Category: Consulting
Job Location: Multiple Locations, FLORIDA
Job Title: Certified Dietary Manager
Post date: 01/22/2013
Employer: Nutritious Lifestyles, Inc.
Job Website:
Job Number: 6040

Job Description & Responsibilities:
Nutritious Lifestyles, Inc. is currently seeking 
a qualified Certified Dietary Manager in 
multiple locations throughout the state of 
Florida. This position is a Temp to Perm 
opportunity.

Nutritious Lifestyles has been providing premier 
nutrition and foodservice consulting services 
since 1986. Nutritious Lifestyles offers 
competitive pay, flexibility, comprehensive 
training and professional and personal growth 
opportunities for the right candidate. 
Nutritious Lifestyles has opportunities in long-
term care, pediatrics, home care, menu 
development and much more!

Certified Dietary Manager

The Consultant Certified Dietary Manager (CCDM) 
will complete the screening and data collection 
for residents as assigned by the Consultant 
Dietitian based on the competency of the CCDM.  
The CCDM will exercise independent judgment and 
discretion under the direction, guidance and 
monitoring of the Clinical Supervisor or Mentor 
in determining which clients are at nutritional 
risk and require further evaluation by the 
dietitian or diet technician registered (DTR).  
The CCDM may also complete the MDSs and CAAs, 
and initiate a plan of care that accurately 
identifies and addresses clients’ nutrition 
risk.  

The CCDM will also perform the non-manual duties 
of Food Service Director for a facility during 
absences or emergencies or per facility 
contract, which includes management services and 
direct supervision on the Dietary Department.  
The CCDM will also provide specialized guidance 
and monitoring of food purchasing, production 
and service, and food service sanitation, and 
provide information to each facility on budget, 
cost control, staffing, food quality and 
sanitation under the direction, guidance and 
monitoring of the Clinical Supervisor or 
Mentor.  The CCDM will exercise independent 
judgment regarding the food service operations 
of the facility, which is of significant 
importance in ensuring that clients receive 
adequate nutrition.  These duties include 
purchasing food for the facility, directing food 
production and service and monitoring and 
directing staff in food safety and kitchen 
sanitation.  The provision of these services 
will require knowledge of the state and federal 
Food Codes and independent judgment and 
discretion based on the CCDM’s academic 
education, training and experience under the 
direction, guidance and monitoring of the 
Clinical Supervisor or mentor. 

The CCDM will be expected to exercise judgment 
and discretion under the direction, guidance and 
monitoring of the Clinical Supervisor or Mentor 
regarding matters of considerable importance to 
the operation of the facility, including 
identifying at risk clients, ensuring clients 
receive adequate nutrition, ensuring food is 
prepared in a safe manner to avoid food borne 
illness and meet the nutritional needs of the 
clients, managing staffing to ensure adequate 
staff is available and developing, meeting and 
monitoring budgetary goals for the Dietary 
Department.   

The CCDM will serve as the director of the 
Dietary Department during the state and federal 
survey when needed.  The CCDM is expected to 
deal with surveyors in a professional manner and 
using specialized knowledge and judgment in 
assisting the facility in demonstrating 
compliance with state and federal regulations 
and assisting in the development of nutritional 
plans of correction as needed under the 
direction, guidance and monitoring of the 
Clinical Supervisor or Mentor.

The CCDM will assist in recruitment, 
interviewing, hiring and disciplining the 
Dietary Staff as needed.  The CCDM will be 
expected to exercise management-level 
professional judgment and discretion under the 
direction and guidance of the Clinical 
Supervisor or Mentor in providing education and 
counseling of the dietary staff when needed. 

The CCDM will conduct other services in each 
facility as contained in the contract between 
the facility and Nutritious Lifestyles, Inc. and 
as assigned. 

Qualifications:

1) Completion of a ANFP-approved dietary manager 
training program or completion of a two-year or 
four-year degree in foodservice management, 
nutrition, or culinary arts or completion a 
combination of training and experience or 
related-military training.
2) Current CDM, with at least one year of 
experience in long term care. Clinical and food 
service skills preferred
3) Experience with MDS, CAAs and care planning.
4) Strong problem solving skills. Highly 
organized and detail-oriented.
5) Excellent clinical and customer service 
skills.
5) One year of experience in food service 
management is preferred

For immediate consideration, contact Dana at 407-
894-1444 and/or submit resume.
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Contact Name and Title: Dana Webb
Contact Email: jobs@nutritiouslifestylesonline.com
How to Apply: 918 Lucerne Terr. Orlando, FL 32806

This job posting will expire: 03/23/13
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