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Astria Health Cook Assistant in Sunnyside, Washington

The Astria Health system, headquartered in the heart of the state of Washington’s wine country in the beautiful Yakima Valley, is the largest non-profit healthcare system based in Eastern Washington. Astria Health is the parent non-profit organization of Astria Sunnyside Hospital and Astria Toppenish Hospital and delivers care throughout the Valley through its Astria Health Hospitals and its Astria Ambulatory Care model focused on delivering the highest level of ambulatory and outpatient care in convenient locations in both the Lower and Upper Yakima Valley. Astria Ambulatory Care is designed to meet the changing lifestyles and diverse needs of those living and working throughout the region.

Cook Assistant will work closely with the Cook(s) to perform the duties of preparing and cooking food to be served to the public and patients of Sunnyside Community Hospital.


  • Restaurant or commercial kitchen experience preferred.


  • High school diploma/GED.


  • Skills in food preparation, cooking and baking desired.

  • Knowledge of proper food handling procedures and techniques.


  • WA State Food Handler’s Card.

Working Conditions & Physical Requirements:

Work is performed in a commercial kitchen in a hospital setting. The work is active in nature and requires standing and/or walking for the majority of the shift. Requires moving and lifting objects up to 25lbs frequently and up to 50lbs occasionally; occasional kneeling, stooping, crouching required. Frequent repetitive hand/wrist motions and finger manipulation. Requires normal/corrected vision and hearing to normal range. Requires tasting/smelling. The worker may be exposed to noise, smoke, fumes and/or odors.