National Church Residences

  • Director of Food Services

    Job ID
    Regular Full-Time
    Location : Address
    Waters Edge of Bradenton
  • Overview

    According to prescribed policies and procedures of the organization including all applicable state, federal and accreditation regulations and under the general supervision of the Administrator assumes the responsibility for the preparation and distribution of all foods for residents and personnel. The Director is also responsible for the general supervision of the Dietary Department.




    •  Oversees the preparation of all food in sufficient quantities to cover all service requirements and to meet time standards.
    •  Adheres to all sanitary regulations and safety governing the handling, preparation and serving of food.
    •  Supervises, trains, schedules and evaluates all employees involved in the Dietary Department.
    •  Confers with the Dietician regarding operating problems, resident food service, and therapeutic diets.
    •  Assists with menu planning.
    •  Purchases food, supplies, and equipment within budget. Checks food deliveries from suppliers.
    •  Interviews residents concerning their dietary needs and advises staff as to the dietary status of residents. Confers with dietician, physicians, and nursing   regarding dietary problems of residents.
    •  Works closely with others involved in resident care.



    •  Attends and participates in department head meetings, plan of care meetings, and Quality Assurance and Assessment Committee.
    •  Conducts and participates in in-services educational programs.



    •  Demonstrates and maintains a positive, professional manner, manages time efficiently and effectively, provides leadership as a role model to promote a team approach, collaborates and participates in policy creation and appropriate problem solving methods.
    •  With respect to Resident Rights, ensures all care is provided with respect and dignity for clients, reports all complaints made by clients and/or families to the appropriate supervisors, reports all allegations of abuse, misappropriation of funds/client property and/or any other corporate compliance items immediately.
    •  Must adhere to all policies, procedures, terms and conditions set forth in the National Church Residences’ Employee Information Guide (EIG) as well as any facility/agency handbook including but not limited to corporate compliance, drug free workplace, and safe work practices, all federal, state, local regulations and laws.
    •  Performs other duties as assigned.


    Education: Associate’s degree or certified in a relevant field.

    Experience: Two to four years health care dining services management required. Executive Chef in a restaurant or hotel preferred.

    Mental: Must have the ability to speak, read, write and understand English. Must have good communication, comprehension, and interpersonal skills.

    Skills: Must have working knowledge of Windows, Microsoft Office Suite, and World Wide Web.

    Licensure: Certified Dietary Manager, Safe Serve Certification

    Vision: Normal: Consistent with standard workflow.


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