HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Diet Clerk (Full Time Mixed Hours) in San Antonio, Texas

Downtown San Antonio is the backdrop for a vibrant and diverse community of patients served by Metropolitan Methodist Hospital. Part of the Methodist Health System, Metropolitan is recognized for providing Center of Excellence level of care for cardiac, neuro, and bariatric patients. The Women’s Pavilion delivers over 4,000 babies a year. The urbanization of San Antonio has resulted in significant growth in our emergency services and intensive care. Our facility is large enough to provide a wide range of services but we are able to support individualized development in a personalized setting. We apply evidence based practice to every patient encounter. By focusing on continuous quality improvement, we seek to deliver world class care with a personal touch. The community and our family environment are at the heart of all we do and sustain our values driven organization.

General Statement of Duties: TheDiet Clerkprepares dietary information for use by kitchen personnel in preparation of foods for hospital patients.

Essential Job Functions: 1. Examines diet orders and menus received from hospital units and prepares tallies of specific foods to be prepared in the kitchen.

  1. Processes new diets and changes as required. Generates and edits tray tickets, assembles tray ticket packets, and enters data into computer.

  2. Modifies diets following standards established by Dietitian.

  3. Answers telephone calls and relays information concerning meal changes, complaints, or patient discharge to Supervisor or Dietitian.

  4. Prepares and delivers formula and special nourishments to unit pantries.

  5. Works trayline/tray accuracy as required for timely and accurate patient service.

*Minimum Education and Experience: * High School diploma or equivalent, supplemented by course work in nutrition; two years of experience in food service operations. Experience and education may be substituted for one another. Computer experience preferred.

Minimum License and Certificates Required:Food Handlers permit or must obtain during the first two weeks of hire date.

Title: Diet Clerk (Full Time Mixed Hours)

Location: Texas-San Antonio-Metropolitan Methodist Hospital

Requisition ID: 01578-71264