Host Diet Clerk
Company: UPMC Senior Communities
Posted on: June 6, 2021
Description Host Diet Clerk Flex Fulltime - Day/Varies AFSCME
Posted: April 28, 2021Purpose: Responsible for patient food service
on assigned units; menu selections, tray assembly, tray delivery
and pick up, special requests, and in-between meal food delivery.
Responsibilities: Visits patients after tray delivery to ensure
patients are satisfied with meals. Obtains any missing items and
makes item substitutes as needed following diet restrictions.
Answers telephone promptly and courteously, and maintains free
flowing accurate communication. Responsible for delivering trays at
meal times on assigned areas. Verifies prior to delivery two
patient identifiers. Greets patients with a smile. Addresses
patients professionally (by name) and respects privacy. Maintains
an adequate inventory of diet office supplies. Assists patients in
selecting their menu choices. Enters food choices on iPad at
patient bedside and enters food choices to Hospitality Suite from
paper menus received from ICUs and Mental Health's units. Inspects
patient trays for accuracy and completeness. Carries out other
related activities as requested by supervisor or Clinical
Dietitians to ensure quality patient care. Takes inventory of tube
feeding products on each nursing floor, sends appropriate amounts,
and returns products that are not being used. Pages supervisors and
clinical dietitians when necessary to ensure timely relay of
messages. Receives and records on the attendance form information
from Nutrition Services' personnel regarding sickness or lateness.
Reports information to employee's supervisor on duty. Picks up
trays after patient completes meal. Empties all fluid containers
before placing tray in cart for return. Makes sure cart is empty of
clean trays prior to placing any dirty trays Records I as
appropriate. Records foods eaten for calorie count on calorie count
worksheet. Qualifications Must have a high school education.
Previous customer service experience required. Must have an
outgoing personality and able to deal with patients, visitors and
staff in a positive, courteous, tactful and cooperative manner.
Ability to use current technology and computer skills
required.Previous food service experience or patient care
experience preferred.Understanding of diet order/restrictions
related to specific diets preferred. Licensure, Certifications, and
Clearances: Act 34 UPMC is an Equal Opportunity
Employer/Disability/Veteran Total Rewards More than just
competitive pay and benefits, UPMC's Total Rewards package cares
for you in all areas of life - because we believe that you're at
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