Mercy Health

  • Nutrition Assistant

    Requisition ID
    Support Services
    Position Type
    Full Time
    Days, Evenings, Weekends
    Nutritional Services
  • Overview

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    Mercy Hospital Rogers has been designated a Top 100 Hospital by IBM/Watson, formerly Truven, for 2019. We are the only hospital in the state of Arkansas receiving this award


    We’re a Little Different


    Our mission is clear. We bring to life a healing ministry through our compassionate care and exceptional service.  


    We don’t believe in jobs at Mercy, we believe in careers that match the unique gifts of unique individuals; careers that not only make the most of your skills and talents, but also your heart.


    At Mercy, you’ll feel our supportive community every step of your day, especially the tough ones. We’re a team and love working that way. That team is expanding, and we currently have exceptional opportunities to help our communities grow.

    Responsibilities and Qualifications


    Under the direct supervision of the Nutrition Services Supervisor, the Nutrition Assistant performs a variety of patient food service and dish duties, as well as other related tasks. Examples include: assembling patient trays according to prescribed diet, following correct food handling and safety procedures, assisting in dishroom and warewashing duties, preparation and delivery of between meal feedings, preparation of floorstock and strategic supply items, answering phones, utilizing department specific programs for patient meal service, functioning as a Nutrtion Services department representative in patient care areas, educating patients on meal processes, delivering meals, direct patient interaction, and any other duties as assigned. Will be cross-trained in multiple areas including retail and administrative. Performs duties and responsibilities in a manner consistent with Mercy mission, values and Standards of Service.



    Because you’re committed to excellence, you understand the importance of being properly prepared for your role at Mercy. That’s why you’ll bring to your role the right set of qualifications:



    • Education: High school graduate or equivalent or current High School Student.
    • Experience: Food Service and/or Customer Service oriented experience preferred.
    • Other: Able to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing. Interest in learning new skills and growth of your role in the department.


    We’ll Support You at Work and Home


    Our foundations are built on dignity and respect. Modern Healthcare Magazine named us as a “top 100 places to work.” We go out of our way to help people feel welcomed.  We offer day-one comprehensive health, vision and dental coverage, PTO, tuition reimbursement and employer-matched retirement funds to benefit-eligible co-workers, including those working 48 hours or more per pay period!


    What Makes a Good Match for Mercy


    Compassion and professionalism go hand-in-hand with us, along with exceptional quality care. Having a positive outlook and a strong sense of advocacy is in perfect step with our mission and vision. We’re also collaborative and are not afraid to do a little extra to deliver excellent care – that’s just part of our commitment. If that sounds like a fit for you as well, we encourage you to apply.


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