Patient Food Service Supervisor

Alberta Health Services - Calgary, AB (30+ days ago)

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Your Opportunity:
The Patient Food Service Supervisor reports to the Manager of Patient Food Services, the incumbent is responsible for the coordination of day to day site food service activities. The position provides direct supervision to front-line food service staff and maintain an efficient operation of patient food services. Responsibilities include performance management, recruitment, training, staff scheduling, payroll management and discipline of area employees. Responsible for monitoring operational performance targets including budget and inventory management to achieve quality food service goals using a customer-focused approach. Also responsible for ensuring compliance with all applicable regulations as well as implementation and monitoring of quality improvement, risk management and safety standards. Critically evaluates current state to create a service that is responsive to changes within the organization, meets demands and seeks opportunities for improvement.

Communication and collaboration with the Nutritional Services Team (Clinical Dietitians) to ensure diet orders are implemented appropriately is vitally. While working at ACH you will be responsible to ensure the correct infant and pediatric formulas orders are processed correctly. Ongoing communication will other clinical team members to ensure correct therapeutic diets and formulas have been ordered will be a daily occurrence. In this position there is strong focus on clinical knowledge for therapeutic diets, infant and pediatric formulas. This position exercises considerable independence in performing duties and meeting management objectives. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Classification: Supervisor
Union: Exempt
Primary Location: Alberta Children's Hospital
Negotiable Location: Within Calgary Zone
Temporary Employee Class: Temp Part Time
FTE: 0.75
Posting End Date: 09-DEC-2019
Date Available: 30-DEC-2019
Temporary End Date: 08-JUN-2020
Hours per Shift: 5, 7.5, 9
Length of Shift in weeks: 2
Shifts per cycle: 8
Shift Pattern: Days, Evenings, Weekends
Days Off: Saturday/Sunday
Minimum Salary: $24.31
Maximum Salary: $41.77
Vehicle Requirement: N/A

Required Qualifications:
At minimum of three years of leadership experience in a health care setting involving hiring, scheduling and directing work to assigned employees. Candidates are required to have either a diploma/degree in Dietetics, Nutrition and Food Service Management or Dietary Technology. Considerable leadership experience in a unionized health care environment desirable with strong team building skills and the ability to handle multiple demands concurrently. Education must be accompanied by demonstrated leadership ability, organizational and time management skills, excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Must be proficient with software in a Windows XP environment - Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and Outlook). Ability to meet time-lines and to independently prioritize work with attention to detail and accuracy.

Additional Required Qualifications:
Leadership skills, including demonstrated ability and comfort with decision making responsibilities, coaching and teaching, and the ability to inspire and build confidence in others. Demonstrated ability to manage change and create innovative solutions for complex and diverse issues. Ability to manage human, financial and physical resources within an operating environment. Proven ability to foster partnerships and to achieve organizational goals.

Preferred Qualifications:
Previous experience in a cold serve meal tray assembly cell, LEAN Six Sigma concept knowledge and focus on WHS would be considered assets. Experience with CBORD is preferred, Formula Calculator, e-People (RMS) and e-Facilities are definite assets.