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Fallon Health Food Service Associate in Amherst, NY, New York


About Fallon Health

Founded in 1977, Fallon Health is a leading health care services organization that supports the diverse and changing needs of those we serve. In addition to offering innovative health insurance solutions and a variety of Medicaid and Medicare products, we excel in creating unique health care programs and services that provide coordinated, integrated care for seniors and individuals with complex health needs. Fallon has consistently ranked among the nation’s top health plans, and is accredited by the National Committee for Quality Assurance for its HMO, Medicare Advantage and Medicaid products. For more information, visit fallonhealth.org.

About Fallon Health Weinberg-PACE: Fallon Health Weinberg-PACE is a long-term care

program for older adults who qualify for a nursing-home level of care, but wish to stay living at

home and in their community. We are a Program of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE),

providing complete medical care and support services that helps people to remain living safely at

home. All care is coordinated and provided by an interdisciplinary team specializing in geriatric

care, working with participants and their caregivers to create an individualized care plan.

As part of the PACE interdisciplinary team, responsible for the coordination and monitoring of care and services to maintain participants in a safe community environment.


To make available attractive, nutritious and palatable meals in an efficient, pleasant and clean environment while maintaining federal, state and district guidelines. Work is performed under the general supervision of the Registered dietitian. The employee also interacts with and takes direction from the day center manager and program Director. The employee is expected to respect the right to privacy and security of PHI (Protected Health Information) and EPHI (Electronic Protected Health Information). Positive and effective interpersonal/communication skills are required.


  • Assists in the preparation, service and cleanup of meals using district menus, standardized recipes, designated portion sizes and following district menus sanitation procedures

  • Follows work schedules and plans and organizes duties prior to beginning tasks

  • Stores, utilizes and disposes of food and supplies following federal, state, local and district regulations

  • Follows sanitation and safety standards in clean up and operation of the kitchen and kitchen equipment.

  • Reports equipment needing repairs to the Supervisor, Food Service and Cook

  • Reports accidents to the Supervisor, Food Service and Cook immediately

  • Safely uses cleaning equipment and supplies.

  • Performs such other tasks as may be assigned within the parameters of the job

  • Assists Registered Dietitian with maintenance of Emergency food supply; rotating items as necessary

  • Adheres to weekly cleaning assignments

  • Complies with department rules, procedures, administrative directives and regulations, district policies and procedures and local, state and federal rules and regulations

  • Completes mandatory in-services as required by NYS DOH and CMS regulations

  • Performs food preparation duties and responsibilities in the absence of the Supervisor, Food Service

  • Completes required tasks or duties as assigned


High School Diploma or equivalent preferred.

Certified in SERVE SAFE preferred.

  • 6 months to 1 year experience of food service experience

  • Knowledge of food service lines set-up and temperature requirements.

  • Knowledge of supplies, equipment, and/or services ordering and inventory control.

  • Knowledge of food preparation and presentation methods, techniques, and quality standards.

Fallon Health provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.


Location US-NY-Amherst, NY

Posted Date 1 month ago (9/24/2021 11:10 AM)

Job ID 6518

# Positions 1

Category Other