Dietary Director

Prestige Healthcare Springfield , OH 45501

Posted 3 months ago


Primary purpose of your job position is to assist the Dietary Technician and Dietitian in planning, organizing, developing and directing the overall operations of the Dietary Department in accordance with current federal, state, and local stands, guidelines and regulations governing our facility, and as may be directed by the Administrator. Assure that quality nutritional services are provided on a daily basis and that the dietary department is maintained in a clean, safe and sanitary manner. Maintain budgeting compliance and customer service standards in all areas.



  • Knowledge of nutritional requirements in a large volume operation.


  • License or certification as mandated by the state in which employed

  • ServSafe Food Safety Certification preferred


  • Experience in long-term care environment and geriatric nutrition preferred, with at least two years of quantity food service experience.

Essential Functions

  • Participate in the development of food service policy and procedure development and promote interdisciplinary communication.

  • Understand/support the Resident Bill of Rights reflected in all aspects of performance, concern and caring for residents.

  • Participate/support/monitor the CQI (QA) process.

  • Maintain sanitation and safety standards.

  • Responsible for developing and evalutating job descriptions and staffing patterns.

  • Establish and evaluate tray service and other departmental services to the facility..

  • Implement and evaluate systems for receiving, storing and allocating food and non-food materials for dietary services.

  • Assume financial accountability for dietary services.

  • Coordinate goals and objectives for the dietary deparment.

  • Procure food supplies and equipment for the dietary department.

  • Participate in short and long range planning of the physical plan, layot/design and capital improvements.

  • Conduct self in a professional manner, supervising and evaluating job performance of all dietary staff.

  • Attend facility and departmental meetings.

  • Monitor tray service, resident meal service and feeding guidelines.

  • Train and orient staff to new developments and/or changes within department.

  • Assist in monitoring and setting up of department systems and process.

  • Assist in ensuring diet changes, meal extras, snacks, etc are processed on a daily basis.

  • Perform the inventory and ordering process for department

  • Assist in providing in-services for all staff regarding dietary issues.

  • Assist Dietician in planning/implementing menu cycles, resident choice meals and any other food events that occur with the residents/meetings/activities, etc.

  • Coordinate communication between the shifts and other departments.

  • Perform related duties as assigned.

Disclaimer: This description is designed to indicate the general nature and level of work for this position. It is not intended to describe minor duties or other responsibilities that may be periodically assigned.

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