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Director of Dining Services

Company: Elderwood at North Creek
Location: North Creek
Posted on: October 12, 2021

Job Description:

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Elderwood at North Creek has a FT Director of Dietary Services position available!

 

 

This position is located in North Creek, NY.

 

The Director of Dining Services oversees, organizes, plans, directs, controls, and supervises functions and personnel within the department.

 

Responsibilities:

Director of Dining Services Responsibilities:

  • Director of Dining Services oversees the daily operations of the dining service department including the kitchen, dish room, food storage areas, and dining rooms.
  • Adheres to state regulations, current best practices, policies, and procedures for food preparation and meal service.
  • Works with Dietician on menus and recipe development.
  • Maintains department food and non-food item inventory consistent with budgetary confines.
  • Adheres to purchasing practices set forth by the Director of Purchasing and Nutritional Services Director.
  • Conducts routine audits and monitors performance improvement initiatives related to food service.
  • Director of Dining Services attends, leads, and actively participates in, resident care plan meetings, staff meetings, required in-service programs, and other meetings/programs deemed appropriate by the Administrator or Director of Nutritional Services.
  • Performs job functions of each department position when necessary.
  • Director of Dining Services regularly interacts and communicates with residents/family members regarding meal service.
  • Maintains a working knowledge of federal regulations of the State Department of Health code and rules and regulations regarding meal service in the post-acute care setting.
  • Director of Dining Services ensures proper preparation, maintenance, and service of food in accordance with State rules and regulations.
  • Acts as a preceptor for Dietetic and/or Food Service students and interns.
  • Conducts in-service programs for dietary and facility staff upon request.
  • Director of Dining Services evaluates the performance of all Dining Services staff members.
  • Support and abide by Elderwood’s and affiliate’s Mission, Vision, and Values
  • Must abide by Elderwood’s and its affiliated businesses code of conduct, corporate compliance and HIPAA policies.
  • Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of all policies and procedures and ability to reference them.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor, management staff or Administrator.
Qualifications:

Director of Dining Services Qualifications:

  • Associate’s degree or higher in Food Service Management (or Hospitality, if the course study includes food service or restaurant management) from an accredited institution of higher learning, OR Certified Dietary Manager, OR Certified Food Service Manager.
  • Three years supervisory experience required.
  • At least one year experience in a health care setting required.
  • Working knowledge of CMS and DOH regulations as they relate to food service.
  • Experience with the QIS survey process preferred.
  • Computer skills and knowledge in nutritional software programs preferred.

 

Elderwood expects all current and new employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19. If hired, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination. Employees may request a medical or religious exemption from vaccination.

 

Employee Perks!: 401K Retirement Plan with Company Match, Free Hot and Iced Coffee, Free On-Site Parking, Generous PTO & holiday package, Increased Wages, Life Insurance, Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance, Point-earning employee reward program: redeem for prizes!, Strong leadership, Substantial employee referral program, Truly make a difference in our residents' lives while providing top notch care EOE Statement: WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. Applicants and employees are considered for positions and are evaluated without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.

Keywords: Elderwood at North Creek, Albany , Director of Dining Services, Other , North Creek, New York

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