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Dining Room Director Lakepoint Wichita

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Job Details
Job Order Number
10957348
Company Name
Omega Senior Living
Physical Address
1315 N. West St.
Wichita, KS 67203
Job Description

Dining – Dining Room Director Lakepoint Wichita

Lakepoint Wichita-AL 9012, Wichita, Kansas, United States of America Req #139

Plans, directs and coordinates activities of the dining services department and provides food services for residents and employees.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES
Adheres to the policies, operating procedures, the Mission and Core Values of Omega Senior Living.
Establishes departmental regulations and procedures in conformance with administrative policies. Develops standards for organization and supervision of dining services. Maintains quality dining services within the prescribed budget.
Determines quality and quantity of food required; plans menus and controls food costs.
Prepares food (including sauces, cold foods, fish, soups and stocks, meats, vegetables, eggs and other food items) according to the menu in a safe, sanitary manner.
Works closely with divisional dining services specialist and consults with dietitian when necessary to ensure meals meet the nutritional requirements of the residents.
Oversees the food preparation and cooking, to ensure meals are prepared according to company standards.
Makes frequent inspections of all work, storage and serving areas to determine that regulations governing food safety and sanitation are followed.
Prepares cleaning schedule, production worksheet and staff schedules.
Maintains inventory of food and nonfood items.
Orients and trains new employees in department; effectively delegates authority to dining services staff to ensure effective flow of materials and services.
Develops and directs cost control system; prepares and submits department budget to Executive Director/Administrator.
Maintains appropriate documentation in resident’s medical records.
Provides nutrition education and counseling for residents; presents dining services education program to dining services and other staff as needed.
Ensures a continuous quality improvement program is in place and appropriate follow-up occurs.
May directly supervise employees in the dining services department. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities may include interviewing, hiring and training employees; planning, assigning and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
Will keep certification current and participate in continuing education to include staff meetings, in-services and web based trainings.
This is an overview of the Job Description and not a comprehensive list of responsibilities. An associate shall perform all duties as assigned.
EDUCATION
VISION
To enrich the lives of those we serve through diligent care, honesty, compassion, understanding and trust
DINING SERVICES DIRECTOR
Current ServSafe certification required. Obtain/hold any local, state and/or county required food handling/sanitation licenses and/or certificates. ACF Certified Culinarian (CC) preferred.
High school diploma or general education degree (GED) preferred.
EXPERIENCE
Prefer 2 to 4 years’ experience in commercial kitchen, operation and line cooking, and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Prior experience leading the work of others is preferred.
SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS
Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language.
Resident care philosophy with a focus on providing the highest level of quality service and professional interaction.
Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action.
Must possess the ability to deal tactfully with personnel, residents, family members, visitors, government agencies/personnel and the general public.
Must be able to follow oral and written instructions.
Must maintain the care and use of supplies, equipment, the appearance of work areas, and perform regular inspections of food service areas for sanitation, order, safety and proper performance of assigned duties.
Must have patience, tact, cheerful disposition and enthusiasm, as well as be willing to handle residents based on whatever maturity level they are currently functioning.
Must possess the ability to seek out new methods and principles and be willing to incorporate them into existing food practices.

Omega Senior Living is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law. Applicants have rights under Federal Employment Laws.


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