Providence Health & Services Cook - Aniak Cottage in Anchorage, Alaska


Providence is calling a Cook (Aniak Cottage, Day, 0.0FTE) to Providence Extended Care in Anchorage, Alaska.

Under supervision, this position is primarily responsible for planning, preparing, and serving meals and snacks according to resident dietary plan of care guidelines. Additionally, this position may perform housekeeping related duties and/or participate in other resident services activities as required,

In this position, you will:

  • Under the direction of the Registered Dietitian and Dietary Services, prepare and serve meals and snacks per the posted menu and stated preferences of the Resident.

  • Prepare foods for therapeutic menus according to dietetic specifications.

  • Serve meals to residents, follow portion control standards and the “My Meal Cards” Guidelines.

  • Be responsible for recording food temperatures at each meal, per industry standards.

  • Be responsible for product receiving, stocking, rotation, dating, date checking and cleanliness of kitchen and food storage areas.

  • As a member of the Cottage team, assist with Cottage related duties, such as housekeeping and resident transport.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Certifications required within 4 months of hire

  • ServSafe and Food handlers’

  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)

  • Completion of State of Alaska approved feeding assistance program

  • 2 years of experience in quantity food preparation required, including knowledge of hot and cold food preparation

  • Able to demonstrate an understanding of Resident Care Plans.

  • Able to promote an environment that encourages residents to stay actively involved in their own personal care and health maintenance.

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • High school education or equivalent

  • Specific vocational training

  • Experience with the elderly

About Our Community

Providence Extended Care at the Cottages is located on a campus that includes eight cottages and a Commons Building. The Cottages are home to 96 residents. The Commons Building includes the facility reception area, Resident Bank, Gift Shop, Rehabilitation Therapies, Chapel, Supplies, Plant Services, Dietary, Support Services, Staff Development, Administration offices and Conference Rooms. The Cottages bear the names of Alaskan rivers and are arranged in alphabetical order along Compassion Circle.

Each cottage is a home that contains 12 private bedrooms/baths situated around a warm, inviting hearth and living area. An open kitchen allows residents and guests to enjoy the aromas and happenings of a kitchen, just like home. Each Cottage includes a Den along with a Spa and beauty/barber shop station. A patio off the dining area provides easy access to the outdoors and gardening opportunities. Large windows in the living area provide views for all to enjoy.

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: On Call

Shift: Day

Job Category: Food Service

Location: Alaska-Anchorage

Req ID: 202518