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EMPLOYER/LOCATION: Kaweah Delta Health Care District / Visalia, CA

Oversees both the food service program as well as the clinical nutrition program for the District.



  • Required: Registered Dietitian (RD); or Certified Dietary Manager (CDM) within 18 months of hire/transfer
  • Required: ServSafe Certification within 6 months of hire/transfer

Required: Bachelor’s degree in related field
Preferred: Master’s degree

Required: Five years of management experience in health care food services


  • Develops food service objectives and creative programs for the department, and assures on-going improvement of goods and services
    offered by the department.
  • All programs are directed to meet current needs of the hospital, and are managed in such a way that consumers are positive about
    services offered. No legitimate complaints.
  • Actively participates in planning and implementation of food services as they relate to new programs being offered by the hospital to
    the community.
  • Studies options and organizes to meet group decision within target budget and time frames.
  • Maintains good working relationships with all hospital departments by providing service, management assistance, and open
  • Maintains cordial and helpful relationships with all departments of the hospital. Maintains good working relationships in Food Service
    Department. Prompt and effective handling of problems. No legitimate complaints.
  • Preparation of departmental reports and records (financial, budget, personnel, etc.).
  • Develops accurate statistics in all areas of department productivity. Ability to produce and interpret reports when requested by
  • Supervision of all production, food service and sanitation for patients, cafeteria, and catering.
  • Ensures all food productions and service activities meet or exceed all applicable health care regulations. Meets all applicable health
    care regulations for all foods, supplies, and equipment.
  • Provides oversight of the clinical nutrition program. Provides guidance and direction to the Clinical Nutrition Manager.
  • Provides oversight of the Food and Nutrition Departments for all three campuses. Meets with all managers routinely and serves as a
    subject matter expert for all food production and service operations