Correct Care Solutions Food Services Assistant in Bridgewater, Massachusetts

Company Introduction

Correct Care Recovery Solutions (CCRS) has partnered with the Massachusetts Department of Corrections to comprehensively manage and provide medical and mental health care, forensic mental health evaluation and treatment, substance abuse treatment and dental services to patients at Bridgewater State Hospital. CCRS is seeking qualified professionals to be part of this innovative program that will deliver care in accordance with a person-centered, trauma-informed recovery/resiliency philosophy. CCRS’ overall goal is to improve patients’ levels of functioning and wellness for a successful recovery and discharge from the hospital. CCRS has several exciting employment opportunities based at Bridgewater State Hospital for individuals to work alongside visionary leaders committed to improving public health. When you work at a CCRS facility, you have an opportunity to make a difference every single day.

Overview

Our Food Service Assistant works as a team member in the hospital’s kitchen and to serve quality meals to the patients and staff.

Qualifications

Education:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required

Experience:

  • Experience in food service is desired

Licenses/Certifications:

  • None required.

Responsibilities

  1. Completes production records and temperatures for foods. Production records are filled out for each meal and all food is accounted for each shift. Ensures all special dietary needs are met according to the menu. Ensures temperatures are logged for each food item before leaving the main kitchen, and proper temperatures are met and maintained to HACCP standards.

  2. Cleans kitchen equipment. Follows weekly cleaning schedule for all equipment and ensures equipment is in proper working order. Reports any equipment repairs immediately to the Food Service Supervisor.

  3. Ensures food is not left at improper temperatures, prevents cross contamination of foods, and ensures a safe environment for the patients and staff. Has completed HACCP workbook and passed successfully. Follows assigned diets per the menu and patients diet card.

  4. Follows proper sanitation practices such as daily cleaning and proper storage. Ensures that temperature sheets are completed daily, and empty boxes and trash are removed throughout shift. Also, follows the clean-as-you-go practice and is evident when kitchen is inspected.

  5. Meets the local Health Department standards on personal hygiene (grooming) and adheres to the infection control policy on sickness.

  6. Is sensitive to cultural diversity issues, treats patients as an individual, and considers the culture of the patients when providing care and treatment.

  7. Is knowledgeable about care and treatment needs of patients of different ages. Provides individualized care and treatment that is consistent with/sensitive to the age and life span developmental needs of each patient.

  8. Must be able to apply principles of critical thinking to a variety of practical and emergent situations and accurately follow standardized procedures that may call for deviations.

  9. Must be able to apply sound judgment beyond a specific set of instructions and apply knowledge to different factual situations.

  10. Must be alert at all times; pay close attention to details.

  11. Must be able to work under stress on a regular or continuous basis.

  12. Perform other duties as assigned.

CCS is an EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability Employer

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Job 18-51995

Location MA, Bridgewater

Facility Bridgewater State Hospital

Type Regular Full-Time

Shift Day