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Dietary Clerk

Company: Halifax Hospital Medical Center
Location: Daytona Beach
Posted on: May 21, 2023

Job Description:

Overview:Halifax Health is seeking a Dietary Clerk for the Food and Nutritional Services Department.Summary:The Dietary Clerk is responsible for clerical activities in the clinical diet clerks office. This individual performs selective menu distribution, collection and menu entry, prepares all late trays, serves as liaison/problem solver between patient and Food and Nutrition department and communicates as appropriate with tray line supervisor/checker involving clinical diet accuracy. Job Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or GED equivalent required.
  • Strong verbal communication required.
  • Good organizational skills and ability to work within pre-defined time frames and deadlines.
  • Ability to remain calm and efficient in the midst of varied activity and stress levels.
  • Ability to work well with others.
  • Ability to provide good customer service.
  • Knowledge of clinical nutrition highly desirable.
  • Computer skills are highly desirable. Job Duties and Responsibilities:
    • Maintain appropriate level of infection control.
    • Answers, directs, and initiates calls/pages from the diet office telephone communication system.
    • Directs production requests/outside orders/supply requests to the appropriate department area in a timely manner.
    • Maintains adequate office supplies and forms for daily work
    • Communicates with the Nursing staff to resolve diet order issues.
    • Utilizes computer to print production tallies, department reports and tray line tallies.
    • Maintains appropriate diet restrictions while adjusting patient marked menus for modified diets.
    • Coordinates nutritional care responsibilities with the licensed staff to provide accurate diets
    • Communicates with patient and/or family to discuss and resolve Food and Nutrition issues with a minimum of conflict.
    • Assembles non complicated patient trays according to diet/menu, established techniques, portion control, and infection control.
    • Assists with data collection for Performance Improvement department studies. About Us:Recognized as one of the 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals in the United States by IBM Watson Health, Halifax Health serves Volusia and Flagler counties, providing a continuum of health care services through a network of organizations including a tertiary hospital, two community hospitals, urgent care clinics, psychiatric services, a cancer treatment center with five outreach locations, the areas largest hospice, a center for inpatient rehabilitation, outpatient rehabilitation clinics, primary care walk-in clinics, a clinic specializing in womens health, a pediatric care community clinic, five pediatric medical practices, a home health care agency and an exclusive provider organization. Halifax Health offers the areas only Level II Trauma Center, Thrombectomy-Capable Stroke Center (TSC), Center for Transplant Services, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Child and Adolescent Behavioral Services, complete Neurosurgical Services, OB Emergency Department and Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit that cares for babies born earlier than 28 weeks. For more information, visit

Keywords: Halifax Hospital Medical Center, Daytona Beach , Dietary Clerk, Other , Daytona Beach, Florida

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