Nutrition Services Director, CDM Required

Cantex Continuing Care Network - Houston, TX

Full-time
The overall purpose of the Nutrition Services Director position is to plan, develop, direct and control the activities of the Dining Services department. This position is responsible for food service standards, policy and procedure, dining staff, equipment, systems and work areas, while providing the highest quality of food service for patients in a cost-effective manner.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

Qualifications:
Education/Certification Required:
Associates or Bachelor’s degree in Food Service Management and Safety OR Certified Food Service Manager
Minimum of one year’s experience in a long-term care or healthcare setting is preferred.
Ability to read, write, and speak English language and with a knowledge of arithmetic and units of measurement used in food preparation.
Ability to cook/prepare food preferred.

Essential Functions:
Establishes and maintains standards for purchasing, storing and preparation of food.
Establishes and maintains procedures to meet safety and sanitation standards in order to assure compliance with government regulations.
Plans and administers departmental budget including staffing levels.
Plans and directs regular schedule of work activities and assignments to ensure effective food service.
With Registered Dietitian, monitors nutritional status of patients using regular assessments, progress notes and care planning.
Represents Nutrition Services Department at staff meetings and communicates pertinent administrative information to staff.
Adapts master menu cycle to individual and facility preferences with the Regional Dietitian.
Purchase or requisitions food supplies in appropriate quantities based upon the menu and established budgetary parameters
Supervises receiving and storing of food.
Monitors and logs food temperatures.
Maintains and issues a file of standardized recipes adjusted to the proper yield.
Completes initial nutrition screen.
Maintains diet roster.
Maintains nourishment list.
Prepares, updates and audits tray cards as needed.
In-services Nutrition Services staff on regular basis.
If this is something that interests you, please feel free to apply in person where you will be able to speak with someone from our Management Team.

Ashford Gardens

7210 Northline Drive
Houston, TX 77076

713-699-2882

We are an Equal opportunity employer; We offer an excellent benefit plan to include 401K with match, CEU reimbursement, vacation, sick, holidays, medical, dental, and supplemental insurance Plans as well as a Highly competitive compensation package.