Aviva – A Campus for Senior Life is presently accepting qualified applications/resumes for a Director of Food Service (Registered Clinical Dietician or Certified Dietary Manager) to work in our long-term care healthcare facility, located in beautiful Sarasota, FL. We are a mission-driven, faith-based nonprofit community offering all levels of care located 20 minutes from the world-famous powder-white sands of Siesta beach!
The successful candidate will oversee the clinical nutrition area and collaborate with the Executive Director of Dining Services and VP of Healthcare Services to provide a high-quality experience to residents in both Assisted Living and Long-Term Care environments. Responsible for the daily operations of the Dietary Department according to facility policy and procedures and federal/state/local policy regulations. Provides leadership and guidance to ensure that food quality, safety standards and resident/family expectations are satisfactorily met. Maintains records of expenditures, food, supplies, inventory levels and equipment.
Job Duties: Manages dietary department staff and will recruit, interview, hire, train, coach, evaluate, reward, discipline, and when necessary, terminate employees. Develops work schedules to ensure adequate staff to cover each shift. Monitors budgets for a cost-effective program. Conducts clinical resident assessments, monitoring of diets, and addressing resident nutritional needs and status, reviews and updates resident care plans, monitors resident's consumption and meals on units provides initial admissions interview for nutritional assessment and update of chart, resident visitation, diet instructions, and provides ongoing diet counseling, intake studies, and reevaluation of nutritional changes and effects in interventions, works collaboratively with production to provide excellent nutritional services.
About our community:
Mission-driven, non-profit community that focuses 100% on Resident engagement, quality of life, safety and family peace of mind.
A stand-alone campus (no corporate office) with local leadership and ability to execute change quickly.
Excellent benefits including medical, dental, vision, free life insurance and short term disability, 403(b) with company matching funds, generous paid time off program
Sarasota is a thriving community that offers breathtaking gulf sunsets, year-round outdoor activities, unparalleled arts and entertainment, full-spectrum retail, hospitality and dining venues.
Aviva - A Campus for Senior Life is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, religion, LGBT or other legally protected status.
Demonstrated knowledge of cost control, food management, & diet therapy.
Kosher dining experience a plus.
1-2 years leadership in a long-term care experience or related healthcare setting is required.
Successfully pass a pre-employment drug screening and Level 2 background check
Ability to maintain a professional presentation with effective communication between staff, residents and family members.
Ability to use computer programs in assisting with menu development/editing, print outs and reports.
Physical requirements: able to sit, stand, lifting and moving intermittently during working hours.
Certified Dietary Manager or Registered Dietician
Internal Number: 2018-01
About Aviva - A Campus for Senior Life
Aviva, a full-service senior living community in the heart of Sarasota’s cultural and recreational venues, continues to grow and seek outstanding team members. Aviva is a rental only, non-profit senior living community offering all levels of care. Our employees embrace a culture of hospitality, high-quality care and customer service that is unrivaled in the community. Our caring staff members support a campus that offers 4 unique levels of care: Independent Living, Assisted Living, Memory Care and Skilled Nursing/Rehab.
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