Dietary Supervisor

 

The Dietary Supervisor will direct the operation of the kitchen in the hospital to provide nutritious, well-prepared food for patients and staff.  Will also assist in developing diets as appropriate for patients according to their medical needs.

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Supervise and schedule all dietary staff, hiring as needed, and dealing with all staff issues including disciplinary actions.
  • Purchase/order all supplies needed by the department.
  • Responsible for providing proper diet instructions and training/instruction per physicians’ orders.
  • Create menus, perform all duties relating to required dietary and safety rules.
  • Prepare and follow department budget.
  • Work directly with consulting dietician to ensure quality meals for all patients and residents.
  • Maintain and update department policies and procedures manual.
  • All other duties as assigned.

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Ability to communicate with patients, residents, families, and staff, written and verbal.
  • Ability to perform any job within the department when necessary.
  • Excellent organizations skills and attention to detail.
  • Understand and follow established policies and procedures; and follow written and verbal instructions.
  • Ability to learn and comprehend basic nutritional terminology.
  • Must be able to understand physician orders, read therapeutic menus as well as a working knowledge of therapeutic diets and food service operations.

Education/Experience:

  • Current Food Safety Manager Certification
  • Hospital dietary and supervisory experience preferred
  • Related post-secondary education preferred

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to lift large storage containers and perform proper body mechanics to transport food and dishes.
  • Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer or standing may be required.

Work Schedule:

  • Regular business hours, with occasional evening and weekend work, 40 hours per week
  • Benefits include medical, dental, vision, health savings account, life insurance, and 457(b) match