Diet Clerk 40 Hrs Full Time in Woonsocket, RI at Landmark Medical Center

Date Posted: 5/9/2020

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Job Description


Responsibilities

Under the direction of the dietitian, performs the necessary clinical support functions related to approving therapeutic menu selections and ensuring accuracy as well as appropriate temperatures of patient trays.
Assists patients with menu selections; collects 80% of menus/patient selections in a timely manner. Prepares and offers coffee service to patients.
Prepares late trays taking into consideration presentation, timeliness (within 30 minutes of request) and correct diet.
Schedules nourishments according to established meal patterns.
Updates and maintains Kardex/computer system with pertinent information for the service of patient diets and meals.
Checks trayline for menu and diet accuracy, correcting any errors that are discovered. Delivery of patient trays.
Heads and tallies patient menus or uses a computer system to check for accuracy in patient menus and tallies.
Completes and/or checks food temperatures prior to trayline and addresses any substandard temperatures found.
Keeps up with assigned clerical duties including but not limited to meal statistics, clerical work flow, recording of meals and answering phones
Adapts to changes in assignment and/or priorities.
Performs other duties as assigned or required. 
 

Qualifications

Associates degree in Food Science/Nutrition preferred. One year of healthcare experience working with modified diets preferred. Epic experience strongly preferred. Ability to work in a fast-paced environment. Strong multi-tasking and time management skills a must. Must be an effective communicator and have the ability to work independently. Ability to supervises the staff in the absence of supervisors; prior supervisory experience strongly preferred.
 
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