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Location: , CO, United States
Category: Service/Skilled Trades
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: 125085
Date Posted: Jun 26, 2023

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Join our UCHealth team as a Cook at University of Colorado Hospital in Aurora, CO. Active, fast-paced, and fun team! We’re not just hospital food, we’re at a fine dining restaurant level of food and service! Cooks and prepares food for distribution to patients, the cafeteria, and catering services.

Flexible hours for those in school or other pursuits.

This position is eligible for differential pay on weekends and nights. One free meal available per worked shift. Uniforms are provided. UCHealth offers a five year incentive bonus, annual summer picnic for employees and their family, and a selection of a holiday gift. Paid time off in part-time and full-time positions.


·Reviews menu and special orders to determine types and quantities of food items to be prepared. Follows standardized recipes in preparation of all foods.

·Plans cooking schedule with supervisor and/or exec chef to ensure food will be ready at specified times.

·Confers with supervisor and/or exec chef regarding modified diet preparation and use of leftovers.

·Adheres to all applicable guidelines regarding the storage, handling and preparation of food as well as in the sanitation and maintenance of work area.


·High School diploma or GED,or in lieu of HS/GED, satisfactory completion of UCHealth-administered basic competency test is required.

· 1 year of experience required; 1 year culinary experience strongly preferred.

The pay range for this position is: $18.82 – 24.10/ hour. Pay is dependent on applicant's relevant experience.

Shift Differential Opportunities for this job position:

Evenings: 3pm-11pm - $2.50/hr

Nights: 11pm-7am - $5.00/hr

UCHealth offers a Five Year Incentive Bonus to recognize employee’s contributions to our success in quality, patient experience, organizational growth, financial goals, and tenure with UCHealth. The bonus accumulates annually each October and is paid out in October following completion of five years’ employment.

UCHealth offers their employees a competitive and comprehensive total rewards package:

    • Full medical, dental and vision coverage
    • Retirement plans to include pension plan and 403(b) matching
    • Paid time off. Start your employment at UCHealth with PTO in your bank
    • Employer-paid life and disability insurance with additional buy-up coverage options
    • Tuition and continuing education reimbursement
    • Wellness benefits
    • 5 year incentive bonus
    • Full suite of voluntary benefits such as identity theft protection and pet insurance
    • Education benefits for employees, including the opportunity to be eligible for 100% of tuition, books and fees paid for by UCHealth for specific educational degrees. Other programs may also qualify for up to $5,250 pre-paid by UCHealth or in the form of tuition reimbursement each calendar year

    Loan Repayment:

    UCHealth is a qualifying employer for the federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program!

    UCHealth provides employees with free assistance navigating the PSLF program to submit their federal student loans for forgiveness through Savi.

    At UCHealth, we do things differently

    We believe in something different: a focus on the individuality of every person. In big ways and small, we exist to improve the extraordinary lives of all those we serve. As Colorado’s largest and most innovative health care system, we as a team deliver on the commitment to provide the best possible experience for our patients and their families. We foster a true human connection and give people the freedom to live extraordinary lives. A career at UCHealth is more than a job, it’s a passion.

    Going beyond quality requires the perfect balance of talent, integrity, drive and intellectual curiosity. We are looking for individuals who recognize, like us, that the world of medicine is ever-changing and are motivated to do what is right, not what is easy. We support creativity and curiosity so that each of us can find the extraordinary qualities within ourselves. At UCHealth, we’ll do everything in our power to make sure you grow and have a meaningful career. There’s no limits to your potential here.

    Be Extraordinary. Join Us Today!

    UCHealth recognizes and appreciates the rich array of talents and perspectives that equal employment and diversity can offer our institution. As an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, UCHealth is committed to making all employment decisions based on valid requirements. No applicant shall be discriminated against in any terms, conditions or privileges of employment or otherwise be discriminated against because of the individual’s race, creed, color, religion, gender, national origin or ancestry, age, mental or physical disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, transgender status, genetic information or veteran status. UCHealth does not discriminate against any “qualified applicant with a disability” as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act and will make reasonable accommodations, when they do not impose an undue hardship on the organization.

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