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Food & Nutrition Services Clerk - As needed

Largo, FL, United States

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Description

SHIFT: PRN

SCHEDULE: PRN/Per Diem

   Contributes to patient/customer satisfaction and ensures accurately prepared meals by:

  •    Visiting, interviewing and documenting assigned patient food preferences within 24 hours of diet order.
  •    Prepares all patient menus according to prescribed diet with audit results of 95% accuracy.
  •    Maintains and updates cardex files on all patients, listing pertinent patient identification information, prescribed diet etc.
  •    Ensure pattern cards are perpared for patients with diabetes ot renal disease based upon patient's normal eating habits and through consulting/ conferring with the dietitians.
  •    Maintains effective communication with patient and family. Ensures patients are informed of additional food item availability.
  •    Maintains proactive and effective communication with dietary team; communicates patient nutritional and food service concerns to the dietician and or manager as appropriate.
  •   Demonstrates knowledge of the occurrence reporting system.  Uses system to report potential patient safety issues.
  •   Follows established guidelines for reporting a significant medical error or an unanticipated outcome in the patient's care, which results in patient harm.   
  •  Uses Performance Improvement Plan to improve patient safety.
 
 

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma/GED preferred.
  • Knowledge of basic principles of nutrition as related to modified diets preferred.
  • 1-2 years experience as a Diet Tech strongly preferred.
  • Ability to perform work that requires frequent standing, bending, reaching, squatting, kneeling, moving, lifting of patients and/or equipment up to 25 pounds.
  • Strong customer service abilities including effective listening skills.
  • Ability to perform basic math functions. 
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities.
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Largo Medical Center
Facility: Largo Medical Center
Job ID: 00144-12357
Category: Food Services and Nutrition
Contract: PRN/Per Diem
Shift: PRN
Job Class: PRN

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