Diet Clerk PRN


Diet Clerk -  AdventHealth Central Texas

Location Address: 2201 S Clear Creek Rd., Killeen, TX  76549

Our team members are nationally recognized for delivering the highest level of care. We offer the latest advances in medicine and provide uncommon compassion as part of our faith-based approach to wellness. Our employees make a difference on a higher level by Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ. At AdventHealth Central Texas & AdventHealth Rollins Brook, you will receive a competitive salary while experiencing the freedom to deliver the best care for patients’ bodies, minds, and spirits in a way you feel passionate about. There is no better place to make a true impact in the lives of others.

Top Reasons to Work At AdventHealth Central Texas, Killeen, TX

  • Located in the heart of Texas, AdventHealth Central Texas and AdventHealth Rollins Brook provide care for the citizens of Bell, Coryell and Lampasas counties.
  • Both AdventHealth Central Texas and AdventHealth Rollins Brook are committed to reinvesting in the community by offering the services, technologies and facilities to set the standard with the continually changing healthcare industry.
  • As a member of our team of more than 1,000 employees you will enjoy competitive salaries, exceptional benefits and opportunities for growth while working in an environment that is centered around our mission of Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ.


Work Hours/Shift:



What You Will Need:

  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Strong organizational skills.
    • Knowledge of Diet Office in the healthcare setting preferred
    • Computer skills with Microsoft Word, Microsoft Outlook, Internet, and current hospital patient care computer program preferred
    • High school graduate or equivalent preferred
    • Successful completion of DTR program and currently credentialed preferred
    • One (1) to three (3) years of experience in acute care setting preferred


Job Summary:

Under the direction of the Patient Services Supervisor of the Nutrition Services Department, this position performs duties, both clerical and clinical, to ensure the nutritional needs of patients are being met and/or addressed.  To that end, this position:

  • Answers the phone,
  • Processes orders for the provision of nutrition care and counseling,
  • Prepares patient menus according to Nutrition Care Manual of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics,
  • Assists Clinical Dietitians and Director through assigned data gathering activities, and
  • Forwards appropriate referrals/information to the Clinical Dietitians.

You Will Be Responsible For:

  • Demonstrates complete and current knowledge of regular and therapeutic diets commonly ordered at AdventHealth Hospital.
  • Conveys all pertinent information, including Dietary Consults and Referrals, to appropriate members of the Nutrition Services Team in a timely manner, ensuring accurate, judicious communication.
  • Maintains accurate, current patient kardexes in the Diet Office.
  • Demonstrates knowledge and abilities to perform al duties associated with patient menus, including, but not limited to:
    • Daily preparation and delivery to patients,
    • Timely completion for distribution,
    • Corrections(s) after completion, as needed, and
    • On-going updating, addition, and/or removal as patients are discharged, transferred, and diet order changes occur.
  • Maintains adequate quantities of patient menus and office supplies for the Diet Office to ensure efficient, effective delivery of services to patients.
  • Maintains work area in clean, neat, and organized manner.
  • Participates in menu development and implementation.
  • Attends department and section meetings and/or in-services regularly.
  • Practices customer service skills consistently and with genuine conviction.


This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.
Salary Range
$22,000.00 - 29,000.00
per Year
Salary range estimated by
Killeen, TX 76541, US
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