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  • Manager Nutritional Services - Patient Services

    Job ID
    Employment Type
    Full Time
    Nutrition Services
    Hours / Pay Period
    Chandler Regional Medical Center
    Standard Hours
    8AM-4:30 PM
    Work Schedule
    8 Hour
  • Overview

    Located in the Chandler, Ariz., suburb of Phoenix, the Chandler Regional Medical Center is a 338-bed, not-for-profit hospital with more than 2,500 employees and almost 1,000 doctors on staff representing all major specialties.  Chandler Regional joined the Dignity Health system in 1999, but has been part of the community for more than 50 years.  The hospital includes a Level I Trauma Center, a Heart and Vascular Center, a Wound Healing Center, a Family Birth Center and many additional services. During the fiscal year ending June 30, 2016, Chandler Regional provided more than $48 million in community benefit. As a result of Dignity Health’s mission to deliver health care and partner with the community, nearly 100,000 people in the East Valley were reached through community health services. For more information visit: https://www.dignityhealth.org/arizona/locations/chandlerregional


    Position Summary:
    Responsible to maintain and administer dietary and nutrition services and to provide for the operational needs of staff.  Oversees clinical dietitian care planning, rounds, and test trays in the kitchen.
    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 fieldor a combination of education and experience in lieu of degree.
    • Minimum of one (1) year nutrition management experience in related field.
    • Certified Dietary Manager (CDM) or Registered Dietitian 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
    • Formal culinary training.
    • Working experience in an acute care hospital highly preferred.


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