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Certified Dietary Manager (Food Services Director)

Job Type: Full-Time

Position Summary
The FOOD SERVICES DIRECTOR (CERTIFIED DIETARY MANAGER) plans, organizes, develops, and directs the overall operations of food services to ensure daily provision of quality nutritional services in accordance with all applicable laws, regulations, and Life Care standards.

Education, Experience, and Licensure Requirements

Must have completed a CDM or State-approved course in food services
Must have a current certification as a Certified Dietary Manager in applicable State. Must maintain an active certification in good standing throughout employment.
Must have one (1) year experience in post-acute care food service
Must have a minimum two (2) years' supervisory experience
Specific Job Requirements

Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action
 

Must be knowledgeable of practices and procedures as well as the laws, regulations, and guidelines governing functions in the post-acute care facility
 

Must have the ability to implement and interpret the programs, goals, objectives, policies, and procedures of the department
 

Must perform proficiently in all competency areas including but not limited to: general food service responsibilities,, planning,, supervisory responsibilities, patient rights, and safety and sanitation
 

Maintains professional working relationships with all associates, vendors, etc.
 

Maintains confidentiality of all proprietary and/or confidential information
 

Must understand and follow company policies including harassment and compliance procedures
 

Displays integrity and professionalism by adhering to North Metro Medical Center’s Code of Conduct and completes mandatory Code of Conduct and other appropriate compliance training
 

Essential Functions
Must be able to test cooked food for taste, temperature, and smell
 

Must be able to ensure menus are served as written and approved by Registered Dietitian
 

Must be able to plan and direct food service staff to prepare and serve high quality food on time and at proper temperature for meals and snacks
 

Must be able to ensure that the patient's physician-ordered diets are prepared and served accurately at meals and snacks
 

Must be able to order food, supplies, and equipment for food preparation and service, reviewing all deliveries of food for quality, proper amounts, and pricing
 

Must be able to recruit, select, train, counsel, and supervise food service staff
 

Must be able to complete nutrition documentation timely and accurately
 

Must be able to participate in interdisciplinary patient care meetings involving nutrition
 

Must be able to assist the Registered Dietitian in the collection of nutrition information and any other pertinent information
 

Must be able to effectively manage and operate within budget
 

Must exhibit excellent customer service and a positive attitude towards patients
 

Must be able to assist in the evacuation of patients
 

Must demonstrate dependable, regular attendance
 

Must be able to concentrate and use reasoning skills and good judgment
 

Must be able to communicate and function productively on an interdisciplinary team
 

Must be able to sit, stand, bend, lift, push, pull, stoop, walk, reach, and move intermittently during working hours
 

Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language
Benefits for Full-Time Associates

medical, dental, vision, life and short-term disability coverage
401(k)
paid vacation, sick days and holidays

An Equal Opportunity Employer

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North Metro Medical Center

1400 Braden Street
Jacksonville, AR 72076

Phone: 501-985-7000

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