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Director of Dietary

Posted Date 20 hours ago(6/11/2021 2:49 PM)
Job ID
2021-7678
Location
US-PA-Cheswick
Category
Dietary
Type
Regular Full-Time
Education Level
High School Diploma or Equivalent - Required
Experience Needed
3-5 years
Salary Info
DOE
Job Post Information* : External Company Name
QNS Recruiting

Overview

Director of Dietary

 

Full Time - Daylight

 

HarmarVillage Care Center is a comprehensive skilled nursing facility dedicated to providing high-quality whole-patient care. Through its comprehensive onsite services including cardiac, orthopedic, wound and memory support, HarmarVillage has come to revolutionize senior care in Allegheny County, helping its clients maximize their health, well-being and overall quality of life during these critical elder years.

 

The Director of Dietary oversees various aspects of food planning, preparation and service, based on essential therapeutic best practices and individual resident needs. This is a hands-on position for an experienced food service or healthcare professional.

Responsibilities

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

Qualifications

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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