Manager, Nutrition and Food Services Rural - Swift Current, Saskatchewan

Date Posted: March 28, 2024
Deadline to Apply: April 30, 2024
Employer: Saskatchewan Health Authority
Program Area Relevance: Food Service Nutrition Management

The manager is accountable for the Clinical Nutrition, Production, and Retail Services for multiple facilities within their assigned Rural network. This includes, ensuring for the provision of safe, high quality Nutrition and Food Services that supports the vision of the SHA. The incumbent ensures all aspects of the food service operations are compliant with Food Safety and Infection Control guidelines, including the Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points Program. Primary operation hours are 0600 – 2000, 7 days/week. These may be modified depending on the facility and resident/patient requirements. Contacts include, staff at all levels of the organization, physicians and physician leaders, vendors, patient and family advisory representatives, community groups and agencies, government departments and the Ministry of Health. Committee work includes, but is not limited to; client and resident councils, cross-functional network committees, Occupational Health&Safety, Infection Control, Culinary Advisory Team, and NFS standardization committees.

Job Qualifications

Required Qualifications

  • Licensed and in good standing with professional association and/or regulatory body, if applicable
  • Undergraduate degree or diploma in Nutrition & Food Management program, Degree in Nutrition & Dietetics, or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Valid Class 5 Driver’s license


Experience, at an operational level, as a leader who has developed and led innovative planning projects or programs in a complex multi-stakeholder environment 5 years of experience in Nutrition and Food Services Management

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Demonstrates and is recognized for strategic and operational leadership that includes articulation of mission, vision and strategy and charts a path forward
  • Demonstrates commitment to a diverse, culturally competent and culturally safe health system and representative workforce
  • Exemplifies ethical practices, professionalism and personal integrity
  • Has a proven ability to collaborate and partner with a wide variety of stakeholders, including community, to balance the needs and interests of these diverse groups while maintaining alignment with strategic priorities
  • Has demonstrated ability to coach and develop others
  • Has demonstrated strong critical thinking, financial and analytical skills
  • Has demonstrated strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Is committed to delivering on Patient and Family Centered Care
  • Is committed to quality, safety and continuous improvement striving towards zero harm
  • Knowledge of First Nations and Metis History in Saskatchewan along with an understanding of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission Calls to Action
  • Knowledge of legislation and applicable laws
  • Knowledge of the healthcare system in Saskatchewan
  • Mobilizes people, inspires and leads by example
  • Promotes innovation, guides change and is committed to continuous improvement

Other Information

  • Travel within the province of Saskatchewan is required
  • Where necessary, on-call responsibilities may be required in this position

Additional Information

The Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) requires a criminal record check (CRC) from every potential SHA team member. The CRC must be dated within the past six (6) months and be satisfactory to the SHA. A vulnerable sector check (VSC) is required for individuals providing patient/resident/client care to vulnerable persons. Internal candidates may be required to provide a CRC and/or VSC during the recruitment and selection process. We work together to improve our health and well-being. Every day. For everyone. The SHA is committed to building a representative, diverse, inclusive and culturally responsive workforce. We are committed to the Truth and Reconciliation Calls to Action. We work in the spirit of truth and reconciliation acknowledging Saskatchewan as the traditional territory of First Nations and Metis people.
Geographic Location: SW Network 4 & 5
Expected Start Date: April 15, 2024
FTE®: 1.00