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Lahey Health Diet Office Clerk Per Diem in Burlington, Massachusetts

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Welcome to Lahey Hospital & Medical Center, part of Beth Israel Lahey Health. Lahey Hospital & Medical Center is a world-renowned tertiary medical center known for its innovative technology, pioneering medical treatment and leading-edge research. A teaching hospital of Tufts University School of Medicine, the hospital provides quality health care in virtually every specialty and subspecialty, from primary care to cancer diagnosis and treatment to kidney and liver transplantation. It is a national leader in a number of health care areas, including stroke, weight management and lung screenings, among many others. Lahey also helps to advance medicine through research and the education of tomorrow's health care leaders.

About the Job

Position Summary:

Under the supervision of the Patient Services Manager, performs a variety of tasks associated with ensuring that the patients receive meals and nourishment in accordance with the physician diet order. Supports the activities of the Registered Dietitian through careful coordination and execution of tasks such as calorie count, nourishment set up and provision of appetite and intake. Functions as a member of the Clinical Nutrition and patient services team and maintains a positive relationship with all department members, allied health care team members, patients, and families.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities including but not limited to:

  • Updates Non-Room Service menus each morning in accordance with department standards for timeliness and accuracy. Completes breakfast menu for new admission Non-Room Service patients according to prescribed diet order.

  • Answers the telephone in a professional manner for Room Service calls verifying patient name and room number while taking menu order.

  • Processes Room Service menu orders accurately, correcting menu with patient as indicated to ensure that the order is consistent with prescribed diet.

    Minimum Qualififcations:

    Education: High school diploma or equivalent, plus at least one (1) year of coursework in Nutrition Science or Nutrition Education; or equivalent to include a minimum of two (2) years of hospital or nursing home food service.

About Us

Beth Israel Lahey Health is an integrated system providing patients with better care wherever they are. Care informed by world-class research and education. We are doctors and nurses, technicians and social workers, innovators and educators, and so many others. All with a shared vision for what healthcare can and should be. We are committed to attracting, developing and retaining top talent. We strive to create a diverse and inclusive workplace that reflects the communities in which we work and serve. With a team approach to care, we encourage learning and growth at all levels and offer competitive salaries and benefits.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.

REQNUMBER: 167666-1A

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