Hebrew SeniorLife

Food Service Coordinator

US-MA-Dedham
Job ID
2017-2012
Category
Culinary

Overview

Schedule:

 

Monday - Friday: 9:30AM - 5:30PM (weekend rotation)

 

Responsible to effectively implement the decentralized dining option by ensuring that Residents and Guests have a positive, wholesome, tasteful and enjoyable dining experience. Member and partner of the household care delivery team. Demonstrate a strong commitment to the philosophy and goals of the mission of Hebrew SeniorLife and recognize resident/patient dignity and choice in aspects of daily life. Work with team to meet all needs of the resident and the household by actively participating in activities, work and the social environment of the household. Strive to make every encounter with a resident/patient into a positive and meaningful experience and opportunity, while providing safe and efficient quality of care.

Responsibilities

  • Manage household inventories within budget constraints
  • Customize resident household snack requirements.
  • Train resident assistants with culinary presentation
  • Document and monitor resident dietary requirements
  • Ensure all staff and operations are following established guide lines in the areas of personal hygiene, safety, uniforms, sanitation, cash handling, equipment upkeep, customer service and food presentation.
  • Ensure through pre meal meetings that all staff is well versed on the daily menu, and portion size.
  • Assist in developing and implementing an interactive customer feedback program.
  • Assist in developing and implementing an on the job training program.
  • Manage requisition process with purchasing team to assure efficient cost containment
  • Manage inventory cost by tracking daily requisition costs in prepared excel sheets.
  • Promote effective interpersonal and interdisciplinary relationships, maintain professional conduct at all times. Identify and resolve interpersonal conflicts constructively. Demonstrate a positive, supportive attitude towards all. Display patience and tact when dealing with all healthcare personnel. Present department in a positive manner when dealing with visitors, residents and staff. Communicate effectively in both written and verbal form.
  • Contribute to the efficient and productive operation of the department. Complete assignments with minimal assistance and total follow up. Exercise initiative, seeking additional tasks and projects from supervisor. Accept assignments readily. Recognize problems independently and work toward improving systems and procedures. Communicate with supervisor as to any problems relating to missing or defective equipment.

 

Qualifications

  • Bachelors Degree preferred

  • Two (2) years of culinary management experience in contract foodservice, fine dining setting, or restaurant with inventory and purchasing knowledge and control is preferred.

  • Knowledge of Kosher food and the workings of a kosher kitchen is a plus

  • Must be computer literate in excel and word.
  • Must be motivated to learn and flexible to change
  • Be a strong communicator that can build and inspire a team and provide leadership that results in superior services
  • Provide employees with clear direction and able to hold them accountable
  • Excellent organizational skills and communication skills required
  • Must be professional, proactive, collaborative, conscientious and results-oriented individual. Must have an optimistic and positive demeanor, excellent oral and written communication skills, good intuition and able to adapt to changing priorities and display good, sound judgment with a sense of humor.

 

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