Utilizing department software, the Diet Assistant transcribes patient diet orders in a manner that facilitates accurate delivery of nourishment from tray line to patient. In tandem with clinical nutrition staff, ensures that patients’ specialized dietary needs are met.
Performs duties to support the goals and objectives of Geisinger Health System in its efforts to provide quality service and patient satisfaction.
Reports directly to the Diet Office Manager.
COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS:
GENERAL COMPUTER COMPETENCIES-Knowledge of and ability to use personal computers or workstations.
DESKTOP TOOLS-Knowledge of and ability to use office support tools available at the desktop (e.g., word processing, e-mail, presentation software and spreadsheets).
ORGANIZATION SKILLS-Organization Skills
HIPAA-Knowledge and understanding of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act.
CUSTOMER SERVICE SKILLS-Customer service skills is a series of activities designed to enhance the level of customer satisfaction, that is, the feeling that a product or service has met the customer expectation.
TEAM PLAYER-Must be able to work and communicate effectively in a team environment.
COMMUNICATION SKILLS-Demonstrates oral, written, and electronic communication skills
MATHEMATICAL SKILLS-Mathematical Skills
NUTRITION KNOWLEDGE-Nutrition Knowledge
INDEPENDENT WORK-Demonstrates ability to work independently or with limited supervision.
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
Previous work experience with standard and special diets preferred.
Work experience dealing with the public is desirable.
Internal Number: 66969
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Founded more than 100 years ago, Geisinger serves more than three million residents throughout central, south-central and northeastern Pennsylvania and southern New Jersey. Our physician-led system is comprised of 30,000 employees, including 1,600 employed physicians, and consists of 13 hospital campuses, the Geisinger Health Plan, Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine and two research centers.
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