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Nutrition Office Clerk

  • Job ID: 771626564
  • Status: Part-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours: 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: UPMC Pinnacle Carlisle
  • Department: Dietary
  • Location: 361 Alexander Spring Road, Carlisle PA 17015
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $15.68 to $23.48 / hour

Description

Purpose:
Acts as a department liaison by processing phone requests appropriately. Ensures nutritional accuracy of food served to patients as per medical diet order.

Responsibilities:

 

  • Participates in departmental process improvement activities relating to office procedures and patient care.
  • Records daily patient census by diet category for department budget reports and meal production forecasting.
  • Put tube feeding in the Kardex and make label for the next day,
  • Tally specials and supplements.
  • Collect Mail.
  • Edit menus once returned to meet requirements of each patient's diet restriction, patient's preferences, and allergies.
  • Update patient Kardex file and menus on all patients/residents throughout the day.
  • Keep a running inventory of patient menus and maintains adequate supply for daily operations.
  • Provides brief explanation of prescribed diet and/or purpose of meal patterns as needed those inquiring about diet.
  • Assists patients with making acceptable menu selections with their meal pattern.
  • Put together patient menu that are going to dialysis and notify starter.
  • Community life sheet tally for diets.
  • Pull appropriate menu based on the diet order in the kardex, edit for patient's preferences and allergies; then sticker menu with the patient's name, room number and diet.
  • Put HS snacks for all new diabetics.
  • Lock up department.
  • Answer the phone appropriately (identifying yourself/department).
  • Record late trays (time, patient's name, diet and request).
  • Transcribes prescribed meal pattern on menus for renal/renal carbohydrates, fluid restriction and diabetic diets.
  • Daily HS snack audit diabetic patients and put together nourishment bags.
  • Collect missing menus via phone and/or in person.

 

Qualifications

High School graduate or equivalent.6 months experience in a hospital Dietary office and/or knowledge of therapeutic diets preferred. Ability to communicate orally and in writing with staff.Computer skills required.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
Clearances must be dated within 90 days.
 

  • Act 33 with renewal
  • Act 34 with renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance with renewal

  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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