Diet Assistant (Flex) Multiple Openings!
Posted on: November 22, 2021
Job Title: Diet Assistant (Flex) Multiple Openings!Location:
Danville, PennsylvaniaJob Category: Hospitality ServicesSchedule:
Per DiemWork Type: Part timeDepartment: JM-GMC Food Services
TeamDate Posted: 10/14/2021Job ID: R-19826Job SummaryUtilizing
department software, the Diet Assistant transcribes patient diet
orders in a manner that facilitates accurate delivery of
nourishment from tray line to patient. In tandem with clinical
nutrition staff, ensures that patients' specialized dietary needs
are met.Job Duties
- Enters nourishment specifications, allergies, food dislikes and
other specialized information in the progress notes of each
patient's diet history maintenance file.
- Checks the accuracy of the Substitution list, generated by the
Information system, and makes decisions regarding the accuracy
- Calculates fluid restrictions and other specialized meal
patterns according to procedure and specialized meal plans.
- Processes patient tray tickets, before each meal, to ensure all
tray tickets are correct according to the patient's diet
prescription and that all patients receive a tray, as ordered.
- Receives information via EPIC, fax, ADT, phone and diet list
regarding new admissions, transfers, expirations and diet
- Updates patient's menu and tray ticket, as needed.
- Prints tray tickets, tally reports, nourishment labels and
other required reports on the diet office printers.
- Accepts credit card payments and tracks meals for
- Initiates downtime and emergency procedures when required and
helps to direct staff at the site to ensure patients are fed when
resources may be limited.Work is typically performed in an office
environment. Accountable for satisfying all job specific
obligations and complying with all organization policies and
procedures. The specific statements in this profile are not
intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements
considered necessary to successfully perform the job.EducationHigh
School Diploma or Equivalent (GED)- (Required)ExperienceMinimum of
1 year-Related work experience (Preferred)Our Purpose & ValuesOUR
PURPOSE & VALUES: Everything we do is about caring for our
patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our
communities. KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope
to be treated ourselves. EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who
humbly strive for excellence. LEARNING: We share our knowledge with
the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for
tomorrow. INNOVATION: We constantly seek new and better ways to
care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation.
SAFETY: We provide a safe environment for our patients and members
and the Geisinger family We offer healthcare benefits for full time
and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and
domestic partners.* Perhaps just as important, from senior
management on down, we encourage an atmosphere of collaboration,
cooperation and collegiality. We are an Affirmative Action, Equal
Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or
their protected veteran status.
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