Mercy Health

  • Director-Food Services

    Requisition ID
    Position Type
    Full Time
    Days, Evenings, Holidays, Nights, Weekends
    IP Food Service
  • Overview

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    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

    Mercy Hospital of Springfield, MO, a 600 plus licensed bed acute care hospital, is seeking a Food Service Director RD prepared, for our dynamic Health Care facility. Mercy Health System is a state of the art health care system focused on the patient and customer service experience.


    This candidate will be accountable for all aspects related to Food and Nutrition at all community locations with direct responsibility for unit financials, HR functions, Cash Management & Controls, Training, Payroll, ensuring consistency in programs from site to site, implementing and directing new initiatives, monitoring and promoting food and physical safety by conducting routine audits, responsible for driving patient and retail satisfaction, and all regulatory agency requirements. Performs duties and responsibilities in a manner consistent with our mission, values, and Mercy Service Standards.



    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: Bachelors degree.
    Licensure: None.

    Experience: Five years management experience.
    Certifications: None.
    Other: Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities: Knowledge of food service systems, medical nutrition therapy, customer service. Equipment Used: May use all pieces of food service and office equipment.
    Preferred Education: Master’s Preferred.
    Preferred Licensure: Registered Dietitian/Licensed Dietitian.

    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.

    Job Board Tags

    #Food and Nutrition #Director #Management #Registered Dietitian/Licensed Dietitian.


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