Dietary Clerk II
Company: Halifax Health
Location: Port Orange
Posted on: June 12, 2021
Halifax Health is seeking a Dietary Clerk II for the Food and
Nutritional Services Department.
The Dietary Clerk performs written and computerized clerical
activities in the clinical Diet Clerk's office. Performs selective
menu distribution and collection and bedside menu entry to all
eligible patients. Prepares all late trays. Serves as
liaison/problem solver between patient and Food and Nutrition
department Communicates as appropriate with tray line
supervisor/checker involving clinical diet accuracy. Must be
knowledgeable of infection control.
High School diploma or GED required.
Skills in oral communication required.
Good organization 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
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 all types of patient trays according to diet/menu,
established techniques, portion control, and infection control.
Appropriately adjusts eal fluids per pre-established guidelines
to meet ordered fluid restrictions.
- Assists with data collection for Performance Improvement
Recognized 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 area's largest hospice, a center for
inpatient rehabilitation, primary care walk-in clinics, a walk-in
clinic specializing in women's health, two community clinics, three
children's medical practices, a home healthcare agency, and an
exclusive provider organization. Halifax Health offers the area's
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,
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