FOOD & NUTRITION SRVCS LEAD in San Diego, CA at Scripps Mercy Hospital San Diego

Date Posted: 9/20/2018

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Job Description

At Scripps Health, you will experience the pride, support, respect that has been repeatedly recognized as one of the nation’s Top 100 Places to Work.
You’ll be surrounded by people committed to making a difference in the lives of their patients and their teammates. So if you’re open to change, go ahead and unlock your potential.
In 2018, Scripps Mercy Hospital San Diego was ranked as 'high performing' by U.S. News and World Report in nephrology. Scripps Mercy Hospital is San Diego’s longest established hospital, and the only Catholic medical center with campuses in San Diego and Chula Vista.  Our team of highly skilled and engaged health professionals provide exceptional patient care which we describe as the “Mercy style of care.”  We believe that the mind, body and spirit each play an integral part in the healing process, and we care for our patients and each other with that philosophy in mind.
Join a winning team supporting the Food Service Department at Scripps Mercy Hospital San Diego as a Food and Nutrition Services Lead. Located in the heart of Hillcrest, our vibrant team is dedicated to serving the community with the highest quality of patient care experience.  Working together, you’ll bring your expertise, compassion and excellence to all we do. The ideal candidate will thrive in a fast paced environment and enjoy providing world class customer service.
The Food and Nutrition Services Lead provides leadership and coordination in the following areas:  Food Service Department operational systems, safe food handling, volume food production, menu development and modification, meal assembly and portion control, inventory management, food service equipment operations, customer service, human resources management, financial performance, infection control/sanitation, and overall department function. The Food and Nutrition Services Lead participates in the planning, coordination, preparation, and volume production of meals for patients, cafeteria, catering/special events, and complies with JCAHO, Title XXII, and other regulations.
This position is Full Time (80 hours) and located at Scripps Mercy Hospital San Diego.

Job Requirements

Required Education/Experience/Specialized Skills:
  • One (1) year experience in food and nutrition services
  • Ability to speak, read, and write in English
  • Excellent customer service skills
Required Certification/Registration:
  • Food Safety Manager Certification
Preferred Education/Experience/Specialized Skills/Certification:
  • Associate Degree in related field or Certified Dietary Manager
  • Excellent problem solving, team development, and strategic planning skills
  • Active California Driver’s License 
Scripps Health is repeatedly named on the Fortune Magazine’s 100 Best Companies to work for, only San Diego-based company and Becker’s Healthcare Top Hospitals. Scripps Health offers a robust Total Rewards Program designed to compensate and motivate you throughout your career. Scripps Health Total Rewards Program includes a broad range of plans and programs including market competitive pay and performance incentives, health and wellness benefits, financial wellness benefits, work-life resources, learning and development opportunities, and rewards and recognition. Unlock your potential with Scripps Health today.

Scripps Health is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity/expression), age, marital status, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disabiliy.