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CommonSpirit Health Manager Nutrition Services Production in MERCED, California


Mercy Medical Center, a Dignity Health member, has been building a rich history of care in our community for more than 100 years. We have grown from a small one-story wooden structure into a major healthcare provider with a new 186-bed main campus, offering the latest in facility design and technology. Mercy also operates Outpatient Centers, a Cancer Center and several rural clinics.

Wherever you work throughout our system, you will find faces of experience with dedication to high quality, personalized care. Joining our 1,300 employees, 230 physicians and many volunteers, you can help carry out our commitment to providing our community with the excellence they have come to associate with Mercy Medical Center.


Position Summary:

Responsible to maintain and administer dietary and nutrition services and to provide for the operational needs of staff.

Principal Duties and Accountabilities:

  • Directs all patient non-interactive positions (i.e. storeroom clerk, cooks, etc.) and provides for the operational needs of these positions. Maintains regulatory compliance and infection control practices.

  • Maintains communication with staff and customers regarding the level of services they receive from nutrition services staff and promotes patient satisfaction with nutritional services. This data is relayed to the management team and / or staff whenever necessary.

  • Maintains adequate staffing for daily needs reflecting cost efficiency. Assigns staff and workload, respecting changing priorities in daily operations. Recruits, hires and releases staff.

  • Actively collaborates in the process of menu development for patient, cafeteria, and catering services.


Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in Nutrition, Dietetics or related field or five (5) years of job related experience in lieu of the degree.

  • Minimum of two (2) years of nutrition management experience.


  • Certified Dietary Manager (CDM) or Registered Dietitian Nutritionist required if they are the highest ranking leader at the facility. If not currently certified, certification to be obtained within 6 months of hire. Current certification as a ServSafe¬© Food Protection Manager from American National Standards Institute.

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Job ID 2021-170407

Employment Type Full Time

Department Nutrition Services

Hours / Pay Period 80

Facility Mercy Medical Center Merced

Shift Day

Standard Hours Monday - Friday, 6:00 - 2:30, may include occasional weekends depending on operational needs

Work Schedule 8 Hour

Location CA-MERCED

Dignity Health is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, parental status, ancestry, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.