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Director of Dietary Services - (10900)

Facility Name
Streamwood Hospital
STREAMWOOD, IL 60107 US (Primary)
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Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) is one of the nation's largest and most respected health care management companies, operating through its subsidiaries acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers nationwide. Founded in 1978, UHS subsidiaries now have more than 65,000 employees. The UHS business strategy is to build or purchase health care properties in rapidly growing markets and create a strong franchise based on exceptional service and effective cost control. Our success comes from a responsive management style and a service philosophy based on integrity, competence and compassion


Streamwood Behavioral Healthcare System (SBHS) is a 178-bed acute care facility located in Streamwood,IL and has been providing mental health treatment to the Chicagoland community and the state of Illinois since 1991. We are dedicated to offering services to meet the ever-changing emotional and behavioral healthcare needs of children, adolescents, adults and their families.  

SBHS has a full-time Director of Dietary Services position available.  The candidate selected will be responsible for the following:The Dietary Director is responsible for managing and coordinating all activities for the dietary department which include providing nutritional and attractive meals for patients, facility employees and guests, maintaining an organized and sanitary environment, monitoring supply inventories and purchasing of food and supplies as required, ensuring proper storage of food and supplies, managing and effective dietary staff, planning modified diets as requested by the attending physician/licensed practitioner, providing nutritional assessments for patients as needed and counseling patients and there families on dietary plans,  food selections, preparation and nutritional principles and providing group nutrition education to patients.  Monitors the performance improvement plans of the dietary department and provides input in the development and implementation of patient care plans in relation to nutritional needs


Job Requirements

EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION:   Bachelor’s degree in nutritional studies or related field is required.  A minimum of five (5) years of foodservice management experience in a health care facility with concentration in nutritional assessment and planning is required. A minimum of two (2) years supervisory experience is required.


LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION:   Food Service Sanitation Certificate required. Primary Source Verification shall be required through Illinois Department of Public Health. Licensed Dietician Nutritionist is preferred.  Primary Source Verification shall be required through Illinois Department of Professional Regulations and American Dietician Association.

UHS is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at UHS via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of UHS. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by UHS as a result of the referral or through other means.


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