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Providence Health & Services Sous Chef in Centralia, Washington


Providence is calling a Sous Chef (1.0 FTE, Days) to Providence Health & Services in Centralia, WA.

We are seeking a Sous Chef to plan, direct and evaluate the purchase, production, presentation of food for patients, café and catering to ensure that standards of safety, nutritional value, quality and performance are maintained.

In this position you will:

  • Under the direction of the Executive Chef be responsible for recipe, menu and concept development within the established departmental guidelines.

  • Be responsible for overseeing departmental receiving, and inventory management.

  • Ensure conformance with JCAHO, state and local regulations as well as compliance with all HACCP, department, medical center and SWR system policies and procedures.

  • Be responsible for the direction and development of culinary staff, assuring that food production and serving staff are properly trained and supported in order to accomplish their job routines.

  • Under the direction of the Executive Chef conduct ongoing culinary education in all applicable culinary and customer service aspects of food and cooking.

  • Develop and evaluate staffing levels for current and forecast needs.

  • Perform and/or assist with all aspects of human resource management.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Degree in Culinary Arts. (Certification of completion from an accredited culinary trade school (2-4 Year program) or American Culinary Federation Education Institute (ACFEI) apprenticeship program (certification 4-5 year program).

  • Minimum of 2 years food culinary or supervisory role within a large, high volume operations such as a Medical Center, Fine Dining Restaurant establishment or Hotel including one year on the job experience in Catering, Room Service, Wait Staff, Banquet set-up, Café Retail Service, or culinary cooking.

  • Current State of Washington Food Handlers Permit.

  • ServSafe Certificate required within 90 days of hire.

About the hospital you will serve.

Providence Centralia Hospital in Centralia, Washington is a 127-bed, not-for-profit hospital providing emergency, diagnostic, cancer, birthing and surgical services. It consistently receives high scores on accreditation surveys by the Joint Commission, the Washington Department of Health and the Washington Department of Social and Health Services.

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

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. 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: Cook/Chef

Location: Washington-Centralia

Req ID: 225547