Director Food and Nutrition
Education: Bachelors Degree in Food Service required. Masters degree preferred. Registered Dietitian required. Experience: Minimum three years experience in Food Service Management in an acute care setting preferred. Training: None required. License / Certification: Current San Bernardino County Food Handlers Card or current ServSafe certification within six (6) months of hire. Knowledge/skills/abilities: Excellent oral and written communication skills.
The Director is responsible for the overall planning, administration, and operations of clinical, patient, cafeteria, and catering food service functions. This responsibility includes maintaining professional standards and compliance with state, federal, and local regulatory agencies. The Director is responsible for the efficient and effective operations of the department, safety practice for food handling, orientation, work assignments, supervision of work and personnel performance, menu planning, purchasing and storage of food and supplies, retention of essential records, for the safe operation of equipment, and for maintaining a safe working environment. Develops and implements cost effective nutrition programs in support of hospitalized patients. Functions as a member of the hospitals multidisciplinary health care team, reports nutrition services QAPI and sits on a variety of committees. Provides liaison with the medical and nursing staff of the hospital. Performs other duties as assigned.
Established in 1956, St. Joseph Health, St. Mary, is a 206-bed acute care facility celebrating more than 55 years of healing in the High Desert. St. Mary is home to the High Desert's only comprehensive cardiovascular surgery program. St. Mary is also home to a da Vinci Surgery System, making the Medical Center the first provider of robotic surgery in the High Desert. St. Mary Medical Center's dedication to serving the Victor Valley has remained intrinsic to its core values of Hospitality, Dignity, Justice, Service, and Excellence. The Medical Center is fully accredited by the Healthcare Facilities Accreditation Program (HFAP).
St. Mary Medical Center
18300 Highway 18
St. Joseph Health - 15 months ago