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Dining Services Supervisor in Washington, IL at Washington Christian Village

Date Posted: 8/30/2018

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Washington Christian Village - Christian Horizons (CH) has grown from one nursing home over 50 years ago to one of the largest faith-based not-for-profits in the country with 13 communities across 4 states. The CH family of ministries also includes Senior Care Pharmacy, CareLink nurse-guided care and Safe Haven Hospice. Experience a new pathway to senior living – a future in which older adults thrive.

We offer a place to live your faith, a place to grow and be valued. As a faith-based organization, we strive to provide resident-centered, cost-effective health care programs and services to each and every resident in our community.

We are seeking a Dining Services Supervisor. The Dining Services Supervisor is responsible for implementing and maintaining a standard of excellence in the area of clinical dietetics in compliance with federal, state, local, and corporate requirements.

We offer:

  • Competitive Salary
  • PathwayPay (daily pay) – Get your pay, when you need it.
  • Generous PTO Program
  • Health (Blue Cross Blue Shield), Dental & Vision Insurance
  • Life (employer paid), Short & Long Term Disability, Group Accident, and Critical Illness
  • 403(b) & Flex Spending
  • Employee Assistant Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employee Discounts and Other Perks

  • Checks planned menu and provides standardized recipes as needed.
  • Ensure meals are prepared on time and are palatable to residents.
  • Ensure quality customer service to the residents, families, staff, and all external customers the department serves.
  • Ensure quality of food and sanitation requirements meet or exceed all federal, state, local, and corporate requirements.
  • Ensure special diets are adhered to.
  • Plan and oversee the preparation of meals that taste delicious and look appetizing.
  • Plan and supervise any special dinners or other events as directed.
  • Purchase food and general supplies for the department.
  • Work closely with consulting dietician and nursing services to maintain excellent food service.
  • Assume accountability for the development, organization and implementation of approved policies and procedures.
  • Assume responsibility for maintaining an adequate inventory, ordering supplies with corporate-approved vendors as needed within the established department budget.
  • Attend and participate in continuing education programs designed to keep abreast of changes in the profession.
  • Conduct interviews, hire department staff, conduct counseling interviews and initiate disciplinary action as necessary.
  • Conduct staff meetings with all shifts to plan, coordinate, and implement departmental and corporate policies and procedures.
  • Demonstrate consistent management of staff and resources.
  • Direct and supervise scheduling of employees within established guidelines for allocation of personnel on duty.
  • Function as part of an interdisciplinary team to provide quality care to all residents.
  • Operate department within the established budget guidelines.
  • Organize and maintain all records necessary.
  • Orient new employees to their duties according to the corporate guidelines.
  • Participate in care plan meetings to determine residents’ dining needs.
  • Participate in developing, planning, conducting, and scheduling in-service training classes to help ensure a well-educated staff.
  • Plan and manage the process of ensuring the department meets all state and federal standards and does well in all compliance surveys.
  • Accountable for assuring resident safety.
  • Come to work as scheduled and consistently demonstrate dependability and punctuality.
  • Communicates and interacts effectively and tactfully
  • Consistently work cooperatively with residents, staff, volunteers, and families to ensure residents are receiving the best quality care.
  • Complete all required documentation accurately and timely following all community policies and procedures.
  • Ensure quality customer service to the residents, families, and staff the department serves.
  • Follow all departmental safety rules and utilize proper body mechanics in the performance of all tasks.
  • Follow all written and oral directions as given by supervisor.
  • Foster self-respect and a feeling of worth in each resident by consistent kindness, understanding, and patience in their care.
  • Observe all community policies and procedures, including but not limited to safety, infection control, residents’ rights, and those contained in the employee handbook and nursing policy and procedure manual.
  • Participate in all in-services and activities as required.
  • Supervise proper care and use of equipment and waste disposal procedures in accordance with corporate policies and procedures.
  • Use proper equipment and techniques to ensure safety of resident and staff.
  • Maintain the confidentiality of all protected health information whether electronic, written, or oral exposed to either during the course of assigned duties or as a result of an incidental disclosure.
  • Apply the Minimum Necessary Standard in all matters related to residents’ protected health information.
  • High school graduate or equivalent required. 
  • Graduate of state-approved course in food service supervision.
  • One year of experience in institutional food service management experience required.
  • Two years of experience in a nursing care facility or other related medical facility preferred.
  • Knowledge of principles of sanitation and safe food handling.
  • Knowledge of state and federal laws pertaining to long-term care dietary requirements.
  • Able to follow and give written and oral directions.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Possess the ability to communicate effectively and deal tactfully with personnel, residents, families, visitors, government agencies, and the general public.
  • Display leadership qualities, good communication skills, and a desire to continuously learn.
  • Pass background check before and during employment, as defined by Christian Horizons’ background check policy, with no disqualifications by committing or attempting to commit one or more of the offenses defined within

Keywords: Dietary Manager, Certified Dietary Manager, CDM, Dietary Supervisor, Dietitian, RD, Registered Dietitian, Registered Dietician, Dietician, Director of Dining, Dining Director, Food Service Director, Nursing Home Dietary Manager, dietitian, diet technicians, culinary professionals, dietary, culinary, healthcare, medical, supervisor

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