Dietary Coordinator - $45,000.00

Stroudsburg, PA 18360
Post Date:
January 26, 2022
Job Status:

Shift: 1:00P  9:00P

Salary: $45,000

We are actively seeking a Dietary Coordinator for a full-time role. As a Dietary Coordinator, you will be responsible for coordinatingthe Dietary Departments foodpreparation, supervising and motivating personnel, and assisting the Dietary Director with administrative daily duties. This position is vital to maintaining the nutritional requirements and food quality of our residents and patients. If you have a keen interest in diet therapy, and are committed to ensuring tasty and nutritious meals are prepared for elderly patients, then wed love to talk to you about this opportunity.

Pleasant Valley Manor is a premier non-profit long-term care facility near Stroudsburg, PA, with caring roots in our community since 1974, and delivering unparalleled quality and compassionate resident care with a focus on individual resident needs and delivering positive outcomes for residents and their families.

A day in the life of a Dietary Director includes, but is not limited to, the following duties and responsibilities:

  • Supervises, monitors, collaborates with, and motivates a diverse foodservice team whose energy, communication, and dedication is valued. Assists with the daily operation of the dining room and kitchen.

  • Types, files, and enters data into a computer, and performs clerical and reporting services independently or while assisting the Dietary Director. Assists with staff evaluations.

  • Monitors tray lines and meals for nutritional accuracy, observing allergen information. Assists with serving meals, cleaning, sanitizing, and trash disposal as required by business demands. Temporarily assists other positions during staffing shortages.

  • Enforces and follows HACCP procedures and good sanitizing practices.

  • Oversees and assists with preparing the staff schedule, and assists with processing time cards.

  • Acts as a department representative and assists with health department inspections. Assures compliance and follows-up to ensure deficiencies are immediately corrected.

  • Assists with planning and implementing menus in accordance with nutritional guidelines provided by the Dietary Director.

  • Oversees quality assurance programs, such as inspecting and sampling food quality, portion control, temperature, and meal appearance.

  • Prepares and maintains inventory lists, and checks in orders. Helps develop and monitor inventory controls, ensures inventory is rotated, and regularly audits inventory on hand.

  • Maintains nutritional supplement labels, juice labels, and labels for residents special food preferences. Inputs resident information into the facilitys tray card program, maintains tray card lists for dietary staff, and follows the Departments tray card program procedures and inputs resident information.

  • Minimizes food waste by using proper food storage and food recycling techniques.

  • Helps onboard and train new employees.

  • Practices positive resident relations, uses proper etiquette, and displays a patient, tactful, enthusiastic, and cheerful disposition when conducting work and/or dealing with our resident population. Responds promptly to resident requests.

  • Promotes a culture of safety, compliance, and ethics. Oversees and enforces proper sanitation procedures and ensures the facilitys safety policies are observed.

Required qualifications:

  • Must be at least eighteen (18) years of age.

  • Must have a high school diploma or its equivalent.

  • Minimum two (2) years work experience in a supervisory or management role in a foodservice environment. Experience in acute care or long-term care facilities preferred, but not required.


Nutrition-related Bachelors or Associates degree in lieu of work experience.

  • ServSafe certified.

  • MS Word and Excel proficiency.

  • Reliable transportation.

  • Able to read, speak, understand, and communicate in the English language.

  • Compassionate and customer service-oriented attitude.

  • Must be available to work on occasional weekends.

  • Holiday work may be required.

What we offer:

  • Competitive Pay

  • 401(k) & 401(k) Matching Contributions

  • Immediate Medical, Dental, Vision Benefits

  • Short- and Long-Term Disability

  • Basic Life Insurance

  • AD&D Coverage

  • Employee Referral Program

  • Paid Vacation Time

  • Paid Sick Time

  • Paid Holidays

  • Bonus Program

  • Tuition Reimbursement Program

  • Advancement Opportunities

  • Professional Development Assistance

COVID-19 Precautions:

  • Temperature screenings.

  • Mandatory once-a-week COVID testing.

  • Free voluntary COVID vaccinations for employees.

  • PPE required and provided.

  • Social distancing guidelines in place.

  • Escalated sanitizing, disinfecting, and cleaning measures.

Pleasant Valley Manor is a proud Equal Opportunity Employer. We do notdiscriminateon thebasis ofrace, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or any other state and federal protected class.

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