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DIETARY MANAGER I, OPT. 2 (UPWARD MOBILITY TARGET TITLE) (HUMAN SERVICES)-1250102

We continually strive for a workforce that reflects the growing diversity within the State of Illinois.  A variety of employee backgrounds, perspectives, ideas and experiences are crucial to our ability to most effectively serve the public.  Bilingual skills welcome

Reasonable Accommodation Statement

Persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations throughout the hiring process and during performance of all job duties.  Please email the Central Management Services Disability Resource Center at CMS.DisabilityResCen@illinois.gov or call (217) 524 - 7514 for further information and to request an accommodation.

Sponsorship for Employment

The State of Illinois does not provide sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g. H-1B visa status).  To be considered for permanent employment with the State of Illinois, applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

Disclosure of Salary Information

In compliance with the Illinois Equal Pay Act, 820 ILCS 112/1 et seq., the State does not seek, request, or require a job applicant’s wage or salary history.  Employment decisions are not made based on an applicant’s wage or salary history.  To that end, please do not include wage or salary information in your resume or other profile or application materials.

Date:  Apr 2, 2021
Location: 

Alton, IL, US, 62002-5012

Job Requisition ID:  1274

Agency:  Department of Human Services  
Requisition ID: 10-77-1274-27803

Closing Date/Time:  04/15/2021 
Salary:  $4,164 to $6,128 / Monthly 
Job Type:  Salaried Full Time 
County:  Madison 
Number of Vacancies:  1 
Plan/BU:  RC062 

 

Collective Bargaining Agreement language applies to this posting:

We are currently transitioning away from a paper application process to an electronic application process.  This position has not been transitioned. Please follow the directions below when applying to this position.

 

*****DO NOT APPLY ONLINE*****

Follow the application instructions below to apply to this position.

Job Responsibilities

Under general direction of the Business Administrator, coordinates and supervises the dietetic and food service programs for patients and staff of the Alton Mental Health Center (AMHC); supervises subordinate staff in the preparation, serving, storage, and provision of facility food preparation services; orders supplies; oversees and maintains inventories; coordinates with the Clinical Dietitian in the planning and implementing of a variety of diets and menus; conducts dietary training program in the Dietary Unit.

 

SPECIFICALLY:

 

30%  Coordinates and instructs subordinates in the AMHC dietetic and food service programs including food preparation and delivery, food storage, department housekeeping and sanitation, equipment operations, safety and maintenance. Initiates requisitions for food and supplies and delivery dates; maintains food supply and equipment records and inventories; oversees the storeroom inventory and participates in monthly and annual inventory. Prepares food service problem reports. Maintains a continuous inspection of preparation and serving areas to keep informed of progress and/or problems; using general department guidelines, checks quantity and quality of food preparation, evaluates palatability of foods and checks on waste and leftovers. Maintains proper sanitary and safety standards in the preparing, serving and storing of food.

 

25%  Coordinates with the Clinical Dietitian in the process of diet planning, menu formulation and the service of regular and special/modified diet requirements. Integrates special diets with master menus; relays the dietary assessment needs of each facility patient to the Clinical Dietitian; attends multi-disciplinary meetings as indicated by special dietary concerns in the absence of the Clinical Dietitian. Conducts training for patients on dietary guidelines, food interactions with drugs, weight loss, etc.; conducts regularly scheduled meetings with patient living units for selection of "patient choice" meals.

 

20%  Serves as working supervisor; assigns and reviews work; provides guidance and training to assigned staff, counsels staff regarding work performance; reassigns staff to meet day-to-day operating needs; establishes annual goals and objectives; approves time off; prepares and signs performance evaluations. Develops and implements training programs in the Dietary Unit. Conducts or facilitates training for staff on new initiatives and programs; identifies trends and patterns and makes training recommendations to improve the technical skills of staff.

