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Providence Health & Services Diet Clerk *On Call Days* in Tarzana, California


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Providence is calling Diet Clerk (Per diem/Day shift) to Providence Cedars-Sinai Tarzana Medical Center in Tarzana, CA.

Please upload a current resume reflecting all relevant experience.

We are seeking a Diet Clerk who will perform a variety of specialized duties related to the receipt, interpretation and follow through of the patient diet prescription.

In this work you will:


  • Promotes patient, physician, customer and employee satisfaction by personal example, treating all contacts with respect.

  • Supports and participates in activities that foster customer service.

  • Communicates and follows the organizational chain of command for notification of patient care/service issues, when appropriate.


  • Maintains required applicable licensure, certification and education.

  • Attends and successfully completes general and department orientation, in-service programs and the annual key competencies and mandatory update requirements.

  • Participates actively in department staff meetings.

  • Demonstrates effective verbal and written communications.

  • Communicates effectively in a clear, concise, understandable manner. Applicable for the populations: Pediatric, Adult, and Geriatric.

  • Provides individualized care as required, taking into consideration specific needs of the adult, geriatric, and pediatric patients.

  • Assists in supervision of diet office staff. Maintains stead productivity, through close observation provides direction when necessary. Leads by professional example.

  • Supervises tray line, observing food quality, temperature, portion size and adherence to menu. Records appropriate information according to department and government regulations.

  • Checks patient menus for accuracy of diet prescription according to physician orders.

  • Makes necessary changes, additions, or deletions to patient menu prior to and following meals.

  • Acts as a liaison with nurse and/or ward clerk in transfer of diet prescription information.Assists with inventory and ordering of departmental supplies.

  • Screens patients appropriately according to departmental standards.

  • Attempts to understand the needs of others in relation to the Food and Nutrition Services Department. Uses good judgment when responding to others needs and the welfare of the department.

  • Assists with care and maintenance of department equipment and supplies.

  • Maintains department records, reports, and files as required.

  • Participates in flexing work schedules to ensure effective and efficient use of staff while maintaining quality of work.

  • Evaluates patient meal acceptance and records information. Communicates information to Food Service Director, Chief Dietitian and/or Chef concerning service quality.

  • Demonstrates willingness & ability to float to areas within their scope of practice as necessary.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Current LA City Fire Card within 30 days of hire

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Associate's Degree Nutrition.

  • Experience in modified diets/hospital dietetics.

About the hospital you will serve.

Providence Cedars-Sinai Tarzana Medical Center is a 245-bed not-for-profit medical center that serves the San Fernando Valley, offering high quality specialty services, including: heart and vascular care, orthopedics, oncology and senior services. Recognizing the special health care needs of women and children, our Women’s Pavilion & Resource Center provides women’s health and maternity care in once central location. The hospital specializes in pediatrics and has one of the largest neonatal intensive care units in the San Fernando Valley. Providence Cedars-Sinai Tarzana has a reputation for clinical excellence and sophisticated technology with a personal touch. Providence Health & Services cares about the people and the lives that we touch each and every day. We are continually driven by the caring tradition of our heritage – the foundation of our Mission and core-values – to embrace respect, compassion, justice, excellence and stewardship. With a rich past reaching back more than 65 years in Southern California, and 150 years in total, Providence Health & Services today celebrates unprecedented growth, recognition for top quality health care, a vibrant employee culture where new ideas are encouraged and a drive to help the underprivileged - all with an eye toward the future.

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Schedule: On Call

Shift: Day

Job Category: Diet/Nutrition Aide

Location: California-Tarzana

Req ID: 314531