Director of Dining Services
Company: Elderwood Asst Living at Williamsville
Location: East Amherst
Posted on: October 14, 2021
This job is located in Williamsville.
Join Our Team: Are you looking for a new start? A great opportunity
awaits with Elderwood! Overview:
at Williamsville has an exiting opportunity for a Director of
Dining Services to lead our Dietary Team.
organizes, plans, directs, controls, and supervises functions and
personnel within the department.
Village at Williamsville
- Elderwood Village
at Williamsville’s unique in-town setting in the bustling Village
of Williamsville, NY, offers senior living within walking distance
of shopping, banking, cafes, restaurants, churches, and a public
library. The highly trained staff at this well-appointed
apartment-style community provide a helping hand with life’s daily
activities and are available 24-hours a day to provide a safe,
secure, and vibrant living experience complete with fun and
engaging activities. For residents who require a slightly higher
level of attention to continue to age in place, the community
offers enhanced assisted living 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
department food and non-food item inventory consistent with
- 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
- 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
- Performs job
functions of each department position when necessary.
interacts and communicates with residents/family members regarding
- 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
in-service programs for dietary and facility staff upon
- Evaluates the
performance of all Dining Services staff members.
- Support and abide
by Elderwood’s and affiliate’s Mission, Vision, and
- Must abide by
Elderwood’s and its affiliated businesses code of conduct,
corporate compliance and HIPAA policies.
knowledge and understanding of all policies and procedures and
ability to reference them.
- Performs other
duties as assigned by supervisor, management staff or
- 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.
least one year experience in a health care setting
- Working knowledge
of CMS and DOH regulations as they relate to food
- Experience with
the QIS survey process preferred.
- Computer skills
and knowledge in nutritional software programs
Elderwood expects all current
and new employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19. If hired, you
will be required to provide proof of vaccination. Employees
may request a medical or religious exemption from
EOE Statement: WE 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.
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