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Director of Med Nutrition Therapy
Ref No.: 18-19196
Location: Columbia, South Carolina
Job Description:
Director of Med Nutrition Therapy needed for PERM PLACEMENT position at Ellen Sagar Nursing Home. The salary range is 54,870- 83,928. Direct hire agency placement fee for this position: 20%. Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. and on-call 24/7. This position is responsible for the food service operation and would be expected to cover any position in the kitchen if there is a call out. The hours of operation for the food service department at the nursing home are 5:00am EST to 8:00pm EST. Job description/responsibilities: • Oversee day-to-day activities and personnel within your service areas including the kitchen and dining services. • Interacts and engages with residents and visitors frequently ensuring high-quality of service and products are delivered. • Manage and coordinate food and supply vendor relationships, processing paperwork timely and within budget. • Lead and direct all dietary functions such as menu preparation as well as inventory, maintaining cost control within budget. • Facilitate and ensure processes are followed with all resident diet orders and changes, keeping thorough and accurate records. • Coordinate scheduling ensuring all shifts and areas are adequately covered. • Coordinate overall adherence to sanitation regulations/practices of food services, maintaining established standards for kitchen and equipment cleanliness. • Set up and maintain kitchen operations and menus, including preparing and delivering meals. • Aide in the cross-training of dining services team. • Recruit, hire, train, supervise, and develop food service staff. • Plans and assists in the preparation and service of holiday and special meals and events.
Additional Requirements:
High school diploma required. Dietary Manager Certificate Required. Certification from as Association of Food Service Professionals (ANFP) or similar accreditation required. Bachelor's Degree with a major area of concentration of one of the following: dietitian, dietetics, nutrition, biology or directly related science from a accredited establishment preferred. Minimum three (3) years of experience in food and nutrition services with at least one (1) year of management experience required. Serve-Safe Certified preferred. Proven ability to select food products specific to resident needs, design menu plans and coordinate a variety of food options, strong computer skills, and excellent communication skills to include written and verbal; thorough and detailed documentation experience required.