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Cook - Per Diem in Ashby, MA at SUNSPIRE HEALTH

Date Posted: 7/25/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Per Diem
  • Location:
    Ashby, MA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:

Job Description

General Purpose of the Cook Position:

The Cook prepares food and serve facility meals maintaining high standards of safety and sanitation.

Primary Responsibilities of the Cook Position (include but are not limited to):

  • Prepares and serves meals.

  • Maintains kitchen area and equipment in a clean and organized manner following kitchen cleaning scheduled and standards set by the Health Department.

  • Records temperatures on kitchen appliances.

  • Maintains food temperature record log.

  • Assures that all pertinent paperwork is completed per department protocol.

  • Maintains order lists for items that may be needed for next food delivery. Receive and stock incoming supplies.

We are a Drug Free Company.  All positions are designated as “Safety Sensitive” positions and in light of our company mission the Company does not employ medical marijuana cardholders. Following an offer of employment, and prior to reporting to work, all applicants will be required to submit to and pass a substance abuse screen.

Job Requirements

Education, Skills and Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or General Education Diploma (GED) required.
  • Food Handler’s Card or Serve Safe Certification required.
  • Two years food production experience required.
  • Ability to provide excellent service to internal and external customers.
  • Ability to effectively listen, process received information, and express ideas both orally and in writing in English.
  • Ability to initiate action, take personal responsibility, suggest improvements, and solve problems within scope of job without being asked.
  • Ability to understand and comply with government, regulatory, and company rules.
  • Ability to record, report, and maintain confidentiality of information and respond to requests for information.
  • Ability to get assigned work done in an acceptable manner, in the time allotted, with minimal prompting or reminders.

Physical / Working Conditions and Requirements for the Cook Position:

  • 5% time sitting (computer and telephone use, attending meetings)
  • 95% time standing (greeting visitors, copying, faxing, filing)
  • 80% time walking (touring grounds, distribution)
  • 40% time bending (access files/reports/supplies)
  • Must be able to lift and carry up to 50 pounds.
  • Ability to use telephones extensively; ability to relay clear written messages; ability to use computer keyboard and calculator extensively.
  • Ability to effectively read, write and process information; ability to input/retrieve information to/from computer and files.
  • Ability to converse with others to give, take and process information in English; extensive use of telephone. Ability to hear alarms and pages.
  • Ability to converse in English with others to give, take and process information; extensive use of telephone. Ability to maintain confidentiality of information, multi-task, coordinate projects and record/transcribe general and specific meeting minutes. Ability to work independently and collaboratively. Communicate with other staff to relay concerns and observations involving patient safety.
  • Occasional/limited exposure to: Infection and to the risk of blood borne diseases; hazardous agents, body fluids and wastes; unpleasant patient or departmental elements; to potentially violent/aggressive patients/staff/visitors, critical incidents, and/or sentinel events. Occasionally needed to work irregular hours or additional hours.


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