Nutrition Assistant

Mercy Health Ozark, MO

About the Job

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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.

The Nutrition Assistant represents Food and Nutrition Services by delivering patient meals. They follow all guidelines with a high expectation for accuracy during delivery, set up, and monitoring of meal service. The Nutrition Assistant excels at customer service and personal interaction with patients, their families, and hospital staff. Performs related duties as assigned.



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:


  • Eucation: None.
  • Licensure: None.
  • Experience: Customer Service and/or Food Service experience.
  • Certifications: Food Handler's Card within 90 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 appearance. Willingness to learn and work as part of a team. Working conditions, mental and physical requirements: Equipment used: Computer and/or tablet, basic food service equipment
    Preferred Education: High school diploma.

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.

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.