Providence St. Joseph Health

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Providence Cook in Spokane, Washington


Providence is calling a Cook (Food and Nutrition, Evenings, 0.94 FTE, 37.60 hours per week) to Providence Holy Family Hospital in Spokane, Washington. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all - especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

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In this position you will:

  • Accept and support the mission and values of Holy Family Hospital.

  • Support the Performance Improvement process.

  • Follow policies related to work attendance and dress code.

  • Maintain a safe environment for staff, patients, and visitors.

  • Maintain professional responsibilities and development.

  • Consider individual needs in communication with patients and staff, including ethical, cultural, psychosocial, religious, and age-specific aspects, to include all ages.

  • Support patient rights and the organization’s code of ethical behavior.

  • Follow the principles and requirements outlined in the Commitments & Compliance Integrity Program Employee Handbook and any other organizational or departmental materials related to compliance with laws and regulatory requirements.

  • Independently organizes and completes daily food production.

  • Prepare food items according to standardized recipes.

  • Plan a cooking timeline to ensure that food will be ready at specified times.

  • Prepare modified diet food as needed.

  • Use a variety of cooking techniques such as baking, roasting, broiling, steaming, grilling, deep-frying, and poaching.

  • Test food being prepared by taking temperatures and tasting. Properly maintains records as required.

  • Proper and safe use of knives and slicing machine.

  • Maintain a clean and sanitary work area, uses sanitary work practices, and maintains proper records of foodborne illness prevention as required.

  • Prepare food items in an attractive and appetizing manner. Garnishes as required.

  • Use a variety of commercial kitchen equipment such as blenders, mixers, slicers, ovens, grills, kettles and steamers.

  • Attend production meetings as required; communicate effectively with all areas of department.

  • Work on room service line as needed.

  • Fully understands and constantly practices general food service knowledge.

  • Practice general food borne illness prevention.

  • Technical skills for Cooks position:

  • Ability to correctly use cooking techniques such as baking, roasting, braising, broiling, sautéing, steaming, grilling, frying, poaching, soups, sauces, salads, sandwiches, etc.

  • Ability to plan a cooking timeline to ensure food is ready at specific times.

  • Read, adjust, and correctly prepare recopies.

  • Recognize the correct flavor, temperature, and presentation of food by tasting and temping.

  • Batch cooking as it relates to food quality, continuous service, and waste.

  • Possess the technical skills necessary to work all cooks positions.

  • Cook room service hot line at required pace while minimizing mistakes.

  • All food broken down and stored properly at the end of shift.

  • Accurate completion of daily prep. And pull sheets.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • H.S. Diploma or GED

  • Three (3) years high volume healthcare cooking.

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Formal culinary training.

About the hospital you will serve.

Providence Holy Family Hospital is a progressive, full service hospital in Spokane, Washington, offering a full range of medical and surgical services as well as specialty support and outpatient services. The hospital primarily serves north Spokane County—the fastest growing area in our region. We are currently licensed for more than 270 beds. As a not-for-profit Catholic hospital, every dollar we earn goes back to the community we serve. Providence Holy Family Hospital received several Five Star safety and excellence awards last year, including Patient Safety, Pulmonary, Respiratory and Critical Care.

For information on our comprehensive range of benefits, 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: Evening

Job Category: Cook/Chef

Location: Washington-Spokane

Req ID: 293074