Diet Clerk in San Antonio, Texas, United States
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Diet Clerk

San Antonio, TX, United States
Full-time  Mixed < 7 Hrs/Wkends Rotate 
Category: Food Services and Nutrition • Job ID: 293854

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Introduction

Do you want to join an organization that invests in you as a(an) Diet Clerk? At Methodist Hospital Metropolitan, you come first. Methodist Healthcare has committed up to $300 million in programs to support our incredible team members over the course of three years.

Benefits

Methodist Hospital Metropolitan, offers a total rewards package that supports the health, life, career and retirement of our colleagues. The available plans and programs include:

  • Comprehensive medical coverage that covers many common services at no cost or for a low copay. Plans include prescription drug and behavioral health coverage as well as telemedicine services and free AirMed medical transportation.
  • Additional options for dental and vision benefits, life and disability coverage, flexible spending accounts, supplemental health protection plans (accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity), auto and home insurance, identity theft protection, legal counseling, long-term care coverage, moving assistance, pet insurance and more.
  • Fertility and family building benefits through Progyny
  • Free counseling services and resources for emotional, physical and financial wellbeing
  • Family support, including adoption assistance, child and elder care resources and consumer discounts
  • 401(k) Plan with a 100% match on 3% to 9% of pay (based on years of service)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Retirement readiness and rollover services and preferred banking partnerships
  • Education assistance (tuition, student loan, certification support, dependent scholarships)
  • Colleague recognition program
  • Time Away From Work Program (paid time off, paid family leave, long- and short-term disability coverage and leaves of absence)

Learn more about Employee Benefits

Note: Eligibility for benefits may vary by location.

You contribute to our success. Every role has an impact on our patients’ lives and you have the opportunity to make a difference. We are looking for a dedicated Diet Clerk like you to be a part of our team.

Job Summary and Qualifications

As a Diet Clerk you will prepare dietary information for use by kitchen personnel in preparation of foods for hospital patients.

What you will do in this role:

  • As a Diet Clerk you will examine diet orders and menus received from hospital units and prepare tallies of specific foods to be prepared in the kitchen.
  • You will process new diets and changes as required. Generate and edit tray tickets, assemble tray ticket packets, and enters data into computer.
  • As a Diet Clerk you will modify diets following standards established by Dietitian.
  • You will answer telephone calls and relay information concerning meal changes, complaints, or patient discharge to Supervisor or Dietitian.
  • You will prepare and deliver formulas and special nourishments to unit pantries.
  • You will work trayline/tray accuracy as required for timely and accurate patient service.

What qualifications you will need:

  • High School diploma or equivalent, supplemented by course work in nutrition.
  • 2 years of experience in food service operations.
  • Experience and education may be substituted for one another.
  • Computer experience preferred.
  • Food Handlers permit or must obtain during the first two weeks of hire date.

    With over 370 beds Methodist Hospital Metropolitan offers outstanding heart and cancer care, general surgery, neurosurgery, orthopedic surgery, obstetrics and gynecology services, inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation services, sleep disorder evaluation and the largest emergency room in downtown San Antonio. Our women’s pavilion is the only stand-alone center city facility dedicated to the health of women and their newborn babies, welcoming nearly 3,000 newborns into the world each year. Methodist Hospital Metropolitan is home to the Methodist Weight Loss Center and has been designated an American Society for Metabolic Surgery Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence®.

    Our hospital has been recognized by Modern Healthcare as a Best Place to Work in Healthcare, and for the fifth consecutive year as a Leader in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation. It is the first hospital in San Antonio to achieve Pathway to Excellence designation by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Methodist Hospital Metropolitan has been nationally recognized by Leapfrog for focus on safety and quality, receiving a Grade A Hospital Safety Score for 8 consecutive rating periods. We are also proud to be an Accredited Chest Pain Center by the American College of Cardiology and Primary Stroke Center by the Joint Commission, as well as the first Texas hospital to earn a Gold Seal of Approval for Sepsis Certification. For more information, please visit our website at www.sahealth.com and select Methodist Hospital Metropolitan under Locations.

    "Good people beget good people."- Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr.
    HCA Healthcare Co-Founder

    We are a family 270,000 dedicated professionals! Our Talent Acquisition team is reviewing applications for our Diet Clerk opening. Qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. Submit your resume today to join our community of caring!

    We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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