(Job Responsibilities continued)

15%  Ensures compliance with applicable dietary hospital policies and procedures related to program areas; interprets new or revised policies and procedures for subordinate staff; maintains department records and the policy and procedure manuals. Establishes dietary department's quality control and quality improvement standards; monitors and evaluates quality performance and completes quality document submissions; reviews and evaluates staff activities; interprets findings and recommends plans to address areas requiring improvement. Serves on a variety of hospital and statewide committees including the Environment of Care Committee.

 

 5%  Confers with supervisor on issues related to budget line items; maintains control of apparent and projected food requirements by proper utilization of inventories and the implementation of special requisition requests or requisition cancellation in instances of shortages or overages, respectively.

 

 5%  Performs other duties as assigned or required which are reasonably within the scope of the duties enumerated above.

Minimum Qualifications

Requires knowledge, skill and mental development equivalent to completion of four years of college with courses in dietetics. Requires one year of professional experience in a large-scale food service program.

 

Requires possession of a Food Service Sanitation Manager Certificate (FSSMC) issued by the Illinois Department of Public Health or requires possession of a Certified Food Protection Manager (CFPM) certification from a program accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) Conference for Food Protection (CFP). Qualifying state employees in the employee Upward Mobility Program, may complete combinations of specific proficiency tests and training programs leading to a certificate of proficiency in lieu of the stated requirements for this class.

 

 

 

Knowledge, Skills and Ability

Requires extensive knowledge of dietetics and food services management, including nutritional values, costs and accounting.

 

Requires extensive knowledge of modem methods, materials and appliances used in large scale food preparation and service.

 

Requires working knowledge of health and sanitary requirements applicable to a large-scale food service.

 

Requires working knowledge of agency rules and regulations pertaining to the food services program.

 

Requires ability to plan and prepare modified diets and menus.

 

Requires ability to supervise subordinates in preparing and serving general and special menus and performing other food service functions. Requires ability to direct dietetic educational programs and teach food and nutrition principles.

 

Requires ability to supervise quantity food preparation and cooking with economy and efficiency.

 

Requires ability to judge food materials and to make estimates of requirements and requisitions food, supplies and equipment.

 

Requires ability to maintain satisfactory working relationships with other employees of the department.

 

Requires ability to maintain food service records and prepare related reports.

Work Hours:  8:00 am to 4:30 pm, M-F  
Work Location: Alton Mental Health Center, 4500 College Ave Alton, IL 62002-5012  
Agency Contact:  DHS.MHHIRINGUNIT@ILLINOIS.GOV  
Job Function:  Facility/Fleet Management  

 

CANDIDATES MUST SUBMIT A SEPARATE BID FORM AND CMS-100/B FOR EACH POSTED VACANCY APPLIED FOR. PLEASE USE THE REQUISITION ID FOR THE BID # ON THE APPROPRIATE APPLICATION FORM.

 

DHS Mission Statement -  IDHS serves families in need all across Illinois. Our mission is providing equitable access to social services, supports, programs and resources to enhance the lives of all who we serve. We are committed to the core values of Human Dignity, Equity, Community, Urgency, Transparency and Kindness.

 

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

DO NOT APPLY ONLINE. APPLY TO DHS.MHHIRINGUNIT@ILLINOIS.GOV

 

Current State Employees:

  • Seeking a Promotion – Submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid Form and CMS-100B Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • Older versions of the CMS-100B will not be graded or returned to applicants. 
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100B(version dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.

 

  • Seeking a Transfer – Submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid FormTransfer Request, and CMS-100 Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • A separate Bid form and Application is required for each Posting/Bid ID or your bid will be rejected.  
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100 version (dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.

 

  • Seeking a Reduction - Submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid Form and CMS-100 Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • A separate Bid form and Application is required for each Posting/Bid ID or your bid will be rejected.  
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100 (version dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.

 

 Former State Employees:

  • Submit a CMS-100 Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100 (version dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.

 

Non-State Employees:

  • Submit a CMS-100 Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100 version (dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.