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Providence Cook in Hood River, Oregon


Providence is calling a Relief Cook - Down Manor Columbia Gorge Service Area (1.0 FTE, Days) to Down Manor Hood River in Hood River, OR.

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Join our experienced culinary team! We provide nutritional meals with attractive presentation to residents, guests, and employees. Senior Village has two facilities: Brookside Manor offers Assisted Living and Memory Care services, and Down Manor is an Independent Living community. Meals are served 7 days a week and include breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and occasional special events.


  • Prepare meals in a specific timeframe following the menus, recipes, and procedures as instructed by the Food Services Supervisor, utilizing specific kitchen equipment as required.

  • At Brookside, to work independently in preparing meals for 20-30 residents including special dietary requirements.

  • At Down Manor, work with several team members in preparing meals for 50-100 residents.

  • Properly label and store leftovers.

  • Clean kitchen and service areas after each meal to comply with Health Department and Senior Village standards.

  • Complete daily, monthly, quarterly, and annual sanitation tasks as required.

  • Maintain awareness of each resident's physical condition and behavior, and notify Food Services Supervisor of any noticeable change.

  • Assign and instruct Servers on daily tasks when Lead Server and Food Services Supervisor are not present.

  • Learn and observe all safety rules.

  • Report any potential hazards to Food Services Supervisor.


Required qualifications for this position includes:

  • Education to meet certification, license or registration requirement

  • Food Handler's Certification (may be obtained within ninety (90) days in the position)

  • One (1) year experience working in a commercial kitchen

  • In compliance with company policy and state regulations, a Department of Human Services (DHS) background check is required for this position

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Inventory and ordering experience.

  • ServSafe certification.

  • Culinary Arts certification / degree.

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.

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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: Day

Job Category: Cook/Chef

Location: Oregon-Hood River

Req ID: 296724