Lead, Food and Nutrition Services - La Jolla in San Diego, CA at Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla

Date Posted: 8/2/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Change lives, starting with yours.

At Scripps Health, you will experience the pride, support, and respect of an organization 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.

This is a great opportunity to join our Food Service Team at our Scripps Memorial La Jolla campus. Our team is dedicated to serving the community with the highest quality of patient care experience. Scripps Memorial La Jolla has been one of Southern California’s premier medical centers for more than 90 years.

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 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 pay period), varied schedule and weekend availability required.

Job Requirements

Required Qualifications:
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • One year experience in food and nutrition service
  • Must be able to speak, read, and write English
  • ServSafe Food Safety Manager Certification

Preferred Qualifications:
  • One year of leadership experience
  • Excellent problem solving, team development, and strategic planning skills
  • Associate Degree in related field or Certified Dietary Manager
  • Sous Chef experience

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 disability.