Banner Health believes leadership matters, and we look for people who share our vision making health care easier, so life can be better. Our leaders are at the front of the health care transformation, planning the future of Banner Health.
As the Director of Culinary & Nutrition, EVS/Housekeeping, and Volunteer & Gift Shop Services you will be instrumental in leading strategic initiatives and special projects and will have oversight of staffing, budgeting and financial operations management. This position provides the direction, planning and supervision of these departments as well as maintaining benchmarks of productivity.
If you are looking for a growth opportunity with a fantastic company and a chance to lead an amazing team of professionals, then we'd like to hear from you!
Your pay and benefits are important components of your Journey at Banner Health. This opportunity is also eligible for our Management Incentive Program, as part of your Total Rewards package. Banner Health offers a variety of benefit plans to help you and your family. We provide health and financial security options so you can focus on being the best at what you do and enjoying your life.
Banner Estrella Medical Center is a 305-bed acute care hospital providing a full range of health care services to the fast growing communities of west Phoenix. Opened in 2005, this is an innovative, fully electronic facility that features electronic medical records, computerized physician order entry, digital radiography, sophisticated ICU monitoring and much more. In fact, we've been named one of the "ten most innovative hospitals in the country" by Newsweek Magazine and are recognized by U.S. News and World Report as one of Phoenix's Best Hospitals. The hospital is also designed to provide a soothing, healing atmosphere for both patients and their family members. We encourage the use of such therapies as pet therapy, aromatherapy, spiritual care and Reiki Therapy.
This position provides direction, planning and supervision of food and clinical nutrition services, environmental services, volunteer services and/or other support services including but not limited to multiple retail food/beverage and Gift Shop units, catering services, linen, and transport services for the facility. Ensures the provision of efficient, high quality meal service, nutritional patient care, and environmental services to maintain a clean and safe medical center environment. This position may also develop, direct and supervise workforce that support culinary, volunteer and environmental services. Ensures the proper guidelines and protocols governing the use of chemicals and the disposal of waste products are enforced. Provides a key role in negotiation of supply, equipment and linen contracts as necessary. This position is also responsible for directing and administering the Volunteer Services Department at assigned facility/facilities in accordance with the organizational mission and philosophy, including adult, teen and community volunteers. This position also promotes and supports community partnerships and opportunities. Additionally, this position is responsible for developing, managing, and monitoring departmental operating budget(s). The position provides strategic direction to ensure the department goals are consistent with organizational objectives.
1. Provides required leadership, planning, and direction to create and deliver high quality food, nutrition services, retail operations, volunteer services, and dietary care. Oversees menu planning and recipe development, food production, procurement and storage of food and nutritional supplies and equipment, patient food services, and patient dietary counseling. Establishes goals and strategies for the Environmental Services Department and other departments, as applicable. This position is also responsible for directing the day-to-day activities and operations of the volunteer program, gift shop operations, and/or other specialized programmatic area for assigned facility/facilities, including all employees and volunteers that work within the scope of the program. Performs all functions according to established policies, procedures, regulatory and accreditation requirements, as well as applicable professional standards.
2. Plans and directs the implementation of information systems for the department. Works with organization and vendor resources to implement and manage systems for patient menus and ordering, the management of food production and forecasting, retail sales accounting and tracking, and patient dietary services. Directs, manages, and administers all aspects of volunteer programs, gift shop operations, and/or other specialized programmatic areas at assigned facility/facilities. Manages quality, safety and compliance for all facility food and nutrition services, and environmental services. Creates and administers measures and benchmarks for all required outcomes in product and service quality, regulatory compliance, customer satisfaction, safe work practices and employee engagement and satisfaction. Assures that all reporting staff maintain required food handling and professional certification.
