We’re serious about getting the best people to join our team and offering on-the-spot interviews.
Our Dietary Managers love what they do, and our residents see this demonstrated daily. This position offers work/life balance, opportunities for advancement, and the chance to form meaningful bonds with our residents and their families.
We recognize people as our most valuable asset and the benefits we offer reflect our commitment to having the very best.
· Health Insurance
· Dental, Vision & Disability coverages also available
· Full Tuition payments for license improvements
· 401K Retirement Plan with Employer Contributions
· Paid Holidays
· Shift Differentials
· Company Paid Life Insurance
· Professional, Friendly & Social Team Members
Wage scale determined by years of experience. Benefits & bonuses available for full-time employees working over 30 hours per week.
If this interests you, that interests us! We’re looking forward to having you on the team!
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General Purpose: Responsible for the daily operations of the food service department according to facility policy and procedures and Federal, state and local regulations. Provides leadership and guidance to ensure that food quality, safety standards, and client expectations are satisfactorily met. Maintains records of department personnel, food, supplies, inventory levels, and equipment.
High School Diploma.
Successful Completion of Dietary Managers Program and successful completion of Dietary Manager Exam.
Two years’ experience in Food Service, preferably management.
Must have the ability to read, write, and follow oral and written directions at a level necessary to accomplish this job.
Must have the willingness to perform simple, repetitive tasks.
Must have knowledge of supplies and equipment used by the department and the care of this equipment.
Must have knowledge of safety regulations.
Must be alert and work safely and cautiously to avoid cuts and burns while working with kitchen equipment and to avoid falls while working on or near wet and slippery floors.
Must have knowledge of modified diets.
Must be able to lift 20-25 lbs. frequently and 50-60 lbs. occasionally.
Must be able to stand and walk short distances 7-8 hours per day.
Must have knowledge of, or be willing to learn, correct sanitation procedures.
Must be able to cooperate and work well with fellow employees.
Must have the ability to deal tactfully and effectively with residents, staff, family members, visitors, government agencies’ personnel, and the general public.
Must present a professional appearance.
May be required to have a Food Handlers Certificate of Sanitation Course, as required by state regulations.
Be flexible in working hours in order to cover any needed dietary position and to provide coverage for special events as scheduled.
Must be able to meet all local health regulations and pass pre/post-employment physical exams if required. This requirement also includes drug screening, criminal background investigation and reference inquiry.
Must attend in-service/education programs as required to learn new procedures and develop skills to meet regulatory compliance.
Must agree not to disclose resident protected health information and report suspected or known violations of such to the Administrator.
Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Recruits, interviews, hires, trains, coaches, evaluates, rewards, disciplines and when necessary, terminates employees.
2. Develops job duties and tasks for each level of food services personnel.
3. Develops work schedules to ensure adequate staff to cover each shift.
4. Creates and monitors budgets for a cost-effective program in consultation with administrators.
5. Uses forecasts, food waste records, inventory, and equipment records to plan the purchase of food supplies and equipment.
6. Justifies improvements in the department design and layout.
7. Works cooperatively with patients, family members, facility staff, physicians, consultants, vendors, and other service providers.
8. Trains staff on standards and procedures for preparing food.
9. Participates with Dietitian in menu planning, including responding to patient preferences, substitution lists, therapeutic diets, and industry trends.
10. Inspects meals and assure that standards for appearance, palatability, temperature and serving times are met.
11. Manages the preparation and service of special nourishments and supplemental feedings.
12. Assures that foods are prepared according to production schedules, menus and standardized recipes.
13. Assures safe receiving, storage, preparation, and service of food.
14. Protects food in all phases of preparation, holding, service, cooking and transportation, using HACCP Guidelines.
15. Prepares cleaning schedules and maintains equipment to ensure food safety.
16. Ensures proper sanitation and safety practices of staff.
17. Processes new diet orders and diet changes keeps the tray card system updated.
18. Completes the assigned MDS section(s) according to the required timeline.
19. Determines patient needs and develops appropriate dietary plans in cooperation with RD and in compliance with the physician’s orders.
20. Review plan of care related to nutritional status; document concerns that can be resolved, improved, or addressed to improve patient’s nutritional status and eating function.
21. Reviews, revise, and implement individualized resident care plans in coordination with the Interdisciplinary Team.
22. Other Duties as assigned.
Physical and Sensory Requirements: Walking, sitting, standing, reaching, stooping, bending, lifting, grasping, pushing and pulling, and fine-hand coordination. Ability to hear and respond to overhead pages. Ability to communicate with residents, families, personnel, vendors, and consultants. Must be able to taste and smell foods to determine quality and palatability. Must be able to withstand heat while working around stoves and ovens, able to withstand cold while working in/around refrigerators and freezers. Able to withstand changes in temperatures when going in and out of refrigerated or freezer areas. Ability to apply training and in-service education provided. Must present a neat, clean, professional appearance and demonstrate a positive approach with employees and residents.
Every effort has been made to make your job description as complete as possible. However, it in no way states or implies that these are the only duties you will be required to perform. The above statements reflect the general duties considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job as identified and shall not be considered as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be inherent in the position. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or is a logical assignment to the position.