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The DIET CLERK is responsible for performing clerical functions to support the effective operation of the Nutrition Services department, including : updating diet order information in the patient card files;
writing and updating central feeding ticket, in accordance with established protocols; receiving and processing dietary requests from nurses, ward clerks, dietitians and patients on a continuous basis;
generating required print jobs from the computerized patient information system; entering patient diet orders menu selections in the Diet Office information system;
performing other related computer responsibilities, as assigned; summarizing statistics, as per established schedule; ensuring the efficient operation of the diet office, within scope of authority;
performing cross-functional clerical support duties, as assigned or requested; performing other duties consistent with the job classification, as required;
performing all clerical functions within the department in order to cover for vacations and / or sick relief (other areas include Nutrition Distribution Center and Menu Clerk).
Completion of Grade XII or recognized equivalent
Up to one (1) year related experience
Alpha numeric data entry skill
Experience in a Microsoft Office software environment preferred
CBORD or equivalent software experience preferred
Ability to perform duties in a professional and courteous manner and produce high quality work while meeting deadlines
Exercise initiative and good judgment with ability to multi-task
Effective organizational, interpersonal and communication skills
Client service oriented, with the ability to effectively work with diversity
Ability to speak, read, write and comprehend English fluently
Ability to work effectively in a team environment
Knowledge of general office practices, procedures and standards