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HCA, Hospital Corporation of America FNS Clerk PRN in Hudson, Florida

Contributes to patient/customer satisfaction and ensures accurately prepared meals by: * Visiting, interviewing and documenting assigned patient food preferences within 24 hours of diet order. * Prepares all patient menus according to prescribed diet with audit results of 95% accuracy. * Maintains and updates cardex files on all patients, listing pertinent patient identification information, prescribed diet etc. * Ensure pattern cards are perpared for patients with diabetes ot renal disease based upon patient's normal eating habits and throughconsulting/ conferring with the dietitians. * Maintains effective communication with patient and family. Ensures patients are informed of additional food item availability. * Maintains proactive and effective communication with dietary team; communicates patient nutritional and food service concerns to the dietician and or manager as appropriate. * Demonstrates knowledge of the occurrence reporting system. Uses system to report potential patient safety issues. * Follows established guidelines for reporting a significant medical error or an unanticipated outcome in the patient's care, which results in patient harm.
* Uses Performance Improvement Plan to improve patient safety.

  • High School Diploma/GEDpreferred.
  • Knowledge of basic principles of nutrition as related to modified diets preferred.
  • 1-2 years experience as a Diet Tech strongly preferred.
  • Ability to perform work that requires frequent standing, bending, reaching, squatting, kneeling, moving, lifting of patients and/or equipment up to 25 pounds.
  • Strong customer service abilities including effective listening skills.
  • Ability to perform basic math functions.
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities.

Job: *Food Services & Nutrition

Title: FNS Clerk PRN

Location: Florida-Hudson-Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point - Hudson

Requisition ID: 00311-8388