Dietetic Technician position, within the department of Patient Food and Nutrition Services, that is dedicated to supporting patients, departmental staff members and allied health professionals. This position is responsible for reinforcing a positive image of the Health System to all customers. They use information systems and customer service skills to facilitate customer interactions such that the customer experiences the Health System as an accessible, coordinated and seamless entity.
Responds to a high volume of room service patient telephone requests; enters selections into CBORD software program
Delivers tube feeding and oral supplement to patients throughout the University Hospital and Cardiovascular Center
Bills for all oral supplement and tube feeding delivered
Communicates with nursing, dietitians, and food service staff in regards to the patient's room service experience
Visit patients who may not be able to communicate via telephone as well as those whose diet order requires additional assistance. Obtain patient's meal selections for their prescribed diet order. Use a portable wireless computing device to enter selections into CBORD
Utilize CBORD and MiChart computer systems to verify diet order and allergy information
Answers telephone inquiries from food service workers regarding patient diet and allergy information/requests
Performs basic patient food and drug education
Receives complex questions and problems from peers and troubleshoot issues as they arise
Process and order all meal orders for patient in outpatient areas
Associate degree, or equivalent combination of education and experience in the healthcare industry, dietetics or management. Equivalent education and experience may include one (1) year of employment as call center level P3 and successful completion of an established nutrition education program within the department.
Must possess basic computer skills and the ability to learn new computer applications. Proficient in utilization of email systems.
Strong interpersonal and communication skills. Able to exhibit a professional and positive image when interacting with patients, departmental staff members and allied health professionals. Able to function as a team member with flexibility in a changing and challenging work environment. Able to work in a self-directed manner.
Able to lift 15 pounds and walk a considerable distance.
Bachelor Degree in Dietetics or related field.
Work or volunteer experience related to healthcare and/or dietetics.
Demonstrated ability of strong problem-solving skills.
Experience working with MiChart and CBORD software.
This is a 32 hour position that works 11 AM - 7:30 PM two days a week and 1 PM - 9:30 PM two days a week. The position works a three week rotating schedule, working 2 weekends on, one weekend off, with variable days off during the week
Michigan Medicine conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings. Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act. Pre-employment drug testing applies to all selected candidates, including new or additional faculty and staff appointments, as well as transfers from other U-M campuses.
Michigan Medicine improves the health of patients, populations and communities through excellence in education, patient care, community service, research and technology development, and through leadership activities in Michigan, nationally and internationally. Our mission is guided by our Strategic Principles and has three critical components; patient care, education and research that together enhance our contribution to society.
Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
Internal Number: 184227
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