QNS Recruiting

Director of Dietary

Posted Date 3 days ago(6/9/2021 11:56 AM)
Job ID
Regular Full-Time
Education Level
Associates Degree
Experience Needed
1-3 years
Salary Info
Based on experience
Job Post Information* : External Company Name
QNS Recruiting


Director of Dietary


Full Time-Daylight


 Altoona Center for Nursing Care is a 120-bed Skilled Nursing Center and a 34-room Assisted Living Facility. This center seeks a Director of Dietary to lead its fast-paced dietary services unit. This position reports directly to the Administrator, and oversees all phases of the food and nutrition services program throughout the center.


Responsibilities of the Director of Dietary include:

  • Supervising the Dietary Department in all day-to-day and long-term programming and operations
  • Conducting all orientation and training for new department staff
  • Maintaining the utmost levels of quality assurance throughout the facility and among all departmental personnel
  • Developing comprehensive nutritional plans for each member, in coordination with the Clinical Dietician  
  • Reviewing all menus, recipes and supply orders to ensure high quality standards and budgetary compliance
  • Coordinating the delivery of appropriate therapeutic diets based on physician recommendations
  • Ensuring best practices are established and maintained in the kitchen and food prep areas, including food spoilage and sanitation
  • Visiting residents upon arrival and coordinating ongoing assessments to identify emerging needs/changes


All candidates must be either a certified dietary manager, Dietary Technician, or Registered Dietitian; have a BS and/or associate degree in nutrition or hospitality/foodservice management. Supervisory experience is also required. Applicants must possess strong working/practical knowledge of menu and recipe development, nutritional standards and safe food handling, preparation and storage. Prior food service experience in a health care facility is preferred. EOE.





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