Flex Diet Assistant
Posted on: January 16, 2022
Job Title: Flex Diet Assistant
Location: Danville, Pennsylvania
Job Category: Hospitality Services
Schedule: Per Diem
Work Type: Part time
Department: JM-GMC Food Services Team
Date Posted: 01/13/2022
Job ID: R-26040
Job 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.
- 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
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
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