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Dietary Cook - Full Time

Fruita, Colorado
Job Type
2 Sep 2022
You belong here! At Family Health West, youre more than an employee, youre family.

When you enter our facility, you know its Family Health West because, well, the color speaks for itself. Youll be part of a team that strives to bring color to care in a vibrant environment by creating fun, effective treatment programs helping to empower and inspire our patients while providing the tools and care they need to achieve their wellness goals.

When we say youll do what you love, we mean it! Welcomed by open arms and warm smiles, youll join a team that encourages professional growth. We are sure to put on our listening ears when you share new ideas and approaches to care because thats what got us to the top! Youll wear your badge proudly, knowing that you contribute each day, to providing care that is unmatched, in western Colorado.

So, what are you waiting for?! Fill out the application now, and when you hit send do a little happy dance knowing that you just made our day. If it still sounds too good to be true, come see for yourself. Call us to schedule a tour and meet your new best friends!

About Family Health West

Our roots go deep -- founded by the community in 1946, its no wonder our hospital feels like coming home. We were built from the ground up with the hands of our own community, a labor of dedication and hope by our people, for our people, for the future.

At Family Health West we go beyond what corporate hospitals deliver, weve created a culture of prosperity where warmth, passion, and care flourishes. As we focus on continually improving outcomes for patients, our network of healthcare providers includes a 25-bed critical access hospital, one of the largest rehab providers in western Colorado, outpatient surgical services, specialty clinics, emergency services, skilled nursing, and assisted living facilities.

Nestled at the base of the Colorado National Monument, Family Health West has an outdoor paradise at your back door. The community culture is fitting for outdoor lovers, bikers, hikers, or those just simply soaking in the panoramic views.


Dietary Cook:
  • Reliable and punctual attendance is essential; expected to be at job as scheduled each scheduled day.
  • Communicate necessary information to others as appropriate.
  • Prepare meals according to therapeutic diet.
  • Follow standardized recipes according to menu.
  • Organize meal preparation to accommodate meal times set by department.
  • Follow and meet HACCP and Mesa County Health Department sanitation standards during meal preparation.
  • Perform any additional job request that a Supervisor may ask in order for the resident meals to be served on time.
  • Other job related duties as assigned.
WAGE RANGE= $16.00 - $22.85

Immunizations required foremployment, including COVID-19.



Must be at least 16 years of age.



No professional license required.



Must obtain Mesa County Food Handlers card or ServSafe Certification within 60 days of hire.

FHW offers a full benefits package including:


Employee Assistance Program

403 (B) with 4% match from FHW and zero day vesting schedule


Medical Plan Options:

  1. PPO plan with copay/coinsurance and lower deductible
  2. High Deductible Health Plan with the option for a Health Savings Account.
  • Telemedicine includes in both plan options.


Life Insurance/ Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance

Disability Insurance with a Short and Long Term Option.

Critical Illness and Accident Plans

Cafeteria Options: Health Reimbursement/ Flex Savings / Dependent Childcare

A host of other options to include: Pet Insurance, Identity Protection, Travel protection.

Experience Required
  • Please list work experience and why you left.
Education Required
  • High School or better
Licenses & Certifications Required
  • ServSafe Cert
  • Food Handler Card
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  • Job Reference: 702584954-2
  • Date Posted: 2 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Lower Valley Hospital Association
  • Location: Fruita, Colorado
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Hospitality & Tourism
  • Job Type: Permanent