University of Utah Health Nutrition Care Supervisor in United States


As a patient-focused organization, the University of Utah Health Care exists to enhance the health and well-being of people through patient care, research and education. Success in this mission requires a culture of collaboration, excellence, leadership, and respect. University of Utah Health Care seeks staff that are committed to the values of compassion, collaboration, innovation, responsibility, diversity, integrity, quality and trust that are integral to our mission. EO/AA

This position supervises the daily activities of the Nutrition Care Services department by coordinating in-services and ongoing education, monitoring quality control and safety processes, hiring and training new staff, evaluating performance and scheduling work shifts.


  • Supervises the daily operations of the department including the interviewing and hiring staff, assigning work, evaluating performance, training, planning work schedules and recommending pay increases.

  • Resolves problems, provides support and expedites service to hospital departments.

  • Monitors the department’s safety and quality assurance functions and inspects procedures for completeness and accuracy.

  • Maintains departmental records and prepares monthly reports.

  • Monitors, orders and maintains stock of department supplies and equipment.

  • Participates on hospital committees and in meetings.

  • Enforces the department’s written standards of practice, policies and procedures and initiates corrective action as necessary.

  • Evaluates job performance to ensure that standards are being maintained.

  • May perform other duties of the department, as required.

  • May assist in budget preparation.

Knowledge / Skills / Abilities

  • Ability to work flexible hours, including weekends and holiday shifts.

  • Ability to quickly learn new procedures and processes.

  • Able to prioritize and multi task in a fast paced environment.

  • Ability to develop relationships with patients, guests and coworkers.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of HIPAA regulations, ensuring that patient information is guarded and respected.




  • Three years of experience in a related area, or equivalency, with one of those years in a supervisory capacity.

  • Current food service worker permit.

Qualifications (Preferred)


  • Proficiency in word processing.

Working Conditions and Physical Demands

Employee must be able to meet the following requirements with or without an accommodation.

  • This position involves intermediate working conditions in a healthcare setting that may exert up to 50 pounds and may consistently require lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling, while providing patient care.

Physical Requirements

Carrying, Lifting, Listening, Manual Dexterity, Pulling and/or Pushing, Reaching, Sitting, Speaking, Standing, Tasting or Smelling, Walking

Requisition Number 26279

Reg/Temp Regular

Employment Type Full-Time

Shift Variable

Work Schedule Shift is variable with some weekday, some weekend, both morning and evening shifts

Location Name University of Utah Hospital

Patient Care? Yes


State UT


Category Nutrition / Food Services

The University of Utah Health Care is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. The University of Utah Health Care is committed to diversity in its workforce. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.