Regency Healthcare

  • Certified Dietary Manager

    Location US-TX-Wharton
    Wharton Nursing & Rehabilitation Center
  • Overview




    The purpose of this position is to supervise the Dietary Services with regularly scheduled consultation from a qualified dietitian. The Supervisor is directly responsible to the Administrator.


    Participate in regular conferences with the Administrator and with the RN who has
    responsibility for the resident and the resident's plan of care.

    Participates in conferences concerning the resident's plan of care, the director of food service must provide information about approaches to identified nutritional problems.

    Assisting in development of dietetic policies and procedures.
    Representing dietary department at staff meetings and communicating pertinent information to employees.
    Planning diets to be reviewed by consultant.
    Purchasing or requisitioning food and supplies in appropriate quantities based upon the menu.

    Assisting the dietitian in planning and conducting an on-going in-service training program for dietary staff.
    Visiting residents and assisting in gathering information on food preferences and giving
    diet instructions.

    Follow-up recommendations of the dietitian.
    Maintenance of essential records:
    a. Meal Census
    b. Diets Served
    c. Menus
    d. Purchase Records
    e. Tray cards
    f. Diet Roster (Maintain for thirty (30) days)
    g. Nutrition Assessments and Care Plans
    h. Weekly staffing patterns


    Graduate of Dietary Manager’s Program, 2 year or 4 year food service program.

    Successful completion of certified Dietary Managers’ Examination.

    The Food Service Supervisor must be at least a qualified dietitian with an Associate-in-arts graduate in nutrition and food management (such as Dietetics, Home Economics, or Restaurant Management.

    A Graduate of dietetic technician or dietetic assistant training program approved by the ADA or the Dietary Managers Assoc, Whether conducted by correspondence or in a classroom.


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