Director - Dietary/food Svcs - #19543754

Universal Health Services


Date: Apr 6, 2021
City: Las Cruces, NM
Contract type: Full time
Universal Health Services

Responsibilities


Mesilla Valley Hospital (UHS facility) is a free-standing psychiatric hospital in Las Cruces, New Mexico that provides mental health and drug & alcohol addiction services for adolescents, adults, and seniors. Mesilla Valley Hospital has been in operation since 1987, serving those in need of treatment for a variety of psychiatric and substance abuse issues. Mesilla Valley Hospital is a 120-bed facility, providing access to quality behavioral healthcare and substance abuse treatment to residents of New Mexico, West Texas and Arizona.


Mesilla Valley Hosptial is currently seeking a Director of Dietary Services. This position provides excellent benefits and generous paid time off!


POSITION SUMMARY


The Director of Dietary is responsible for managing and coordinating all activities of the Dietary Services Department. This includes providing nutritional and attractive meals for patients and facility employees, maintaining an organized and sanitary environment, monitoring supply inventories and purchasing of food and supplies as required, ensuring proper storage of food and supplies and managing an effective Dietary staff. The Director of Dietary is responsible for the serving of meals for patients and facility staff in accordance with approved menu cycles and production sheets.


Qualifications


EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION


Bachelor's degree preferred and three years of demonstrated responsible food service management experience, with at least two years in a management/supervisory role in an institutional type setting.



  • This position requires a Bachelor's Degree or CDM certification.


SKILLS


Knowledge of nutrition, basic therapeutic diets, menu planning techniques, basic knowledge of dietary supplemental requirements, dietary substitutes and basic food service sanitation.


PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS


Ability to stand, walk and sit for long periods of time.


Ability to lift, push and pull up to 50 pounds.


Ability to twist, turn, stoop, kneel and bend daily.


Ability to see, taste, smell and hear to assess products served and produce a safe work environment.


ABOUT UHS


One of the nation's largest and most respected providers of hospital and healthcare services, Universal Health Services, Inc. has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Growing steadily since its inception into an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, our annual revenues were $10.77 billion in 2018. In 2020, UHS was again recognized as one of the World's Most Admired Companies by Fortune; in 2019, ranked #293 on the Fortune 500; and in 2017, listed #275 in Forbes inaugural ranking of America's Top 500 Public Companies. Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS has more than 87,000 employees and through its subsidiaries operates 26 acute care hospitals, 327 behavioral health facilities, 40 outpatient facilities and ambulatory care access points, an insurance offering, a physician network and various related services located in 37 U.S. states, Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico and the United Kingdom


EEO Statement


All UHS subsidiaries are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates. UHS subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers and as such, openly support and fully commit to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion and compensation of individuals without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), genetic information, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.


We believe that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success.


Notice


At UHS and all our subsidiaries, our Human Resources departments and recruiters are here to help prospective candidates by matching skillset and experience with the best possible career path at UHS and our subsidiaries. We take pride in creating a highly efficient and best in class candidate experience. During the recruitment process, no recruiter or employee will request financial or personal information (Social Security Number, credit card or bank information, etc.) from you via email. The recruiters will not email you from a public webmail client like Hotmail, Gmail, Yahoo Mail, etc. If you are suspicious of a job posting or job-related email mentioning UHS or its subsidiaries, let us know by contacting us at: https://uhs.alertline.com


or 1-800-852-3449.

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