Director of Nutrition Services

Duties include but are not limited to:
Nutrition Services Management – Provides oversight to the department to ensure the delivery of high-quality nutritional services to the individuals and program participants.

  • Ensures menus, snacks and supplements comply with the DRIs (Dietary Reference Intakes) set forth in the Florida Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Manual and are in accordance with physician-approved diet orders to meet the needs of the individuals.

  • Oversees the nutritional health of Group Home individuals.

  • Oversees implementation of the National School Lunch Program (NSLP) according to State and Federal guidelines; Provides Preschool with menus that comply with NSLP ensuring reimbursement for free and reduced breakfasts and lunches

  • Creates and routinely evaluates the menu, food purchasing to keep within budgetary guidelines, and the purchasing and storing of Emergency Food and Supplies.


 Nutritional Consultant – Provides nutritional guidance and direction on behalf of all individuals as needed.  

  • Completes an Annual Nutrition Assessment and Nutrition Report for each individual through screening of medical records, mealtime observation, and consultation with other Circle of Support Team members;

  • Makes recommendations to the physician for diet changes and tube feeding modifications; Provides nutritional consultant summaries for each individual when needed.

  • Prepares monthly and quarterly nutrition reports for Group Home Individuals.

  • Works closely with the Occupational Therapist ensuring correct diet textures and up to date mealtime procedures.

 

Environmental, Health, and Safety – Ensures that kitchen and dining room facilities are maintained in compliance with expected standards for the safety and welfare of the residents and the employees.

  • Ensures ASC and OSHA rules and procedures are followed by nutritional services by: Monitoring the use of universal precautions with respect to hand washing, spill clean-up, etc.; Providing intervention, as needed.

  • Supervising safe food holding temperatures, proper food storage, and appropriate thawing methods as per HACCP Guidelines

  • Promptly addresses safety violations, safety hazards, unsafe practices, and other concerns.

  • Conducts routine kitchen and dining area inspections of ASC, Group Homes, ADT and PPC and provides in-serve training to nutrition services staff and house staff to ensure compliance with safety and sanitation standards that follow HACCP Guidelines and ASC’s best practices.


Documentation and Recordkeeping – Follows proper documentation and recordkeeping procedures in compliance with nursing standards and ASC policies and procedures. 

  • Ensures the accuracy and timely submission of reports.

  • Prepares the nutritional management section for the Individual Resident Management Plan (IRMP).

  • Documents and addresses the nutritional concerns of each individual; Ensures mealtime procedures for each individual are updated as necessary.

  • Review minutes from monthly Nutrition Service departmental meetings.

  • Submits annual plans for Dietitian Services for each Group Home individual for Medicaid Waiver funding.

  • Prepares and submits monthly billing for Dietitian Services to Medicaid Waiver for Group Home Individuals.

 

Supervises: Nutrition Service Workers and Supervisors
 

Education and Work Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Dietetics, Nutrition or related field

  • Registered or Licensed Dietitian, with current Florida Dietitian license, preferred

  • 2 years of Kitchen & Supervisory experience.

  • Current Florida Motor Vehicle license, automobile insurance with good driving record; Reliable vehicle.

 

Benefits for FT employees:

  • Health Insurance, Dental, and Vision

  • 403b Retirement Plan with matching and vesting options.

  • 3 weeks of accrued PTO per year

  • Paid recognized holidays

Salary: $48,000 - $50,000 / yr.

After completing your application, email it to HR1@annstorckcenter.org to have your application reviewed and submitted to the appropriate department.

Ann Storck Center

1790 SW 43rd Way
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33317

954 584-8000


info@annstorckcenter.org

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