Akron Children's Hospital Careers

Food Service Assistant

Akron, Ohio

Job Description

About Us

Akron Children’s Hospital is one of the largest independent pediatric hospitals in the U.S., and ranked among the best children’s hospitals by U.S. News and World Report. Our dedicated staff serves nearly 800,000 patient visits per year through our 2 hospital campuses and a large network of locations offering primary and specialty care.

We are leading the way to healthier futures for children and communities through expert medical care, research, and prevention and wellness programs. As a teaching affiliate of Northeast Ohio Medical University and other universities, we train new generations of pediatricians, specialists, nurses and pharmacists every year.


  1. To treat every child as we would our own
  2. To treat others as we would like to be treated
  3. To turn no child away for any reason

We are seeking people who are committed to fostering a diverse environment in which patients, family and staff from a variety of backgrounds, cultures, and personal experiences are welcomed, included and can thrive.

Shift Information: Day Job

Full Time, 40 hours/week

Monday, Wednesday & Friday, 7:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Every other weekend 7:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.


Position Summary:

  • Room service call operator assisting patients/families/staff in selecting and ordering foods for patient and guest meals. 
  • Processes patient diet and formula/TF orders, coordinates food requests and meal/diet inquiries. 
  • Visits patients/families to explain room service and guest meals. 
  • Prepares special formulas and tube feedings, fortifies breastmilk assuring appropriate handling, mixing, labeling and storage.  



  • High School Graduate or equivalent required. 
  • Minimum of one (1) year related experience required. 
  • Previous hospital experience preferred. 
  • Strong communication (verbal and written), mathematical, interpersonal and organizational skills required.


Akron Children's Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individual with Disabilities.

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