Position Title: Dietary Services Manager (CDM)

Department: Dietary Services

Salary Range: Competitive, commensurate with experience

About Us:

At HMG Healthcare, we are committed to providing exceptional care and services to our residents. As a leader in the healthcare industry, we prioritize excellence in all aspects of our operations, including our dietary services program. We are currently seeking a dedicated and experienced Dietary Services Manager (CDM) to join our team and lead our dietary services department.

Job Description:

The Dietary Services Manager at HMG Healthcare is responsible for overseeing the dietary services program in alignment with HMG Healthcare policies, federal and state regulations, as well as food quality standards. This role involves providing leadership, support, and guidance to ensure compliance with inventory management, food safety protocols, and customer service expectations. The Dietary Services Manager is also accountable for maintaining records of finances, supplies, personnel, and equipment, and reporting directly to the HMG Healthcare Regional Operations Manager (Dietary). Furthermore, they are responsible for staff training, quality control, and department in-servicing to uphold HMG Healthcare’s standards and foster a professional environment.

Job Functions:

· Conduct interviews, hire, and onboard dietary staff for the department.

· Maintain optimal staffing levels and create schedules for all dietary staff members.

· Supervise, coordinate, and evaluate the performance of all dietary services employees.

· Foster employee engagement by championing HMG Healthcare’s recognition programs.

· Financial Management

· Engage in planning and budgeting activities.

· Manage a cost-effective program.

· Forecast and plan the procurement of food, supplies, and equipment.

· Maintain necessary records, including food production, inventory, income/expense, meal counts, and personnel records.

· Interact appropriately with residents, customers, personnel, and the public.

· Ensure food is prepared using methods that preserve nutritive value and meet the needs of residents.

· Food Preparation and Safety

· Ensure adherence to sanitation and safety standards.

· Oversee and participate in the preparation and serving of food.

Education, Training, Work Experience:

· Mandatory specialized training in dietary services management and nutrition.

· Successful completion of an approved sanitation and safety course.

· Preferred: Two years of experience in quantity food production/service and personnel supervision.

· Preference for Certified Dietary Manager (CDM) participation or certification.

· Skills and Qualifications:

· General knowledge and understanding of nutrition.

· Ability to interpret a nutrient analysis spreadsheet of patient meals.

· Proficiency in basic computer skills.

· Considerable knowledge of quantity food production, serving techniques, and food safety/sanitation requirements.

· Understanding of dietary services program finances.

· Skill in using public relations techniques to promote the dietary services program.

· Ability to interact positively with residents, customers, personnel, and the public.

· Proficiency in computer software, including email, food service management technology programs, word processing programs, and spreadsheet software.

· Proficiency in motivating and supervising dietary services personnel.

· Ability to prioritize multiple tasks and work effectively with a team.

· Strong communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills.

Join us at HMG Healthcare and be a part of a team dedicated to providing exceptional care and services to our residents. If you are passionate about dietary services management and are ready to make a difference in the lives of others, we encourage you to apply.

Job Category: Dietary Services Manager
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: HMG Services Houston Texas

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