1. Food Service
  2. Full-time
  3. Prosperity Wellness Center
  4. Tacoma


  1. Food Service
  2. Full-time
  3. Prosperity Wellness Center
  4. Tacoma

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Company Description

At Prosperity Wellness Center, we know the best way to predict the future of healthcare is to create it. As a member of our growing team, you will have a voice in the creation of life-changing programs and treatment centers nationwide. Working collaboratively with the best and the brightest in our industry, you will be part of an innovative team of professionals committed to generating positive and remarkable outcomes for the clients we serve.

If you are looking for an organization that thrives on growth, celebrates diversity of thought, and rewards passionate execution, you’ve come to the right place. Because we put clients first, it is our honor to support and reward those who serve them.

Compensation Range: $18-22 per hour

Compensation will be dependent upon geographic region, education, and experience.

This positions offers a $500 retention bonus! 

Our Offer to You!

We are dedicated to empowering our employees with their professional and personal development by providing:  

  • 401(k)
  • Healthcare benefits 
  • Vacation and sick days
  • Employee referral program
  • Employee discounts to various stores, amusement parks, events, etc.
  • Continuing education (CE) programs and training
  • Weekly training opportunities 
  • Advancement opportunities within the organization

Job Description

The Cook prepares food in accordance with applicable federal, state and local standards, guidelines and regulations, and established policies and procedures, and as directed by the Director of Dietary Services and/or Clinical Nutritionist, to assure that quality food service is provided at all times.


  • Review menus prior to preparation of food.
  • Inspect special diet trays to assure that the correct diet is served to each patient.
  • Perform administrative requirements, such as completing necessary forms, reports, etc., and submit to the Director of Dietary Services.
  • Coordinate dietary services with other departments as necessary.
  • Work with the facility’s clinical nutritionist and dietitian as necessary and implement recommended changes as required.
  • Ensure that all food procedures are followed in accordance with established policies and procedures.
  • Assist in establishing a food service production line, etc., to assure that meals are prepared on time.
  • Process diet changes and new diets as received from the Nursing Department.
  • Participate and assist in departmental studies and projects as assigned or that may become necessary.
  • Attend and participate in workshops, seminars, in-services, etc., as directed.
  • Prepare meals in accordance with planned menus.
  • Prepare and serve meals that are palatable and appetizing in appearance.
  • Follow all food safety rules
  • Follow all Physical Safety rules
  • Serve food in accordance with established portion control procedures.
  • Prepare food for therapeutic diets in accordance with planned menus.
  • Prepare food in accordance with standardized recipes and special diet orders.
  • Ensure that all meals are correctly prepared and ready to be served at designated meal times
  • Oversee and help with dishwashing and daily garbage removal
  • Oversee and adhere to all kitchen, dining room and site HACCP procedures
  • Ensure that receipt of all foods are stored properly and rotated
  • The Cook should be completely knowledgeable with the day’s menu prior to beginning of meal service. Each customer is greeted, served and thanked appropriately
  • Inspect special diet trays to assure that the correct diet is being served.
  • Prepare and serve patients nutritional snacks.
  • Assure that appropriate cutlery and equipment are provided with each meal and/or snack.
  • Assist the Director of Dietary Services in reviewing treatment plans to assure that a patient’s dietary needs are being met.
  • Prepare and serve substitute foods to patients who refuse foods served.
  • Perform other duties as needed

This is a full-time position working Wed-Sun 11am to 7:30pm (off Mon, Tues).


  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Minimum of 1-year experience as a cook or similar role is required.
  • Minimum of 2 years of sobriety is required
  • Knowledge of industry standards as related to the position of healthcare facility cook.
  • Knowledge of culinary skills and have the ability to cook well for a difficult population

Not sure if you meet all the qualifications? Apply anyway! To provide truly innovative care, we need to have a diverse team around us. That’s why Discovery Behavioral Health is committed to creating an inclusive environment. If you find yourself meeting some but not all the above, we’d be happy to consider your application.  

Additional Information

We are proud to be an EEO employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.

For more information about our company benefits, please visit us at discoverybehavioralhealth.com/careers/

Discovery Behavioral Health seeks to build a diverse staff that is reflective of the patients we serve and the communities where we work. DBH encourages multiple perspectives, experiences, and strives to hire and retain a diverse workforce.

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