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Lancaster SNF Director of Dining Services in Lancaster, New York

Director of Dining ServicesRequisition ID2023-27217# of Openings1Area of InterestDiningCompanyElderwoodLocationElderwood at LancasterPosition TypeRegular Full-TimeShiftDays - 7am - 3pmSalary$22.40 - $33.60 / HourlySalary$22.40 - $33.60 / HourlyOverviewAPPLY HERE FOR FULL TIME DIRECTOR OF DINING SERVICES OPPORTUNITY WITH ELDERWOOD AT LANCASTER!*Elderwood at Lancaster is seeking a dedicated, compassionate and collaborative Director of Dining Services to join our team. *Director of Dining Services - Position Overview:Elderwood Benefits as a Director of Dining Services (must qualify):- Tuition Reimbursement Programs- Employee Referral Bonus- 401K with Employer Matching- PTO & Holiday Package- Full Suite of Health Benefits - Medical, Dental, Vision- Shift Differentials- Other Compensation Programs!Elderwood at Lancaster:- Elderwood at Lancaster is nationally recognized for quality long-term care and short-term rehabilitation services. This close-knit senior care facility with a family feel is located near the historic Village of Lancaster, in Lancaster, NY and convenient to the rural communities in eastern Erie County. Long-term residents with dementia benefit from the Seasons Memory Care program, while a highly-regarded subacute rehabilitation department provides comprehensive short-term physical, occupational and speech therapy.Join Our TeamAre you ready for a rewarding career? Join a company that cares for you, too.Employee Perks!401K Retirement Plan with Company Match, Dramatically Increased Wages!, Generous PTO & holiday package, Increased Wages, Life Insurance, Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance, NEW Weekly Pay Schedule!ResponsibilitiesDirector of Dining Services- Oversees the daily operations of the dining service department including the kitchen, dish room, food storage areas, and dining rooms.- Adheres to state regulations, current best practices, policies, and procedures for food preparation and meal service.- Works with Director of Nutritional Services on menus and recipe development.- Maintains department food and non-food item inventory consistent with budgetary confines.- Adheres to purchasing practices set forth by the Director of Purchasing and Nutritional Services Director.- Conducts routine audits and monitors performance improvement initiatives related to food service.- Attends, leads, and actively participates in, resident care plan meetings, staff meetings, required in-service programs, and other meetings/programs deemed appropriate by the Administrator or Director of Nutritional Services.- Performs job functions of each department position when necessary.- Regularly interacts and communicates with residents/family members regarding meal service.- Maintains a working knowledge of federal regulations of the State Department of Health code and rules and regulations regarding meal service in the post-acute care setting.- Ensures proper preparation, maintenance, and service of food in accordance with State rules and regulations.- Acts as a preceptor for Dietetic and/or Food Service students and interns.- Conducts in-service programs for dietary and facility staff upon request.- Evaluates the performance of all Dining Services staff members.- Support and abide by Elderwood's and affiliate's Mission, Vision, and Values- Must abide by Elderwood's and its affiliated businesses code of conduct, corporate compliance and HIPAA policies.- Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of all policies and procedures and ability to reference them.- Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor, management staff or Administrator.QualificationsDirector of Dining Services**- Associate's degree or higher in Food Service Management (or Hospitality, if the course study includes food service or restaurant management) from an accredited institution of higher learning, OR Certified Dietary Manager, OR Certified Food Service Manager.- Three years supervisory experience required.- At least one year experience in a health care setting required.- Working knowledge of CMS and DOH regulations as they relate to food service.- Experience with the QIS survey process preferred.- Computer skills and knowledge in nutritional software programs preferred.EOE StatementWE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. Applicants and employees are considered for positions and are evaluated without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.Need help finding the right job?We can recommend jobs specifically for you! Click here to get started.