The purpose of this position is to implement and maintain effective, efficient systems to operate the dietary department and provide food service to residents in a cost-effective, efficient manner to safely meet residents' needs in compliance with federal, state and local requirements.
Meet at least one of the State of Nebraska qualifications of Dietary Manager, and participate in at least 15 hours of continuing education related to Dietetics each year.
Have experience with and understanding of the needs of the elderly, including care plans and Medicare/Medicaid requirements and both skilled and assisted living units.
Have knowledge of menu planning and writing.
Have knowledge in sanitation, Board of Health regulations, special elderly dietary needs, and food handling.
Must be 18 years of age.
Cannot have been convicted of any crimes related to any services to be provided under this job description, including, but not limited to, moral turpitude, assault or violence.
Possess personal qualities that enable the employee to maintain good interpersonal relationships with employees and residents within the facility.
Must have excellent oral and written skills.
Authority is delegated to the individual in this position to:
Implement dietary and food service policies and procedures to meet residents’ needs and in compliance with federal, state and local requirements.
Determine the personnel requirements for the dietary department to make recommendations for sufficient staff to implement dietary and food service policies and procedures.
Implement a monitoring system for the dietary and food service department and make recommendations for implementation to assure compliance with federal, state and local requirements.
Supervise preparation of menus to meet residents’ dietary needs.
Assess residents’ dietary needs and develop appropriate dietary plans in compliance with physicians’ orders.
Supervise the entire operation of the dietary department.
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About Northfield Retirement Communities
Continuing Care Retirement Communities (CCRCs) allow retirement aged people to enjoy their golden years with flexible accommodations that are designed to meet their social, housing and health needs as they change over time. Residents entering Continuing Care Retirement Communities sign a Life-Care agreement that provides for housing, services and health services, enabling seniors to remain in a familiar setting with friends and family as they enjoy a care-free retirement.
"To offer Life Care and other Quality retirement living choices for Our Community."