Golden Living GLC - Dietary Manager - Knox in Knox, Indiana

GLC - Dietary Manager - Knox

Position GLC - Manager Dining Services EX

Req Number DIE-18-00543

Division Golden LivingCenters


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As the Manager Dining Services EX at Golden LivingCenters, your talent will have a tremendous impact on every patient and resident we serve. Because as the Manager Dining Services EX, literally every aspect of our dining experience starts with you. You'll be responsible for staffing, food ordering and preparation, food delivery and clean up in accordance with facility policies, physician orders, resident care plans and appropriate regulations. Our Manager Dining Services EX will also promote an environment that fosters creative thinking, problem solving and empowerment. You'll have a lot on your plate but you'll have our full support. After all, at Golden LivingCenters we know that there's nothing like a home cooked meal to help patients and residents feel more at home. It all starts with our Manager Dining Services EX.


Manage the operation of the Dietary Department to include staffing, food ordering and preparation, food delivery and clean-up in accordance with facility policies, physician orders, patient care plans and appropriate regulations.


  • Plan facility and individual resident menus in conjunction with the Dietitian utilizing Company menu program.

  • Participate in regularly scheduled conferences and meetings in the center and outside training meetings.

  • Ensure food and supplies are purchased within budget and are timely and available for each meal.

  • Ensure food is nutritional, appetizing, prepared per menu and recipes and served in a timely manner. Ensure appropriate meals/snacks are served to residents.

  • Utilizes menu and patient care software.

  • Monitor food production maintaining use of standardized recipes and menus and ensuring proper preparation, food handling and storage of food and supplies. Maintain the highest level of quality and timeliness of food service.

  • Orient new staff, create job assignments and cleaning schedules.

  • Provide ongoing education and training to all dining staff.

  • Meet Company policies and state and Federal regulations for food and nutrition services provided.

  • Create work schedules and manage labor budget.

  • Maintain records per policy.

  • Ensure equipment and work areas are clean, safe and orderly; ensure strict adherence to procedures regarding cleaners or hazardous materials or objects; ensure universal precautions and infection control, isolation, fire, safety and sanitation practices and procedures are followed; and promptly address any hazardous conditions and equipment.

  • Active involvement with quality assurance program, survey preparedness and QAPI meetings.

  • Screens/visits all residents to obtain diet history and food preferences.

  • Communicates dietary issues to Registered Dietitian and other clinical team members.


Must adhere to the Company's Code of Conduct and Business Ethics policy including documentation and reporting responsibilities.

Position Requirements


  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • State approved dietary manager certificate or become certified within one year from hire date

  • Certified Dietary Manager (CDM) required

  • Minimum of 1 year in healthcare, hotel, restaurant, school, prison or armed services food service experience

  • Certification for food protection (i.e. ServSafe or equivalent preferred)


  • Basic understanding of computer technology, including email use

  • Strong verbal, reading, writing and math skills

  • Ability to supervise staff

  • Experience in culinary skills or food service with ability to train cooking and food production

  • Must be able to maintain confidentiality regarding patient and company proprietary information

  • Must have the ability to relate professionally and positively and work cooperatively with patients, families, and other employees at all levels

  • Proficient with computer skills and Microsoft Office applications

  • Experience in face to face interactions with customers

  • Experience in long term care setting

  • Must be capable of maintaining regular attendance


Mobility, reaching, bending, lifting (minimum of 10 pounds), fine hand coordination, ability to read and write, the ability to understand and follow written and oral instructions and directions, ability to travel, and ability to remain calm under pressure.


Golden Living and AseraCare Hospice are committed to enhancing the lives of the patients we care for. Here, you'll find some of the best professionals in healthcare working together to provide the highest level of care to every patient and resident we serve. And, we're able to offer career opportunities that fit almost anyone's background or level of experience. From where you work to how you work to everything in between, we're confident that at Golden Living and AseraCare Hospice, you'll find exactly what you're looking for in your career.

Location4875 GL - KNOX

Facility NameGLC - Knox

City State and ZipKnox, IN 46534

Location 04875

Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time

Shift Days

Category Dietary & Dining

Open Date 12/6/2018

EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

This position is currently accepting applications.