Vivage Senior Living

  • Dietary Services Manager

    Job Locations US-CO-Colorado Springs
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    Food Service
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    Parkmoor Village Healthcare Center



    We strive to improve lives through our hospitality and focus on person-centered holistic care.



    Effective communication, value-driven care, continuous quality improvement, driven to improve customer satisfaction.


    Core Values





    Our management company, VIVAGE SENIOR LIVING, is a nationally recognized leader and innovator in the long-term care industry. VIVAGE SENIOR LIVING is  dedicated to person-centered care and we embrace the Eden Alternative™ philosophy. We bring “quality of life in aging” and “living well” to Long Term Care!


    Currently, Parkmoor Village HCC is seeking a FULL TIME DIETARY SERVICES MANAGER at their 125 bed skilled nursing community located in Colorado Springs, CO.  


    The primary responsibility of the DIETARY SERVICES MANAGER is to assist the Dietician in planning, organizing, developing and directing the overall operation of the Food Service Department following the current federal, state and local standards, guidelines and regulations that govern long term care and assisted living facilities.   You are entrusted to assure that quality nutritional services are provided on a daily basis and that the Food Service Department is maintained in a clean, safe, and sanitary manner.  A successful DIETARY SERVICES MANAGER in our community has these traits and attributes:


    • Coordinate food services and activities with other related departments.
    • Assist in developing and maintaining written food services policies and procedures.
    • Interpret the department’s policies and procedures to residents, employees, visitors, government agencies, etc., as necessary.
    • Perform administrative duties such as completing necessary forms, reports, evaluations, studies, etc to assure control of equipment and supplies.
    • Develop and maintain a file of tested standard recipes.
    • Inspect kitchen, dish room, food storage rooms, utility/janitorial closets, etc., for upkeep and supply control.
    • Interview residents or family members, as necessary to obtain diet history.
    • Participate in maintaining records of the resident’s food likes and dislikes.
    • Provide substitute foods or similar nutritive value to residents who refuse food served.
    • Assist in developing methods for determining the quality and quantity of food served.
    • Ensure that menus are maintained and filed.
    • Assist in planning regular and special diet menus to assure they are in compliance with the physician’s orders.
    • Evaluate and implement recommendations from established committees as they may pertain to food services.
    • Assist in the recruitment, interviewing, selection and training of food services personnel.
    • Schedule department work hours.
    • Counsel/discipline food service personnel as requested of as necessary.
    • Terminate employment when necessary, documenting and coordinating such actions with the HR Director and/or Administrator.
    • Monitor absenteeism.
    • Assist in establishing a food service production line.
    • Conduct departmental performance evaluations.
    • Assist in interviewing/obtaining food supply vendors as requested.
    • Purchases food service supplies, equipment, etc., as required.
    • Assist in planning department’s budget and maintains records for monthly expenditures.
    • Interacts with residents/elders/clients and may recording summary in a medical record
    • Maintain confidentiality of all pertinent resident care information including protected health information.
    • Demonstrate a passion for caring as evidenced by interaction with co-workers, residents, families, and visitors.
    • Perform all other duties, as assigned.


    • Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language.
    • Must be registered as a Food Service Director in this state.
    • Must possess leadership ability and willingness to work harmoniously with and supervise other personnel.
    • Must be knowledgeable of food services practices and procedures as well as the laws, regulations, and guidelines governing food services functions in nursing care facilities. 
    • Must maintain the care and use of supplies, equipment, and maintain the appearance of food service areas.
    • Must perform regular inspections of food services service area for sanitation, order, safety, and proper performance of assigned duties.
    • Must have the ability to plan, organize, develop, implement, and interpret the programs goals, objectives, policies, procedures, etc ., of the Food Service Department.
    • Must possess the ability to deal tactfully when personnel, residents, family members, visitors, government agencies/personnel and the general public.
    • Must not pose a direct threat to the health or safety of other individuals in the workplace.
    • Must possess, as a minimum, a high school diploma.
    • Be a graduate of an accredited course in dietetic training approved by the American Dietetic Association.
    • Must have, as a minimum five (5) years experience in a supervisory capacity in a hospital, nursing care facility, or other related medical facility.
    • Must have training in cost control, food management, diet therapy, etc.


    Parkmoor Village HCC is proudly a managed facility of


    We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, Females/Minority/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

    No agencies or affiliates please.


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