Food Service Tech, Full-Time

Mercy - Festus, MO 63028+21 locations
We're a Little Different

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

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. Join us and discover why Modern Healthcare Magazine named us in its "Top 100 Places to Work."


Under the direct supervision of the Nutrition Services Supervisor, the Food Service Tech I will be trained in at least one functional position. Positions include Starter position, Expeditor/Checker position, Meal Tray Runner position, Dish washer/Pot and Pans position, Floor Stocker position, Cashier/Retail position, and Grill/Sandwich station position. These positions include a variety of tasks such as: assembling patient trays according to prescribed diet, following correct food handling and safety procedures, assisting in dish room and ware washing duties, preparation and delivery of between meal feedings, preparation of floor stock and strategic supply items, answering phones, utilizing department specific programs for patient meal service and/or retail service, functioning as a Nutrition Services department representative in patient care areas, educating patients on meal processes, delivering meals, direct patient and/or customer interaction, and any other duties as assigned. Performs duties and responsibilities in a manner consistent with our mission, values, and Mercy Service Standards.


  • Experience: none
  • Certifications: none
  • Other skills & knowledge: Must be able to read and understand basic instructions. Able to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing. Interest in learning new skills and growth of your role in the department.

  • Experience: Food Service or customer service experience preferred.
  • Education: Must be able to read and understand basic instructions. High School diploma or equivalent preferred.
  • Certifications: Food Handlers or ServSafe certification preferred.

We Offer Great Benefits:

Day-one comprehensive health, vision and dental coverage, PTO, tuition reimbursement and employer-matched retirement funds are just a few of the great benefits offered to eligible co-workers, including those working 48 hours or more per pay period!

We're bringing to life a healing ministry through compassionate care.

At Mercy, our supportive community will be behind you every step of your day, especially the tough ones. You will have opportunities to pioneer new models of care and transform the health care experience through advanced technology and innovative procedures. We're expanding to help our communities grow. Join us and be a part of it all.

What Makes You a Good Match for Mercy?

Compassion and professionalism go hand-in-hand with us. Having a positive outlook and a strong sense of advocacy is in perfect step with our mission and vision. We're also collaborative and unafraid to do a little extra to deliver excellent care - that's just part of our commitment. If that sounds like a good fit for you, we encourage you to apply.

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Mercy has determined this is a safety-sensitive position. The ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner is an essential function of this job.
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