If you are looking for an exciting and challenging leadership opportunity, join the team of Atlantic Rehabilitation Institute . This joint venture hospital is a partnership between Atlantic Health and Kindred Healthcare. The new facility will offer all-private rooms, supporting both enhanced clinical efficiency and elevated patient experience. The higher acuity of patients in facilities across Atlantic Health System and growth in trauma cases has resulted in more patients requiring inpatient rehabilitation services prior to returning home. The combination of Kindred's expertise and a modern, state-of-the-art facility will allow Atlantic Health System to maximize its ability to serve a growing population of patients with critical needs.
This brand new, 38-bed inpatient rehabilitation hospital will be opening in the Summer of 2019 and we are seeking an energetic, creative and experienced Nutritional Services Supervisor to join our team now and help us meet the growing demand for intensive rehabilitation services.
Kindred RehabilitationServices is the largest diversified provider of rehabilitation therapy in the country. Through RehabCare and Kindred Hospital Rehabilitation Services , we provide leading therapy to more than 2,000 sites of service across different settings in the care continuum and have been managing rehab for more than 30 years. We provide rehabilitation services, including physical, occupational and speech-language therapies to virtually every care setting including inpatient, outpatient, skilled nursing, home health, long-term acute care and assisted living. With locations across 47 states, we are certain to have a rehab job for you as a Nutritional Services Supervisor .
Your career growth begins when you join an interdisciplinary team, where doctors, nurses, therapists and other experts work together to form individualized care plans for our patients and residents. Opportunities through our development programs, training seminars and university partnerships, not only allow for continual career growth but emphasize our commitment to investing in our employees and developing future healthcare leaders.
The goal of our team is to focus on each patient as an individual to ensure that we are meeting their clinical needs and creating a fun and dynamic healing environment. Each employee's dedication is essential to meet and exceed the needs of each patient, resident and family we serve. Ranked as one of Fortune magazine's 'Most Admired Healthcare Company' for 9 years, Kindred welcomes you to join our team and build a career that touches lives.
The Nutritional Services Supervisor directs the activities of the Nutritional Services Department. Provides quality food service and nutritional care for the patient population, visitors, guests, and hospital staff. Administers, plans, and directs activities of department providing quality food service. Establishes policies and procedures and provides administrative direction of menu formulation, food preparation and service, purchasing, sanitation standards, safety practices, and personnel utilization. Selects professional dietetic staff and directs departmental education programs. Coordinates interdepartmental professional activities and acts as resource person to staff and management on matters pertaining to dietetics. Participates in CQPI activities and educates all staff members.
Determines quality and quantity of food, plans and prepares master menus, supervises the planning of menus for therapeutic diets and controls food costs.
Supervises food production and service programs, as well as departmental personnel involved.
Ensures food preparation for optimal nutrition (including attention to various age groups of patients) and economic handling of food, as well as efficient usage of time.
Plans menus, purchases food, and assigns duties for special functions, such as medical staff meetings, board meetings, recognition dinners, and other related hospital functions.
Checks food for flavor, temperature, and appearance on a regular basis.
Confers with other departments, such as the medical and nursing staff, regarding the technical and administrative aspects of dietetic service.
Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/healthcare errors.
Evaluates supervisory personnel on a regular basis according to prescribed guidelines; terminates personnel according to standard procedure, as required.
Makes frequent inspection of all work, storage, and servicing areas to determine that regulations and directions governing dietetic activities are followed.
Develops and prepares policies and procedures governing handling and storage of supplies, equipment, sanitation, and record keeping and compiling of reports.
Reviews department performance and institutes changes in techniques or procedures to improve services, simplify work flow, assure compliance with regulatory requirements, and promotes more efficient operation of the Nutritional Services Department.
Develops standards of performance, determines areas of responsibility, assigns responsibility and accountability, and delegates authority to the various managerial, supervisory, and professional members of the staff.
Reviews records and reports covering number and kinds of regular and therapeutic diets prepared, nutritional and caloric analysis of meals, costs of raw food and labor, computations of daily ration cost, and inventory of equipment and supplies.
Adheres to dress code, appearance is neat and clean and wears appropriate identification while on duty.
Completes annual health, safety, and education requirements. Maintains professional growth and development.
Maintains confidentiality of all patient and/or employee information to assure patient and/or employee rights are protected.
Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and the skills necessary to provide age appropriate care to the patient population served.
Reports to work on time as scheduled; adheres to policies regarding notification of absence.
Attends all mandatory in-services and staff meetings.
Represents the organization in a positive and professional manner.
Complies with all organizational policies regarding ethical business practices.
Communicated the mission, ethics, and goals of the hospital, as well as the focus statement of the department.
Maintains current licensure/certification for position, if applicable.
Consistently demonstrates Guest Relations skills to patients, physicians, visitors, employees, and any other individuals with whom they may come in contact.
Consistently follows departmental and hospital Health, Safety, Security, Hazardous Materials policies and procedures.
HIPAA: Conduct job responsibilities in accordance with HIPAA privacy laws, follow hospital policy in provision of patient confidentiality. Able to identify patient confidentiality issues and reports to proper hospital personnel immediately.
Compliance: Conducts job responsibilities in accordance with standards set forth in the Code of Conduct, policy and procedures, applicable federal and state laws, and applicable standards.
Other duties as assigned.
Able to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing.
Additional languages preferred.
Basic computer knowledge.
Basic equipment knowledge.
Appropriate telephone communication skills.
A ssociates degree in Dietetics or Bachelor's degree in course work approved by the Commission on Accreditation for Dietetics Education (CADE) of the American Dietetic Association (ADA) preferred, but not required.
SERV SAFE Certified
Registered Nutrition and Dietetics Technician (NDTR) or Dietetic Technician (DTR) highly preferred.
Recent experience in managing the food services in a medical facility highly preferred.
Recent experience in managing the food services in an acute hospital preferred.
A ble to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing.
Additional languages preferred.
Basic computer knowledge.
Highly developed organizational skills
Job : Food Services Primary Location : NJ-Madison-Atlantic Rehab Institute Organization : 4090 - Atlantic Rehab Institute Shift : Day
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