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Diet Clerk

Requisition ID: 218901 

Position Number: 20030130

Posting End Date: Open Until Filled

City: Winnipeg

Site: Middlechurch Home of Winnipeg

Department / Unit: MC Nutrition & Food Services 

Job Stream: Clinical Support 

Union: CUPE-3644(204)

Anticipated Start Date: 03/11/2021 

FTE: Casual 

Anticipated Shift: Days;Evenings;Weekends 

Daily Hours Worked: 7.75

Annual Base Hours: 2015

Salary: $17.309, $17.828, $18.363, $18.914, $19.481, $20.066


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Position Overview

The incumbent is responsible for performing daily diet office duties including:


  • Accurately processes changes to the patient card file (diet changes, food preferences, admissions and discharges) in the dietary software system in a timely manner.
  • Prints and distributes  tray tickets, labels and reports as required.
  • Maintains statistical information, filing, and month end records according to record retention guidelines as applicable.
  • Communicates effectively and clearly with all staff through verbal (face to face or telephone), fax or email.
  • Participates in Quality Assurance Programs.


  • Previous experience in food service preferred. 
  • Experience dietary software (CBORD Nutrition Services Suite) and excel spreadsheets.

Education (Degree/Diploma/Certificate)

  • Grade 12 or equivalent, Manitoba standards required.
  • A combination of education and experience may be considered. 


  • Valid Food Handler Certificate required.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Must be able to read, write and speak English effectively, with the ability to follow oral and written instructions. 
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft office (Word, Excel, Outlook - minimum 70% in each area).
  • May be required to assist with meal tray preparation.
  • May be required to assist with transport of meal carts.

Physical Requirements

  • Use of computer terminal, fax and telephone for long periods of time.  Involves some intermittent standing, walking and carrying. 
  • Ability to work as a team member and independently in a time sensitive environment. 

The Collective Agreement this position is covered under, is identified by the Union noted above.  As a result of The Health Sector Bargaining Unit Review Act, the bargaining agent for this position may differ from the Union identified.  In the event you have any questions, please contact your site Human Resources Department.


This position requires a current satisfactory Criminal Records Check (including Vulnerable Sector Search), Child Abuse Registry Check and Adult Abuse Registry Check as conditions of employment. The successful candidate will be responsible for any service charges incurred. A security check is considered current if it was obtained no more than six (6) months prior to the start of employment.


Please note that an employee is not permitted to hold two or more positions across the WRHA legal entity that combine to equal more than 1.0 EFT. The WRHA legal entity includes Churchill Health Centre, Deer Lodge Centre, Grace Hospital, Middlechurch Home of Winnipeg, Pan Am Clinic, River Park Gardens, Victoria General Hospital, WRHA corporate programs, and WRHA community health services.


Interviewed candidates may be called upon to participate in a skills assessment.


Any application received after the closing time will not be included in the competition.

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