- MEETINGS & EVENTS
Washington County Hospital & Clinics
Title: Food & Nutrition Services Director
Location: WCHC Main Campus
Department: Food & Nutrition Services
Supervisor: Facilities Director
Supervises: Kitchen Supervisors, Cooks, Food Service Workers
Wage: Salary (Exempt)
Schedule: Full Time Typical, Monday-Friday Holidays and Weekends As Required
Benefits: WCHC Benefits
The Food & Nutrition Services Director is responsible for all operational aspects of the Food & Nutrition
Services Department to provide quality nutritional services to WCHC patients, long term care residents,
staff, and visitors. WCHC Food & Nutrition Services Department provides food service for admitted
hospital patients tray service, long term care residents dining room and tray service, caregiver tray
service, Meals on Wheels, staff/visitor cafeteria, and WCHC catering events.
Successful Food & Nutrition Services Department performance includes regulatory compliance,
patient/resident satisfaction, team member satisfaction, employee relations and morale, quality process
management, and budgetary compliance. The Food & Nutrition Services Director, working with the
WCHC Dietitian, is responsible for maintaining departmental policies and procedures and assures that all
aspects of department operations are consistent with WCHCs mission, vision, and values.
Graduate of Dietary Managers Program, 2-yr or 4-yr program (equivalent experience considered)
Certified Dietary Manager, Certified Food Protection Professional (CDM/CFPP) Credentials
High School Graduate or equivalent
Minimum two years of experience in healthcare food service management
Ability to read, write, and understand English language
Excellent motivating, coaching, and supervising skills
Effective written and verbal communication skills
Good math, computer, organizational, and customer service skills
Working Conditions and Physical Requirements
Normal working conditions are a typical food service environment including physical tasks which range
from low to moderate intensity, including standing and walking for long periods of time, bending,
reaching, handling hot objects, using hand and power equipment, and occasional lifting up to 50 lbs.
Nutrition and Medical Nutrition Therapy
Safety: Safety is the responsibility of all employees at WCHC. The organization is committed to provide
a safe and healthy work environment for all employees. WCHC certainly encourages employees to share
safety concerns with their direct supervisor or any member of the Safety Committee. Employees must
comply with all safety policies and procedures.
Compliance and Ethics: Employees must adhere to the WCHC Code of Conduct. They will maintain a
professional manner, integrity, and ethics related to the employees job.
Confidentiality: WCHC employees will adhere to patient confidentiality as well as the confidentiality of
hospital business information.
Customer Service: WCHC employees will adhere to the Customer Service Standards presented during
Customer Service Training. WCHC expects personnel to exceed customers expectations.