Nutrition Systems Clerk - Food Services - York Hospital - Part Time

York, PA | Clerical and Administrative | Tracking Code: 57613

Position Summary:

General Summary:

Under general supervision, prepares and processes computerized patient menus via telephone and maintains patient nutrition records and related reports.

Duties and Responsibilities:

1 Manages a high volume of fast paced incoming and outgoing phone calls to patients, and/or representatives and healthcare providers. Provides exceptional customer service by addressing patient needs and communications with health care providers in a professional, positive and caring manner.
2 Maintains confidential patient records in the diet office software. Enters food dislike and intolerances, supplements, nourishments and tube feedings and documents pertinent patient. diet and food information in the Diet progress auxiliary screen to ensure consistent and comprehensive patient care.
3 Verifies diet orders and allergies in Epic as indicated.
4 Has direct communication with the patient and /or a patient representative to obtain patient meal selections.
5 Determines patients need for paper rather than verbal meal selection process.
6 Using the nutritional guidelines in the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Manual of Nutritional Therapy (the approved diet manual of WSH), applies principles of nutrition therapy to assist patients in making appropriate meal selections within the guidelines of their prescribed diet.
7 Communicates and coordinates the patient meal selection process with clinical nutrition staff, nursing services and other providers.
8 Coordinates meal service for patients with food service production and tray delivery team.
9 Completes daily processing for the diet office software program and follow up tasks to processing.
10 Prints and reviews patient tray tickets ensuring meal compliance to diet orders, allergies and individualized exceptional care.
11 Notifies supervisors and Food and Nutrition Services leadership of diet office software issues. Communicates with the diet office employees at all System facilities, when the diet office software system has issues, to monitor the extent and status of the software issues.
12 Maintains positive relationships with clinical nutrition staff, food service production and tray service employees, and nursing.

Required Skills

High School or G.E.D. required

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Required Experience

Twelve months on the job training and education is required to become proficient at daily tasks.


Quality of Life

WellSpan Health is an integrated health system that serves the communities of central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland. The organization is comprised of a multispecialty medical group of more than 1,500 physicians and advanced practice clinicians, a regional behavioral health organization, a home care organization, eight respected hospitals, more than 19,000 employees, and 170 patient care locations. WellSpan is a charitable, mission-driven organization, committed to exceptional care for all, lifelong wellness and healthy communities. We are committed to transforming the health of the communities we serve and to educating the next generation of clinicians, staff and leaders.

Quality of Life
Quality of Life

Founded in 1741, the city of York is considered by many as the first capital of the United States. The Articles of Confederation were signed by the Second Continental Congress here in 1777. Its beautifully restored historic district is an architectural treasure. While York retains its farming and manufacturing heritage, at its heart York is a thriving cultural community that has attracted creative talent and innovative entrepreneurial investors from across the nation.

Life in York County offers affordable housing, options for higher education, a thriving arts and cultural community, historical attractions, parks and recreational resources, semi-professional baseball team, fine dining and more — within an easy drive of major East Coast cities.

York County residents can find local employment in healthcare, manufacturing, technology, agricultural and service sectors. (Patient population: 445,000)

Equal Opportunity Employment

WellSpan Health is an equal opportunity employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to sex, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color or any other protected class. WellSpan Health does, however, have a tobacco-free/nicotine-free hiring policy.

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