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Diet Clerk at Mayo Clinic (Phoenix, AZ)

Company: Morrison Healthcare
Location: Phoenix
Posted on: November 27, 2022

Job Description:

*Summary: *Under the direction of the Clinical Nutrition Manager, responsible for patient contact, nutrition care, patient menu management, data collection, nutrition screening, and communication of patient needs.

*Essential Duties and Responsibilities: *
* Assists patients in completing menu selections in compliance with prescribed diet, as assigned by dietitian. Offers alternatives to menu as allowed on prescribed diet in accordance with food allergies or sensitivities, cultural, ethnic and religious preferences, when patient inquires or needs additional selections.
* Take calls from patients for meal selections - room service style
* Prepares and distributes supplements, tube feedings, and enteral formula in an accurate and timely manner.
* Adheres to facility confidentiality, HIPAA regulations, and patient rights policies.
* Complies with regulatory agency standards, including federal, state and JCAHO.
* Completes all required documentation, reports and logs.
* Follows facility and department infection control policies and procedures.
* Participates in facility-wide and department Performance Improvement Program and on Performance Improvement teams to improve processes and patient care.
* Performs other tasks that may be assigned.

*Qualifications: *

*Education and Experience: *Associate degree (A. S.) in Dietetic Technology or equivalent (following The Commission on Dietetic Registration curriculum) OR Bachelor degree (B.S.) from four-year college or university.

*Language Skills: *Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals; write routine reports and correspondence; speak effectively before customers or associates of facility.

*Mathematical Skills: *Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals; ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

*Reasoning Ability: *Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out written or oral instructions; ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

*Other Qualifications: *possess necessary skills to effectively operate hospital's admission, discharge and transfer (ADT) system, and other computer-based systems which manage patient-care records and meal ordering programs

*Physical Demands: *

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

*Work Environment: *

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to extreme cold and extreme heat. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Pay: From $18.98 per hour

* 401(k)
* Dental insurance
* Health insurance
* Life insurance
* Paid time off
* Referral program
* Vision insurance
Medical specialties:
* Geriatrics
* 8 hour shift
* Day shift
* Holidays
* Monday to Friday
* Weekend availability

Ability to commute/relocate:
* Phoenix, AZ 85054: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Shift availability:
* Day Shift (Preferred)
* Night Shift (Preferred)

Work Location: One location%58047475%

Keywords: Morrison Healthcare, Phoenix , Diet Clerk at Mayo Clinic (Phoenix, AZ), Other , Phoenix, Arizona

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