The Cook position is located in the Nutrition and Food Service of a Veteran Affairs Medical Center. Nutrition and Food service is responsible for providing meals and nutritional care to veterans and patients at the Medical Center. The primary purpose of the Cook, WG-4, is to prepare nutritious, high quality meals for service to the Veterans. The position has sequence of steps that require attention to work operations, sanitation and safety; work assignments may require knowledge and judgment.
Providing Health Care for Veterans: The Veterans Health Administration is America’s largest integrated health care system, providing care at 1,255 health care facilities, including 170 medical centers and 1,074 outpatient sites of care of varying complexity (VHA outpatient clinics), serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year.