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Sanford Health Manager, Nutrition and Food Services in Thief River Falls, Minnesota

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Facility: Thief River Falls Medical Center
Location: Thief River Falls, MN
Address: 3001 Sanford Pkwy, Thief River Falls, MN 56701, USA
Shift: 8 Hours - Day Shifts
Job Schedule: Full time
Weekly Hours: 40.00
Pay Info: $5,000 Sign On Bonus

Department Details

Monday - Friday 8am-5pm. May have to work an occasional weekend/holiday to fill in if needed.

Job Summary

Manages the day-to-day operations of the Nutrition and Food Services department, contributing to the strategic

planning process. Oversees all dietary and related food services functions. Oversees diet and menu planning. Monitors the dispensing and distribution of food and other related supplies.

Provides knowledge of quality management methods, tools, and techniques. Demonstrates the ability to create and support an environment that meets the quality goals of the organization. Measures quality and monitors key industry indicators to ensure continuous improvement.

Assists with providing feedback in the collection and preparation of required budget information. Assists with coordinating each department's budget to include employee hour and department related expenses. Understands the critical components associated and required to achieve intended results. Displays ability to generate consistent approaches for hiring, selection, retaining and leveraging talent across the unit.

Flexible and creative in problem solving and demonstrates effective communication techniques. Maintains departmental applications and designs process flows for implementation of changes, enhancements, and interfaces collaborating with information services to set realistic timeframes.

Actively participates in tasks force, committees, staff meetings, etc. to assist with the department initiatives, implement goals, and organizational strategies. Assists in the training of new staff members and the development of existing staff members. Trains others on main considerations and issues related to laws and regulations in the implementation of healthcare and nutritional practices.

Collaborates and actively participates in measuring employee performance. Practices positive collaboration and converts difficult interactions into productive ones. Seeks opportunities to help others learn as teacher, coach, and mentor.

Maintains current certifications in specialty, continues education when necessary as well as tracks, and maintains for staff as needed. Possesses knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Excel, and Outlook.


Advanced education preferred.

Minimum three years’ experience required in the area of hire.

CMD (Certified Dietary Manager) certification or a register dietitian preferred. If necessary, acquire Serv Safe certification

within a year of hire.


Sanford Health offers an attractive benefits package for qualifying full-time and part-time employees. Depending on eligibility, a variety of benefits include health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, a 401(k) retirement plan, work/life balance benefits, and a generous time off package to maintain a healthy home-work balance. For more information about Total Rewards, visit .

Sanford is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request an accommodation for help with your online application, please call 1-877-673-0854 or send an email to .

Sanford Health has a Drug Free Workplace Policy. An accepted offer will require a drug screen and pre-employment background screening as a condition of employment.

Req Number: R-0111244
Job Function: Allied Health
Featured: No