Nutritional Service Manager


UH Rehabilitation Hospital in Beachwood is a joint venture between University Hospitals and Kindred Healthcare, bringing together the expertise of both world-class organizations. Opened in 2013, our 50-bed, state of the art acute inpatient rehabilitation hospital is focused on improving the functional status of our patients after an injury or illness with the goal of returning our patients home safely.

Job Summary:

The Nutritional Services Manager supervises activities of Dining Services Department providing quality food service and nutritional care for the patient population, visitors, guests, and hospital staff. Ensures policies and procedures are being followed and supervises food preparation. Ensures sanitation standards and safety practices are being followed and supervises personnel utilization. Selects professional dietetic staff and directs departmental education programs. Participates in CQI performance improvement activities and educates all staff members.


  1. Determines quality and quantity of food required.
  2. Supervises food production and service programs, as well as departmental personnel involved.
  3. Ensures food preparation for optimal nutrition (including attention to various age groups of patients) and economic handling of food, as well as efficient usage of time.
  4. Plans menus, purchases food and assigns duties for special functions, such as medical staff meetings, board meetings, recognition dinners and other related hospital functions.
  5. Checks food for flavor, temperature and appearance on a regular basis.
  6. Confers with other departments, such as the medical staff and nursing, regarding the technical and administrative aspects of dietetic service.
  7. Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors.
  8. Evaluates kitchen personnel on a regular basis according to prescribed guidelines; hires and terminates personnel according to standard procedure, as required.




    • Bachelors degree or culinary certificate preferred, but not required.
    • Recent experience in managing the food services in a medical facility preferred.
    • Able to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing.
    • Additional languages preferred.
    • Basic computer knowledge.
    • Highly developed organizational skills.
    • Obtain Serv Safe Certification within 6 months of hire

Salary Range
$30,000.00 - 56,000.00
per Year
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Beachwood, OH 44122, US
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