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Director Food & Clinical Nutrition Services

Primary Location Redwood City, California Job Number 1064457 Date posted 10/18/2022
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Directs Service Area-wide operations to include: patient and staff food services, cafeteria, coffee cart and vending services contracts.

Essential Functions:
- Ensure compliance with federal, state and local regulations and The Joint Commission requirements. Supervise staff across the Service Area to include: Food Service Supervisor, and may include Nutrition aides and clerks. Monitors food service contracts to ensure high quality food and service performance standards are met.
- Establish, implement and maintain Clinical Nutrition Care Standards. Manage financial performance for all areas of responsibility. Design and implement quality service and performance improvement processes, related to, food service delivery and contributes to overall cost structure and service improvement goals of the Service Area. Direct and conduct quality assurance audits.
- Kaiser Permanente conducts compensation reviews of positions on a routine basis. At any time, Kaiser Permanente reserves the right to reevaluate and change job descriptions, or to change such positions from salaried to hourly pay status. Such changes are generally implemented only after notice is given to affected employees.

Basic Qualifications:


• Minimum five (5) years of related management experience within the last seven (7) years.

• Minimum three (3) years of food service management experience required.


• Bachelor's degree in food and/or nutrition science.

License, Certification, Registration

• Registered Dietitian required.

• Must have a National Provider Identifier (NPI), or obtain an NPI, prior to employment start date.


Additional Requirements:

• Strong working knowledge of the American Dietetic Association and American Society for Parental and Enternal Nutrition standards.

• Demonstrated communication, interpersonal and customer service skills required.

• Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment.


Preferred Qualifications:

• N/A




Primary Location: California,Redwood City,Redwood City Hospital Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri Working Hours Start: 08:00 AM Working Hours End: 05:00 PM Job Schedule: Full-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: NUE-NCAL-09|NUE|Non Union Employee Job Level: Manager with Direct Reports Department: Redwood City Hospital - Food Preparation - 0201 Travel: No Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.