Providence Health & Services Cook in Olympia, Washington


Providence is calling a Cook to Providence St. Peter Hospital in Olympia, WA.

This is an on call position with variable 8 hour shifts starting as early as 3:30am and ending as late as 9:30pm.

We’re seeking a detail-oriented individual to be responsible for preparing food products utilizing basic and advanced cooking techniques, standard recipes and plating guidelines; and meeting production schedules in accordance with health, safety and sanitary procedures.

In this position you will:

  • Procure foods from assigned storage areas to prepare items as they appear on daily production sheets, cafeteria menu, and catering menus

  • Prepare hot entrees, vegetables, side dishes and other food products needed for patients, cafeteria, and catering

  • Accurately measure food products and adjust recipes in food preparation process

  • Insure nutritional integrity of food products by following recipes

  • Insure portion of food items are appropriate to type of diet being served


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Associate’s Degree (AA), or equivalent from a college or technical school or formalized apprenticeship successfully

  • Current Washington Food Handlers Permit

  • Minimum of four (4) years professional line cook experience in a full-service establishment, such as a restaurant or hotel, where the majority of the products were prepared on premises from fresh ingredients using standardized recipes, may be substituted for degree or formalized apprenticeship

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Culinary degree from a college or technical school, or formalized apprenticeship; or equivalent work experience

About the hospital you will serve.

Providence St. Peter Hospital is a 390-bed, not-for-profit regional teaching hospital. Located in Olympia, WA, St. Peter offers comprehensive rehabilitation, medical, surgical and behavioral health services. We have been ranked as one of the top 100 hospitals and as one of 10 premier healthcare employers in the nation and have recently achieved the coveted Magnet®" recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center®. Our hospital rests on a 173-acre campus, much of which includes natural forest and preserved wetlands that maintain a healing environment for patients and staff.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

Our Mission

As people of Providence, we reveal God's love for all, especially the poor and vulnerable, through our compassionate service.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is the third largest not-for-profit health system in the United States. Providence employs more than 82,000 caregivers (employees) across a five-state area; AK, WA, MT, OR, and CA. Our facilities include 34 hospitals, 600 physician clinics, senior services, supportive housing and other health and educational services. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: On Call

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Food Service

Location: Washington-Olympia

Req ID: 158517