimize leftovers/waste.

  • Follow all HACCP and safe food handling/preparation procedures. Necessary HACCP forms are correctly completed on a timely basis.

  • Demonstrates responsibility for daily sanitation, by maintaining a clean/safe work environment through general cleaning practices.

  • Ensures accurate and timely set up of the cafeteria stations and patient tray line.

  • Assists with recording amount of food produced for historical value and production records.

  • Details cleaning of work environment.

  • Ensures proper and safe utilization of leftovers from cafeteria.

  • Demonstrate commitment to organizational Values of Compassion, Trust, Respect, Teamwork, and Innovation

    Position Qualifications


  • Not Applicable


  • High School or equivalent

    Employee Benefits at United Health Services

    When you work at United Health Services, you become part of our family. We’re proud to offer competitive benefits and compensation to our employees who make an impact every day.

  • Health, dental, and vision insurance

  • Voluntary benefits, including cancer, pet, and life insurance

  • 403(b) retirement plan with company match model

  • Immediate accrual of paid time off

  • Wellness program rewards and insurance discounts

  • Employee Assistant Program (EAP) counseling and concierge services

  • Free, extensive online training through HealthStream

  • Tuition reimbursement and education incentive programs to further your education, particularly in nursing or allied health fields

    About United Health Services

    United Health Services is a not-for-profit healthcare system serving more than 500,000 people in Upstate New York’s Southern Tier region. We offer integrated healthcare services across 60 locations, including four hospitals, three walk-in centers, and 22 primary care offices, in addition to home care services and senior living facilities. The United Health Services system employs more than 6,300 people and comprises 600+ providers who are all committed to providing and supporting the delivery of exceptional patient care.

    United Health Services employees and providers are “LOVED!” This means we’re Living Our Values Every Day. Here, you’ll join a team that is dedicated to values-based, coordinated patient care. Every day, we outwardly live our Values of Compassion, Trust, Respect, Teamwork, and Innovation.

United Health Services in an Equal Opportunity Employer.

United Health Services, Inc. and the members of the UHS System neither are affiliated with, sponsored, endorsed nor approved by, nor otherwise associated with, Universal Health Services, Inc. (NYSE: UHS), UHS of Delaware, Inc. nor their affiliates, which can be found at