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Job Details

Cook (40 hrs)

Requisition #: 196756
Location: Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD 21201
Category: Support Services (Services/Trades)
Work Shift: Rotating Shift
Work Week: Full Time (40 hours)
Weekend Work Required: Yes
Date Posted: Oct. 15, 2019

Johns Hopkins Health System employs more than 20,000 people annually. Upon joining Johns Hopkins Health System, you become part of a diverse organization dedicated to its patients, their families, and the community we serve, as well as to our employees. Career opportunities are available in academic and community hospital settings, home care services, physician practices, international affiliate locations and in the health insurance industry. If you share in our vision, mission and values and also have exceptional customer service and technical skills, we invite you to join those who are leaders and innovators in the healthcare field.

Position Summary:

Works under general supervision and prepares, seasons, and cooks food for Hospital patients, employees, and visitors. Measures and mixes ingredients according to recipes, using a variety of manual and/or electric kitchen utensils and equipment.


Work requires knowledge of basic cooking techniques and the ability to operate kitchen equipment and machinery.


Work requires a level of math and English normally acquired through the completion of an eighth grade education.

Work Experience:

Requires a minimum of one year of prior cooking experience in any large food service operation


Rotation,Limited (20 hours per week)

5:30 am – 9:00 pm


Work Location:

JHH, 600 N. Wolfe Street Baltimore, MD 21287


Work requires the ability to read and follow instructions. Requires the ability to operate standard kitchen machinery, read menus, work schedules and prices. Interpersonal skills necessary to interact effectively with hospital patients, visitors and staff and to provide courteous services.

Required Licensure, Certification:

Serve safe sanitation certification preferred from an approved culinary program.

Working Conditions:

Works in an environment where there is exposure to extreme hot and cold temperatures. Work requires the use of the following safety equipment: gloves, slip resistant shoes and outerwear such as aprons and hair nets. Work requires the ability to lift (up to 50 lbs) and/or transports food, carts and warmers. Work requires standing and/or walking for extended periods of time. Honor all reasonable requests made by supervisor, which may or may not be outside your normal duties, to ensure guest satisfaction along with a smooth, functional kitchen operation.

Johns Hopkins is a Smoke – Free campus.

Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, sex, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, and or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law. The Johns Hopkins Hospital is a smoke free campus.


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