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Director of Culinary Services

Hillcrest Health Services Lincoln, NE

Job Description

Our Hillcrest Firethorn location is actively seeking a knowledgeable, experienced Director of Culinary Services candidate. This will be a dynamic facility whose work environment resembles that of a hospital's 'Med-Surge' floor with Bistro-Style restaurant dining. This service line is part of the area's largest continuum provider of healthcare services to aging adults.  As a leader in the industry, Hillcrest Firethorn will specialize in providing around-the-clock care for short-term rehabilitation following surgery, illness or injury. Our priority is providing the best quality of care while ensuring our patients' experiences are defined as nothing short of 'awesome'.  We focus on team member growth and development by implementing continuous education and career advancement opportunities throughout our health system.  

Come to join our team as we continue to grow and remain the region's largest continuum of aging-related services.

Join our family and take advantage of our benefit offerings that include:

  •         Multiple compensation increase opportunities in your first year
  •         Earn up to 4 weeks of PTO in your first year
  •         Health Insurance as low as $10.33/mo.
  •         401k match up to 7%
  •         Tuition Support up to $3500 annually
  •         Continuing education opportunities

Key Responsibilities:

  •         Development and implementation of the department budget. 
  •         Meet with the administrator as well as other related departments in planning food service programs and activities.
  •         Responsible for hiring and scheduling all team members for the Culinary Department team members. Ensure that department schedules are posted allowing adequate time for team members for planning.
  •         Maintains an adequate stock of staple/non-staple food, supplies and equipment, so that menu items are available and can be served at all times.
  •         Ensures that kitchen sanitation is maintained in compliance with federal/state regulations and facility policies.
  •         Responsible for developing menu cycles compliant with dietary criteria. 

Key Requirements:

  •         Must have a minimum of three years culinary management
  •         executive chef or sous chef (under chef) experience 
  •         Current Serve-Safe or other food safety or HACCP certification upon 90 days of hire
  •         Knowledge of modified diets or healthcare experience preferred
  •         Culinary Arts Degree or BA/BS degree in related field
  •         Executive Chef Manager, Certified Dietary Manager (CDM) or Registered Dietician (RD) preferred

If you are interested in learning about the area's premier provider in integrated services for aging adults, check out our website at www.HillcrestHealth.com or contact Joe Alfaro, recruiter, at 402.682.6572 or JAlfaro@hillcresthealth.com for any inquiries regarding this or other opportunities throughout the Hillcrest family of services. We are looking for individuals committed to their work and looking to be part of a fun, fulfilling team.


Job Details

Date Posted October 19, 2018
Date Closes November 18, 2018
Located In Lincoln, NE
Department Culinary
Job Type Full-time Employee
Compensation Salary
Mon: 8 am to 4 pm
Tue: 8 am to 4 pm
Wed: 8 am to 4 pm
Thu: 8 am to 4 pm
Fri: 8 am to 4 pm
Start Date Immediately
SOC Category 11-9051.00 First-Line Supervisors / Managers of Food Preparation and Serving Workers
Zipcode 68524
Name Hillcrest Health Services
City, State and Zip Bellevue, NE
Phone 402-682-6572

This job offers the following benefits

  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Dependent-Care Spending Accounts
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Health-Care Spending Accounts
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment
  • Dental
  • Dependent Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Life Insurance
  • Maternity / Paternity / Family Leave
  • Medical
  • Prescription Drug Plan
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Supplemental Insurance
  • Vision
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Bereavement Pay
  • Continuing Education Program
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacations
  • Sick Leave
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Unpaid Leaves of Absence
  • Workout Facilities
  • Achievement Awards
  • Merit Increases

This job requires the following skills

  • Strong Flexibility / Adaptability
  • Patient Safety
  • Statistical Analysis
  • Dietician
  • Hospice
  • Geriatrics
  • Healthcare Specialty
  • Chef
  • Food and Beverage Management
  • Restaurant Management
At a Glance
Enjoy these benefits
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Dependent-Care Spending Accounts
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Health-Care Spending Accounts
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment
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