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Providence Health & Services Cook - Food and Nutrition Services in Mission Hills, California


Providence is calling a Cook (On-Call/Variable Shift) to Providence Holy Cross Medical Center in Mission Hills, CA.

We are seeking a Cook who will prepare, season and cook food for hospital patients, employees and visitors.

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In this position you will:

  • Implement and maintain established department, unit, and hospital policies, procedures, and objectives as well as improve organization performance program, patient/customer safety, environmental, and infection control policies

  • Preview menus and work orders to determine type and quantities of meats, vegetables, soups, salads and desserts to be obtained and prepared

  • Plan and coordinate cooking schedules so that foods will be ready at required times Confer with manager/supervisor regarding preparation and use of leftovers

  • Prepare, season and cook food

  • Measure and mix ingredients according to recipes

  • Use a variety of kitchen utensils and equipment including grinders, slices, mixers and blenders

  • Ensure all foods prepared meet existing standards for quality, freshness, taste and appearance

  • Ensure that all cooking equipment and utensils are inspected and maintained for cleanliness and proper operation

  • Ensure required sanitary levels are maintained throughout the food preparation process

  • Alert supervisor to problems and needs concerning equipment and food supplies Detect and report spoiled or unattractive food, defective supplies/equipment or other unusual conditions

  • Assist with care and maintenance of department equipment and supplies

  • Maintain accurate service records and reports; record amounts and leftover after each meal service

  • Clean assigned areas following established cleaning procedures and schedules

  • Participate in educational programs and in-service meetings

  • Attend meetings as required

  • Possibly drive company vehicle to deliver meals to patients. (PHC employees only)


Required qualifications for this position includes:

  • Training in institutional food preparation

  • CA Driver License (For certain employees that drive company vehicles at PHC)

  • One (1) year cooking experience in large scale or institutional food service

  • Knowledge of cooking methods/procedures, including types of preparation and related routines

About the hospital you will serve

Nationally recognized for clinical excellence and trauma care, Providence Holy Cross Medical Center is a 377-bed, level II trauma center in Mission Hills, California. We are the only Magnet®Designated Hospital in the San Fernando Valley. Providence Holy Cross also has been recognized this year by the Los Angeles Business Journal as one of the best places to work in Los Angeles. As our reputation for excellence grows, so does our facility. We have recently expanded our medical center with the addition of a new 138-bed patient care wing. This expansion has made Providence Holy Cross Medical Center one of the largest hospitals serving the San Fernando and Santa Clarita valleys.

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: On Call

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Cook/Chef

Location: California-Mission Hills

Req ID: 299834