Join our award-winning team at University of Washington Medical Center (UWMC). Among the top dozen medical centers in the United States as rated by U.S. News & World Report "America's Best Hospitals", UWMC prides itself on compassionate patient care as well as its pioneering medical advances. UWMC is operated by the University of Washington (UW) and serves as a training site for UW's School of Medicine. The University of Washington is proud to be one of the nation's premier educational and research institutions. Our people are the most important asset in our pursuit of achieving excellence in education, research, and community service. Our staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty.Our Nutrition Department has an outstanding opportunity for temporary/hourly Dietary Unit Clerk. Under the direct supervision of the Wellness and Technology Manager, the call center clerk receives patient phone calls, and guides the patient through the ordering process. The Call center clerk does data entry of patient diet orders and nourishment requests.RESPONSIBILITIES:Print and/or check patient menus according to established food patterns, therapeutic diet orders, food tolerance preferences, ensure that patient meal selections comply with restricted diets;Respond to verbal and written communications regarding patient nutritional care. Must react accurately and effectively with all changes to ensure efficient timing of services and compliance with physician orders.Label, deliver and pick up patient menus.Determine and report missed patient meals, assist patients lists, and supply patient census to food production area.Printing of advance tray tickets and updating the Office Communication Board.Relays concerns to Dietary Ambassador.Maintain supply inventory.Contribute to team process; maintain cooperative work environment and work to improve quality of service provided to patients and staff. REQUIREMENTS:Possession of, or eligible to obtain a Washington State Food Worker Card within two weeks of employment, high school graduation or GED, and one year of experience as a Dietary Unit Aide in a health care facility or equivalent. One year of additional experience may substitute for the educational requirement.Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.
Founded in 1861, the University of Washington is one of the oldest public institutions in the west coast and one of the preeminent research universities in the world. The University of Washington is a multi-campus university comprised of three different campuses: Seattle, Tacoma, and Bothell. The Seattle campus is made up of sixteen schools and colleges that serve students ranging from an undergraduate level to a doctoral level. The university is home to world-class libraries, arts, music, drama, and sports, as well as the highest quality medical care in Washington State and a world-class academic medical center. The teaching and research of the University’s many professional schools provide undergraduate and graduate students the education necessary toward achieving an excellence that will serve the state, the region, and the nation. As part of a large and diverse community, the University of Washington serves more students than any other institution in the Northwest.