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Providence Health & Services Lodge Cook *1.0/Variable*$2,500 Sign-On Bonus* in Seward, Alaska


Providence is calling a Lodge Cook (LTC Dietary, Variable, 1.0 FTE / 40 hours per week) to Seward Medical Center in Seward, 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.

OFFERING $2,500 SIGN ON BONUS! (sign on bonus are not for current internals)

Apply Today! All applicants that meet qualifications will receive a text with some additional questions from our Modern Hire System.

In this position you will:

  • Under the direction of the Registered Dietitian and Dietary Services, prepare and serve meals and snacks per the posted menu and stated preferences of the Resident.

  • Prepare foods for therapeutic menus according to dietetic specifications. Ensure all food safety rules are followed (ServSafe) by monitoring and documenting refrigerator, freezer, and dish machine temperatures.

  • Serve meals to residents, follows portion control standards and follows physician diet orders. Is knowledgeable of resident allergies and preferences. Document meal substitutions.

  • Be responsible for recording food temperatures at each meal, per industry standards.

  • Be responsible for product receiving, stocking, rotation, dating, date checking and cleanliness of kitchen and food storage areas.

  • Properly clean and sanitize related work area according to sanitary procedures and documents completion.

  • Adhere to the safety requirements for daily operations. Maintain knowledge of emergency response protocols for residents and staff. Maintain a safe, comfortable and attractive environment.

  • Alert Lodge Nursing Staff of changes in resident status. Documents care and interactions as required.

  • Participate in all department team meetings and education opportunities.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • H.S. Diploma or GED

  • 2 years experience in quantity food preparation required, including knowledge of hot and cold food preparation

  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification from American Heart Association (AHA), RQI, upon hire or the ability to accomplish within thirty (30) days of date of hire

  • State of Alaska food handler permit or the ability to attain certification upon hire

  • Completion of State of Alaska approved feeding assistance program within six (6) months of hire

  • ServSafe certification within six (6) months of hire.

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Coursework/Training in Vocational/Culinary Arts

  • Experience with the elderly

  • Cooking experience in a hospital, long-term care or medical facility

About Providence Seward Medical Center

Providence Seward Medical and Care Center is a 6-bed critical access hospital and 40-bed long term care facility providing quality health care to residents and visitors. Our team of physicians, nurses, and support staff deliver compassionate, quality care to all patients. We care for the patients ranging from infants to the elderly with services including, primary care, emergency, inpatient, swing bed, lab, radiology, therapies and nursing home care.

Located only 125 miles south of Anchorage on Resurrection Bay, Seward offers a small community feel and access to a multitude of world class outdoor activities such as kayaking, fishing and hiking.

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-Seward

Req ID: 319797