Nutrition Services Operations Manager at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 4/17/2021

Job Snapshot

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    Nutritional Services
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    1 - Day

Job Description


Nutrition Services Operations Manager AdventHealth South Overland Park

Location Address: 7840 W 165th St, Overland Park, KS 66223

Top Reasons To Work At AdventHealth Shawnee Mission

  • Received Magnet® recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center in January 2019
  • Providing faith-based, whole person care to Kansas City since 1962
  • Excellent health benefits, an onsite child care center and fitness facility  
  • Tuition reimbursement to support continuing education
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Largest health care provider in Johnson County with three campuses

Work Hours/Shift:

Full Time

You Will Be Responsible For:

  • Plans, coordinates, and manages food service activities relating to ordering, receiving, storage, and dispensing of food, enteral products, and other dietary supplies.
  • Demonstrates effective interpersonal skills while collaborating with physicians, administration, and team members to promote the vision of quality patient care/services.
  • Interviews, hires, trains, develops, and evaluates performance expectations of food service team members while fostering an environment of development and growth.
  • Assists in the development and maintenance of job routines and position job descriptions.
  • Oversees enforcement of department, facility, and organizational policies and guidelines.
  • Provides ongoing training, oversight and enforcement of quality issues relating to state, federal, and regulatory standards, including, but not limited to HACCP, Sanitation and Safety, temperature logs.
  • Provides training and ensures adherence to AdventHealth Standards.
  • Participates in selecting outside sources of needed services and serves as a liaison between vendors and catering contracts to ensure Adventist, sanitation, and quality guidelines are met.
  • Participates on committees/councils/task forces as assigned.
  • Facilitates meetings and projects effectively and in a timely manner.
  • Maximizes productivity through development and maintenance of staffing plans appropriate to level of service provided, utilizing benchmarking, and best practice standards.
  • Participates in annual budget development and adheres to budget guidelines.
  • Provides input on equipment and supplies purchases necessary to the delivery of care/services.
  • Organizes and prioritizes work assignment and demonstrates flexibility to accommodate the following:  daily staffing and management plans, changing work environment, high acuity, high census, and/or sudden emergencies to meet unit/organization needs.
  • Creates new recipes that focus on healthy cuisines; trains and teaches staff to execute the recipes following standard guidelines. Routinely checks food for quality, taste, appearance, and freshness; takes corrective action when needed.
  • Leads and supports Nutrition Services department development with culinary initiatives while identifying current culinary market trends.
  • Reviews menu offerings routinely and makes changes based on product availability, popularity of items, and profitability analysis.
  • Superuser of hospital nutrition software and leads team in implementing system changes as needed to maintain department operations.
  • Trains and holds staff accountable for the standards and principles of quality, service, cleanliness, sanitation, and safety; monitors food and equipment temperatures; performs daily inspections of work areas.
  • Engages in professional growth and development opportunities; instills in the team the desire for learning.

What will you need:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Nutrition related field and/or 5+ years of foodservice management experience
  • 5+ Years of Position-Related Experience
  • ServSafe Certificaion
  • Certified Dietary Manager
  • Culinary Arts Degree (Associate’s degree in Culinary Arts-AA, AS, or AOS) Preferred
  • Foodservice software applications experience (e.g., CBORD or similar) Preferred 

 Job Summary:

The Nutrition Services Operations Manager has accountability, authority, and responsibility for operational and human resource management for the nutrition services department. The Nutrition Services Operations Manager directs culinary oversight of the operations in the cafeteria, physician lounge, and special functions/catering needs. The Nutrition Services Operations Manager oversees the interview, hiring and training process of food service team members. The Nutrition Services Operations Manager schedules training and implements quality management initiatives related to foodservice standards and customer service excellence. The Nutrition Services Operations Manager fosters the integration of the organization’s vision and values and accomplishes the mission and strategic plan through an accountable work team. The Nutrition Services Operations Manager leads and trains production staff in menu and recipe development/standardization, and production/service; manages inventory and purchasing. The Nutrition Services Operations Manager ensures profitability and outstanding quality and service while maintaining safety/sanitation standards and budgetary goals through cost-effective resource allocation. The Nutrition Services Operations Manager collaborates with the administrative leadership team to establish expectations, plans and priorities for the Nutrition Services department. The Nutrition Services Operations Manager owns and maintains department policies and procedures and ensures that team members are following them accordingly.

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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