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Providence Health & Services Cook Lead in Olympia, Washington


Providence is calling a Cook Lead (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:

  • Monitor food quantities and works with production staff to minimize food waste

  • Effectively manage tasks and overall time management in order to meet daily expectations and be prepared for challenges that may occur

  • Consistently demonstrate attention to detail and ability to work effectively with occasional supervision

  • Consistently demonstrate advanced culinary skills and techniques surrounding high quality small batch cooking.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent

  • Culinary Degree or Certification

  • Current Food Handler's Card

  • 4 years of consistent employment in related culinary environment

  • 3 years experience in high volume catering environment

  • 1 year experience in culinary leadership position

  • 1 year fine dining experience

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • 1 year customer service experience

About the ministry 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.

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: Variable

Job Category: Cook/Chef

Location: Washington-Olympia

Req ID: 262608