07 Aug
Food Services Director - Certified Dietary Manager
Tennessee, Copperhill

Position Summary:The Food Services Director Certified Dietary Manager plans, organizes, develops, and directs the overall operations of food services to ensure daily provision of quality nutritional services in accordance with all applicable laws, regulations, and Life Care standards.Education, Experience, and Licensure Requirements:

Must have completed a CDM or State approved course in food services

Must have a current certification as a Certified Dietary Manager in applicable State. Must maintain an active certification in good standing throughout employment.

Must have one (1) year experience in post acute care food service

Must have a minimum two (2) years’ supervisory experience

Specific Job Requirements:

Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action

Must be knowledgeable of practices and procedures as well as the laws, regulations, and guidelines governing functions in the post acute care facility

Must have the ability to implement and interpret the programs, goals, objectives, policies, and procedures of the department

Must perform proficiently in all competency areas including but not limited to: patient rights, and safety and sanitation

Maintains professional working relationships with all associates, vendors, etc.

Maintains confidentiality of all proprietary and/or confidential information

Must understand and follow company policies including harassment and compliance procedures

Displays integrity and professionalism by adhering to Life Care’s Code of Conduct and completes mandatory Code of Conduct and other appropriate compliance training

Essential Functions:

Must be able to test cooked food for taste, temperature, and smell

Must be able to ensure menus are served as written and approved by Registered Dietitian

Must be able to plan and direct food service staff to prepare and serve high quality food on time and at proper temperature for meals and snacks

Must be able to ensure that the patient’s physician ordered diets are prepared and served accurately at meals and snacks

Must be able to order food, supplies, and equipment for food preparation and service, reviewing all deliveries of food for quality, proper amounts, and pricing

Must be able to recruit, select, train, counsel, and supervise food service staff

Must be able to complete nutrition documentation timely and accurately

Must be able to participate in interdisciplinary patient care meetings involving nutrition

Must be able to assist the Registered Dietitian in the collection of nutrition information and any other pertinent information

Must be able to effectively manage and operate within budget

Must exhibit excellent customer service and a positive attitude towards patients

Must be able to assist in the evacuation of patients

Must demonstrate dependable, regular attendance

Must be able to concentrate and use reasoning skills and good judgment

Must be able to communicate and function productively on an interdisciplinary team

Must be able to sit, stand, bend, lift, push, pull, stoop, walk, reach, and move intermittently during working hours

Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language

An Equal Opportunity Employer

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