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Dietary Clerk

Company: Halifax Hospital Medical Center
Location: Port Orange
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

OverviewHalifax Health is seeking a Dietary Clerk for the Food and Nutritional Services Department.SummaryThe Dietary Clerk is responsible for clerical activities in the clinical diet clerks office. This individual performs selective menu distribution, collection and menu entry, prepares all late trays, serves as liaison/problem solver between patient and Food and Nutrition department and communicates as appropriate with tray line supervisor/checker involving clinical diet accuracy.Job Qualifications High School diploma or GED equivalentrequired. Strong verbal communication required. Good organizational skills and ability to work within pre-defined time frames and deadlines. Ability to remain calm and efficient in the midst of varied activity and stress levels. Ability to work well with others. Ability to provide good customer service. Knowledge of clinical nutrition highly desirable. Computer skills are highly desirable.Job Duties and Responsibilities Maintain appropriate level of infection control. Answers, directs, and initiates calls/pages from the diet office telephone communication system. Directs production requests/outside orders/supply requests to the appropriate department area in a timely manner. Maintains adequate office supplies and forms for daily work Communicates with the Nursing staff to resolve diet order issues. Utilizes computer to print production tallies, department reports and tray line tallies. Maintains appropriate diet restrictions while adjusting patient marked menus for modified diets. Coordinates nutritional care responsibilities with the licensed staff to provide accurate diets Communicates with patient and/or family to discuss and resolve Food and Nutrition issues with a minimum of conflict. Assembles non complicated patient trays according to diet/menu, established techniques, portion control, and infection control. Assists with data collection for Performance Improvement department studies.About UsHalifax HealthRecognized by The Joint Commission as a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures, Halifax Health serves Volusia and Flagler counties, providing a continuum of healthcare services through a network of organizations including a tertiary hospital, community hospital, psychiatric services, a cancer treatment center with four outreach locations, the areas largest hospice, a center for inpatient rehabilitation, primary care walk-in clinics, a walk-in clinic specializing in womens health, two community clinics, three childrens medical practices, a home healthcare agency, and an exclusive provider organization. Halifax Health offers the areas only Level II Trauma Center, Comprehensive Stroke Center, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Pediatric Emergency Department, Child and Adolescent Behavioral Services, complete Neurosurgical Services, OB Emergency Department and Level II Neonatal Intensive Care Unit that cares for babies born as early as 28 weeks. For more information, visit halifaxhealth.org.

Keywords: Halifax Hospital Medical Center, Port Orange , Dietary Clerk, Other , Port Orange, Florida

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