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Dietary Director 

Work With Us Our dietary staff keep our residents healthy and happy.  
About the Organization Find a career, not just a job at Masonic Homes Kentucky. Our team includes more than 600 professionals in fields such as nursing, hospitality, childcare and more. We would love to have you part of our team - passionate people, inspiring lives.

We earned the Great Place to Work certification based on extensive ratings provided by our employees in anonymous surveys. A summary of these ratings can be found at  
Masonic Values Remarkable Service, Passion, Innovation, Growth  
Benefits Paid time off Health, dental, vision, life insurance; 403b retirement savings with company match. Access to your paycheck in advance of payday  

Job Summary:

The Dietary Director oversees designated dining areas and service of resident meals daily to make sure menus are followed appropriately with accommodation and attention to special diets. It is mandatory as a Dietary Supervisor to make sure appropriate portion sizes are served, all temperatures are documented, residents’ food preferences are honored and hospitality needs are met. As a Dietary Director, it is your duty to ensure prep work needed is completed in a timely manner, and is accurately executed.

The role of Dietary Director will require you to educate dietary aides as needed and when appropriate on policy & procedure, sanitation, food storage, and proper handling of food items. When necessary the Dietary Director will participate in orientation and training for dietary aids. And this role is responsible for promoting the professional growth and development of all staff.


Common Responsibilities:

  • Point of contact for employee needs & staffing during scheduled shifts.
  • Communicate appropriately to management on status of dining areas & staffing.
  • Ensure that dining areas are appropriately cleaned, stocked, and in working order.
  • Make sure all food items are labeled, dated, and discarded according to policy.
  • Perform various quality assurance checks throughout shift to ensure resident meals are being served according to dietary needs and health regulations.
  • Educate dietary aids when necessary on policy and procedure. Offer assistance when needed.
  • Ensure that all areas are cleaned and sanitized, floors swept and mopped, and that all department doors are locked and secured at closing.
  • Conducts in-services for the Hospitality Services department, as assigned by the Dietary Director
  • Work with interdisciplinary team to review dining programs and services to enhance the dining experience for the residents
  • Oversee the ordering of all food and supplies for the dietary department
  • Maintain cost controls and departmental budgets
  • Communicate challenges and opportunities with the Executive Director and other members of management as needed
  • Other duties as assigned to meet the residents needs and expectations for an exceptional resident experience
Position Requirements

Ideal Experiences Include:

  • 2+ years’ experience in the dietary and supervision roles
  • Medical/healthcare experience a plus
  • Must be willing to continue education requirements when needed
  • Person-centered, elder-directed, quality focused
  • Strong leadership
  • Critical thinking
  • Be able to take initiative
  • Learning and Teaching centered
  • Strong communication and team building skills
  • Conflict facilitator
  • Must be professional when working with residents and other employees
Category Dietary  
Location Sam Swope Care Center at Masonic Home Louisville, KY  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Req Number DIE-21-00029  
Work Day(s) Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday,Friday 

Start Time Varies 

End Time Varies 

EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status,sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law.  

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