Providence Health & Services Executive Chef in Spokane, Washington


Providence is calling an Executive Chef ( Food and Nutrition Services , Variable Shift, 1.0 FTE FT) to Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center in Spokane, Washington. 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.

Do you have a passion for a dynamic food opportunity and strive to make a difference in your work? Providence offers a full comprehensive benefits package and work/life balance opportunity. Apply to learn more!

In this position you will:

  • Plan, organize, direct, and monitor the comprehensive preparation, and production of food to patients and patrons of Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center (PSHMC).

  • Coordinate all food and supply purchases and evaluates new products that will result in maintaining and improving the quality of food service within budgetary guidelines.

  • Provides ongoing in service education needs for food production staff. Oversees training and evaluates the work performance of all food production staff. Enforces departmental standards, safety operations, sanitation and care of equipment, particularly as it applies to food production and safe food handling.

  • Assists the director in the budget preparation and management for the department pertinent to areas of accountability as indicated. Participates in the ongoing process of budgetary status relative to daily operationsimpact.

  • Provides ongoing assessment of guest food service quality and costs; monitors customer satisfaction and utilizes acquired information to constantly improve services provided to all guests/services. Collaborates with the Café Manager to make timely changes in the menus provided for all customers to assure continuous improvement and customer satisfaction. Continually evaluates current menu against market trends and strives to maintain a constant level of market competitiveness relative to budgetary and customer-related preferences.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Three years institutional buying and menu planning

  • Ability to use a personal computer and applicable systems software such as Microsoft Word and Excel

  • Preferred active member of the local Dietetic Association or Culinary Association

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Two (2) year associate degree in business, dietetics, or related field, or Chef certification

  • Five years experience in a medium to large volume institutional kitchen preferred. Hospital experience

  • Five years supervisory experience for at least 12 employees

  • Creative menu design and implementation

  • Current retail experience

About the ministry you will serve.

Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center has a commanding presence in Spokane, Washington and is a beacon of hope and healing for patients throughout the region. We have over 600 beds and are chosen by people from across the state for the da Vinci surgical robotic for heart surgery and parents from all over the Inland Northwest who have children with life-threatening conditions know they’ll find the care and comfort they need at Sacred Heart Children’s Hospital.

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

Our Mission

As people of Providence, we reveal God's love for all, especially the poor and vulnerable, through our compassionate service.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is the third largest not-for-profit health system in the United States. Providence employs more than 82,000 caregivers (employees) across a five-state area; AK, WA, MT, OR, and CA. Our facilities include 34 hospitals, 600 physician clinics, senior services, supportive housing and other health and educational services. 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: Day

Job Category: Supervisory / Management

Location: Washington-Spokane

Req ID: 183393