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Providence Cook in Medford, Oregon


Providence is calling a Cook to Providence Medford Medical Center in Medford, OR. This is a pre-scheduled on-call position. You will have visibility to available shifts at least 6 weeks in advance. The schedule will be finalized at least 1 month in advance. We typically schedule 8 hour shifts with the earliest shift start time of 5:30am, and latest shift end time of 12am (midnight). We offer a 15% addition to your base hourly pay as an in lieu of benefits pay premium!

We are seeking applicants who can work hours within that time frame. A good number of hours will be available to work as a Cook, however, if you would be open to pick up shifts as a Food Services Assistant, Prep Cook, and Cafe worker, AND would be open to day/eve shifts, you may be able to pick up full-time hours.

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

We are seeking a Cook who will provide courteous, friendly food service to a variety of user groups including employees, visitors, physicians, and patients. Primary focus will be on preparing hot and cold food items using a variety of prep and production cooking equipment, following scratch recipes and department specifications. This position uses experience and knowledge of proper food handling techniques to prep items used in their area, to serve all food service guests and will be responsible to set up, stock, and clean service areas.

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Prepare food items as requested per customer order, preparing hot and cold menu selections, using of cooking equipment including a grill, fryer, broiler, oven, cheese melter, deli prep table, induction burners

  • Organize, stock, clean, and replenish food display areas and storage ensuring proper food storage temperatures and rotation per department guideline

  • Prepare food according to recipe and procedures using appropriate equipment

  • Clean and sanitize food areas, and organizes work area

  • Seek ways to improve service and quality of items served to customers and shares ideas with management

  • Perform meal prep in a time manner from receipt of the order to meal on way to delivery

  • Meet quality standards as set by the department


Required qualifications for this position includes:

  • On the job training, formal culinary arts program, military apprentice program -OR- one (1) year experience as a cook or short order cook

  • Experience in team environment with common goals

  • Health Department Food Handlers Certificate required within the first two weeks of employment

  • Able to follow recipes and read orders

  • Able to work in a busy work environment

  • Able to maintain pleasant demeanor and use good interpersonal and communication skills

  • Able to observe customer non-verbal actions and respond appropriately

  • Able to communicate and follow recipes and directions

  • Able to create food of optimum quality within short periods utilizing previous experiences when recipes are not available

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.

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: Variable

Job Category: Cook/Chef

Location: Oregon-Medford

Req ID: 351935