BASIC PURPOSE OF THE JOB Responsible for planning, implementing and evaluating all functions of the Food and Nutrition Services Department. Provides leadership to staff; establishes policies and procedures. Monitors financial performance and seeks vendor contracts to achieve budget projections. Develops quality assurance standards and monitors indicators for food and nutrition. Works closely with managers to achieve goals. JOB REQUIREMENTS Minimum Education Bachelors Required in Food Systems Administration, Food Science, Nutrition or related field. Masters Degree in Food Systems Administration preferred. Minimum Work Experience Five years experience in health care food service management required. Clinical nutrition experience preferred. Required Licenses/Certifications for position None Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities Ability to communicate effectively (verbal and written,) MS Office skills, ability to solve problems, excellent organization and time management skills, leadership skills, fiscal responsibility, ability to work with families and providers, customer service focused, forward thinking. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Note: Reasonable accommodations may be made for individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position. Light lifting, pushing and pulling is required for 10-20 lbs occasionally and frequent moving of objects of less than 10 lbs is required. Frequent sitting with some walking, standing, squatting, bending and reaching is required. Keyboard/computer use and/or repetitive motions may be required.
East Tennessee Children's Hospital is a 152-bed hospital certified by the state of Tennessee as the only Comprehensive Regional Pediatric Center in East Tennessee and is accredited by the Joint Commission. As a Comprehensive Regional Pediatric Center, Children's Hospital offers full capabilities to care for seriously ill children in a unique pediatric environment and offers the services of many di...fferent pediatric subspecialties. Children's Hospital works jointly with the University of Tennessee Medical Center to ensure that injured children in this region receive trauma care at the institution most appropriate for the child's needs. We also assist smaller hospitals by providing pediatric health care training opportunities.