Assistant Director of Patient Services - Columbus, OH
Aramark Healthcare - Columbus, OH
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ARAMARK is a leader in professional services, providing award-winning food services, facilities management, and uniform and career apparel to health care institutions, universities and school districts, stadiums and arenas, and businesses around the world. The company is recognized as the industry leader in FORTUNE magazine s World s Most Admired Companies, and as one of America s Largest Private Companies by both FORTUNE and Forbes magazines. ARAMARK seeks to responsibly address issues that matter to its clients, customers, employees and communities by focusing on employee advocacy, environmental stewardship, health and wellness, and community involvement. Headquartered in Philadelphia, ARAMARK has approximately 255,000 employees serving clients in 22 countries. Learn more at www.twitter.com/aramarknews. ARAMARK Healthcare is a leader in providing food, facility, clinical technology and senior living services to nearly 1300 healthcare organizations throughout North America. Our presence is felt throughout the entire healthcare continuum, from patients, visitors and residents, to nurses and physicians. That s why we believe our people are truly our greatest asset. And it s why we re committed to creating an internal culture where the best people want to work - with a dedication to diversity, exceptional career development, competitive benefits and compensation, and generous community initiatives that make a difference. ARAMARK Healthcare is searching for an Assistant Director Patient Services for our client operations in an 800 bed hospital in Columbus, OH.This roleplans, coordinates and manages patient food service activities, complyingwith the standards established by ARAMARK Healthcare, regulatory agencies and client. Leads patient service staff to ensure meals are properly prepared, plated,delivered to patients, rounding on patients/departments, management of the diet office, host/hostess program,safety/sanitation, operation of the tray line, schedulingand other duties assigned. Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with other departments to provide a unified approach to patient/resident care. Level of impact is within own operation. Key Responsibilities: Delivers strong operational performance by executing against ARAMARK Healthcare and regulatory agency standards and programs, continually monitoring operations, and completing assessments and necessary action plans to provide optimal nutrition care and meal service to patients/residents. Drives patient satisfaction and maintains client relationships through rounding. Ensures compliance to food safety, sanitation, and overall workplace safety standards. Supervises, staffs, trains, conducts applicable rounding and manages the performance of the food service supervisors, diet office, kitchen, tray line and patient meal delivery staff, including applicable rounding. Serves asliaison between the dietetics staff and food servicedepartments. Recognizes and adopts activities appropriate to the specific needs of the patient/resident population and demonstrates knowledge of specific issues directly related to age of patient population Coordinates activities related to menu distribution and other menu-related issues, and facilitate operations related to production, distribution and service of food to ensure optimal nutrition care of patients/residents. Manages and controls resources and materials to ensure quality, adequacy of supply and cost control within budgetary guidelines. Maintains dietetic registration, state-required credentials and continuing education requirements if required. Requiresa bachelor s degree (BA) from a 4-year college or university. This position requires Registered Dietitian with at leastone year of clinicalpractice experience. Must have valid Licensed Dietitian status, if residing in a state with licensure. Requires minimum 2-3 years operations management experience working in a fast paced food environment with exceptional communication skills. Ability to communicate (both verbal and written) effectively with clients, customers of client and support staff. Ability to write letters, summaries and reports, using prescribed format and conform to all rules of punctuation, grammar, diction and style. Requires management and leadership skills and the ability to work with confidential employee, client and ARAMARK information.