Dietary Services Manager (Must be CDM) in Keller, TX at Advanced Healthcare Solutions

Date Posted: 1/23/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Manage the operation of the Dietary Department to include staffing, food ordering and preparation, food delivery and clean-up in accordance with facility policies, physician orders, resident care plans and appropriate regulations.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

UNIT SUPERVISION:

  • Supervise other staff in the day-to-day operation of the Dietary Department. Make job assignments and set priorities. Orient new staff and participate in recruitment and selection. Communicate policies, assist and coach as needed. Monitor work assignments, provide feedback, evaluate performance, and discipline as needed. Maintain records, manage budgets and supplies; and fulfill department head responsibilities.
  • Ensures equipment and work areas are clean, safe and orderly; and strict adherence to procedures regarding cleaners or hazardous materials or objects; ensure Standard precautions and infection control, isolation, fire, safety and sanitation practices and procedures are followed; and promptly address any hazardous conditions and equipment.

PLAN DIETARY SERVICES:

  • Plan facility and individual resident menus in conjunction with the Dietitian or Dietary Consultant, other department heads, and Facility menu program. Participate in Care Plan Development. Complete Nutrition Assessment information gathering, notify Regional Dietitian of assessments needed, complete nutrition progress notes. Ensure food and supplies are purchased within budget, and are available in a timely manner for each meal.

SUPERVISE FOOD PREPARATION AND SERVING:

  • Ensure food is nutritional, appetizing, prepared as planned, and served in a timely and pleasant manner. Ensure appropriate meals/snacks are served to residents with special dietary needs. Ensure all utensils, dishes, equipment and work areas are cleaned on a timely basis. Ensure proper storage of foods and supplies.

STAFF DEVELOPMENT:

  • Conduct, attend and participate in orientation, training, in-service education activities and staff meetings.

RESIDENTS’ RIGHTS FUNCTIONS:

  • Understand, comply with and promote all rules regarding residents’ rights.

Job Requirements

PHYSICAL AND SENSORY REQUIREMENTS (WITH OR WITHOUT THE AIDE OF MECHANICAL DEVICES):
Walking, reaching, bending, lifting, grasping, fine hand coordination, ability to distinguish smells, tastes and temperatures, ability to read and write, ability to communicate with residents and personnel, ability to understand and follow training and in-service education, and ability to remain calm under stress.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must have ability to read, write and follow oral and written directions at a level necessary to accomplish the job.
  • Must be able to relate positively and favorable to residents and families and to work cooperatively with other associates.
  • Must be capable of maintaining regular attendance.
  • Must be capable of performing the Essential Job Functions of this job, with or without reasonable accommodation.
  • MUST BE CDM