Kadlec Assistant Cook - Nutrition Services in Richland, Washington


Kadlec has an exciting opportunity for an Assistant Cook to join our growing Nutrition Services team located in Richland, Washington!

Shift Details : Per Diem. Variable shifts.


Minimum Requirements:

  • Current Food Handler's Permit required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • GED or High School Diploma from an accredited educational institution preferred.

  • 6 months cooking experience preferred.

  • Hospital or nursing home cooking experience preferred.

  • Bi-lingual or multi-lingual skills preferred.

Duties include, but are not limited to, the following:

As an Assistant Cook you will be responsible for preparation and cooking of foods for patients, catering or retail foodservice customers as directed, following standard practices and procedures and performs related duties as assigned.

  • Reviews menu, production sheet, and patient census to determine the types of quantities of food items to be prepared.

  • Ensures adequate food volumes for patients, Garden Café, Espresso Deli, Child Care Center and A La Carte.

  • Follows standardized recipes to prepare items for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

  • Plans cooking schedules to meet meal deadlines.

  • Maintains department standards for food quality.

  • Applies knowledge of modified diets, food portion, food allergies and patients personnel sensitivity (age, disability) appropriately during food preparation and service.

  • Supports Cook in completion of food production (portion and batch cooking) for Room Service, Espresso Deli or Café.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits — see our website for details —


Our Mission

Provide safe compassionate care. We promise to answer the call of every person we serve; to know them, care for them and ease their way. We are committed to safety, compassion, respect, integrity, stewardship, excellence and collaboration.

About Us

Located in sunny Tri-Cities, WA, Kadlec is the largest non-profit healthcare provider in the region. Kadlec is the premier choice for customer service excellence, providing compassionate healthcare to the region by combining cutting-edge technology and innovation with evidence-based, patient-focused care. Kadlec is proud to be part of Planetree (Planetree.org) and continues to be recognized nationally as a “Best in Class Employer”. Kadlec does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, sex, sexual orientation, age, color, religion, national origin, genetic information, marital status, veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State, or Local Law. EOE.To learn more, click here: http://www.kadlec.org/careers/about-kadlec

Schedule: On Call

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Food Service

Location: Washington-Richland

Req ID: 180198