Dietary Manager Confidential Company Tahlequah, OK
Job Summary: Do you love seeing smiles on the faces of happy and satisfied residents? We are seeking a Dietary Manager to lead our culinary services to provide excellent quality of food to our residents. The Dietary Manager will be directing and assisting the preparation and serving of quality meals and therapeutic diets in a safe manner while also providing documentation in the clinical record of the resident’s nutritional status.
Responsibilities and Purpose
Responsible for food purchase, production and timely service of meals.
Maintain sanitary kitchen environment at all times and ensure food safety standards are met.
Maintain the standardized recipes in which the recipes are adjusted to the size of the facility.
Check trays for accuracy, garnishments and overall appearance before they are delivered.
Observe the food intake of residents. Communicate information to the Dietary Consultant and/or Director of Nursing.
Visit to do initial nutrition screening explain diet, record food preferences and promote a quality food service.
Desired Experience and Education
Certification by the Association of Nutrition and Foodservice Professionals (ANFP) preferred.
If not certified, the employee must obtain a ServSafe certification within 3 months of hire and certification by the ANFP within 1 year of employment, paid for by the facility via contract with employee.
A Diet Technician, Registered (DTR) will also qualify for placement as a Dietary Manager with the job title of Diet Technician.
One (1) or more years experience in a skilled nursing environment strongly preferred.
Ability to pass criminal background check.
Must be able to lift, push and carry 40 pounds with 2 hands. Must also be able to lift, push and carry 20 pounds with 1 hand.
Must possess leadership qualities and be able to supervise and secure the cooperation of the dietary personnel.
Must have basic knowledge of dietetic principles, food sanitation and food service operation.
Benefits We offer competitive pay commensurate with experience. All full-time employees are eligible for benefits including:
Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance.
Company Paid Life Insurance.
401(k) with Company Match.
Career Ladder—Education Fund and Scholarship Opportunities.
Ask hiring manager for details. About Us We strive for excellence in the physical care of the people we serve and are fully committed to assisting their pursuit of meaningful lives. We are a skilled nursing and rehabilitation center with deep roots in the community. Our mission—and approach to care—is to serve people with compassion and dignity. Equal Opportunity Employer.