Featured Job: Director of Food and Nutrition Services- Scottsboro

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The Director of Food and Nutritional Services is an exciting opportunity for an energetic, entrepreneurial manager who is constantly seeking a better way to conduct business. This key leadership position is directly responsible for the successful operation of Food & Nutrition Services in an Acute Care Hospital. The Director ensures client, customer service/satisfaction with efficient cost effective management meeting and exceeding stated expectations. Responsible for all foodservice-related activities; including patient care, non-patient care (retail, cafeteria, catering etc), quality improvement, sanitation, infection control and all hospital-related activities.Qualifications:

B.S. Degree in Food Services Technology/Management or related field; or A.A. Degree plus four (4) years of directly related experience preferred

Minimum of two (2) to five (5) years of hospital or adult home/care experience preferred, depending upon formal degree or training

Five (5) to seven (7) years of direct foodservice operational management experience with inventory and purchasing knowledge and control

Strong knowledge of food and catering trends with a focus on quality, production, sanitation, food cost controls, and presentation

Previous P&L accountability or contract-managed service experience is desirable

Strong supervisory, leadership, management and coaching skills

Strong communication skills both written and verbal

Ability to communicate on various levels to include management, client, customer and associate levels

Excellent financial, budgetary, accounting and computational skills

Proficient computer skills to include; various computer programs, Microsoft Office programs, e-mail and the Internet

ServSafe® Certified

Certified Dietary Manager certificate or Registered Dietitian preferred

Must be able to successfully pass a criminal background check (State and Federal) and a drug screen.

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