Job: Dietary Manager

Job Title

Dietary Manager

Job Category

Management and Administration


Turning Point Care Center
Moultrie, Georgia 31788

Job Description and Requirements

Turning Point Care Center, LLC

For more than 30 years, Turning Point Care Center has provided a place of healing and hope to adults who suffer from behavioral health disorders and/or substance abuse. We are committed to providing quality behavioral health care through our inpatient and outpatient gender specific programs in Moultrie, GA. Our serene, rural setting gives patients a secure environment where they can build their foundation for lifelong recovery. We believe in creating healthy communities, which start with healthy individuals, linked through sound relationships to their families, friends, neighbors and peers.

Dietary Manager - Full-time

Turning Point is accepting applications for an experienced, full-time Dietary Manager. The Dietary Manager is responsible for overall department functions including: safe food handling, volume food production, menu development and modification, meal assembly and portion control, inventory management, financial performance, infection control/sanitation and staffing. Turning Point serves over 22,000 delicious and healthy meals per month from two kitchens. Online ordering experience is highly desired as well as experience with vendor relations including receiving bids for capital budget projects, setting up new accounts approved by corporate, and customer service skills.

-Directs the daily food service operation to ensure the timely preparation and serving of food is in a safe and sanitary environment.
-Works closely with the Clinical Dietitian to provide nutritious and attractive meals for patients and facility employees.
-Assists Clinical Dietitian with patient education presentations.
-Monitors labor usage and supply expenses daily to achieve operating goals.
-Assigns and coordinates workload of employees to promote efficiency of operations.
-Provides leadership for staff; promotes an environment in which food service staff can work cooperatively toward objectives.
-Trains staff and evaluates employee work performance.
-Inspects kitchen and dining areas, and kitchen utensils and equipment, to ensure sanitary standards are met.
-Maintains a safe working environment by following all safety and sanitation procedures, including the use of Standard Precautions, proper storage and use of chemicals, and properly securing the Food Service area.
-Maintains all necessary records, including information such as quantity and cost of meals served, hours worked by employees, supply inventory, etc.
-Requisitions, purchases, and inspects food items, supplies, and equipment to maintain proper stock levels and ensure standards of quality are met, etc.
-Maintains current ServSafe certification.
-Develops and implements policies and procedures in accordance with State Health Department, JCAHO, and OSHA standards and regulations.
-Implements actions(s) or change(s) as indicated from Quality Improvement Audits, Quality Control audits, Menu audits and patient questionnaires to maintain or improve quality care and service to patients.
-Acts as liaison between medical staff, patients, and the food service department on a daily basis.

We offer a competitive benefits program including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts, Health Savings Accounts, Short and Long Term Disability, UHS Retirement Savings Plan, Employee Stock Purchase Plan, and additional voluntary benefits and discounts. Even Pet Insurance!

Qualified candidates will meet the following requirements:

-ServSafe certification required
-Dietary Manager Certification (CDM) preferred
-Two (2) years of experience in a healthcare food service facility preferred
-Two (2) years of supervisory experience in a commercial kitchen, operation and line cooking, and/or training or equivalent combination of education and experience required
-Training and experience in management of a foodservice system in a healthcare setting is preferred
-Excellent verbal and written communication skills required
-Knowledge of record keeping, menu planning, therapeutic diets, and purchasing practices required

This opportunity offers the following:
-Rewarding work environment
-Growth and Development Opportunities within UHS and its Subsidiaries
-Competitive Compensation
-Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Drug Plan
-401k plan with company match

UHS is one of the nationâs largest and most respected hospital companies; Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Steadily growing from a startup to an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, UHS today has annual revenue nearing $10 billion. In 2017, UHS was recognized as one of the Worldâs Most Admired Companies by Fortune; ranked #276 on the Fortune 500, and listed #275 in Forbes inaugural ranking of Americaâs Top 500 Public Companies.

Our operating philosophy is as effective today as it was 40 years ago: Build or acquire high quality hospitals in rapidly growing markets, invest in the people and equipment needed to allow each facility to thrive, and become the leading healthcare provider in each community we serve. Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS has more than 81,000 employees and through its subsidiaries operates more than 320 acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers in the United States, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the United Kingdom.

*UHS is a registered trademark of UHS of Delaware, Inc., the management company for Universal Health Services, Inc. and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Universal Health Services, Inc. Universal Health Services, Inc. is a holding company and operates through its subsidiaries including its management company, UHS of Delaware, Inc. All healthcare and management operations are conducted by subsidiaries of Universal Health Services, Inc. To the extent any reference to "UHS or UHS facilities" on this website including any statements, articles or other publications contained herein relates to our healthcare or management operations it is referring to Universal Health Services' subsidiaries including UHS of Delaware. Further, the terms "we," "us," "our" or "the company" in such context similarly refer to the operations of Universal Health Services' subsidiaries including UHS of Delaware. Any employment referenced in this website is not with Universal Health Services, Inc. but solely with one of its subsidiaries including but not limited to UHS of Delaware, Inc.

UHS is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at UHS via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of UHS. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by UHS as a result of the referral or through other means.

Employment Type

Full Time


Michelle Hamilton

[posted Jun 29, 2018]

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