Avamere Health Services Dietary Manager in Tacoma, Washington


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Dietary Manager: Avamere Heritage Rehab of Tacoma

Full-time Positions Available

Please apply online at: Avamere Heritage Rehab of Tacoma7411 Pacific AveTacoma, WA 98408(253) 474-8456

The primary responsibility of this position is to plan, organize, develop and direct the Dietary department to assure that quality nutritional services are provided on a daily basis.


  • Develop a written dietary plan of care for each resident, including goals or modifications, and participate in resident MDS’ to ensure their dietary needs are met.

  • Plan, prepare and operate under the Food Services Department’s budget.

  • Make daily rounds of food services personnel and to ensure that procedures are being followed.

  • Manage the daily setup, preparation, delivery and food service.

  • Serve meals that are palatable, appetizing in appearance and in accordance with established portion control procedures, on a timely basis.

  • Oversee daily cleaning duties including sweeping, mopping, dishwashing, etc.

  • Certified Dietary Manager or Registered Food Service Director.

  • High School diploma or equivalent.

  • 3 - 5 years’ experience in a dietary management role in a healthcare setting required.

  • Maintain confidentiality of all resident care information in accordance with HIPAA guidelines.

  • Create and uphold an atmosphere of warmth, patience, enthusiasm, and a calm and cheerful environment.

OR: Overall Supervisions of the dietary service shall be assigned to a full time dietary service director who is a registered dietician or is a graduate of a dietetic technician training program (correspondence or classroom) approved by the American Dietetic Association or dietary management training approved by the American Dietary Manager Association.

WA: The nursing home must have sufficient support personnel capable of carrying out the functions of dietary services and must:

-If a qualified dietitian is not employed full-time as the food service manager the nursing home must employ a food service manager to serve as the director of food service.

-The food service manager means:

An individual who is a qualified dietitian; or An individual who has completed a dietetic technician or dietetic assistant training program, correspondence or classroom, approved by the American Dietetic Association/Dietary Manager Association

ID: Being a certified food protection manager who was shown proficient of required information through passing a test that is part of an accredited program.

CO: The administrator shall designate a dietician or person qualified by training and experience to be responsible for the dietary services Least stringent as does not specify so ok until CMS updates are implemented in September.

Facility Information

The Avamere Family of Companies takes a holistic approach to post-acute care. We have designed a service that combines all of healthcare companies and healthcare professionals tied by the common goal of providing seamless care and support for all of our patients.

Avamere Heritage Rehabilitation of Tacoma is a 89 bed facility offering skilled nursing, transitional rehab, respite care, Alzheimer’s, long term care, and hospice. Avamere Heritage is a community based facility that provides a sense of home to their patients at every stage of care. We are committed to providing quality care in a warm and friendly setting. Residents are able to enjoy our library, or go outside and relax in our beautiful courtyard. We boast longevity with our staff and we are currently seeking top notch talent interested in being a part of our long term interdisciplinary team.

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Category Dietary

Shift Day

Hours Full-Time

Union Position No

Location Avamere Heritage Rehab of Tacoma

Address 7411 Pacific Avenue

City Tacoma

State WA

Zip 98408