You want to work in a hospital setting where you are valued and appreciated - where you receive respect from your superiors and co-workers as well as the patients you treat.
You want to be challenged by your job without being overwhelmed by it. You want to play an instrumental role in helping a patient recover, sometimes against strong odds, and go home. What you want is Kindred Healthcare.
Our mission is to promote healing, provide hope, preserve dignity and produce value for each patient, resident, family member, customer, employee and shareholder we serve. Join us!
Assist the Food Service Director in planning and coordinating the activities of the department, ensuring quality meal service is provided to patients and cafeteria patrons.
Formulate, standardize and supervise all aspects of food production and service. Ensure that the most effective and efficient procedures are used. Maintain proper temperatures for hot and cold foods.
Must have knowledge of therapeutic diets.
Record menus, indicating patient likes and dislikes; fill out patient snack sheets; record changes in patient Cardex as needed.
Tally menus on production sheets.
Travel to floors/units; call patients as needed.
Inspect work, storage and service areas to ensure optimal sanitation standards are maintained.
Demonstrate techniques to employees on handling equipment and utensils.
Help with preparation, set-up and service for catering events.
Take over duties in kitchen when short-staffed.
Food Services Supervisor
Food Services Manager
Food Services Mgr
High school graduate or equivalent
Graduate of a Dietary Manager's course approved by the Dietary Manager's Association or equivalent, if required by state regulations
Degree in dietetic technology, dietetics, culinary arts, or foodservice management preferred Licenses/Certification:
Food Handlers permit if required per state regulations
ServSafe Food Safety Certification preferred One or more of the following preferred (or required if indicated per state regulations):
Certified Dietary Manager, Certified Food Protection Professional with the Dietary Manager's Association
Dietetic Technician, Registered, with the Commission on Dietetic Registration of the American Dietetic Association
Certification with the American Culinary Federation
Two year's experience in large quantity food preparation with experience in acute care hospital preferred.
Two years experience in a foodservice supervisory role and experience with therapeutic diet preparation preferred.
Experience with therapeutic diet preferred
If you are a current
LA-New Orleans-Kindred Hospital - New Orleans