Food and Nutrition Supervisor CULINARY OPERATIONS
Company: Sparrow Health System
Posted on: January 13, 2022
General Purpose of Job:
To facilitate and elevate the quality of the food and level of
service provided for all patients, caregivers and guests, by
ensuring adherence to established standards and creating new
standards as needed. This will be accomplished with a focus on
food, service, quality, and leadership.
This job description is intended to cover the minimum essential
duties assigned on a regular basis. Caregivers may be asked to
perform additional duties as assigned by their leader. Leadership
has the right to alter or modify the duties of the position.
- Take ownership of food production for all Patient and Retail
areas, to ensure the highest possible integrity of every food and
- Oversee and ensure the success of on-campus and off-premise
catering, by evaluating menus, managing logistics, leading
caregivers, proper scheduling, participating in events, and
ensuring all orders are placed for food, supplies and rental
- Communicate problems, ideas, directives, changes and solutions
to caregivers, leaders, guests and patients through a proactive
- Maintain hospital standards through speech and action, leading
by example to support and demonstrate ICARE Values.
- Elevate, implement and maintain standards for quality, safety,
sanitation and communication, ensuring all kitchens and caregivers
meet or exceed local, state and federal standards for sanitation,
food handling and safe working conditions.
- Assist Executive Chef and Sous Chef with menu development and
implementation, including the proper execution of all related
- Maintain all temperature and sanitation
documentation—temperature logs for dish machines, coolers,
freezers, food cooling logs and sanitizer logs—addressing all
deficiencies in a timely manner.
- Ensure flu shot, LMS and TB compliance for all food/nutrition
- Write schedules for all retail and room service cooks. Take
ownership for timekeeping in Kronos for all cooks.
- Supervise all food, paper and chemical purchases. Be familiar
with all vendors, reps and procurement processes; manage invoice
reconciliation; track credits; perform random audits; participate
in annual business review with all major vendors; maintain up to
date order guides for all current vendors.
- Work with Retail Manager to ensure proper costing and pricing
of all retail goods.
- Work directly with Leadership, Sous Chef and Retail Caregivers
to provide allergen education and resources.
- Manage all department recalls and maintain recall log
- Assume responsibility for managing all Demonstration Kitchen
scheduling, including coordinating and developing programming.
• Demonstrates knowledge and maintains and respects patient right
to privacy by following the HIPAA Privacy and Security policies and
procedures. • Adheres to ICARE values and standards of behavior
(Innovation, Compassion, Accountability, Respect, Excellence). •
Role model behaviors that value the diversity of our caregivers,
patients and customers and supports creating an environment that is
inclusive, welcoming and respectful. • Adheres to established best
practices (i.e. Rounding, Thank You Notes, AIDET, etc.). •
Demonstrates commitment to safety by establishing an environment in
which safety issues are promptly reported and appropriate actions
are taken. • Adheres to policies and procedures designed to avoid,
prevent and reduce the spread of communicable diseases.
• 5 years of foodservice experience, showing progressive levels of
responsibility, including high volume food management and
production. • Experience working as an Executive Chef. Preferred. •
Leadership training. Preferred. • Customer Service training.
Preferred. • Off-premise Catering. Preferred. • Foodservice
experience in a healthcare setting. Preferred.
• Associate's Degree in Foodservice related field. • Current
Servsafe certification • Current Allergen certification
Specialized Knowledge and Skills
• Proactive approach to problem solving. • Willingness to take
ownership of projects and assignments • Self-motivated with the
ability to positively motivate others • Demonstrated knowledge of
cooking techniques and the ability to use commercial food
production equipment. • Commitment to food quality and safety •
Extensive knowledge of food allergens and special diets •
Demonstrated understanding of food related systems, portion
control, waste tracking & reduction, recipe development and cost
control. • Ability to maintain composure when busy and during times
of increased stress • Attention to detail • Demonstrated ability to
listen, give and take direction, teach and provide instruction, as
well as respond productively to constructive criticism. • Ability
to organize self and others. • Excellent time management skills •
Exceptional verbal and written communication skills. • Working
knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and outlook, with demonstrated
ability to use a keyboard as may be required to perform the
essential duties of the job.
Sparrow Health System is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action
employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for
employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual
orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or
protected Veteran status
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