Food Service Director

Job ID: 78037 Posted: 2017/06/15 Position Type: Full-time
Category: Food Service City: Orange, NJ Location: Alaris Health at St. Mary’s


Job Information:

Alaris Health at St Mary’s, a 180 bed-skilled nursing Center in Orange, New Jersey, seeks a food service director (who is not classified as a dietitian) to be responsible for the food service function as well as planning and supervising department sanitation and food preparation according to menu planning. Additional responsibilities include:
• providing technical guidance and administrative direction of food planning, menu formulation and preparation serving for regular and therapeutic diets according to nutritional standards
• adhering to all sanitary regulations governing the handling and serving of food
• overseeing that meals are prepared and served on schedule
• investigating trends and developments in dietary practices and techniques
• reviewing and evaluating the work performance of the dietary personnel as well as counsels/disciplines staff
• and most of all, ensuring that residents and families receive the highest quality of service in a caring and compassionate atmosphere which recognizes the individuals’ needs and rights

Job Requirements:

• Serve Safe Certification in accordance with regulatory agencies governing the Center
• A degree in culinary services or food management is preferred
• Food service certification in accordance with regulatory agencies is required, associate degree in food service is preferred
• Knowledge of basic principles of dietetic, food sanitation and service and ability to formulate operational and capital budgets for the department
• Familiar with large-scale purchases and preparation of food and food and labor laws
• Able to positively interact with everyone from residents to government agencies and the general public

About Alaris: Founded on a tradition of health care excellence, Alaris’ Member Health Centers are leading providers of short-term post hospital rehabilitation, long term and specialty care, with Member Health Centers throughout the state of New Jersey. From 5 Star Quality ratings to a dedicated and caring staff, resident care and satisfaction is always on the top of our Member Health Centers’ priority list!

Today, Alaris Member Health Centers are setting new standards in quality, service and innovation. Using their innovative focus, Alaris Member Health Centers will continue to lead the way in an evolving health care environment. Our Member Health Centers always make sure their residents are being treated with the most advanced care and are provided with an ever-increasing range of services and care options.
Contact: For more information feel free to contact us at kdunning@alarishealth.com