Diet Clerk

Full Time, AM & PM shifts
Fond du Lac

Schedule Details/Additional Information:
rotating weekends and holidays…hours vary between first and second shift

Major Responsibilities:

  • Receives diet changes throughout the day, i.e. diet orders, patient admissions, cancellations, transfers, special physician or dietitian orders such as tube feedings and supplements, requests for late trays and diet instructions.
  • Checks menus for completeness and accuracy; refers problems to the Dietitian.
  • Answers room service phone and obtains meal selections from patients based on current diet order.
  • Prints off tube feedings and nourishment labels; checks labels for accuracy.
  • Maintains department files. Enters all supplements, tube feedings, snacks, other food allergies and patient preferences into the card file.
  • Accurately performs duties or answers questions regarding dietary procedures, nutrition services procedures, write-ins, foods allowed on all modified diets, guest tray procedures, isolation procedures etc.
  • Prepares food production reports. Prints off missed meals and tray counts.
  • Inventories and orders supplies/forms or communicates need for supplies to the Manager, Supervisor or Lead.
  • Operates a cash register and completes cash handling functions.

Licensure, Registration, and/or Certification Required:

  • None Required.

Education Required:

  • High School Graduate.

Experience Required:

  • No experience required.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required:

  • Good customer service and communication skills.
  • Good organizational and time management skills.
  • Basic computer skills in the use of Microsoft Office (Excel, and Word) or similar products.

Physical Requirements and Working Conditions:

  • Must be able to walk and stand the majority of the workday.
  • Must be able to lift up to 20 lbs. occasionally.
  • Must have functional speech, vision, hearing, and the ability to read, write, and perform basic math.
  • May be required to enter isolation rooms, therefore personal protective equipment must be worn as necessary.
  • Operates all equipment necessary to perform the job.
  • Exposed to a normal office environment.

This job description indicates the general nature and level of work expected of the incumbent. It is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities required of the incumbent. Incumbent may be required to perform other related duties.

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Aurora Health Care is the largest health system in Wisconsin and a national leader in clinical innovation, health outcomes, consumer experience and value-based care. The state’s largest private employer, the system serves patients across 17 hospitals, more than 70 pharmacies and more than 150 sites of care. Aurora Health Care, in addition to Advocate Health Care in Illinois and Atrium Health in the Carolinas, Georgia and Alabama, is now part of Advocate Health, the third-largest nonprofit, integrated health system in the United States. Committed to providing equitable care for all, Advocate Health provides nearly $5 billion in annual community benefits.

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