Non-Clinical Careers at Lifespan

Room Service Cook Job

Job Number: RIH18288

Job Title: Room Service Cook 2

Department: Food & Nutrition Production - 1014301

Facility: Rhode Island Hospital

Location: Providence, RI


High School Diploma, Associates Degree in Culinary Arts preferred

Certified Food Safety Managers License (RIDOH)

Work requires that ability to read, write, and speak English and perform mathematical calculations. (Addition, subtraction, multiplication, division)

Ability to multitask in a fast- paced work environment.

The ability to operate a variety of kitchen equipment efficiently and safely.


Minimum of six (6) years of extensive cooking experience in high volume establishments and/or large production food preparation (entrees, sauces, soups, etc.) or an Associates Degree in Culinary Arts with a minimum of one (1) year experience.

Under the general supervision of the Executive Chef and Production Manager, according to established recipes and procedures, prepares, seasons, and cooks food for hospital patients and the cafeteria. Responsible for maintaining established standards of quality food production. Prepares main menu entrees, such as meats, sauces, gravies, and the like. Assists in cooking menu entrees, salads, cold plates, etc.

The Room Service Cook II is expected to embrace Lifespan’s mission of “Delivering health with care” and successfully role model Lifespan’s values of Compassion, Accountability, Respect, and Excellence as these guide our everyday actions with patients, customers and one another.