Job Description

Morrison Healthcare

Position Title: SR. DIRECTOR, DINING SERVICES (T-DMChil) Detroit, MI

Salary: $81,500 - $95,000

Morrison Healthcare is a leading national food and nutrition services company exclusively dedicated to serving more than 600 hospitals and healthcare systems. Morrison's hospital kitchens, restaurants, and cafés feature socially responsible practices and exceptional guest experiences. The company's comprehensive Mindful Choices® wellness and sustainability platform includes the latest in healthful eating and an understanding of behavioral change in food consumption. Morrison's alignment with Partnership for a Healthier America's (PHA) Hospital Healthy Food Initiative positively impacts up to 41 million patients and 500 million hospital meals annually. Morrison has been named one of Modern Healthcare's "Top 100 Best Places to Work in Healthcare" for the past five years, and Training Magazine's Top 125 organizations for the past six consecutive years. The company is a division of Compass Group and has more than 1,200 registered dietitians, 300 executive chefs, and 17,000 professional food service team members.

Job Summary

The Sr. Director of Dining Services is responsible for overseeing the day to day Foodservice operations for a small (avg census of about 100 patients), acute care hospital in Detroit, MI. You will manage and lead a team of approximately 30 union employees, and also be responsible for managing client relationships, profitability of the account, and talent development. Meal Service Style is Room Service. Patients call for meal choices throughout the day. Patient Meal Service Hours 7:00 am -7:30 pm. Cafe Hours - 6:30 am - 7:00 pm. Some catering and stocking of Physician's Lounge. Prefer someone with strong financial leadership, plus solid computer and communication skills. At least 7 years healthcare experience preferred as a Food Service Director. Bachelor's degree and CDM preferred.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Operates the department in accordance with the approved budget, while providing the client with the maximum value for the dollars spent
  • Ensures that the food offered to the patients, visitors, and staff is of superior quality
  • Directs and conducts safety, sanitation, and maintenance programs
  • Maintains excellent relationships with patients, visitors, staff, and client, as well as other departments within the community
  • Promotes the professional growth and development of the entire team
  • Fosters strong inter-departmental relations and integrate the dining service department with the facility plan of operations

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent years of additional experience
  • Minimum of seven years of proven foodservice leadership expertise, with inventory and purchasing knowledge and control
  • Strong knowledge of food and catering trends with a focus on quality, production, sanitation, food cost controls, and presentation
  • Knowledge of P&L accountability and contract-managed service experience is desirable
  • CDM strongly preferred
  • ServSafe® certified a plus
  • Must be forward thinking, proactive, and the face of Morrison Healthcare on campus

Apply to Morrison Healthcare today!

Morrison Healthcare is a member of Compass Group USA

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Compass Group is an equal opportunity employer. At Compass, we are committed to treating all Applicants and Associates fairly based on their abilities, achievements, and experience without regard to race, national origin, sex, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by law.

Qualified candidates must be able to perform the essential functions of this position satisfactorily with or without a reasonable accommodation. Disclaimer: this job post is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all essential responsibilities, skills, tasks, or requirements associated with this position. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the position posted, the Company reserves the right to modify or change the essential functions of the job based on business necessity. *Los Angeles applicants: Compass Group will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring (Ban the Box ordinance)

Associates at Morrison Healthcare are offered many fantastic benefits.

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Life Insurance/ AD
  • Disability Insurance
  • Retirement Plan
  • Paid Time Off
  • Holiday Time Off (varies by site/state)
  • Associate Shopping Program
  • Health and Wellness Programs
  • Discount Marketplace
  • Identity Theft Protection
  • Pet Insurance
  • Commuter Benefits
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs)

Positions at this location require proof of COVID-19 vaccination, boosters, and/or regular COVID testing. Where permitted by law, applicants who are offered a position for this location may be asked about their vaccination status, which must meet minimum business requirements. All religious, medical, or other legally recognized exemptions regarding vaccination status will be considered.

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