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Providence Cook I - Dietary *1.0, Variable, Up To $1,500 Sign-On Bonus* in Valdez, Alaska


Providence is calling a Cook I (Dietary,Variable-shift, 1.0 FTE - 40 hours per week) to Providence Valdez Medical Center in Valdez, 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:

  • Follow written dietary policies and procedures in compliance with state, federal and other regulatory guidelines

  • Follow the menu for the patients and residents according to customer needs and satisfaction to be in compliance with nutritional guidelines

  • Responsible for maintaining high standards of quality food production and portion control. Under general supervision, provides quality nutritional services

  • Prepare, deliver and serve foods to patients, residents and other customers while adhering to regulatory guidelines

  • This position cleans and sanitizes dishes, pots, pans, utensils and the kitchen and dietary area

  • Ensure accurate records and documentation are maintained and completed. Checks equipment, cooking area and coolers often to make sure safety requirements are maintained. Report and follow up with any issues as needed if areas are out of compliance with standards in accordance with policies and procedures

  • Responsible for product receiving, stocking, rotation and cleanliness of storage areas


Preferred qualifications for this position includes:

  • Specific vocational training in food or nutritional training. This training can be provided in a school, work, military, institutional or vocational environment

  • Certification in Food Safety and Sanitation

  • Six (6) months on the job training or experience in quantity food preparation in cooking, estimating food needed, requisitioning and storing food and supplies, basic principles of dietetics and principles and requirements of sanitation and safety in food handling

About the Providence Valdez Medical Center

Providence Valdez Medical Center is a 21 bed Critical Access Hospital and we employ about 100 people (87 FTE’s). Of those 21 beds, 10 are licensed Long Term Care beds and 11 are Acute/Swing Beds. We have four physicians on our active medical staff who practice out of the Valdez Medical Clinic. Our average daily census is three-four inpatients and 20-30 outpatients. Our facility contains an emergency room, labor room, post-partum, nursery, cardiac room, orthopedic, and med/surg rooms. We also have an operating room for emergency surgeries and elective procedures, C-sections, hernias and appendectomies. All our beds are licensed for “swing bed” status of which 1-3 are usually occupied.

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-Valdez

Req ID: 332617