Sutter Health Diet Clerk (Per Diem) in Burlingame, California


Performs specific duties related to patient meal services including tray line, call center, room service assist, and delivery to patient care areas, complying with regulatory requirements and standards of practice developed by the Food Service Department.

Principal accountabilities include:

  • Receives diet orders from the electronic medical record and maintains current diet order in the automated diet office system; CBORD

  • Checks trays on tray line for accuracy, temperature, and appearance

  • Delivers patient meal trays, nourishments, floor stocks and provides individualized assistance/service to patients on assigned nursing units


High School Diploma or equivalent. Completion of a college level nutrition couirse desired. Sufficient previous experience in healthcare food service if combined with minimum education requirements.

At least 6 months work experience as a hospital diet clerk with experience in assisting patients in selecting meals according to their prescribed diet modifications, preferred.

  • Basic computer skills to include keyboarding, mouse movement, run reports and data entry skills

  • Ability to effectively organize and prioritize tasks in order to complete assignments within the time allotted and maintain standard workflow

  • Ability to work with others in a flexible, cooperative manner

  • Communication and active listening skills; including excellent interpersonal skills

  • Bilingual in one other language is desired for this role to better serve the community and patient population

Primary Location: California, Peninsula/South Bay and Santa Cruz, Burlingame

Organization: Mills-Peninsula Health Services

Employee Status: Regular

Benefits: No

Position Status: Non-Exempt

Union: No

Job Shift: Variable

Shift Hours: 8 Hour Shift

Days of the Week Scheduled: Varied Days

Weekend Requirements: Every Weekend

Schedule: Per Diem

Hrs Per 2wk Pay Period: Per diem

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, registered domestic partner status, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, ancestry, national origin (including possession of a driver's license issued to individuals who did not present proof of authorized presence in the U.S.), age, medical condition, physical or mental disability, military or protected veteran status, political affiliation, pregnancy or perceived pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical condition, genetic information or any other characteristic made unlawful by local, state, or federal law, ordinance or regulation. External hires must pass a background check/drug screening. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state, and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.