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UnityPoint Health Supervisor Food & Nutrition-Main Kitchen-Methodist in Des Moines, Iowa

Directs, coordinates and supervises employees in food and nutrition. Ensures that all foodservice procedures are being followed properly. Oversees the proper handling, preparation and storage of food, assembly, delivery, dishwashing, sanitation and cashiering procedures. Directs and supervises the diet clerks to assure patient information is complete and accurate and that meals are delivered safely, promptly and are compliant with the patient’s diet. Effectively communicates with other departments. Successful administration of these duties will ensure that all appropriate policies/procedures are being followed in order to serve palatable, nutritious, attractive, and safe food to all our patients, visitors and staff while maintaining a high level of professionalism in relation to the FOCUS Values.

  • Supervises the preparation, portioning, service and cleanup of meals to patients, visitors and staff inspecting all food for attractiveness, palatability, proper temperature and ensuring friendly, timely delivery to patients and customers.

  • Maintains employee work schedules, time records, attendance records, job descriptions, performance standards, competencies, task list, and training checklist.

  • Ensures equipment in the area is operational, properly maintained and kept clean.

  • Maintains FTE’s within budgeted amounts, maintains appropriate inventories of items needed in areas as far as food, supplies and equipment.

  • Demonstrates initiative to improve quality and customer service by striving to exceed customer expectations.

  • Integrates and demonstrates FOCUS values and Expectations for Personal and Service Excellence to guide professional behaviors, while adhering to the policies and procedures of Unity Point Health – Des Moines.

  • Balance team and individual responsibilities; be open and objective to other’s views; give and welcome feedback; contribute to positive team goals; and put the success of the team above own interests.

  • Demonstrates the ability to meet the department work schedule.

  • Demonstrates the knowledge that patient and workplace safety is a priority by preventing errors, accidents and infections and reporting potential or actual concerns immediately.

  • Follows HR Hiring procedures. Interviews, trains, orients, schedules, and welcomes new employees to the department.

  • Evaluates employee performance and handles all personnel issues by working with Human Resources.

  • Demonstrates ability to audit, count and balance both cashier transactions and department bank.

  • Participates in the Management Experience of the students enrolled in the Dietetic Internship Program.

  • Completes assigned quality measures such as Adopt a Floor, Patient and Employee Rounding, Test Trays, Tray Accuracy Audits, and Handwashing Audits.

High School diploma/equivalent. Associate or bachelor's degree preferred. 2-3 years of lead or supervisory work experience required. ServSafe Certified within 90 days of employment. EOE M/F/V/D

Requisition ID: 2020-76515

Street: 1200 Pleasant St

Name: 3020 UnityPoint Health Des Moines

Name: Food Service-Kitchen- Meth

FTE (Numeric Only; Ex. 0.01): 1.0

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Scheduled Hours/Shift: Mainly 9:00am-5:30pm on occasion will require working other shifts. Includes weekend rotation.

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