Banner Health Room Service Associate in Tucson, Arizona

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The future is full of possibilities. At Banner Health, we’re excited about what the future holds for health care. That’s why we’re changing the industry to make the experience the best it can be. Our team has come together with the common goal: Make health care easier, so life can be better. The future of health care starts here. If you’re ready to change lives, we want to hear from you. Apply today.

We know that food plays an important part of someone recovery so that is why we have Room Service Associates at Banner University Medical Center Tucson Campus.

Do you enjoy talking with patients about their meals? Making sure specialized diets are correct? Do you enjoy pulling & assembling the food requests for the food trays? Do you enjoy delivering the food trays? Then you will enjoy this opportunity.

It is not just a job but can become a great career.

Will be working 2P to 10:30PM Will work weekends as necessary.

Your pay and benefits (Total Rewards) are important components of your Journey at Banner Health. Banner Health offers a variety of benefit plans to help you and your family. We provide health and financial security options so you can focus on being the best at what you do and enjoying your life.

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About Banner - University Medical Center Tucson

Banner - University Medical Center Tucson is nationally recognized for providing exceptional patient care, teaching future health-care professionals and conducting groundbreaking research. Also located on the campus is Diamond Children's - recognized for its specialized pediatric services including neonatal and intensive care, emergency medicine and cancer therapies. Banner - University Medical Center Tucson is Southern Arizona's only Level 1 Trauma Center, meaning we care for the most critically injured patients. The hospital is consistently listed among the nation's top hospitals in the prestigious Best Hospitals ranking by U.S. News & World Report. Our nurses' innovative, safe and thoughtful care has been recognized with Magnet ™ designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center. The hospital's physicians are full-time faculty of the University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson. Our specialty services include comprehensive heart and cancer care, advanced neuroscience techniques and a multi-organ transplant program. For more information about Tucson, please visit:

About Banner Health

Banner Health is one of the largest, nonprofit health care systems in the country and the leading nonprofit provider of hospital services in all the communities we serve. Throughout our network of hospitals, primary care health centers, research centers, labs, physician practices and more, our skilled and compassionate professionals use the latest technology to make health care easier, so life can be better. The many locations, career opportunities, and benefits offered at Banner Health help to make the Banner Journey unique and fulfilling for every employee.

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Job Summary

This position provides patients with menu and/or patient meal service, receives and forwards patient requests and communication to Dietetic Technicians and Dietitians when appropriate. Provides patient meal assembly according to correct quantities. This position strives to provide patient satisfaction regarding food and nutrition services.

Essential Functions

  • Visits patients to obtain or discuss menu selections based upon dietary orders. Enters or records all daily patient meal selections and preferences for one or more patient units.

  • Demonstrates appropriate judgment with modified diets, food and menu knowledge when relating to patients. Requests Diet Tech or Dietitian assistance when needed. Edits patient menus as required.

  • Provides patient meal service which may include setting up tray work stations, preparing/portioning assigned foods according to correct quantities, and/or assembling patient trays.

  • Delivers and serves meals while making independent judgments about special requests, snacks and nourishments.

  • Provides excellent customer service on the phone or in person and resolves customer complaints effectively and efficiently.

  • Maintains food handling and sanitation standards to meet licensing agency requirements.

Minimum Qualifications

High school diploma/GED or equivalent working knowledge. Requires reading, writing and mathematical skills.

Skills and knowledge of nutrition services as typically gained through 1 - 2 years of related experience.

The work requires the ability to follow instructions and safety guidelines for working with cleaning chemicals, as well as the ability to learn and work with business computer software and point of sale systems. Requires the ability to learn food handling regulations and pass certification tests as required. Must have demonstrated effective customer service skills.

Preferred Qualifications

Understanding of nutrition services, common modified diets, and portion measures. Additional skills and knowledge in health care nutrition services preferred. Bilingual skills preferred in some assignments.

Additional related education and/or experience preferred.

Job Number 218188

Facility Banner - University Medical Center Tucson

Shift Evening

Department Banner-- Univ Med Ctr Tucson - Culinary & Nutrition-Hosp

Position Type FT: Full-Time

Street Address 1501 N. Campbell Ave.

City & State US-AZ-Tucson

Posting Category Culinary Services / Nutrition