Enlivant is growing, and we are looking for a Divisional Director of Dining for the Western Division
At our core, we believe the care and service for America's aging population is not only a moral obligation, but also an honor and a privilege. By combining our fundamental values with our mission to enrich life through meaningful relationships and vibrant communities, we seek to earn the right to be viewed as the nation's most trusted senior living provider. We employ compassionate people with integrity who embody excellence and promote these values.
Enlivant and its subsidiaries operate more than 230 assisted living residences comprising more than 11,000 resident units across the United States. Enlivant assisted living residences are intimate, vibrant communities where our staff treats residents like family and serves them with the utmost integrity and compassion. Enlivant employs nearly 7,000 people.
We welcome you to become a part the team today and discover the fantastic career opportunities we have available. Join us on our quest to become the nation's most trusted senior living provider.
This position provides nutrition, dining and hospitality consultative and training services to communities based upon state requirements and company needs. This employee provides detailed reports to the Director of Dining regarding the dining experience, food service, food quality, resident satisfaction, kitchen sanitation, food safety, kitchen equipment, and structure. This role requires a strong individual contributor who assists with menu creation, menu management, and product procurement. A team player who participates in resolution of dining & nutrition customer concerns as needed. This individual must be knowledgeable to provide Medical Nutrition Therapy consulting for at-risk residents.
Maintains current and strong knowledge base of regulations and current practices related to dining services/hospitality and resident nutrition.
Identifies opportunities for improvement and makes sound recommendations based on state regulations, quality metrics and Enlivant policies and procedures. Collaborates with community, regional, divisional and Support Center leadership to develop plans for improvement for more effective and efficient dining experience
Evaluates programs, meal preparation and resident dining experience and service, and related documentation during visits to communities. Provides direction and guidance regarding standards, budgets, and regulatory compliance. Works closely with regional team members to support Enlivant processes.
Maintains, updates and implements policies and procedures.
Troubleshoots and problem solves operational, staffing, and training issues related to dining services, and recommends changes, solutions, and modifications in all relevant areas.
Participates in quality reviews, performance improvement teams, and surveys as requested. Assists team members to develop and monitor corrective action plans and/or plans of correction related to Dining Services.
Train and coach community level staff in dining and nutrition related areas to promote excellent service delivery and presentation within budget.
Participates in community, regional, divisional, and Support Center meetings, conference calls, and educational programs as required.
Ensures that all OSHA and safety standards are followed, as applicable to the position, in accordance with state and federal regulations and Enlivant policies and procedures.
Additional duties as assigned
A minimum of 5 years of experience in dining or hospitality
Multi-facility experience in healthcare or hospitality
Availability for 40-50% of travel required
Serve Safe certification required
Must be able to work a full shift, come to work on time, and work overtime as needed
The ability to work according to the necessary schedule to meet job requirements with or without reasonable accommodation is an essential function of this position
Bachelor's or Master's degree preferred
The ideal candidate will uphold the principles of our mission; to enrich life through meaningful relationships and vibrant communities
Serve safe certification training preferred
Service oriented style with professionalism
Actively express compassion for residents, staff, and guests
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and embrace change
Engage others in fun and creative activities
Strive for excellence in all aspects of the job
Work with integrity in all interactions
Enlivant provides equal employment opportunities for qualified individuals and does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability or other prohibited basis.
Where required by state law and/or city ordinance; this employer will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm work authorization.