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Next Step Health Care Cook in Fall River, Massachusetts

Cook for Fall River Healthcare

Full Time Day Position

If you have a passion for helping people, for making them feel safe, respected, cared for and listened to, then your next step is with us.

At Next Step Healthcare, we know that working in the healthcare industry is more than just a job ? it?s a way of life reserved for the most compassionate, caring, and hard-working individuals. We are privileged to work alongside people who believe, like we do, that locally owned and operated healthcare facilities should go beyond simply ?meeting the needs? of its residents.

Prepares and cooks food in large quantities according to diet, consistency, and cycles of menu. Monitors methods of food handling, preparation, meal service and equipment cleaning.

  • Read menus, recipes, and reviews with Food Service Director, all necessary steps in meal preparation

  • Prepare all necessary menu items in accordance with established standards

  • Determine quantity of all food needed in meal preparation

  • Follow recipes

  • Ensure that all federal, state, department, and other necessary government agency requirements are met in the preparation of food

  • Ensure all supplies and equipment are kept in a clean/sanitary condition

  • Promote a culture of safety

  • Contribute to an environment that is respectful, team-oriented and responsive to the concerns of co-workers, residents and families

  • Participate in quality improvement activities (QAPI) as requested

  • Maintain confidentiality and protects sensitive Protected Health Information (HIPAA) at all times

  • Demonstrates organizational and critical thinking skills

  • Effective interpersonal and communication skills

  • Ability to create a resident-centered environment

  • Ability to react decisively and quickly in emergency situations

Qualifications: Experience in a culinary environment, large volume food preparation and service is preferred. Must have ServSafe certification.

  • Caring/Compassion

  • Accountability

  • Dependability

  • Adaptability/Flexibility

  • Effective Communication

  • Detail Oriented

  • Confidentiality

  • Team Player

Benefits include but not limited to:

  • Paid time off (vacation, sick, holiday)

  • Medical through BCBS

  • Dental

  • Vision

  • Life Insurance

  • 401(k)

Next Step Healthcare is an equal opportunity employer. We embrace diversity and are committed to fostering an inclusive workplace for all employees. At the core of our business, we aim to support, inspire and empower all of our employees so that we can offer the best care to our residents. In order to provide the best care, we must provide the best work environment, and that starts with a diverse staff. Next Step Healthcare does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.