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Providence Food and Nutrition Cook II Room Service - Food And Nutrition *1.0,Variable, $1,500 Sign-On Bonus* in Anchorage, Alaska


Providence is calling a Food and Nutrition Cook II Room Service (Food and Nutrition, Variable Shift, 1.0 FTE - 40 hours per week) to Providence Alaska Medical Center 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 system.

$1,500 Sign-on Bonus for eligible external candidates who meet all conditions for payment - this is in addition to the fantastic benefits and compensation package offered by Providence that begin on your first day of employment.

In this position you will:

  • Ensures work area is properly sanitized before daily production begins. Constantly cleans, sanitizes food areas and equipment including production, service and all appropriate storage areas. Performs proper handwashing before working and at all appropriate times daily.

  • Secures needed food supplies and small equipment and ensures they are properly stored in work area. Daily and consistently organizes, stocks, labels and dates all stored items.

  • Reviews production sheets and follows standardized recipes for production. Cooks all foods to necessary final temperatures. Cooks and bakes food in quantities and batches to assure food prepared is of the highest quality and nutritive value.

  • Follows Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP) guidelines for safe food handling to include thawing, prepping, cooking, holding, cooling and reheating foods. Properly document food temperatures during thawing, cooking and holding of foods in the temperature tracks sheets.

  • Prepares individual plates/orders according to customer preferences and within the required time. Sometimes as a room service cook you will be asked to tailor individual items according to special customer and/or patient requests.

  • Holds all hot foods at 140 degrees F or above. Hold all cold foods below 40 at all times.

  • Reheats all foods that do not meet standards for acceptable serving temperature, to at least 165 degrees for 15 seconds. Document any corrective action to prepared food items.

  • This position uses experience and knowledge of proper ala carte cooking techniques to prep and cook food items for patients and visitors as PAMC.

  • Replenishes serving line food as needed throughout the meal period. Takes temperatures of all replenished items before placing on the steam table to ensure that food items meet the appropriate temperatures.

  • Assists in menu planning, implementation, and recipe refinement.

  • Operates food service equipment safely and within OSHA guidelines. Assists with the overall supervision of the department in the event of an emergency or without the presence of call center specialist, expeditor, supervisor or dietary director.

  • This position performs all duties in a manner which promotes team concept and reflects the Sisters of Providence mission and philosophy.

  • Completes initial and annual Competency Plan for assigned job and department.

  • Operates food service equipment safely and within OSHA guidelines.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • 2 years experience in quantity food preparation

  • Obtain Municipality Food Handlers Certificate within 30 days of hire

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Specific vocational training

About Providence Alaska Medical Center

Providence Health & Services Alaska is among nation’s best employers for healthy lifestyles! The National Business Group on Health, a non-profit association of large U.S. employers, has honored Providence Alaska for its commitment and dedication to promoting a healthy workplace and encouraging our caregivers (employees) and families to support and maintain healthy lifestyles. Mountain-Pacific Quality Health has awarded Providence Alaska Medical Center with its Quality Achievement Award for high-quality care in the areas of heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia and surgical infection prevention. This is the highest honor awarded by Mountain-Pacific.

As the state’s largest hospital, Providence Alaska Medical Center provides full-service, comprehensive care to all Alaskans, a role unmatched by any other in the state. Within our community, you will find top notch ski resorts, kayaking, and wildlife. Enjoying the outdoors is just one of many reasons to live in and explore Alaska!

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: Full-time

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Cook/Chef

Location: Alaska-Anchorage

Req ID: 341543