Certified Dietary Manager
Healthcare Services Group (HCSG) typically services long term care and nursing facilities and is now hiring a Certified Dietary Manager in your area! HCSG has a custom, state of the art training program! POSITION SUMMARY: Manages the foodservice program in a single site according to Healthcare Services Group (HCSG) policies and procedures, and federal/state requirements. Provides leadership, support and guidance to ensure that food quality standards, inventory levels, food safety guidelines and customer service expectations are met. Maintains records of income and expenditures, food, supplies, personnel and equipment and provides reports to HCSG District Manager on such. Makes sure facility has sufficient supplies. Takes periodic inventories of supplies and materials, trains new employees, and recommends dismissals. Acts as liaison between building occupants, client managers or administrators and HCSG staff. The Manager must be able to communicate effectively all directives from client managers, building occupants and administrators to HCSG staff. Must be able to perform the essential job functions of dietary aide, cook, and dishwasher positions for purposes of training and assisting when there are call-outs. Training, quality control and in-servicing staff to HCSG standards is an essential part of the Manager's responsibility and includes touring kitchen several times per day to assess work quality using QCIs for documentation purposes. The Manager is a department head in the facility and must conduct themselves and their department in a professional manner. QUALIFICATIONS: A high school diploma or equivalent is required. Associate's degree or higher in food service management or in hospitality, if the course study includes food service or restaurant management, from an accredited institution of higher learning preferred. Specialized training in foodservice management and nutrition is desirable. Current ServSafe certification is required in accordance with State/County law, or must become ServSafe certified within 30 calendar days of hire. Certified Dietary Manager or Certified Food Service Manager designation is required in accordance with CMS and/or State/County law. Two years' experience in quantity food production/service and personnel supervision is desired. Two years or more related dining/nutrition experience is desired. Skilled in motivating and supervising foodservice personnel. General knowledge and understanding of nutrition. Ability to read and understand nutrient analysis reports. Knowledge of foodservice program requirements. An understanding of foodservice program finances. Basic computer skills. Ability to maintain records and complete reports as required, including web-based reporting. Written and oral communication skills. Considerable knowledge of quantity food production and serving techniques, food safety/sanitation requirements and procedures. Skill in using public relations techniques to promote the foodservice program to client and residents. Ability to interact positively with residents, client and other personnel and the public. Good communication, interpersonal skills organizational skills. Ability to prioritize multiple tasks. Ability to work effectively with a team. Ability to work independently as needed to support the group effort. Additional Requirements: Must be able to lift/carry a maximum of 50 pounds, push/pull a maximum of 50 pounds, stand, sit, bend and walk for extended periods of time. Must be able to work around food and cleaning products. Must live in service area. No relocation costs. Healthcare Services Group, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Healthcare Services Group, Inc. complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. Healthcare Services Group, Inc. will consider qualified applicants with Criminal Histories in a manner consistent with federal, state, and local ordinances.