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Providence Health & Services Cook in Olympia, Washington


Providence is looking for a Cook (1.0 FTE, 40 hours per week Variables) to work in Food and Nutrition Services at Providence St. Peter Hospital in Olympia, WA.

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This position is 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. This position is responsible for processing food items and ensuring proper utilization, and storage, of food and supplies within the kitchen. Maintains orderliness and cleanliness of equipment, supplies, and work areas throughout the shift. Participates in recipe and menu development, showcases culinary skills and products, and performs related tasks as required.

In this position you will:

  • Demonstrates knowledge of food storage and kitchen storage areas. Ability to read and follow daily production sheet, cafeteria menu, and catering menus.

  • Coordinates with other staff for items that may need some attention

  • Demonstrates teamwork and cooperative skills in workflow functions.

  • Properly handle, package, prepare and store all foods including leftovers.

  • Demonstrates knowledge of food safety and appropriate food handling/storage methods and infection control.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • High School Diploma or GED

  • 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

  • 2 years elated food preparation experience AND six months Line Cook experience in a hospital setting

  • Food Service Worker’s permit (State board of Health Rules and Regulations, Chapter 197 Law of 1959 State of Washington)

Preferred qualification for this position include:

  • Culinary degree from a college or technical school or equivalent educ/experience

  • ServSafe Certificate obtained within 90 days of hire

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 comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. 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: Full-time

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Cook/Chef

Location: Washington-Olympia

Req ID: 321375