Dining Services Department Manager

Healthcare Services Group
Aug 12, 2017
Aug 18, 2017
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Full Time
Healthcare Services Group (HCSG) typically services long term care and nursing facilities and is now hiring a Dining Services Department Manager in your area! HCSG has a custom, state of the art training program!


* Manages the foodservice program in a single site according to Healthcare Services Group (HCSG) policies and procedures, and federal/state requirements.

* Provides leadership, support and guidance to ensure that food quality standards, inventory levels, food safety guidelines and customer service expectations are met.

* Maintains records of income and expenditures, food, supplies, personnel and equipment and provides reports to HCSG District Manager on such.

* Makes sure facility has sufficient supplies.

* Takes periodic inventories of supplies and materials, trains new employees, and recommends dismissals.

* Acts as liaison between building occupants, client managers or administrators and HCSG staff.

* The Manager must be able to communicate effectively all directives from client managers, building occupants and administrators to HCSG staff.

* Must be able to perform the essential job functions of dietary aide, cook, and dishwasher positions for purposes of training and assisting when there are call-outs.

* Training, quality control and in-servicing staff to HCSG standards is an essential part of the Manager's responsibility and includes touring kitchen several times per day to assess work quality using QCIs for documentation purposes.

* The Manager is a department head in the facility and must conduct themselves and their department in a professional manner.


* Bachelor's degree in related field preferred. A high school diploma or equivalent is required.

* Specialized training in foodservice management and nutrition is desirable. Must successfully complete an approved sanitation and safety course.

* ServSafe: Current ServSafe certification required as indicated by State / County law. At time of publication of the job description, requires ServSafe Foodhandler Certification in the following States: CA, FL, IL, OR, TX, UT and WA. County requirements are in effect in the following States at the time of publication: AL, AZ, KS, MO, MT, NE, NJ, NM, MV, NY, OK, VA and WV.

* CDM / CFPP: Current Certified Dietary Manager (CDM)/Certified Food Protection Professional (CFPP) required where participant or certification is required by State regulation for long-term care which, as of publication of this job description, includes the following states: AR, CA, DE, FL, KS, ME, MD, MO, NV, NC, ND, OK, SC and WV. This also means enrollment in a CDM/CFPP must result in certification being achieved within 6 months or less of hire date in the following States: IL, IA, LA, MI, MS, NE, OR, SD, TX, WA, WI, WY.

* Two years experience in quantity food production/service and personnel supervision is desired.

* Certified Dietary Manager (CDM) participant or certification preferred.

* Two years or more related experience.

* Must provide a criminal background check.

* Skilled in motivating and supervising foodservice personnel.

* General knowledge and understanding of nutrition.

* Ability to interpret a nutrient analysis spreadsheet of patient meals.

* Knowledge of foodservice program requirements.

* Basic computer skills.

* Ability to maintain records and complete reports as required, including web-based reporting.

* Written and oral communication skills.

* Considerable knowledge of quantity food production and serving techniques, food safety/sanitation requirements and procedures.

* An understanding of foodservice program finances.

* Skill in using public relations techniques to promote the foodservice program to client and residents.

* Ability to interact positively with residents, client and other personnel and the public.

* Good communication, interpersonal skills organizational skills.

* Ability to prioritize multiple tasks.

* Ability to work effectively with a team.

* Ability to work independently as needed to support the group effort.

Additional Requirements:

* Must be able to lift/carry a maximum of 50 pounds, push/pull a maximum of 50 pounds, stand, sit, bend and walk for extended periods of time.

* Must be able to work around food and cleaning products.

* Must live in service area. No relocation costs.

Healthcare Services Group, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Healthcare Services Group, Inc. complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. Healthcare Services Group, Inc. will consider qualified applicants with Criminal Histories in a manner consistent with federal, state, and local ordinances.Posted by StartWire