Assistant Director Food & Nutrition
Services - Woodland Hills, CA
Location: Woodland Hills, CA Job Number: 636748 Date posted: 10/06/2017
Description: Plans, organizes, coordinates and
directs provision of high-quality, cost-effective inpatient clinical
nutritional services and inpatient feeding operations that meet or exceed TJC,
regulatory and budget requirements. Collaborates with Outpatient Clinical
Services managers to plan and coordinate provision of clinical nutritional
services in the outpatient arena.
Plans, develops, controls and coordinates the provision of
nutritional services including professional services, nutrition care
services, in- and out-patient feeding and computer nutrition programs.
Develops, implements, and maintains policies
and procedures for area of responsibility.
Acts as a key liaison with professional staff (physicians,
nurse managers, pharmacists, and other Kaiser staff) to ensure open
communications regarding patient food services and nutritional care services.
Manages and resolves human resource, labor
relations, departmental safety, and risk management issues for area of
Actively participates in the Service Area and
departmental quality assurance programs and ensures quality care of members,
patients, and staff by the continuous monitoring and improvement of related
Collaborates with the other Service Area Assistant
Directors to plan, integrate, and coordinate provision of products and
services for all customer groups.
Collaborates with the management team in
developing short and long range goals and objectives for the Food and
Nutrition Services Department that complement the Service Area and Medical
Center Strategic Plan.
Manages activities of assigned staff to
include staffing, recruiting, hiring, orienting, training, performance
evaluation, counseling, and disciplining.
Assists in planning and development of
departmental operating and capital budgets, monitors payroll and non-payroll
expenditures for Nutrition Services.
Ensures on-going compliance of all services
with TJC, Title 22, and Federal, State and local regulatory agencies.
Minimum three (3) years of
experience in a related field.
Minimum one (1) year of
experience in a clinical setting.
Minimum one (1) year in a
management and/or a supervisory role.
Bachelor's degree in food
and/or nutrition science.
Dietitian per Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR).
Demonstrated strong working
knowledge of clinical competencies based on nutritional care standards of the
American Dietetics Association, American Society
for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition, and relevant practice groups.
Demonstrated ability to utilize
computerized food service management systems in the provision of patient care
Must be able to work in a
Labor/Management Partnership environment.
Master's degree strongly
Hospital food service and
clinical nutrition management preferred.
Occasional weekend and holidays may be
required as needed.
Primary Location: California,Woodland
Hills,Woodland Hills Medical Center 5601 De Soto
Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu,
Hours Start: Varies Working
Group/Union Affiliation: Non-Union, Non-Exempt Job Level: Manager with Direct
Nutrition / Food Services Department: Food and Nutrition Services Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time
hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with
arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a
manner consistent with Federal, state and local laws, including but not
limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants
will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color,
religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity,
protected veteran, or disability status.
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