DIET CLERK in San Diego, CA at Scripps Mercy Hospital Chula Vista

Date Posted: 10/15/2018

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Job Description

At Scripps Health, you will experience the pride, support, respect that has been repeatedly recognized as one of the nation’s Top 100 Places to Work.
You’ll be surrounded by people committed to making a difference in the lives of their patients and their teammates. So if you’re open to change, go ahead and unlock your potential.
Scripps Mercy Hospital Chula Vista, serving San Diego County’s fast-growing South Bay communities, including Otay Mesa, National City, Imperial Beach and Bonita. We are consistently named one of America’s Best Hospitals for Distinguished Hospital Clinical Excellence and Patient Safety Excellence Award in the last 12 months by Healthgrades.
Join a winning team supporting the Food Service Department as a Diet Clerk at Scripps Mercy Hospital Chula Vista.  Working together, you’ll bring your expertise, compassion and excellence to all we do. The ideal candidate will thrive in a fast paced environment and enjoy providing world class customer service.
The Diet Clerk provides administrative and clerical support for the Food and Nutrition Services. Responsibilities include processing diet orders, assisting patients with menu selections, and distinguishing between food and medication allergies, Maintains current diet orders and menus to ensure compliance to the physician diet order. Able to function effectively in a phone center environment.  Serves as a liaison between Nursing and Food and Nutrition Services departments handling patient complaints, food issues, and basic questions about meals/diets.
This is a Part Time (40 hours per pay period), Varied Shifts, and located at Scripps Mercy Hospital Chula Vista. 

Job Requirements

Required Certification/Registration:
  • Food Handler Card; or Food Safety Certificate, or must pass Food Handlers test given by certified manager or designee within 30 days of hire.
Preferred Education/Experience/Specialized Skills/Certification:
  • Experience working in a customer service position.
  • Food service experience in institutional food service, healthcare.
  • College courses in nutrition. 
Scripps Health is repeatedly named on the Fortune Magazine’s 100 Best Companies to work for, the only San Diego-based company and Becker’s Healthcare Top Hospitals. Scripps Health offers a robust Total Rewards Program designed to compensate and motivate you throughout your career. Scripps Health Total Rewards Program includes a broad range of plans and programs including market competitive pay and performance incentives, health and wellness benefits, financial wellness benefits, work-life resources, learning and development opportunities, and rewards and recognition. Unlock your potential with Scripps Health today.
Scripps Health is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity/expression), age, marital status, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.