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Spectrum Health to Hold ‘Same Day Hire’ Event at West Michigan Works!

Open interviews for nutrition services and environmental services positions

January 6, 2020

Grand Rapids, Mich., Jan. 6, 2020 – Spectrum Health will hold a ‘same day hire’ event Thursday, January 9, at West Michigan Works! from 1-4 p.m.

The event includes open interviews for more than 50 full-time and part-time positions in the areas of nutrition services and environmental services. Full-time and part-time positions at 20 hours per week or more offer benefits, including medical, dental, vision and tuition reimbursement. The starting wage is $12/hour.

Same day hire events simplify the hiring process by providing on-site, same day interviews and immediate hires.

“Selected applicants can get hired and onboarded on the spot,” said Eric Van Duren, director of system talent acquisition at Spectrum Health. “So, make sure to apply online in advance of the event and to bring your resume.”

The jobs include room service, wayfinding, cleaning, cooks, cashiers, tray delivery and others. No health care experience is required, and on-site training is provided.

“These service positions are the foundation of our organization, providing tasks essential to the day-to-day operations of our health system,” said Kevin Vos, senior director of hospitality support services at Spectrum Health. “They also provide employees a foot in the door and the opportunity to advance within the organization.”

Spectrum Health is the largest employer in West Michigan with more than 31,000 employees in 14 hospitals including Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital and 155 additional sites.

Applicants should apply online at prior to the event and bring their resume. They can search job codes #10403809 and #10403814 on

West Michigan Works! is located at 215 Straight Ave. NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49504

Spectrum Health System, a not-for-profit, integrated health system, is committed to improving the health and wellness of our communities. We live our mission every day with 31,000 compassionate professionals, 4,600 medical staff experts, 3,300 committed volunteers and a health plan serving 1 million members. Our talented physicians and caregivers are privileged to offer a full continuum of care and wellness services to our communities through 14 hospitals, including Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital, 150 ambulatory sites and telehealth offerings. We pursue health care solutions for today and tomorrow that diversify our offerings. Locally-governed and based in Grand Rapids, Michigan, our health system provided $585 million in community benefit in fiscal year 2019. Thanks to the generosity of our communities, we received $30 million in philanthropy in the most recent fiscal year to support research, academics, innovation and clinical care. Spectrum Health has been recognized as one of the nation’s 15 Top Health Systems by Truven Health Analytics®, part of IBM Watson HealthTM.

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