Sutter Health Cook-Dining/Nutrition (Per Diem) Modesto in Modesto, California


Serving the greater Stanislaus County with 423 plus acute care beds, Memorial Medical Center provides a full continuum of care including 24-hour emergency care, inpatient and outpatient surgery, obstetrics, pediatrics, nuclear medicine, dialysis therapy, diagnostic imaging, intensive care, physical therapy, and home health. Specialized care includes Memorial Regional Cancer Center and Memorial Heart Institute.

Under the supervision of the Executive Chef, the Cook will prepare all meals required of the Dining and Nutrition Services Department for patients, doctors, retail, and special events. The Cook may also perform other related duties to guarantee the proper and efficient operation of all cooking areas.



  • Two (2) year of working experience as a cook and/or 3 years working kitchen production area.

  • Current Serv Safe certification or able to pass DNS Department Sanitation Competency with minimum passing score of 75% prior to the completion of the probationary period.

  • High school diploma or equivalent.

  • Must have initiative to work efficiently without constant supervision and directions.

  • Basic knowledge of recipes, food productions charts, and use of herbs and spices. Demonstrates ability to standardize recipes.

  • The ability to read, write, hear, and verbally communicate in English to the degree required to perform the job.

  • Ability to perform routing mathematical calculations.


  • Ability to independently prepare and coordinate catering events, food and supplies for a minimum of 25 people.

  • Cooking experience at a health related facility or a hospital with understanding of modified diets.

Primary Location: California, Central Valley, Modesto

Organization: Memorial Medical Center, Modesto

Employee Status: Regular

Benefits: No

Position Status: Non-Exempt

Union: No

Job Shift: Variable

Shift Hours: 8 Hour Shift

Days of the Week Scheduled: Sunday

Weekend Requirements: Other

Schedule: Per Diem

Hrs Per 2wk Pay Period: Per Diem

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, registered domestic partner status, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, ancestry, national origin (including possession of a driver's license issued to individuals who did not present proof of authorized presence in the U.S.), age, medical condition, physical or mental disability, military or protected veteran status, political affiliation, pregnancy or perceived pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical condition, genetic information or any other characteristic made unlawful by local, state, or federal law, ordinance or regulation. External hires must pass a background check/drug screening. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state, and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.