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Sunray Healthcare Center Dietary Supervisor in Los Angeles, California

POSITION SUMMARY

The purpose of your job position is to organize, plan and supervise the dietary department functions in accordance with current applicable federal, state, and local standards that govern the facility and as directed by the Administrator and/or Dietician.

The Dietary Supervisor will treat each resident with kindness, dignity and respect. They will work cooperatively with all departments and multidisciplinary teams. They will demonstrate patience, initiative and willingness to assist residents that may be difficult or in discomfort. They will relate all pertinent information concerning a resident’s condition to a charge nurse as required. They will be committed to always doing the right thing.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Supervising, staffing and training dietary staff

  • Partnering with the Dietician to ensure diet is in accordance with the residents’ nutritional needs

  • Monitoring staff to confirm they adhere to all sanitation, safety and procedural guidelines within the department

  • Participating in all facilities surveys and inspections and developing a plan of corrections if deficiencies are noted

  • Reviewing menus prior to food preparation

  • Inspecting special diet trays to confirm the correct diet is served to the resident

  • Assuring all meals are served on time; including snacks

  • Ensuring food service equipment is clean and operable

  • Coordinating food service with other departments

  • Checking food storage rooms, utility/janitorial closets for regulatory compliance

  • Following safety regulations and precautions at all times

  • Ensuring charted dietary progress notes are informative and descriptive of meals provided

  • Attending meetings and serving on committee’s as needed

  • Providing reports for dietary programs when requested

  • Adhering to all dietary policies and procedures of the facility

  • Maintaining confidentiality of all pertinent resident care information

Every effort has been made to identify the essential functions of this position. However, it in no way states or implies these are the only duties you will be required to perform as directed by management. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or is an essential function of the position.

REQUIREMENTS

Education / Licensure

High school diploma or GED

Completion of accredited course in dietetic training approved by the American Dietetic Association

Qualifications / Experience

Minimum of 1 year supervisory experience in food services for nursing facility or hospital

Must have received training in food management

Must be knowledgeable of food procedures

Must be able to communicate efficiently

Working Conditions

Work environment may be warm

May encounter frequent interruptions

May be involved with residents, family and government agencies

May be requested to work beyond scheduled working hours at times

Is subject to call‑back during emergency conditions (e.g., severe weather, evacuation, post‑disaster, etc.)

May be necessary to assist in the evacuation of residents during emergency situations

May be exposed to infectious waste, diseases, conditions, etc., including TB and the AIDS and Hepatitis B viruses

Physical Requirements

Must be able to move intermittently throughout the day

Must be able to push, pull, move and or lift up to 25 lbs. to a minimum height of 5 feet and be able to push, pull, move,

and/or carry such weight a minimum distance of 15 feet

Ability to read fine print on labels and menus

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