Diet Assistant (Part Time)
Posted on: May 26, 2023
Job Title: Diet Assistant (Part Time)Location: Danville,
PennsylvaniaJob Category: Hospitality ServicesSchedule: Rotation
Work Type: Part timeDepartment: GMC Food Services TeamDate Posted:
05/22/2023Job ID: R-47934Job 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.Position
DetailsNew Hires are eligible for a Sign-on Bonus up to
$1,250!Rotating weekends and holidays required.To learn about our
Foodservice team, click here: https://jobs.geisinger.org/food
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 know
that a diverse workforce with unique experiences and backgrounds
makes our team stronger. Our patients, members and community come
from a wide variety of backgrounds, and it takes a diverse
workforce to make better health easier for all. We are proud to be
an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and all qualified
applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless to
race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity,
national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.
Keywords: Geisinger, Reading , Diet Assistant (Part Time), Other , Danville, Pennsylvania
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