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Providence Health & Services Cook in Olympia, Washington


Providence is calling a Cook (Food and Nutrition Services, Variable Shift, 1.0 FTE) to Mother Joseph Care Center in Olympia, WA . 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.

In this position you will:

  • Prepare orders by cooking or preparing food items for each meal service that may include hot and cold menu items and must be prepared using the standard recipes and guidelines.

  • Prepare and deliver snacks to participants/residents/patients/clients including set up, deliver, and retrieve food trays and carts to units, catered events, and as otherwise instructed.

  • Adhere to "clean as you go" practice and maintain workstations as dictated by guidelines and schedules.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • High School diploma or General Equivalency Degree (GED)

  • 6 months prior restaurant and/or institutional food service experience

  • Current Washington State Food Handler's card

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • 4 years experience in a healthcare related culinary environment (prep work and/or grill work)

  • Customer service experience

About the skilled nursing facility you will serve.

Providence Mother Joseph Care Center in Olympia, Washington serves people of all ages and faiths. Our Transitional Care Unit is designed for patients coming out of the hospital who need skilled nursing care, end of life care, or rehabilitation for those recovering from surgery or who have a functional loss from illness, disease, or an accident. Our Long Term Care unit provides skilled nursing in a residential setting, addressing the needs of our residents through creating a sense of community and home in “neighborhoods” and providing a model of care that is resident-centered.

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 Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. 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: 262609