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Certified Dietary Manager (CDM)

Company: Skilled Nursing Facility
Location: Kansas City
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

Skilled Nursing Facility - A growing company in the healthcare field is seeking a Certified Dietary Manager to work in a Skilled Nursing Facility.
Summary of Work: Responsible for the daily operations of food-service department according to facility policy and procedures & federal/state regulations. Provides leadership and guidance to ensure that food quality, safety standards, and client expectations are satisfactorily met. Maintains records of department personnel, income and expenditures, food, supplies, inventory levels, and equipment.
Operations Management

Recruit, interview, hire, train, coach, evaluate, reward, discipline, and when necessary, terminate employees
Develop work schedules to ensure adequate staff to cover each shift
Create and monitor budgets for a cost-effective program
Manage revenue generating services
Justify improvements in the department design and layout
Work cooperatively with clients, facility staff, physicians, consultants, vendors, and other service providers

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Food-service Management

Specify standards and procedures for preparing food
Participate in menu planning including responding to client preferences, substitution lists, therapeutic diets, and industry trends
Inspect meals and assure that standards for appearance, palatability, temperature, and servings times are met
Manage the preparation and service of special nourishment and supplemental feedings
Assure that foods are prepared according to production schedules, menus, and standardized recipes

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Food Safety

Assure safe receiving, storage, preparation, and service of food
Protect food in all phases of preparation, holding, service, cooking, and transportation, using HACCP Guidelines
Prepare cleaning schedules and maintain equipment to ensure food safety
Ensure proper sanitation and safety practices of staff

Nutrition and Medical Nutrition Therapy

Process new diet orders and diet changes; keeps diet cards updated
Complete the assigned MDS section according to required timeline
Determine client diet needs and develop appropriate dietary plans in cooperation with RD and in compliance with physicians' orders
Review plan of care related to nutritional status; document concerns that can be resolved, improved, or addressed to improve client's nutritional status and eating function
Review, revise, and implement, in cooperation with the IDT, the client's nutrition assessment and plan of care
Supports Registered Dietitian duties as needed

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General Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Skill in motivating, coaching, and supervising food-service personnel
Intermediate computer skills
Has effective written and oral communication skills
Demonstrated organizational skills
Has current awareness of legislation and regulations influencing the practice of standards of care

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Education and Requirements - *This may vary depending on location

Graduate of Dietary Manager's Course, 2-yr, or 4-yr food-service program
Successful completion of Certified Dietary Manager exam
Two years' experience in food-service management
Prior experience in healthcare, food service preferred

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Benefits
- - - - - - - - - Paid Time Off (PTO)
- - - - - - - - - Insurance
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Keywords: Skilled Nursing Facility, Kansas City , Certified Dietary Manager (CDM), Executive , Kansas City, Kansas

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