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Diet Technician


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. "


The Diet Technician represents Food and Nutrition Services by assisting patients with food selections both bedside and through call center operations while adhering to the dietary prescription. The Diet Technician follows the Registered Dietitian's nutrition care plan as it is developed for the patient. The Diet Technician excels at customer service and multitasking on the phone and in person, and adequately resolves complaints in a timely manner.


  • Experience:
    Customer Service and/or Food Service
  • Preferred Experience:
    2 years Healthcare Food Service experience
  • Required Education:
    High School diploma.
  • Preferred Education:
    Degree completion in nutrition or relevant health care field or completed college credit hours in food and nutrition.
  • Certifications:
    Food Handler's card within 180 days.
  • Other:
    Skills, knowledge and abilities: Ability to read and write well. Nutrition in a Nutshell within 90 days. Positive attitude, friendly smile, good personal apperance. Willingness to learn and work as part of a team. Working conditions, mental and physical requirements: Equipment used: Multi-Screen Computer, and or tablet, head set telephone

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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Diet Technician

Springfield, MO
Full Time

Published on 01/15/2022

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