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Nutrition - Cook

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Job ID: 12637
Location: Springfield, OR
Work Type: Full Time
Shift: Variable
Shift Length: 8 Hours
FTE: 1.00
Benefit Eligibility: Full-time benefits

Job Description


Must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 including 2 doses of a 2-dose series or 1 dose of a 1-dose series plus 14 days beyond the final dose prior to start date.‚Äč

*** $2000.00 Sign-on Bonus ***

Are you looking for fulfillment in your work? Do you have a passion for serving other, and healing through food in the healthcare industry? If so, PeaceHealth is seeking a Full Time, Cook in Nutrition Services.

This position is responsible for using HACCP guidelines for safe food handling to plan, prepare and cook food according to recipe and production standards to support the hospital patients, medical staff, caregivers, volunteers and visitors.

Detailed responsibilities:

  • Accurately follow and prepare recipes.
  • Maintain appropriate records according to regulatory and departmental standards.
  • Maintain proper food handling techniques. Properly clean and sanitize work station according to safety and sanitation guidelines.
  • Organize, calculate and produce food production.
  • Prepare hot and cold food according to the recipe and following production and food styling guidelines taking into consideration customer/patient counts.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • Minimum of two years of institutional cooking preferred e.g., large venues, full-service kitchen e.g., hospital, colleges, nursing homes.
  • Culinary certificate preferred
  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred.
  • Food Handlers Card - Oregon

Other Skills/Requirements

  • Knowledge and understanding of proper food handling and sanitation.
  • Ability to work well with others.
  • Proficient in MS Office applications.


  • Work requires moderate physical exertion from 34 to 65% of the time. 
  • Ability to lift objects weighing 30 lbs. or less. 
  • Work requires frequent exposure to skin or lung irritants; extreme cold or heat; sharp instruments such as kitchen knives, scalpels, etc.; or dangerous equipment.
  • Job duties occasionally require the ability to concentrate and pay close attention to detail (less than 34% of work time). 

This position is represented by a collective bargaining agreement. There may be more than one opening on this posting.

See how PeaceHealth is committed to Inclusivity, Respect for Diversity and Cultural Humility.

For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application. EEO Affirmative Action Employer/Vets/Disabled in accordance with applicable local, state, or federal laws.

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