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Providence Health & Services Cook - On Call/Per Diem - *Temporary* Extended Care in Anchorage, Alaska


Providence is calling a Temporary On Call/Per Diem Cook (Day Shift) to Providence Extended Care in Anchorage, Alaska. 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.

Apply Today! Applicants that meet qualifications will receive a text with some additional questions from our Modern Hire system.

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. Actively participate in resident-centered activities and events, as required.

  • Adhere to the safety requirements for daily operations. Maintains knowledge of emergency response protocols for residents and staff. Maintains a safe, comfortable and attractive environment.

  • Alert PCN of changes in resident status. Documents care and interactions as required.

  • Participate in and acts as a member of the Interdisciplinary Team and all team meetings.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification from American Heart Association (AHA) upon hire or the ability to accomplish within thirty (30) days of date of hire

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

  • Municipality of Anchorage food handler permit or the ability to attain certification within 21 days of hire

  • Completion of State of Alaska approved feeding assistance program within four (4) months of hire

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • High school education or GED

  • 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 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: Day

Job Category: Cook/Chef

Location: Alaska-Anchorage

Req ID: 319971