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St. Joseph Health / Covenant Health Nutrition Attendant - Food and Nutrition Svc - Covenant Children's Hospital in Lubbock, Texas

Covenant Health is seeking a Full-time, Day Shift Nutrition Attendant with the Food and Nutrition Svc Department at Covenant Children's Hospital.

Apply Today! Applicants that meet qualifications will receive a link to complete on demand interview video, once completed will be forwarded for Mgr for review.

Job Summary:

The diet clerk maintains information regarding patient diet orders, menus, special requests, and other requested records. In addition to patient-centered activities, the clerk responds to all incoming calls, and effectively relays all information. Works under direct supervision of the Patient Services Supervisor and or Manager.

Essential Functions:

  • Receives all incoming calls to the diet office; practices telephone courtesy; accurately documents all calls.

  • Maintains accurate records on patient diets, menus, one-item orders, diabetic snacks, patient meal census, patient meal reports, and enteral charges.

  • Communicates patient problems, nursing concerns, or questionable orders/requests to immediate supervisor, manager and or dietitian/ diet technician.

  • Provide accurate count of total trays needed per meal.

  • Consistently responds to special requests, early/late tray orders, and other patient related needs.

  • Demonstrates a working knowledge of dietary modifications, and availability of food/ nutrition products for specific diets.

Minimum Position Requeirements


  • Clerical, customer service, and/or therapeutic diet experience.

Covenant Health is celebrating over 100 years of serving Lubbock and our South Plains region. As the oldest and largest health system in Lubbock and the region, we currently employ over 5,200 people with a medical staff of over 600 physicians.

For over 100 years, Covenant has been driven by a mission of providing a Christian ministry of healing and caring for the whole person - mind, body and spirit. Our vision and differentiator is we are the only faith-based, integrated health network in the West Texas/eastern New Mexico region dedicated to a Christian ministry of healing.

As an expression of our mission, we believe we hold an important Covenant with our patients and try and treat every interaction as Sacred Encounters.

Our ministry includes six hospitals with over 1,100 licensed beds:

Covenant Medical Center - CMC Covenant Children’s Covenant Specialty Covenant Plainview - PLV Covenant Levelland - LVL Trustpoint (joint venture: Rehab Hospital of Lubbock) Covenant Medical Group (CMG) Covenant Health Partners Hospice of Lubbock

Covenant Health's total service area includes 25 counties that covers most of West Texas and eastern New Mexico. The service area covers approximately 750,000 people and approximately 35,000 square miles.

Covenant provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Covenant complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. Positions specified as “on call, per diem” refers to employment consisting of shifts scheduled on as “as needed basis” to fill in for staff vacancies.

Company: Covenant Health

Category: Diet/ Nutrition Aide

Req ID: R345066