Cook - Full Time - Health Services

Martha & Mary
Poulsbo, Washington, United States

Martha & Mary in Poulsbo, WA is seeking a Full Time cook to join our awesome team!  

Martha and Mary has been caring for children, seniors and families in Greater Kitsap for 130 years. Offering exceptional care that feels like family, we provide a wide continuum of care services for life's transitions, including skilled nursing, rehab, care management and long term care, plus affordable senior housing options and outstanding early learning programs for children. As a non-profit, faith-based organization, we are keenly dedicated to delivering high quality, compassionate care requiring highly capable employees with warm hearts. Whether you are just beginning your career or looking to enhance your skill set, by joining our mission of caring you can expect to make a real difference in the lives of those we serve.

General Description

This position is accountable to Food Services Manager and Food Services Director. Works most closely with the following internal staff to effectively meet customer needs: Charge Nurses, NACs, Lead Housekeeper, and other Dietary staff. The Main External Customer Contact will include: Residents and their family & friends, Volunteers, and Food Vendors.

Duties and Responsibilities

Job Specific-

  • Prepares and cooks regular and specialized meals for residents and employees of institution.
  • Cooks food in quantities according to the menu and number of persons to be served.
  • Required to serve meals and direct activities of one or more workers who assist in preparing and serving meals.
  • Prepare various foods in accordance with menu created by the chef and dietitians, for each meal of the day.
  • Operate kitchen equipment in preparation for meals.
  • Required to clean work areas and floors following shift and cover, label, date and store unused foods.
  • Employee is required to use institutional size cookware.
  • Required to record information accurately on the appropriate logs.
  • Must be able to work at an appropriate pace to ensure the food is ready for each meal of the day.
  • May be required to assist with ordering supplies.
  • Employee is required to handle food throughout the day and will work with a variety of food types daily such as meat, fruits, vegetables, canned foods, bread, pasta, etc. 


 11:30am- 7:30pm Wednesday-- Saturday (with a 5th day option available)


The pay scale for this position is from $19.50/hr. up to $22.71/hr. depending on relatable experience as determined by the supervisor and HR. 

Required Qualifications


  • High School Diploma or Equivalent


Martha & Mary offers fair wages, competitive benefits and supportive work environments, where we become friends and family.  We invite you to apply and become a part of one of Kitsap County's largest not-for profit employers.  The following benefits/compensation are offered at Martha & Mary.

  • Paid Time Off (PTO) is accrued at varying rates depending on length of employment.   Accrual rates begin at 5.32 hours per month based on a 40-hour workweek.  These accruals include the required sick leave per Washington State’s Paid Sick Leave Law  
  • 40% discount on child care services while working
  • Comprehensive benefit package after 60 days to include medical, dental, vision and life insurance options.  
  • Career advancement opportunities across multiple sites and departments
  • 403(b) Retirement Savings Plan is available immediately upon hire
  • 5 Paid Holidays 
  • Employee Assistance and Counseling for life’s challenges outside of the workplace
  • Cell phone, Health Club and Auto service discounts
  • And much more

Martha & Mary employee benefits and wages offered are reviewed annually and are intended to be fair, beneficial and competitive in today’s market whether just entering our workforce or nearing retirement. Benefit offerings are based on employment status. Salary ranges, benefits and other compensation are subject to change.  


Martha & Mary is an equal opportunity employer.