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Director of Food and Nutrition in Lorain, OH at AVI FOODSYSTEMS, INC.

Date Posted: 6/3/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

  • Develop and implement cost effective systems throughout the department
  • Plan, organize and direct the work of team members engaged in the storage, preparation and serving of food for patients, team members, etc.
  • Review and evaluate existing operational methods and procedures of food and nutrition services program for effectiveness and efficiency, initiating changes as necessary to ensure compliance with Federal, State and County laws, rules and regulations, as well as the rules and procedures of hospital accrediting bodies
  • Ensure proper food and physical safety and sanitation
  • Uphold the level of food quality that AVI requires
  • Maintain and foster positive and professional working relationships both within the assigned healthcare account and throughout AVI
  • Oversee the food safety and nutritional care aspects of the food and nutrition services department to ensure full compliance with Federal, State and other regulatory agencies
  • Participate in the development of and adherence to policies and procedures that direct clinical services, food preparation, distribution and service, purchasing, sanitation, safety practices, performance improvement and team member education and development
  • Other duties and responsibilities as necessary

 

Job Requirements

  • A minimum of 3 years of progressive management experience in an acute care hospital food service setting
  • High School Diploma or equivalent with ability to read, write, speak and comprehend in order to communicate with fellow team members, clients and patients
  • Required to follow and give written and verbal instructions
  • Must have a basic understanding of diet principles; must extensively understand food preparation and cooking methods
  • Ability to comprehend and guide others in understanding guest service principles as they relate to food production and the flow of the foodservice operation
  • Possess the ability to supervise and train team members, to include organizing, prioritizing and scheduling work assignments

 

Benefits:

AVI offers:

  • A family culture and atmosphere
  • Competitive compensation
  • Health, dental, vision, and life insurance for full-time team members
  • 401(k) with generous company match
  • Paid vacations and holidays
  • Immense training and growth opportunities

 

We conduct pre-employment drug testing. EOE