Sample Job Description for Dietary Manager

Here is a sample job description template for the position of Dietary Manager:

Job Title: Dietary Manager

Location of the Job: Somers, NY 10589

Years of Experience: 1 to 3 Years

Job Type: Full Time Employee

Education Level: Bachelor’s degree

Job Summary:

Manage the operation of the Dietary Department to include staffing, food ordering, and preparation, food delivery and clean-up in accordance with facility policies, physician orders, resident care plans and appropriate regulations.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Promotional marketing of Healthcare Services Group, Inc.
  • Acting as a liaison between the facility and Healthcare Services Group, Inc.
  • Interviews, hires and orients dietary staff for the dietary department.
  • Services Group, Inc. and/or the Healthcare Facility. Maintains all cost records established by Healthcare Services Group, Inc. and/or the Healthcare Facility administration.
  • Purchases food and supplies according to the facility menu and within the budgetary guidelines established by Healthcare
  • Insures that sanitation and safety standards are maintained above levels that are acceptable according to State and Federal regulations.
  • Insures food is prepared by methods that conserve nutritive value, is palatable and attractive to residents and of a quality that is acceptable to the resident.
  • Supervises the food preparation and service for resident meals according to established menus and standardized recipes.
  • Daily payroll, scheduling and management of your budgets.
  • Develops, writes and schedules all dietary employees’ work schedules.
  • Managing a staff of 10-30 employees.

Position Requirements:

  • Approachable, flexible and adaptable to change.
  • Ability to deal with new tasks without the benefit of written procedures.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision, take initiative and make independent decisions.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy, excellent organizational skills with ability to prioritize, coordinate and simultaneously maintain multiple projects with high level of quality and productivity.
  • Customer service oriented with the ability to work well under pressure.
  • Ability to communicate at all levels of organization and work well within a team environment in support of company objectives.
  • Highest level of professionalism with the ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Effective verbal and written English communication skills.
  • One (1) to two (2) years management/supervisory experience required.
  • Minimum of three (3) years related experience.
  • Must possess Certified Dietary Manager (CDM) certification.
  • Must be a Registered Dietician, Diet Technician, or previous Dietary Director, meeting the requirements established by the State Regulatory Agency.

Salary: $12.00 – $14.00 Hourly DOE