Coordinates the technology of the foodservice computer system as it relates to transcribing the diet order. Makes decisions related to transcribing the diet order and patient selections into the format that is needed to get the food from the tray line to the patient. Assists the clinical nutrition staff to ensure that the patient's specialized nutritional needs are being met. Ensures a professional and appropriate service standard while performing the job. Follows and enforces system wide standards as well as department specific service standards.
Performs duties to support the goals and objectives of the Geisinger Health System in its efforts to provide quality patient care and patient satisfaction.
Reports to Diet Office Manager.
COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS:
Demonstrated thorough understanding of therapeutic diets and foods allowed on the 12 major diets recognized by the Foodservices Department.
Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, follow instructions when given and perform arithmetic calculations.
Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain cooperative relations with those contacted in course of work. Must display initiative in completion of activities.
EXPERIENCE AND/OR EDUCATION:
Previous work experience with standard and special diets preferred. Work experience dealing with the public is desirable.
Minimum of 6 months experience working with a food service information system, such as COMPUTRITION, or an equivalent preferred.
Requires minimum of six months on the job training if no prior experience.
Internal Number: 66602
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