• Dietary Manager, CDM or Diet Tech

    Union Position
    Avamere Transitional Care at Sunnyside
    4515 Sunnyside Rd SE
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    Work where you make a Difference!


    Dietary Manager, CDM or Diet Tech: Avamere Transitional Care at Sunnyside

    Full-time Monday - Friday Shift Available

    Certification Required


    Starting at $23/hour DOE


    Please apply online at: https://careers-avamere.icims.com

    Avamere Transitional Care at Sunnyside
    4515 Sunnyside Rd. SE

    Salem, OR 97302
    (503) 370-8284



    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 Transitional Care at Sunnyside is a 95-bed skilled nursing and rehab facility providing short-term therapeutic rehabilitation, outpatient therapy and respite care, as well as, long-term care. We pride ourselves in our strong community programs for our residents. Thanks to our smaller community, staff and residents really get to know one another, and we can integrate services more seamlessly. Join our team as we are currently seeking top notch talent!   


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