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Cook 1, Looking Glass Residence

Vancouver, BC
Full Time
As per the current Public Health Order, full vaccination against COVID-19 is a condition of employment with PHSA as of October 26, 2021.

In accordance with the Mission, Vision and Values, and strategic directions of Provincial Health Services Authority resident safety is a priority and a responsibility shared by everyone at PHSA, and as such, the requirement to continuously improve quality and safety is inherent in all aspects of this position. The Cook prepares assigned food items by methods/procedures such as roasting, frying, grilling, steaming, poaching, boiling and baking under the direction of the Cook Supervisor.

What you'll do
  • Prepares and serves meals and snacks in accordance with established menus and recipes, by performing duties such as planning food preparation and cooking schedules, cooking, roasting, grilling, baking, testing for palatability, and carving. Modifies and adjusts established menus as required.
  • Maintains established food rotations in storage in order to minimize spoilage and waste.
  • Cleans items such as dishes, pots, pans and utensils by methods such as washing and scrubbing; loading, unloading and operating dishwasher.
  • Keeps equipment and cooking areas clean such as stoves, tables and countertops.
  • Monitors functioning of equipment, and reports malfunctions and maintenance and repair requirements to the Cook Supervisor.
  • Completes and maintains related records and documentation such as recipes and records of resident preferences, allergies, and special dietary needs.
  • May demonstrate to residents the preparation of various food dishes as part of established individual and/or group rehabilitation plans.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

What you bring
  • Graduation from a recognized 12 month program in cooking or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  • Successful completion of Food Safe I.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to deal with others effectively
  • Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position
  • Ability to organize work
  • Ability to operate related equipment.

What we bring

Every PHSA employee enables the best possible patient care for our patients and their families. Whether you are providing direct care, conducting research, or making it possible for others to do their work, you impact the lives of British Columbians today and in the future. That's why we're focused on your care too - offering health, wellness, development programs to support you - at work and at home.
  • Join one of BC's largest employers with province-wide programs, services and operations - offering vast opportunities for growth and development.
  • Access to professional development opportunities through our in-house training programs, including +2,000 courses, such as our San'yas Indigenous Cultural Safety Training course, or Core Linx for Leadership roles.
  • Enjoy a comprehensive benefits package, including municipal pension plan, and psychological health & safety programs and holistic wellness resources.
  • Annual statutory holidays (13) with generous vacation entitlement and accruement.
  • PHSA is a remote work friendly employer, welcoming flexible work options to support our people (eligibility may vary, depending on position).
  • Perks include access to fitness classes and discounts to 350 BC-wide recreational programs, travel, technology, car and bike sharing, and more.

Job Type: Regular Part-Time
4116 Angus Drive, Vancouver BC V6J 4H9
Closing date:
Until Filled
Hours of Work:
11:30-19:30 Friday-Saturday
Requisition #:

What we do

BC Children's Hospital (BCCH) provides care for the most seriously ill or injured children and youth from across British Columbia.

BC Women's Hospital & Health Centre (BCW) is dedicated to improving the health of women, newborns and families through a comprehensive range of services, research and education.

BCCH & BCW are part of the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA).

PHSA plans, manages and evaluates specialized health services with the BC health authorities to provide equitable and cost-effective health care for people throughout the province. Our values reflect our commitment to excellence and include: Respect people - Be compassionate - Dare to innovate - Cultivate partnerships - Serve with purpose.

PHSA, BCCH & BCW are committed to employment equity, encouraging all qualified individuals to apply. We recognize that our ability to provide the best care for our diverse patient populations relies on a rich diversity of skills, knowledge, background and experience, and value a safe, inclusive and welcoming environment.
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