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  • Manager of Nutrition Services – Production

    Job ID
    Employment Type
    Full Time
    Nutrition Services
    Hours / Pay Period
    Mercy Hospital Folsom
    Standard Hours
  • Overview

    Dignity Health Mercy Hospital of Folsom is the community hospital serving the Sierra foothills communities of Folsom, El Dorado Hills, Granite Bay, Cameron Park, Shingle Springs and Rescue. With 106 licensed acute-care beds, and a physician staff of nearly 500, our accredited, non-profit hospital has been providing exceptional care for more than 35 years. Mercy Hospital of Folsom provides surgical services including minimally-invasive general, urological and gynecological surgeries. Additionally, Mercy Hospital of Folsom provides comprehensive and award-winning orthopedic services, which include surgery, inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation and specialty orthopedic care. In 2016, Mercy Hospital of Folsom was one of 12 Dignity Health hospitals recognized by the The Joint Commission as a Top Performer for Key Quality Measures.


    Position Summary:
    Responsible to maintain and administer dietary and nutrition services and to provide for the operational needs of staff.
    Principal Duties and Accountabilities:
    • Directs all patient non-interactive positions (i.e. storeroom clerk, cooks, etc) and provides for the operational needs of these positions. Maintains regulatory compliance and infection control practices.
    • Maintains communication with staff and customers regarding the level of services they receive from nutrition services staff and promotes patient satisfaction with nutritional services. This data is relayed to the management team and / or staff whenever necessary.
    • Maintains adequate staffing for daily needs reflecting cost efficiency. Assigns staff and workload, respecting changing priorities in daily operations. Recruits, hires and releases staff.
    • Actively collaborates in the process of menu development for patient, cafeteria, and catering services.


    Education and Experience: 
    • Bachelor's degree in Nutrition, Dietetics or related field or a combination of education and experience in lieu of the degree.
    • Minimum of one (1) year nutrition management experience in related field.
    • Certified Dietary Manager (CDM) or Registered Dietitian Nutrition required if is the highest ranking leader at the facility. If not currently certified, certification to be obtained within 6 months of hire. Current certification as a ServSafe Food Production manager from the International Food Safety Council
    Special Skills: 
    • Formal culinary training.


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