Triple A Supplies, Inc Assistant Director of Dining Services Bronx NY in Bronx, New York

Job Summary

Under the direction of Director of Dining Services, the Assistant Director of Dining Services supervises and coordinates the food preparation and food service activities for Nursing Home Residents in accordance of the Department of Health and Local Board of Health regulation. Exercises supervision, management and evaluation over a large number of employees engaged in food preparation and food services activities. Assumes duties of Director in his/her absence.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Plans, assigns and inspects the work of subordinates preparing, cooking and serving food to residents, staff and visitors; plans daily work schedules of subordinates, rescheduling as necessary. May authorize overtime as needed. Interviews and/or hires applicants.

  • Supervises staff training, completes employee performance evaluations; and issues first and second level discipline. Schedules and assigns staff, prepares department payroll for data entry.

  • Oversees production and inspects work of Food Service Department staff and completes required reports for adherence to diet orders and food service sanitation regulations.

  • Plans and revises menus as needed with approval of RD and diet orders to maintain resident health and satisfaction. Data input of any diet changes in meal tracker system.

  • Orders all food supplies and equipment for the department; monitors invoices for compliance to maintain high quality, cost efficient service. Arranges for repair or replacement of equipment and utensils.

  • Inspects kitchen, resident and staff dining areas, all kitchen utensils and equipment, all food preparation and food service areas for conformance to department of health sanitation standards.

  • Coordinates and plans with various departmental personnel, food preparation activities for special Nursing Home events.

  • Participates in Interdisciplinary Team Conference or Morning Report as needed.

  • Assist in conducting food committee meeting as scheduled.

  • Participate in Resident Council Meeting as needed.

  • Other duties, as requested or assigned.

  • Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices utilized in the preparation of food on a large scale basis; thorough knowledge of Department of Health and Local Board of Health Sanitation Standards. Basic understanding of nutrition and staff regulations of long-term care facilities.

  • Ability to plan, organize, and inspect the work of subordinates; ability to train subordinates in the principles and practices of food preparation; ability to follow written and oral instructions in English; ability to develop and maintain good working relationships with residents, staff, and co-workers.

  • Knowledge of the principles of resident rights and confidentiality

Requirements

  • Must possess an Associates or Bachelor’s Degree in Food Service Management, supplemented with Food Service Sanitation Certificate, Food Service Manager’s Certificate, or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

  • Must have proficient computer skills in Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint , Keyboarding 40+wpm.

  • Must be able to lift and carry 25 pounds, reach, bend, kneel, and sit/stand for long periods of time.

Benefits

Medical, Dental, Vision, FSA and HRA, AFLAC, 401k, Life, Employee Savings Plans, Pet Insurance, Generous Vacation, Holiday, and Sick Time. Training and Development