Dietary Clerk

Nutrition Svc - 208052 Winchester, Virginia Per Diem

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  • Entity: Winchester Medical Center
  • Shift: Rotating

Who We Are

Valley Health System is a not-for-profit network of hospitals, urgent cares, physician practices, and services. Expanding across Virginia, West Virginia, and Maryland, we are devoted to the health of all who call our 18-county area home.

A vital resource for healthcare, we are the region’s largest employer, a dependable community partner, and are at the leading edge of clinical innovations.

We are looking for passionate, innovative, and caring people who will each bring their unique skills and perspectives to our workplace.

What You Will Do:

The Dietary Clerk is responsible to receive and process all patient diet orders while maintaining compliance with established policies and procedures for safety, sanitation, and infection control.
Responsibilities and Duties
Follows computer and printer procedures for diet order communications to ensure diets are ordered correctly. Receives incoming telephone calls and identifies department and computing message sheet as appropriate. Writes telephone slips and supply requisitions according to established procedures. Communicates accurately any pertinent information to the Clinical Dietitian about the patients’ diet needs, questions and other information learned from answering phone. Keeps CBORD card file up to date with patient’s current diet order. Follows established procedures to organize appropriate patient marked menus in correct order before meal service times (3 times daily) for specified patient care areas. Keeps work area neat, clean and organized. Checks modified diet menus under supervision of Clinical Dietitian or Supervisor as needed. Charges via the computer for patient tube feedings according to established procedures. Assists with training staff for Dietary Clerk position as needed on assigned. Follows rules for safety consistently. Knows and can state correct fire safety procedure. Practices good personal hygiene and dresses appropriately each day Communicates effectively with nursing personnel and other Nutrition Services staff as appropriate. Completes required in-services on schedule.

What You Will Bring:


High school diploma or equivalent preferred.

•Must be 16 years of age. •Ability to do mathematical computation and record keeping. •On-the-Job training. •Legible handwriting skills needed. •Basic knowledge of computers. •Good communication skills.

What You Will Get:

At Valley Health, we believe everyone is a caregiver, and our goal is to create an environment where our caregivers thrive physically, financially, and emotionally. In addition to a competitive salary, our most popular benefits for full-time employees include:
• A Zero-Deductible Health Plan
• Dental and vision insurance
• Generous Paid Time Off
• Tuition Assistance
• Retirement Savings Match
• A Robust Employee Assistance Program to help with many aspects of emotional wellbeing
• Membership to Healthy U: An Incentive-Based Wellness Program

Valley Health also offers a health savings account & flexible spending account for childcare, life insurance, short-term and long-term disability, and professional development. In addition, several perks come with working for the largest employer in the region, such as discounts to on-campus dining, and more.

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We celebrate, support, and thrive on our differences for the benefit of our employees, our patients, and the communities we serve.
We are neighbors caring for neighbors, and our goal is always to help those we serve get well, feel well, and stay well.


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Physical Demands
8 A Dietary