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Providence Health & Services Prep/Grill Cook in Oregon City, Oregon


Providence is calling a Prep/Grill Cook (0.8 FTE, Rotating/Variable) to Providence Willamette Falls Medical Center in Oregon City, OR.

In this position, you will:

  • Provide a high level of customer service for patients, family members, volunteers, physicians and staff.

  • Adhere to the Service Excellence Standards of Behavior guidelines at all times.

  • Have comprehensive knowledge of, and be compliant with, specified regulatory requirements, and food safety and sanitation regulations for food service in a healthcare environment.

  • Follow proper sanitation procedures and practices to assure the cleanliness and sanitation of ware-washing, service-ware, equipment in the work area.

  • Adhere to County/State Health department, hospital, and department standards, policies and procedures at all times.

  • Prepare food items from scratch following recipes and department specifications.

  • Customize individual items according to customer and/or patient requests/therapeutic diets.

  • Focus on preparing high quality, flavorful hot and cold food items served and presented attractively using a variety of preparation and production cooking equipment.

  • Use experience and knowledge of proper food handling techniques to prep items and to serve all food service guests.

  • Be responsible to set up, stock, and clean service areas.


Required q ualifications for this position include:

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Valid Oregon Food Handlers Certificate or ServSafe Certification at the time of hire.

  • Ability to read, speak and understand English in order read and interprets menus, orders, interacts and communicates with patients and customers communicate instructions or directions.

  • 2-3 years of experience working in a high volume, full service restaurant or institutional food service facility working in a prep cook/ grill cook capacity where at least 2 of the 3 major meal periods.

  • Comprehensive working knowledge of prep work, cold food production and grill cooking techniques and processes.

  • Ability to effectively prep and use cooking methods in a kitchen with high volume and limited equipment capacity constraints.

  • 1-2 years of experience working from recipes and experience prepping and portioning items needed in the production process.

  • Working successfully in a team environment to accomplish common goals.

Preferred q ualifications for this position include:

  • 12-18 months of formal culinary education/degree

  • ServSafe certification

  • Diversified cooking experience, which includes any combination of the following positions: line/grill/broiler/catering cook, hot and cold prep and production

  • Experience in a United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) or Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) production facility

  • Healthcare food service experience using therapeutic diets

  • Experience developing recipes and creating daily menu specials in a large scale restaurant or commercial food service facility

About Providence in Oregon

As the largest healthcare system and largest private employer in Oregon, Providence offers exceptional work environments and unparalleled career opportunities.

The Providence Experience begins each time our patients or their families have an encounter with a Providence team member and continues throughout their visit or stay. Whether you provide direct or indirect patient care, we want our patients to feel that they are in a welcoming place where they can be comfortable and free from anxiety. Our employees create the Providence Experience through simple, caring behaviors such as acknowledging and welcoming each visitor, introducing ourselves and Providence, addressing people by name, providing the duration of estimated wait times and updating frequently if timelines change, explaining situations in a way that puts patients at ease, carefully listening to their concerns, and always thanking people for trusting Providence for their healthcare needs. At Providence, our quality vision is simple,

"Providence will provide the best care and service to every person, every time."

Providence is consistently ranked among the top 100 companies to work for in Oregon. It is also home to two of our award-winning Magnet medical centers. Providence hospitals and clinics are located in numerous areas, ranging from the Columbia Gorge to the wine country to sunny southern Oregon to charming coastal communities to the urban setting of Portland. If you want a vibrant lifestyle while working with a team highly committed to the art of healing, choose from our many options in Oregon.

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: Part-time

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Cook/Chef

Location: Oregon-Oregon City

Req ID: 230249