To insure timely, quality food storage, preparation and service operations for resident, retail and catering functions in conformance with the standards of the CenterLight Health System, the Vaad Hakashrus and New York Health Code.
Manages cooks, tray assembly, utility, retail / catering and office employees
Monitors, assesses and intervenes in all production processes – takes corrective action to insure accuracy, timeliness, efficiency and portion control
Manages and monitors accurate, on-time tray assembly for all meals during shift
Records tray line food temperatures and corrects items not in conformance with quality standard
Responds to customer issues pertaining to food services immediately and communicates issues with Director, Dietitians, Nurses, patients/families and others as necessary
Inspects patient trays for accuracy, attractiveness, palatability, temperature and conformance to BAHS standards at time of production.
Checks trays and foods for accuracy, taste, texture, smell and temperature at point of service and takes corrective actions to address problems as part of the Test Tray Performance Improvement Program.
Builds, manages and maintains Food & Nutrition employee schedules to insure adequate coverage within fiscal guidelines
Coordinates employee schedules with daily assignments
Covers vacation, holiday and pre-assigned sick time within bargaining unit and budgetary guidelines
Participates in recruitment and interview of new employees
Covers and/or assists in covering employee during emergency absences.
Maintains, updates and implements computerized food service management system
Inputs daily, weekly and monthly changes into main system and tests for tray ticket accuracy
Manages all aspects of diet office pertaining to computerized system
Responsible for all aspects of sanitation in food preparation, tray assembly and pot washing areas
Maintains all sanitation and safety in conformance with BAHS, New York Health Code and the Vaad Hakashrus standards
Coordinates cleaning assignments with other managers
Implements cleaning assignments and insures employees are accountable for responsibilities
Insures all products are properly stored and rotated and that at all times meat, dairy and parave areas are inspection ready
Maintains and inspects kitchen, production, serving and storage areas including facility, equipment, machines and tools to insure optimum working conditions in conformance to regulatory requirements. Reports need for all repairs and/or replacements to Purchasing Coordinator.