3. Directs personnel actions including recruiting, new hire actions, interviewing and selection of new staff, salary determinations, training, and performance management. Supports staff training and development to motivate staff to provide highest level of service and to remain current on industry trends. Establishes and communicates team goals and provides feedback and recommendations for improvement. Selects, orients, trains, schedules and evaluates employees and volunteers to staff assigned service areas. Provides leadership and growth opportunities for staff. Manages and oversees the maintenance of staff and volunteer files, including annual evaluations, safety education, and/or other regulatory requirements. Under the general supervision of facility senior leadership, this position is responsible for all aspects of patient food services and patient dietary care services; environmental services, volunteer services/operations and other support services, as assigned on a 24-hour basis. The position plans and provides systems to support customer needs and evaluate service levels. Interfaces with department directors to create new volunteer opportunities and innovative programs to support respective areas of service and the organizations strategic plan.
4. Manages the department's financial performance. Forecasts and manages retail, food, and catering revenues. Develops and manages operational and capital budgets. Manages operating expenses and other key indicators within agreed upon parameters. Reconciles monthly operating expense budget variances. Assures the department is effectively and efficiently controlling budgeted manpower, materials, equipment, money and time. Ensures compliance with regulatory requirements. Promotes effective policies and procedures. Reports performance monitoring for expected time periods. Manages fundraising activities in applicable area(s), which may involve collaboration with the organizations internal Foundation. May oversee the management negotiating pricing contracts with external vendors to ensure maximization of profits and/or minimization of operational expenses.
Performs all functions according to established policies, procedures, regulatory and accreditation requirements, as well as applicable professional standards. Provides all customers of Banner Health with an excellent service experience by consistently demonstrating our core and leader behaviors each and every day.
Bachelor's degree required in field of study.
Significant technical and moderate managerial experience, typically gained through 4 to 7 years relevant experience
Recommended 5 or more years of broad experience in the management of both retail and patient food service, production and procurement, volunteer services and experience in managing clinical nutrition services. Requires a comprehensive working knowledge of environmental services functions, including chemicals, tools, and equipment used for carpet and hard floor care. Must demonstrate effective leadership, organization, communication, and human relation skills to interact successfully with all levels of staff and outside contacts/vendors, including administration, physicians, vendors and regulatory agencies. Knowledge of personnel management, recruitment/retention and customer relations functions is required, as well as a practical operating knowledge of the areas of planning, developing, training, budgeting and organizing programs. Must have excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills to effectively interact and provide assistance to a diverse group of individuals. Must have a working knowledge of personal software packages. Skilled in handling multiple tasks simultaneously. Must have the ability to organize, prioritize and multi-task workload in a fast paced environment. Proficient use of written language in composing a variety of presentations, policies, procedures, and other applicable communication pieces. Skilled in maintaining composure and professional demeanor in difficult and stressful situations. Depending on assignment, may require knowledge of retail management principles and practices.
Additional related education and/or experience preferred.
DATE APPROVED 09/20/2020
Internal Number: R8747
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You want to change the health care industry – one life at a time. You belong here. You’re excited to be part of the dramatic changes happening in the health care field. In fact, you thrive on change. But you also understand that excellent, compassionate patient care is the true measure of the success of these changes. You belong at Banner Health. Our award-winning, comprehensive health system includes 23 hospitals in seven western states, primary care health centers, research centers, labs, a network of physician practices and much more. Throughout our system, skilled, compassionate professionals use the latest technology to change the way care is provided. If you’re looking to be a key contributor to a forward-looking organization, you’ll experience a wide variety of professional advantages: •Our vision for changing the future of health care gives you the opportunity to leverage your abilities to achieve something historic. •Our expansive system offers you an unmatched variety of clinical settings – from large urban trauma center to small rural hospital, ambulatory to home health. Our system also includes hospitals specializing in cancer, heart health and pediatrics. •Our many loc...ations also translate into a broad selection of exciting and rewarding lifestyle options – from the big city to the wide-open spaces. •Our commitment to healthcare innovation means you always have the latest technologies at your fingertips to help you provide the finest care possible. •The size, success and growth of our system provide you with the stability and options to pursue your desired career path. •Our competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits offer you options to complement your unique needs.