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Certified Dietary Manager

Company: AHC Millennium LLC
Location: Decatur
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description JOB SUMMARY: \n The Certified Dietary Manager is to provide direct nutrition service to patients. This position is to ensure quality food service is provided and prepared in accordance with current applicable state and federal regulations, facility procedures and policies, and as directed by the Administrator, Dietitian and/or Food Services Director at all times. \n \n ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES: \n To perform this job, an individual must accomplish each essential function satisfactorily, with or without a reasonable accommodation. \n --- Work with the facility---s dietitian to implement recommended changes, assist in planning regular and special diet menus as prescribed by attending physician, and ensure that food is available for preparation by cooks \n --- Order, prepare, and serve meals that are palatable and appetizing in accordance with portion control procedures, as well as for therapeutic diets in accordance with scheduled menus and sanitary regulations \n --- Inspect special diet trays to ensure accuracy, portion control, appealing layout, etc., and evaluate kitchen and dietary area for upkeep, supply control, cleanliness and safety \n --- Recognize and respond to dietary emergencies; document observations, interventions and outcomes \n --- Interpret department policies and procedures for employees, patients, families, visitors, governmental agencies \n --- Assist in developing methods to determine quality and quantity of food served \n --- Assist and observe tray line \n --- Make purchases for select menus as applicable \n --- Monitor meals \n --- Instruct and assist cook as needed \n --- Attend and participate in patient feeding process \n --- Review menus prior to preparation of food \n --- Meet with dietary personnel to identify and correct problematic areas, and the improvement of services \n --- Ensure food service is properly maintained to meet the needs of patients \n --- Assist with a plan of correction for dietary deficiencies noted during survey inspections \n --- Ensure compliance regarding safety and sanitation procedures \n --- Instruct and assist cooks/dietary aides as needed \n --- Assist in orientation, training and scheduling of employees as directed \n --- Document in medical record, as needed \n --- Complete production sheets for following day \n --- Complete forms, reports, evaluations, studies, etc. to ensure control of equipment and supplies \n --- Other duties as assigned \n \n JOB REQUIREMENTS: \n --- Maintain privacy and confidentiality of all patient information and facility business \n --- Follow the established universal precautions and isolation procedures \n --- Encourage an atmosphere of optimism, warmth and interest in patients--- personal and health care needs \n --- Successful completion of required training \n --- Handle multiple priorities effectively \n --- Independent discretion/decision making \n --- Reliable transportation \n \n Required Computer Software/Equipment used: \n --- Various operating systems \n --- Standard office equipment \n --- Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook \n --- Desktop, laptop \n \n REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: \n --- Education: \n o High school diploma or equivalent required \n o Associate---s or higher degree in food service management or in hospitality, if the course study includes food service or restaurant management, from an accredited institution of higher learning \n o Bachelor---s Degree in Dietetics preferred \n --- Experience: \n o Minimum of one (1) year of dietary experience in a supervisory capacity, preferably in a hospital, skilled nursing care facility or other medical facility \n o Three (3) years--- experience in a hospital, nursing care facility, or other related medical facility \n --- License/Certification(s): \n o Dietary Manager Certification is recommended; however, if employee is not certified, employee MUST have evidence of successful completion of approved Certified Managers course work or MUST be eligible and enrolled in an approved Certified Manager---s course no later than the end of the employee---s probation period (90 days). \n \n \n SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITES: \n --- Supervises dietary personnel \n --- Accomplish department objectives by supervising staff; establish goals for performance; set deadlines in compliance with company's plans and vision \n --- Develop personal growth opportunities; provide constructive feedback and coaching \n --- Organize workflow; ensure employees understand their duties or delegated tasks \n --- Monitor employee productivity; provide constructive feedback and coaching \n --- Maintain staff by recruiting, orienting, and training employees \n --- Occasionally needs manager---s direction due to extraordinary circumstances \n \n WORKING CONDITIONS: \n --- Audio-Visual: Hearing: Good \n --- Ability to lift to 40 pounds \n --- Subject to standing, walking, sitting, bending, reaching, kneeling, pushing and pulling \n --- Work is typically performed in a standard skilled nursing facility; well-lit; comfortable temperature-controlled \n --- Above-average conversational noise is frequent \n --- Position may require flexible hours, unscheduled overtime or occasional week-end work \n --- Travel may be required \n The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. \n \n EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER \n \n This Organization is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, handicap, disability, age, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, veteran status, or any other characteristic(s) protected by federal, state, and local laws. This Organization will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities should a request for an accommodation be made. A key part of this policy is to provide equal employment opportunity regarding all terms and conditions of employment and in all aspects of a person's relationship with the Organization including recruitment, hiring, promotions, upgrading positions, conditions of employment, compensation, training, benefits, transfers, discipline, and termination of employment. EducationRequired High School or better Preferred Bachelors or better in Dietetics GED or better Licenses & CertificationsPreferred Certified Dietary Manager

Keywords: AHC Millennium LLC, Decatur , Certified Dietary Manager, Executive , Decatur, Alabama

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