Title: DIRECTOR OF DIETETICS Salary: $5,067.00 - $6,345.00 Posted: 02/01/2013
Who Should Apply:
Current State employees in this classification or those who are eligible on a certification list, transfers or reinstatements may apply for this vacancy.
NOTE: APPOINTMENT IS SUBJECT TO SROA/SURPLUS PROVISIONS. PLEASE ATTACH YOUR SROA/SURPLUS LETTER TO YOUR APPLICATION AND INDICATE THAT YOU ARE ON SROA STATUS/SURPLUS STATUS IN THE “APPLYING FOR” SECTION OF THE STD 678 EXAMINATION/EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION. APPLICATIONS WHICH INDICATE SROA/SURPLUS STATUS WILL BE GIVEN FIRST PRIORITY.
If you are not a current State employee or otherwise eligible, you may qualify for a civil service examination based on the minimum qualifications for the classification. To view a current listing of examinations being offered by the California Department of Veterans Affairs, please visit our website at www.cdva.ca.gov, or to view examinations offered by all State departments, please visit the State Personnel Board’s website at www.spb.ca.gov.
HONORABLY DISCHARGED VETERANS WHO FALL UNDER EITHER CATEGORY AND MEET THE REQUIREMENTS STATED ON THE JOB AND/OR EXAMINATION ANNOUNCEMENT ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Under general direction of the Assistant Hospital Administrator:
Plan, direct, organize, and coordinate all food service and dietary activities; Develop, maintain, review and revise policies and procedures that meet regulatory requirements regarding food services department, production, sanitation, security and safety; Prepare quarterly food estimates and meet deadlines set by Supply & Purchasing Office and Office of Procurement; Plan delivery schedules for food, order equipment and emergency food requirements; Review equipment needs and prepare equipment requests through the
Veterans Home Equipment Committee; Prepare budget requests, review food cost accounting to ensure economical expenditures and proper controls; Evaluate new products, spot check receiving station and review supply inventories.
Evaluate vendor performance and coordinate with Quality Control & Office of Procurement; Maintain and analyze food cost control records to determine improved methods for purchasing and utilizing food, supplies, and equipment; Plan cycle menus, review menu patterns and evaluate acceptance by members; Supervise key personnel, direct and assign responsibilities and coordinate activities; Direct the preparation and service of food, together with the enforcement of pertinent instruction regarding proper utilization, conservation of food and control of waste; Maintain food service staffing, interview, select, hire, and train employees.
Prepare and review performance evaluation reports of employees, take or recommend appropriate action; Conduct staff meetings, attend monthly meetings of Administrator and Assistant Administrator; Conduct management sanitation rounds, coordinate findings with Food Service Supervisor II’s and Assistant Directors of Dietetics for plan of action.
Develop and maintain Dietary & Food Service goals in accordance with the overall Veterans Home Management Objectives; Consult with Assistant Administrator, Program Services, on matters relating to food service projects, advise of any potential problems involving service and personnel; Prepare Quality Assurance monitors and assign responsibilities to staff, evaluate and take actions to solve problems; Conduct progressive discipline, document and submit recommendation for appropriate corrective action and coordinate with Chief of Personnel Services.
Maintain records of various reports such as: Monthly food ration, food cost reports, record of meals prepared, record of meals served, special feeding requests, sanitation and safety check lists, work orders, clinic visit & status reports on occupational injury or illness, food purchases & equipment, employee probationary & annual reports and menus.
How To Apply:
Visit the State Personnel Board (SPB) website at: www.spb.ca.gov, to download the application. Submit your completed State Application (Std. 678), and resume to: Department of Veterans Affairs, Human Resources Division, 11500 Nimitz Ave Los Angeles, CA 90049 Attn: Human Resources
If you are not a current or former State employee, you must first take an examination to obtain list eligibility. This does not apply to Student Assistant vacancies.
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