Nutrition Office Clerk, UPMC

UPMC in Central Pa.
Carlisle, PA
Oct 03, 2022
Oct 06, 2022
Full Time
Job Title: Nutrition Office Clerk, UPMC Carlisle Shift: Part Time Summary of Department/Service Line: UPMC Carlisle is a 165-bed facility in the heart of Cumberland County in Carlisle, Pa. One of our fundamental values at UPMC Carlisle is our commitment to our local community. We maintain this commitment both collectively as an organization and individually in our personal contributions. UPMC Carlisle is proud to have served our community since 1913. Our associates, physicians, and hospital volunteers continuously seek ways to provide the highest quality care available to our patients and to take important health education and awareness information out into our community. We are committed to offering high-quality health care, state-of-the art equipment, expansive services, and unique programs! As a leading employer in the region, UPMC strives to attract and retain talented, compassionate people who share this same vision. There are many benefits to becoming an employee at UPMC: Collaborative work environment Competitive wages and benefits UPMC Total Rewards Job Summary: A Nutrition Office Clerk Acts as a department liaison by processing phone requests appropriately. Ensures nutritional accuracy of food served to patients as per medical diet order. Responsibilities: Participates in departmental process improvement activities relating to office procedures and patient care. Records daily patient census by diet category for department budget reports and meal production forecasting. Put tube feeding in the Kardex and make label for the next day. Tally specials and supplements. Collect Mail. Edit menus once returned to meet requirements of each patient's diet restriction, patient's preferences, and allergies. Update patient Kardex file and menus on all patients/residents throughout the day. Keep a running inventory of patient menus and maintains adequate supply for daily operations. Provides brief explanation of prescribed diet and/or purpose of meal patterns as needed those inquiring about diet. Assists patients with making acceptable menu selections with their meal pattern. Put together patient menu that are going to dialysis and notify starter. Community life sheet tally for diets. Pull appropriate menu based on the diet order in the kardex, edit for patient's preferences and allergies, then sticker menu with the patient's name, room number, and diet. Put HS snacks for all new diabetics. Lock up department. Answer the phone appropriately (identifying yourself/department). Record late trays (time, patient's name, diet, and request). Transcribes prescribed meal pattern on menus for renal/renal carbohydrates, fluid restriction and diabetic diets. Daily HS snack audit diabetic patients and put together nourishment bags. Collect missing menus via phone and/or in person. Minimum Requirements: High School graduate or equivalent. Six months experience in a hospital dietary office and/or knowledge of therapeutic diets preferred. Ability to communicate orally and in writing with staff. Computer skills required. Key Words: Nutrition Office Clerk, Food Service, Nutrition, Restaurant, Customer Service, Food Service Worker, Food Service Industry, Retail About South Central Pennsylvania Features both rural and suburban living and boasts an abundance of sports, arts, cultural events, and entertainment. Close to historically significant areas such as Gettysburg and world-famous Hersheypark and Hershey's Chocolate World. Offers top-rated public schools, blue-ribbon private schools, and some of Pennsylvania's top colleges and universities. Area school districts are consistently ranked in the top 20% of Pennsylvania. With affordable homes a composite cost of living index of 99.7, compared to 101.2 in Philadelphia it's a great place to grow a career and family. Listed among America's Most Livable Cities, and ranked in US News & World Report's Best Cities to Live in 2017, we are a two- to three-hour drive away from New York City, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Baltimore, and Washington, DC About UPMC in Central Pa. UPMC in Central Pa. is a nationally recognized leader in providing high-quality, patient-centered health care services in central Pennsylvania and surrounding rural communities. As part of the UPMC not-for-profit system, UPMC in Central Pa. cares for more than 1.2 million area residents yearly, providing life-saving emergency care, essential primary care, and leading-edge diagnostic services. UPMC in Central Pa. includes seven acute care hospitals with 1,245 licensed beds, over 200 outpatient clinics and ancillary facilities, more than 2,900 physicians and allied health professionals, and approximately 13,400 employees. It is a health care hub serving Dauphin, Cumberland, Perry, York, Lancaster, Lebanon, Juniata, Franklin, Adams, and parts of Snyder counties. UPMC was named as one of the 150 Top Places to Work in Healthcare for 2022 by Becker's Healthcare. For inclusion on this list, hospitals, health systems, and health care companies must demonstrate initiatives and commitment to promote diversity within the workforce, employee engagement, and professional growth. Apply Here: PI189563150