Job Description

Monterey, CA

Per Diem

Work Hours: Varied days and shifts as needed


Under the leadership of the department director and their assigned supervisor, the Diet Clerk - Traypasser position is primarily responsible for coordinating patient menus, obtaining patient menu selections, and for the efficient and accurate delivery of patient trays for all three meals and for between-meal nourishments served by Nutrition Services. The Diet Clerk - Traypasser utilizes the computer system for obtaining patient menu selections and utilizes the software to correct, change and print patient tray tickets and nourishment cards. The Diet Clerk – Traypasser checks trayline, answers the telephone, and coordinates food for patient trays, room service and/or nourishments with the entire nutrition team: dietitians, nutrition technicians, traypassing shift leader, cooks, assistant cooks, etc. Work must be prioritized to meet deadlines.


Fluency, the ability to communicate orally and the ability to read and write in English is required. Passing a basic reading and math test is required. Intermediate computer skills are required. The ability to project a positive, warm, friendly and healing attitude to the patients of Community Hospital is required. Excellent customer service and telephone etiquette is required. Basic knowledge of diet therapy is required.


High school diploma, GED, or equivalent education or experience in related field required.

Equal Opportunity Employer

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