Cook I

Under the general supervision but according to established polices procedures and recipes prepares fast food items (hot dogs hamburgers etc) for patients and the cafeteria. Obtains and prepares foodstuff as necessary and is responsible for maintaining grills steam tables and the work area in an orderly condition.


Prepares work area for food preparation turns on grills steam tables etc.; obtains necessary utensils and foodstuffs.

Prepares hamburgers hot dogs french fries and other fast service menu items following standard food preparation procedures.

Cleans work area equipment and utensils at the end of each meal period.

Ensures that all foodstuffs are properly stored between meal periods.

Assists in the preparation of other foodstuffs; main entrees meats etc. for the following day.

Maintains contact with cafeteria patrons when preparing fast service menu items to order in the cafeteria.

Performs other duties as assigned.


Other information:

Requires the ability to read write and speak English and to perform simple arithmetic calculations.

Knowledge of basic cooking and food preparation procedures in order to prep and cook fast service menu items.

Demonstrated knowledge and skills necessary to provide care patients with consideration of aging processes human development stages and cultural patterns in each step of the care process.


Three to four weeks of on the job related experience is required.


Work with grills and steam tables where care and alertness are required in order to minimize exposure to injury.

The physical ability to work for long periods in a standing position and to lift and carry moderately heavy packages trays etc.



Lifespan is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race color religion sex national origin age ethnicity sexual orientation ancestry genetics gender identity or expression disability protected veteran or marital status.   Lifespan is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.


Location: Rhode Island Hospital USA:RI:Providence


Work Type: Part Time


Shift: 3


Union: IBT