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Diet Office Clerk, Per-Diem, Variable Shift

Company: PIH Health
Location: Whittier
Posted on: June 22, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionWe're a nonprofit, regional healthcare network with two hospitals, numerous outpatient medical offices, a multi-specialty medical (physician) group, home healthcare services and hospice care, as well as heart, cancer and emergency services. Our leadership is dedicated to putting patients first-a cornerstone of our mission, vision and values-as we deliver top-quality healthcare.From our extensive facilities in Whittier, California and Downey, California, PIH Health serves more than two million residents in Los Angeles and Orange Counties and throughout the San Gabriel Valley.The Diet Clerk functions as support in the nutritional care of patients. The primary responsibilities are processing of diet orders, obtaining patient's menu selection via CBord computer system and correcting those menus to ensure selections meet physician-prescribed diet order, checking tray line for accuracy to patient menu selection and prescribed physician diet order, and communicating effectively to ensure high quality food service to patients.Required SkillsBusiness telephone etiquette, articulate and professional.Customer service/guest relations skills.Intermediate computer skills.Knowledge of normal and modified diets.Required ExperienceHigh school diploma or G.E.D. requiredMust be able to speak, write and read English and do simple mathMinimum 6 months experience working in hospital diet office. Knowledge of modified diets required ( Renal, Dysphagia, Controlled Carbohydrate, Cardiac, Sodium Controlled, etc). Education ( Completion of college level classes in diet therapy, nutrition through the life cycle, nutrition, etc) may be substituted for experience.Able to process diet orders, tube feedings, diet changes and NPO orders accurately. Minimum 6 months experience checking trayline to ensure meal trays meet prescribed diet order. Education (Completion of college level classes in diet therapy, nutrition through the life cycle, nutrition, etc) may be substituted for experience).Intermediate computer skills required - prior experience working with Computrition, CBord or any other computerized diet office system helpful.Beyond the benefits that come with working for the area's leading community healthcare provider - one that also recognizes the need to ensure patient safety and comfort - you'll enjoy an extremely competitive compensation and benefits package. We are an equal opportunity employer and seek diversity in our workforce. EOE M/F/D/V

Keywords: PIH Health, Whittier , Diet Office Clerk, Per-Diem, Variable Shift, Other , Whittier, California

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