Dietary Manager

  • Birch Tree Place
  • RR2 Box 2215
  • Nov 19, 2018
Allied Health

Job Description

About Americare
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For over 30 years, Americare has extended care to senior generations in America’s heartland. We pride ourselves on being resident focused, encouraging employees to make smart, responsible decisions that are in the best interest of individual residents.
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Why belong with our Americare team?:

Every employee company-wide is a valued part of the organization, dedicated to their commitment and passion of creating a person-centered home environment for each resident - truly making a difference in the lives they touch.

Each individual facility is a vibrant part of the communities they serve. While our resident benefits from industry leading care, our employees are offered competitive compensation, comprehensive benefit packages, flexible scheduling, free meals and a place they can belong.
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Health Plans:

We offer comprehensive and competitive medical and dental benefits. Our medical plans offer preventive care services, covered prescription drug benefits, and a large network of doctors and hospitals to help you and your family improve or maintain your health.
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Well Being:

Our culture supports team members wherever they are on their health and well-being journey. We offer tools and resources such as Employee Assistance Program and Employee Relief Fund.
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Paid Time Off:

The flexibility of Paid Time Off (PTO) lets you set your own priorities. Use PTO for any number of your life events.
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Tuition Reimbursement:

We encourage you to continue your professional development. Americare will reimburse you for eligible tuition for approved courses.
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Opportunity::

Our Dietary Manager is responsible for assisting and supporting dietary staff of 25 within established company policies and state and federal regulations. He/She is responsible for fiscal operations of the Dietary department such as the budgeting, planning and accounting. Assist in hiring and training dietary personnel. Coordinate dietary services with disciplinary team to provide person-centered care in a nursing facility environment. They are also responsible for providing healthy, nutritious and attractive meals for residents and families in a safe working environment.

Qualifications::

* Serve Safe Certification or equivalent preferred or obtained shortly after employment.
* Knowledge of HIPAA and OSHA regulations and state/federal guidelines.
* Familiar with lock out tag out procedures and use of personal protective equipment.
* Experience in meal planning, budgeting and dietary operations with frequent resident admissions/ discharges
* Prefer experience in quantity food production in a health care setting
* Must have dietary managerial experience
* Certified Dietary Manager (CDM)
Responsibilities::

* Important member of the management team expected and authorized to use sound independent judgment and discretion in the performance of duties.
* Follow Americare policies, state and federal and ASI standards on ongoing basis.
* Plan, organize and map out dietary work schedule.
* Counsel, discipline, and hire dietary personnel as circumstances render using appropriate documentation and working with facility administrator with open communication.
* Orient, train, and evaluate job performance of all dietary service personnel.
* Compile and submit the department objective and achievements in a written quarterly review.
* Participate in regularly scheduled conferences with the administrator, Registered Dietitian and department heads.
* Participate in the development and implementation of dietary policies, procedures and staff development programs.
* Purchase necessary foods and supplies while working within budget guidelines.
* Maintain necessary personnel, cost, menu, monthly food inventories and other essential records which all lead to a person-centered care experience for residents.
* Train dietary staff to perform assigned duties and provide in-service education.
* Participate in multi-disciplinary resident plan of care.
* Direct the cleaning and sanitation of the dietary department. Direct the care of safety equipment and promote a safe working environment. Direct use of personal protective equipment and safety equipment such as lumbar supports, moving carts and two person lifting.
* Attend scheduled seminars and workshops approved by the administrator.
* Cooperate with the Registered Dietitian in implementing administrative approved dietary recommendations.
* Maintain good communication with all departments with special emphasis on the nursing department.
* Assist in menu development with Registered Dietitian
* Consistently follows standard principles of sanitation and universal precautions to preserve food quality and prevent the transmission of food-borne illnesses.
* Provide professional communication with sanitation, quality, agency and government inspectors.
Health Plans::

We offer comprehensive and competitive medical and dental benefits. Our medical plans offer preventive care services, covered prescription drug benefits, and large network of doctors and hospitals to help you and your family improve or maintain your health.

Well Being::

Our culture supports team members wherever they are on their health and well-being journey. We offer tools and resources such as Employee Assistance Program and Employee Relief Fund.

Paid Time Off::

The flexibility of Paid Time Off (PTO) lets you set your own priorities. Use PTO for any number of your life events.

Tuition Reimbursement::

We encourage you to continue your professional development. Americare will reimburse you for eligible tuition for approved courses.