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Beth Israel Lahey Health Dietary Supervisor in Milton, Massachusetts

When you join the growing BILH team, you're not just taking a job, you’re making a difference in people’s lives.

Job Type:

Per Diem

Scheduled Hours:


Work Shift:

Day (United States of America)

Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Milton is committed to improving the health of our community by providing exceptional, personalized health care with dignity, compassion and respect.

Beth Israel Milton is currently seeking a per diem Dietary Supervisor for our Dietary Department.

Under the direct supervision of the Director of Nutrition Services the Supervisor shall be responsible for supervising the assembly and distribution of food for patients, staff and special functions. The Supervisor shall also be responsible for maintaining standards of sanitation, safety, and quality as outlined in federal and state regulations, and the Nutrition Services Policy and Procedure Manual. The staff member supervises Dietary Aides and functions as a manager in the absence of the Director. The Supervisor serves in a consultative role with both the Dietitians and the Chef


Supervise and assist the Food Service Personnel to ensure jobs are done properly, safely, and maintain the quality of service.

Assist and participate in the evaluation process and in disciplining of employees as necessary.

Monitor meal tray lines, ensuring quality and sanitation standards are met Ensure appropriate timing of production schedules and meal service.

Develop biweekly schedule for Diet Aides. Make necessary changes based on staffing needs.

Performs cash handling/reconciliation responsibilities

Responsible for the enforcement of all departmental sanitation and safety policies

Utilize slow periods to perform general departmental housekeeping

Monitor portion control, food temperatures, sanitation levels, as well as appearance, accuracy and taste of patient foods Plan and conduct safety in-services

Completes production tally sheets for patient foods

Performs all duties in accordance with safety and other laws, rules and regulations set forth by appropriate regulatory agencies and in accordance with established department and hospital policies and procedures

Accountable for assisting the Director in complying with the standards set forth by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations, and other regulatory agencies as related to food service.

Accountable for abiding by all hospital policies and procedures

Employee maintains competencies (position specific and hospital-wide) required for the specific patient population served.

Performs all duties in accordance with safety and other laws, rules, and regulations set forth by appropriate regulatory and government agencies and in accordance with established department and hospital policies and procedures.

May be required to perform similar or related duties as may be necessary on an emergency basis or as designated by the department manager or supervisor.

The nature of the tasks/responsibilities required of employees in this position will likely expose them to blood and body fluids. Employees will be oriented to and required to understand and follow the standard precautions for infection control. A summary list of tasks and procedures that may cause exposure to blood and body fluids is listed in the attached Physical Abilities Job Description. Also identified is the protective gear that is available.


Minimum Education:

High School Diploma Minimum Experience:

At least 1 year of previous supervisory experience preferably in a hospital setting Training:

Direct customer service and food service experience o Servsafe Certification preferred

Minimum knowledge, skill and abilities: o Operate calculator and cash register o Perform basic math o Basic word processing on computer o Strong verbal and written communication skills o Customer service oriented o Ability to perform in a fast paced environment o Ability to prioritize work as situation requires o Knowledge of sanitation practices in food service environment o Ability to work with a team

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As a health care organization, we have a responsibility to do everything in our power to care for and protect our patients, our colleagues and our communities. Beth Israel Lahey Health requires that all staff be vaccinated against influenza (flu) and COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Learn more ( about this requirement.

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