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San Mateo Medical Center
San Mateo, California 94403

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San Mateo Medical Center
$8,804 - $11,005 Month

San Mateo Medical Center (SMMC) is seeking a skilled individual to plan, organize and coordinate health care food and nutrition services in multiple facilities. SMMC is a public hospital and clinic system committed to partnering with our patients to provide excellent care with compassion and respect. The food and nutrition team at SMMC plays an integral role in providing value to our patient population and helping them live the healthiest life possible.

In a friendly and caring environment, the Food and Nutrition Services staff at SMMC is responsible for providing meals for acute inpatients and long-term care/rehabilitation residents, its satellite programs/services, as well as running a full service cafeteria and providing catering services for County Departments.

The Director of Food & Nutrition Services works with clinical staff to develop and implement a comprehensive nutrition support program for acute, long-term care and outpatient clients; leads a staff of approximately forty full-time employees, as well as on call and temporary staff; works in conjunction with food services supervisors and a number of clinical dietitians; and represents the food and nutrition staff in patient-care management and Continuous Quality Improvement forums.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, engaged leader devoted to patients and staff and dedicated to progressing the organization.

The ideal candidate will have:

- Three years of experience in clinical dietetics and two years of experience in administrative dietetics in a non-commercial setting, including at least one year in a supervisory role
- Current Registered Dietitian (RD) registration through the Commission of Dietetic Registration of the American Dietetic Association
- Experience in personnel and budget management
- The ability to develop and maintain positive working relationships with a variety of County staff, other agencies and community members
- The ability to analyze complex dietetic issues and problems, develop recommendations and take appropriate action to resolve them
- Experience managing fast-paced operations across multiple facilities
- Demonstrated experience managing and leading change, training, developing and supervising staff, and implementing diet software systems
- Experience in preparing complex and detailed written reports, policies, procedures and contracts
- Exposure to lean principles and practices

A typical way to qualify is four years of experience in a commercial or institutional kitchen which includes experience in all of the following areas: cooking, menu planning, food and supply ordering, and supervision of employees engaged in food preparation and serving.

Final Filing Date: August 17, 2017

To learn more about the position and to apply online, please visit our website at http://jobs.smcgov.org. Applications are only accepted online. EOE


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To learn more about the position and to apply online, please visit our website at http://jobs.smcgov.org. Applications are only accepted online.



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[posted Aug 1, 2017]

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