Food And Nutrition Services Manager

Prestige Care, Inc Lewiston , ID 83501

Posted 3 weeks ago

Prestige Care & Rehabilitation

The Orchards

Located in Lewiston, Idaho in Nez Perce County, the community is near the VA Lewiston Clinic and the Saint Joseph's Regional Cancer Center.

Prestige Care in about people helping people, and is rooted in a philosophy of caring based on our core values - respect, integrity, commitment, and trust - that are at the center of all we do. Our mission is to provide quality care, guided by a compassionate heart and our promise is to personally touch lives every day. At Prestige we offer a dynamic and collaborative environment where you will not only make a difference in the lives of others every day; you have the opportunity to grow professionally, learn new skills and advance your career.

Build Your Healthcare Career with Prestige Care

Prestige Care is a family-owned and operated industry leader in the skilled nursing, assisted living, and rehabilitation space. As a Prestige Care team member, you are more than just an "employee," you are part of our family. With a company focus on career development and advancement, there are many opportunities for advancement at our over 80 communities and care centers in 8 Western states. The healthcare career opportunities are endless and we look forward to collaborating with you to achieve your professional goals. Check out the career path that you can take with Prestige Care below:

We also offer a full benefits suite to eligible employees that includes the following:

  • Medical, dental, and vision coverage

  • HSA/FSA accounts

  • Employer paid group life and AD&D insurance

  • 401(k) plan with company match

  • Paid vacation, sick days, and holidays

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Commitment to career development and continuing education

  • Scholarship/ tuition reimbursement

  • Flexible scheduling

  • Employee discounts: cell service, theme parks, and so much more!

  • Benefits may vary by location

Position Details:

Status: Full-Time/Part-Time/On-Call

Shift: Day/Evening/NOC

Schedule: Various

Working Hours Start: Various

Working Hours End: Various


Responsible for the Food and Nutrition department of the facility by providing residents with nourishing, palatable and well-balanced diets that meets his/her needs. This would include special dietary needs along with individual preferences of each resident.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Supervises department staff in the daily operation and menus preparation that meets nutritional specifications as outlined by national guideline. Ensures compliance in the Plan of Care and Therapeutic diets of each resident taking into consideration resident allergies, intolerances and preferences.

  • Participates in the recruitment and selection of department staff to ensure appropriate competencies and skill sets are obtained to carry out the functions of the Food and Nutrition Services department.

  • Provides orientation training to new staff members and ongoing coaching to current staff.

  • Prepares and submits food /supply orders from approved sources per Federal, State and local guidelines. Audits supply stock to ensure the department has sufficient food supply and working equipment at all times.

  • Prepares and serves meals per department labor PPD to also include management time..

  • Ensure staff follow all food safety standards for preparing, serving and storing food in accordance to Federal/State and Local guidelines

  • Evaluates staff performance and provides feedback, coaching and discipline as needed.

  • Inspects the food service areas and equipment ensuring they are clean and safe. Ensures the facility is meeting community fire safety, infection control and hazardous chemicals regulations and policies. Takes prompt action to address any unsafe conditions or equipment problems.

  • Greets and obtains feedback regarding the dining experience from residents, visitors, and staff. Interacts with residents courteously, respecting individual dignity and resident rights by upholding confidentiality standards at all times.

  • Ensures the Food and Nutrition Services department stays within budget. Maintains records that reflect food audits, supplies and labor costs.

  • Works with the Dietitian and other department heads to ensure residents assessments, individual plan of care along with the number, acuity and diagnoses of facility residents are done in accordance with facility assessments.

  • Participates in in-service, department head meetings and all staff meetings. Keeps executive director and department heads up to date on changes in the dietary department.

  • Implements diet changes as directed thru diet communication slips. Ensures that all entries in the resident records are informative and timely.

  • Assists in planning and preparing for parties or special meals.


  • Supports a dignified/caring atmosphere with both Central Support and field staff. All information obtained in the field, or at Central Support, is kept strictly confidential.

  • Protects the privacy and confidentiality of information pertaining to Residents /Prestige employees.

  • Ensure Residents safety by adhering to all Prestige policies and procedures.

  • Maintains a safe and secure working environment which practices safe working habits Adheres with all Prestige policies and procedures including attendance policy.

  • Maintains neat appearance, good personal hygiene, and appropriate work attire.

  • Assists with special projects as assigned and performs other job related duties.


Meet qualifications as required by local or state regulations. Holds required state certification or service license. Must be able to perform essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation.


Certified dietary manager or Certified food service manger. In lei of having current certification staff must be willing to complete course work and become certified within one year. In addition they must meet state requirement certification for the state in which services are provided. One year supervisory experience or three years working in the dietary area in a health care environment preferred. Experience with budgets, food supply orders, and inventory audits helpful.


Must possess a current Dietary Manager Certificate.

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