Assistant Dietary Manager - LECOM Health

Assistant Dietary Manager

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere
  • Posted 2 years ago

The Assistant Dietary Manager will assist the Director and Assistant Director of Culinary Services in all operations within the Culinary Department including, but not limited to; hiring, disciplinary actions, scheduling, cost controls, item specifications, menu development, sanitation standards, and record keeping

CHARACTERISTIC JOB TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Knowledge, skills, attitude, and energy to consistently provide resident centered care.
  • Responsible for all operations within the Culinary Department including, but not limited to; hiring, disciplinary actions, scheduling, cost controls, item specifications, menu development, sanitation standards, and record keeping.
  • Develops friendly and courteous relationships with residents and co-workers.
  • Maintains confidentiality of all residents’ personal information.
  • Prepares food and drink items using standard formulas or following directions.
  • Explains and guides residents in regards cost and contents of their selections and provides alternative selections available.
  • Puts away, replenishes, and rotates stock to ensure older items are used first.
  • Ensures health guidelines and company sanitation policies are followed by employees and guests in all dining areas.
  • Controls conduct of employees and residents in a friendly manner to prevent loss, theft, spills and cross contamination.
  • Maintains control of product flow and employees.
  • Performs cleaning duties while keeping both front and back café areas clean and free of debris throughout the work day.
  • Must perform as a Universal Worker being cross-trained in housekeeping and personal care functions.
  • Must be flexible to accept other duties as needed or assigned by the resident or institution.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor or management.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES, AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS:

  • Must possess required knowledge and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.
  • Must have the knowledge, skills, attitude, and energy to consistently provide resident centered care.
  • Must demonstrate reliability and a sense of urgency in completing tasks quickly and in a timely manner.
  • Must have excellent customer service skills.
  • Must maintain knowledge of sanitation and food handling standards.
  • Must perform as a universal worker, being able to assist in all areas if needed.
  • Must demonstrate strong leadership and organizational skills.
  • Must show respect for residents, families, and fellow employees in all actions.
  • Must have a high degree of integrity.
  • Must respect the resources of the organization.
  • Must follow all infection control procedures and guidelines according to the policy of the company.
  • Must present professionally in proper uniform according to Employee Handbook.
  • Must demonstrate attention toward quality service according to the policies of the company.
  • Must respect all resident rights according to Federal and State Regulations.
  • Must maintain confidentiality according to Federal and State Regulations.
  • Must follow all Organizational policies and procedures.
  • Must participate in continuing education as required.
  • Must possess adequate equipment skills to complete daily work tasks.
  • Must have excellent writing, organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills.
  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions.
  • Must exhibit flexibility and be able to perform successfully when challenged by changing workflow priorities.
  • The ability to work cooperatively and collegially with others, consistent with a workplace of dignity and respect and EEO rules and regulations.
  • The ability to report to work as scheduled, ready to devote full attention and energy to the important work of the company.
  • The ability to accept work directives from managers and supervisors in respectful and cooperative manner.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Education and experience equivalent to:

  • 3-5 Years of Culinary Management Experience.
  • Healthcare experience preferred.
  • Must have a High School Diploma or GED.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: 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. While performing the duties of this job, the employee must be able to stand, walk, sit, use hands and arms, climb stairs, talk, hear, and see. The employee must have the ability to occasionally lift and/or move up to 75 pounds.

The LECOM Institute for Successful Aging is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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