VHC Health

ID 2022-9553
Category Service/Trade
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Permanent Part Time
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Looking for your next career opportunity? Look no further, at VHC Health, our staff exceeds expectations by performing at the top-level of the profession. Our Food and Nutrition Services Department is in need of an enthusiastic Cook who will perform tasks such as cooking and presenting meals for patients, employees and customers of Virginia Hospital Center. The cook will follow proper food handling procedures, maintain production records and HACCP controls, and participate in catering and special events as required.  The ability to work under minimal supervision and accomplish tasks in a fast paced environment following departmental guidelines is required. As a member of the Mayo Clinic Network and a Magnet Hospital, we are dedicated to providing a safe and healthy environment for our patients and employees. Come join a hospital that dedicated to you and your career.


Join our team and unlock your potential!


VHC Health is a 453-bed nationally recognized Hospital and teaching facility that has been delivering high quality care to the Washington, DC metropolitan area for over 75 years. VHC is a proud member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network (a national network of independent healthcare organizations), a designated Level II Trauma Center and a recognized Magnet Hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. We are proud to announce that the Leapfrog Group has awarded the hospital with an 'A' grade in Hospital Safety for the 19th year in a row, achieved an Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ for the 10th year in a row and VHC has ranked Number 2 in “Best Hospitals” in the Washington, DC metropolitan area by U.S. News and World Report's 2021-2022 rankings. At VHC we are always striving to provide continued excellence and growth for our employees as well as top notch care for our patients.


  • High school diploma or equivalent is preferred
  • Minimum of two years experience as a cook in a healthcare facility or restaurant required
  • One year of basic mathematics skills required. 
  • Special Skills/training needed to perform job or operate equipment, including ovens, steamers, slicers, computers, pagers, telephones, photocopiers, and fax machines. 


  • Prepares food items in a timely fashion following production time schedules, prescribed recipes, procedures and guidelines. 
  • Prepares regular and modified foods for patient and customers utilizing diet modification guidelines and recipe compliance. 
  • Assists with menu development, serving food items, cash handling, food ordering demonstration cooking and patient tray assembly. 
  • Participates in food and equipment product evaluation.  
  • Follows proper food handling procedures including maintaining food in a temperature safety zone. 
  • Maintains and sanitizes work area and all related equipment. 


  • Paid Major Holidays
  • Generous Paid Time Off / Vacation
  • Sick Time
  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Undergraduate Student Loan Repayment
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
  • Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • Health Fitness & Education Class Discounts
  • Employee Wellness Benefits
  • Hospital Discount for Employees and Family
  • VHC Retirement Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Free onsite parking
  • Commuter Benefits
  • Career Coaching
  • Family Leave
  • 401(k) + Match
  • and much more!

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