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First Cook (Temporary)

Primary Location Anaheim, California Worker Location Onsite Facility Orange Co Anaheim Medical Center Job Number 1259027 Date posted 03/20/2024
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Job Summary:

Under immediate supervision, prepares conventional and convenience type food, following established procedures for patients and cafeteria. May use preparation equipment as necessary. Responsible for maintaining sanitation of food service work areas and/or food service stations

Essential Responsibilities:

Upholds Kaiser Permanentes Policies and Procedures, Principles of Responsibilities, and applicable state, federal and local laws. Observes appropriate food handling techniques according to standards of personal hygiene in accordance with local, state, and federal agencies. Requisitions or procures food supplies according to established guidelines. Prepares conventional and convenience type foods according to production sheets and standing orders for distribution to tray line, cafeteria, and catering services following department safety and sanitation policy. Replenishes food items as needed. Cleans and decontaminates patient care and work area stations, sanitizes cooking utensils, washes and rinses, and disposal.
Basic Qualifications:


High School diploma or GED and/or equivalent experience Minimum six months cook experience in a restaurant, hospital or institutional food service using standard food service equipment (Grill, Oven, Fryer, etc.). Must be able to grill, fry, roast and bake as needed to prepare standard menu items. Demonstrated ability to read, write and follow written and oral instructions in English.


  • High School Diploma/GED and/or equivalent experience

License, Certification, Registration

  • N/A

Additional Requirements:

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Culinary Arts Degree or AA in Institutional Food Preparation Preferred. Knowledge of hospital food service operations preferred.


  • Monday-Friday, alternating weekends

  • temporary replacement for long term leave of 5 months with a minimum of 3 remaining months.

  • works every other weekend and holidays per CBA

  • This is a temporary position for approximately three (3) months. 

Primary Location: California,Anaheim,Orange Co Anaheim Medical Center Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Evening Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun Working Hours Start: 11:00 AM Working Hours End: 07:30 PM Job Schedule: Full-time Job Type: Standard Worker Location: Onsite Employee Status: Temporary Employee Group/Union Affiliation: B01|SEIU|Local 399 Job Level: Individual Contributor Department: OC Anaheim Medical Center - Food Preparation - 0801 Pay Range: $25.6 - $28.36 / hour The ranges posted above reflect the location in the job posting. The salary range may vary if you reside in a different location or state than the location posted. Travel: No On-site: Work location is on-site (KP designated office, medical office building or hospital). Worker location must align with Kaiser Permanente's Authorized States policy. At Kaiser Permanente, equity, inclusion and diversity are inextricably linked to our mission, and we aim to make it a part of everything we do. We know that having a diverse and inclusive workforce makes Kaiser Permanente a better place to receive health care, a more supportive partner in our communities we serve, and a more fulfilling place to work. Working at Kaiser Permanente means that you agree to and abide by our commitment to equity and our expectation that we all work together to create an inclusive work environment focused on a sense of belonging and wellbeing.

Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status. Submit Interest