Diet Clerk
Covenant Health
 Oak Ridge, TN

  • Diet Clerk




    Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge

    Job Location

    US-TN-Oak Ridge

    Department Name


  • Overview

    Diet Clerk, Food Services

    Full-Time, 80 hours per pay period, Days

    With more than 30 specialties from Cardiology and Neurosurgery to Orthopedics and Vascular care, Methodist Medical Center was one of the first hospitals in East Tennessee to offer cutting-edge treatments and technologies that benefit people with life-threatening aneurysms, severely damaged knee, hip and shoulder joints, sudden heart failure, and non-healing wounds.

    • 301 licensed beds

    • 25 ICU beds

    • 8 step-down beds

    • 38 emergency suites

    • 2 cath labs

    • 1 electrophysiology lab

    • 8 LDRP suites

    • 205 active and courtesy physicians

    • 1,192 employees

    Job Objectives:  To serve as the primary point of communication between patients, nursing staff, and others and Food Services department; and to accurately process meal requests as ordered, ensuring the patient’s special diet needs are met.

    Education/Knowledge/Skills: A high school diploma or its equivalent is required, with course work to include English, mathematics and grammar.  Must be able to read with comprehension, write legibly and perform simple arithmetic calculations. Must be familiar with general office practices such as accurate filing and effective general office machine usage, and must possess excellent telephone skills. Must be capable of performing repetitive clerical tasks on a continuous basis. Must show good judgment and reliability and be able to work without direct supervision.

    Experience: A minimum of six months’ experience in a clerical position is preferred.

    Licensure: None is required.