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  • Director of Food & Nutrition - Inpatient Rehab

    Job ID
    78097
    Location
    US-FL-Gainesville
    Experience (Years)
    5
    Category
    Food Preparation and Serving - Supervisors, Food Preparation and Serving Workers
    Street Address
    4101 NW 89th Blvd
    Company
    UF Health Rehabilitation Hospital
    Position Type
    Full Time-Regular
  • Overview

    UF Health Rehabilitation Hospital

     **A Collaborative Relationship with UF Health and Select Medical**

     

    Gainesville, FL

     

    Director of Food and Nutrition

     

     

    At UF Health Rehabilitation Hospital our services have been designed for patients who need a longer rehabilitation hospitalization for their recovery. We are currently seeking a Director of Food and Nutrition to join our team.

     

    Select Medical’s Inpatient Rehabilitation Hospitals provide advanced treatment and comprehensive care to best address the medical, physical, emotional and vocational challenges for individuals with:

    • Brain Injury
    • Spinal Cord Injury
    • Stroke
    • Amputation
    • Neurological Disorders
    • Orthopedic Conditions
    • Multiple Traumas

    Come join us now as we transition into our brand new 60-bed acute rehab hospital in February 2019!

     

    Responsibilities

    Position Summary         

     

    Director of Food & Nutrition manages and coordinates operations of the department including food service and nutritional care to promote optimal patient care while providing exemplary customer service. Plans, organizes and implements department policies and procedures. Performs multiple responsibilities including but not limited to menu planning, staff management, development, training and evaluation of systems and processes to achieve department goals. Assures compliance with standard practices and regulatory requirements. May supervise the operation of the Gift Shop.

    Qualifications

    Specific Duties                                                                                      

    • Ensures that direct reports have received upon hire and continue to receive throughout employment the training, information and support to accomplish departmental objectives and meet job requirements.                                                                                        
    • Initiates, schedules, directs and controls the daily operation of the Food and Nutrition Department through supervision of clinical nutrition and service staff.
    • Ensures menu compliance with modified and therapeutic diets. 
    • Supervises and instructs Food and Nutrition supervisors and clinical staff in floor visits, screening and calorie counts.

    Minimum Education & Experience (Including Licenses)

    • Bachelor's Degree required. Bachelor's Degree in Nutritional Sciences or equivalent preferred.
    Current and valid registration as a Registered Dietitian with the Commission on Dietetic Registration preferred.
    • Five or more years in a management capacity in a Food and Nutrition department/food service administration required.
    • Thorough knowledge of food products and service, operations, staffing, handling, storage and regulatory requirements required.
    • Knowledge of nutrition and therapeutic diets preferred.

     

    Additional Data

    At our rehabilitation hospitals, our intense focus on high-quality results creates a challenging, fast-paced and extremely rewarding environment. We offer a comprehensive benefits package with a variety of options to meet your healthcare needs.

     

    Other benefits of the Director of Food & Nutrition position include: 

    • Excellent Orientation Program
    • Paid Time Off (PTO)
    • Extended Illness Days (EID)
    • Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance
    • Prescription Coverage
    • Life Insurance
    • Short- and Long-Term Disability
    • Continuing Education and Tuition Reimbursement
    • 401(k) Retirement Plan
    • Personal and Family Medical Leave
    • A network of over 40,000 employees with huge growth and relocation opportunities

    Recruiter information: Justine Sheffer

    Contact Email: JSheffer@selectmedical.com