Diet Clerk
Arkansas Children's Hospital - Little Rock, AR

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Position Summary
Under the supervision of the Registered Dietitians and Diet Technician, the Diet Clerk will provide nutritional/clerical support for inpatient and outpatient dietitians.

Position Duties

Arranges for community resources needed for patients and assists the Registered Dietitians.
  • Prepares necessary information needed for referral to home health companies, WIC, school districts, etc.
  • Faxes needed referrals to community resources.
  • Arranges with Nutritional Services to provide emergency discharge formula for patients.

Documents interactions in Notes section of Electronic Medical Record.
  • Answers telephone calls from home health companies, WIC offices and schools and documents those interactions in the Telephone Interaction record.
  • Adds note to electronic medical record detailing WIC/home health company prescriptions that have been completed.

Works with the department Registered Dietitians to keep the department orderly and running efficiently.
  • Copies materials.
  • Helps keep the Copy Room and other areas of the department neat and orderly
  • Organizes and delivers donated formula stock to Registered Dietitian, when needed.
  • Accepts other assignments from Registered Dietitians when time permits, such as, typing, entering data, etc.

Position Qualifications

Education Requirements

High school diploma or general education degree (GED) Note: One year of college and currently enrolled in a four-year college or university with a Nutrition or Dietetics major preferred.

Physical Requirements

Physical Activity - Stand

Physical Activity - Walk

Physical Activity - Sit

Physical Activity - Use hands to touch, handle, or feel

Physical Activity - Reach with hands and arms

Physical Activity - Talk or hear

Physical Environment - Inside Office Environment / conditions

Lifting/Pushing/Pulling Weight - Up to 10 pounds

Lifting/Pushing/Pulling Weight - Up to 25 pounds

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