Under general supervision, performs a variety of skilled and semi-skilled duties related to patientï¿½s nutritional care such as: entering dietary data into the computer, maintaining accurate patient profiles, and obtaining patient food preferences. Completes established competencies for the position within designated introductory period. Other related duties as assigned
Examines diet orders and menus received from hospital units and prepares production sheets of specific food to be prepared for the kitchen staff.
Calls patient to assist/receive menu selection.
Processes new diet orders and changes to the patient diet order as required.
Generates and edits patient tray tickets and if necessary enter date into the computer.
Modifies diets following standards established by the Registered Dietitian.
Interview patients and/or caregivers to obtain food preferences if necessary.
Answers telephone calls and relays information concerning meal changes, complaints, or patient discharges to the Supervisor or Registered Dietitians.
Works, tray line/tray accuracy as required for timely and accurate patient services as needed.
Required: High School Graduate or equivalent. Preferred: AA Degree in Dietetic Technician or minimum2 years of college education in Nutritional and Dietetics
Required: 1 year in healthcare food service setting.
Required: Food Handler certification based on city or state requirements. Preferred: Dietetic Technician Registration (ADA)
Job: Food Service/Preparation/Dietary
Primary Location: San Antonio, Texas
Facility: Baptist Medical Center
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Days
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicantâ��s or employeeâ��s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
Internal Number: 1905041251
About Baptist Medical Center
“Tenet Healthcare Corporation is a diversified healthcare services company with 115,000 employees united around a common mission: to help people live happier, healthier lives. Through its subsidiaries, partnerships and joint ventures, including United Surgical Partners International, the Company operates general acute care and specialty hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care centers and other outpatient facilities. Tenet's Conifer Health Solutions subsidiary provides technology-enabled performance improvement and health management solutions to hospitals, health systems, integrated delivery networks, physician groups, self-insured organizations and health plans.