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Good nutrition is vital to supporting and maintaining total body wellness. Whether you're a registered dietitian, a nutritionist, or a food services professional, you'll promote our mission and spread good health through good nutrition when you join our team.

Supervisor Food Service

Location: Wailuku, HI Additional Locations:
Job Number: 861070 Date posted: 02/26/2020

Supervises, monitors, and ensures high quality cost effective food services for inpatient, Skilled Care Facility, cafeteria, and catering areas. Oversees daily foodservice operations. Collaborates with other Food and Nutrition Services management in planning, development and implementation of department programs, policies, and goals. Supervises assigned staff.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Supervises daily food service operation for hospital patients, skilled care facility residents, cafeteria and catering services to ensure compliance to food production, food service, sanitation, safety, security and health regulations and standards. Enforces security and cash control procedures per policy. Plans weekly employee schedules and updates or redistributes staff as needed to cover shortages. Assist with coordinating staffing for catering functions. Processes and approve employee TIME. Supervises sanitation and HACCP on a day to day basis. Monitors department activities, redirecting workflow as required to ensure compliance with regulations. Communicates daily activities and reports issues to appropriate staff.

  • Maintains regulatory logs per requirement. Conducts audits to ensure high quality of food and service performance standards are met. Assists in conducting orientation, in-service education/training, competency assessment and process improvement programs for food service personnel. Assists with equipment oversight, and communicates with Operations Manager and Maintenance department on equipment repairs.

  • Provides input and assists with oversight of food service budgets, daily preparation of bank deposits (reconciles and resolves discrepancies), and compiles data and information for financial reports. Prepares, audits and maintain data for monthly financial statement preparation. Participates in policy and procedure development, and implementation. Supervises and performs receiving and inspection of purchases of food items, supplies and equipment during absence of Operations Manager.

  • Hires, trains, supervises, counsels, disciplines, and terminates assigned staff as appropriate.

  • Communicates goals, objectives, accountabilities, priorities, and authority parameters to assigned staff.

  • Basic Qualifications:


  • Minimum four (4) year food service experience.

  • Minimum two (2) years in a supervisory role.

  • Education

  • Bachelor's degree in dietetics, food service management OR four (4) years of experience in a directly related field.

  • License, Certification, Registration

  • Current SERVSAFE Manager certificate or successful completion of a comparable sanitation course within the past year.

  • Additional Requirements:

  • Knowledge of regulatory state and federal requirements specific to health care organizations.

  • Ability to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of and skill in adaptability, decision making, customer service, influence, interpersonal relations, oral and written communication, problem solving, and quality management.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of and skill in word processing, spreadsheet, and database PC applications.

  • Preferred Qualifications:

  • Two (2) years' food service experience in a hospital, or healthcare, facility.

  • Certification by approved Certified Dietary Manager's Program (CDM).
  • Primary Location: Hawaii,Wailuku,Memorial - Wailuku Tower 221 Mahalani St. Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun Working Hours Start: Varies Working Hours End: Varies Job Schedule: Full-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: Salaried, Non-Union, Exempt Job Level: Team Leader/Supervisor Job Category: Nutrition / Food Services Department: Food Preparation 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.

    External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.

    About Dietitians & Nutrition Services Careers

    Dietitians & Nutrition Services Careers

    Whether you're supporting the health of our members, employees, or communities, the work you do supports our proactive approach to health. Opportunities exist in outpatient and inpatient care, health education, menu planning, food preparation, and more. In many of these roles, you may find yourself counseling members and community groups on their nutritional practices and educating them on how the right diet can help prevent disease and promote health.

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