Director of Dietary Services at Oak Creek Terrace

Caring Place Healthcare Group Dayton, OH $58000.00 to $65000.00 per year

Oak Creek Terrace Nursing & Rehab carries a distinctive 5-Star rating from the centers for Medicare and Medicaid!  A family-owned and operated facility conveniently located near Bigger & Rahn Rd., just minutes from I-675

Our Team Members are eligible for the following benefits:

  • Three levels of health insurance to meet your personal medical needs.  All plans include wellness incentives which provide deep discounts on your insurance plan!
  • Daily Pay!
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Short or long-term disability insurance
  • All insurances start at 30 days!
  • 401k with a company match at hire!
  • PTO
  • Free meal on each shift

Reports to: Facility Administrator

Job Description: The Director of Food Service is responsible for overseeing the daily operations of the food service department at the skilled nursing facility. This includes managing food production, inventory, budget, staff, and ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements.

Key Responsibilities:

• Develop and implement menus that meet the nutritional needs of residents while also taking into account individual dietary requirements and preferences.

• Manage food production, including ordering supplies, preparing meals, and ensuring timely delivery to residents.

• Oversee inventory management, including tracking food and supply usage, conducting regular inventory counts, and ensuring adequate levels of supplies are maintained.

• Develop and manage the food service budget, ensuring expenses are within budgetary constraints.

• Hire, train, and supervise food service staff, ensuring they are competent and compliant with regulatory requirements.

• Maintain compliance with regulatory requirements, including sanitation standards, infection control practices, and state and federal regulations.

• Maintain a clean and safe kitchen environment, ensuring all equipment is in good working order and adhering to established safety protocols.

• Develop and implement quality improvement initiatives to improve the overall quality of the food service department and resident satisfaction.

• Collaborate with other departments within the facility to ensure the provision of high-quality resident care



• Bachelor's degree in Food Service Management, Culinary Arts, or a related field.

• Minimum of 5 years of experience in food service management and chef experience, preferably in a healthcare setting.

  • CDM preferred but not required

• Knowledge of regulations related to food service and sanitation, including state and federal regulations.

• Strong leadership and management skills, with the ability to motivate and manage a team effectively.

• Excellent communication skills, with the ability to communicate effectively with staff, residents, and families.

• Strong organizational skills, with the ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously.

• Ability to work independently and make sound decisions in a fast-paced environment.

• Knowledge of food production and nutrition, including therapeutic diets

Physical Requirements:

• Ability to stand for extended periods of time.

• Ability to lift up to 50 pounds.

• Ability to bend, twist, and reach

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