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Beth Israel Lahey Health Diet Office Clerk, 8:30am-5:00pm, and every other weekend in Burlington, Massachusetts

When you join the growing BILH team, you're not just taking a job, you’re making a difference in people’s lives.

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Day (United States of America)

Under the supervision of the Patient Services Manager, performs a variety of tasks associated with ensuring that the patients receive meals and nourishment in accordance with the physician diet order. Supports the activities of the Registered Dietitian through careful coordination and execution of tasks such as calorie count, nourishment set up and provision of appetite and intake. Functions as a member of the Clinical Nutrition and patient services team and maintains a positive relationship with all department members, allied health care team members, patients, and families.

Job Description:

Minimum Qualifications:

Education: High School degree preferred

Licensure, Certification, Registration: None required.

Skills, Knowledge & Abilities:

  • Proficient in basic 4-function math.

  • Demonstrates proficiency in speaking and writing in English.

  • Demonstrates proficiency in oral and written communication.

  • Requires the ability to move within and between patient care units and food preparation areas.

  • Requires vision/color and manual dexterity for checking patient menus entering data into computer, identifying special diets and codes by color, and manipulating menus and paperwork.

  • Knowledge of relevant precautions for applicable infectious disease.

  • Telephone skills / Customer service skills

  • In the absence of certain of these skills, demonstrates the ability to be thoroughly trained to meet organizational requirements.

Experience: A minimum of one (1) year hospital or nursing home food service is preferred.

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As a health care organization, we have a responsibility to do everything in our power to care for and protect our patients, our colleagues and our communities. Beth Israel Lahey Health requires that all staff be vaccinated against influenza (flu) and COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Learn more ( about this requirement.

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