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Providence Health & Services Cook in North Hollywood, California


Providence is calling a Cook (Full time/Day shift) to Providence St Elizabeth Care Center in North Hollywood, CA.

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

In this position you will:

  • Implement and maintain established department, unit, and hospital policies, procedures, and objectives as well as improving 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


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Training in institutional food preparation

  • 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.

As a skilled nursing facility, Providence Saint Elizabeth is staffed 24 hours a day by licensed professionals specially trained in geriatric medicine. Our nursing staff is highly proficient, and is trained and licensed to provide intravenous medications and therapies. We also provide for respiratory services as needed.

Each resident is treated as a special person, giving careful attention to his or her total well-being. In our eyes, this means trying to keep the physical, psychological, social and spiritual needs of an individual in balance and harmony.We offer an array of health care services for residents to enjoy themselves with family and friends. To complement our reputation for caring, our specially trained staff works in partnership with residents, families, doctors, referring hospitals, and health professionals to make sure residents' needs are met.

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

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: Day

Job Category: Cook/Chef

Location: California-North Hollywood

Req ID: 248685