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Site Coordinator - Nutrition & Food Services - Repost

Requisition ID: 330777 

Position Number: 211-0000-81910-01

Competition #: NU-23-003

Posting End Date: Open Until Filled

City: Portage la Prairie

Site: Southern Health-Santé Sud

Work Location: Lions Prairie Manor

Department / Unit: Nutrition and Food Services

Job Stream: Non-Clinical 

Union: Non-Union

Anticipated Start Date: To Be Determined

FTE: 1.00

Anticipated Shift: Days

Daily Hours Worked: 7.75 hour shifts

Salary: As per non-union/management compensation package

Shared Health leads the planning and coordinates the integration of patient-centred clinical and preventive health services across Manitoba. The organization also delivers some province-wide health services and supports centralized administrative and business functions for Manitoba health organizations.

Position Summary:

Under the direction of the Manager - Nutrition & Food Services or Designate, the Site Coordinator - Nutrition & Food Services manages and coordinates the day to day operations of Nutrition & Food Services, with emphasis placed in the production and service of quality food, food safety and sanitation. The Site Coordinator - Nutrition & Food Services gathers data, monitors food service efficiencies and follows established standards according to related regional policies and procedures and any government regulations and legislation. 

The incumbent assumes responsibility for establishing and maintaining high standards of service in the management of fiscal, human and material resources for the service.

The incumbent exercises the appropriate level of initiative and independent judgment in determining work priorities, work methods to be employed and action to be taken on unusual matters. The position functions in a manner that is consistent with the mission, vision and values; and the policies of Southern Health-Santé Sud. Travel will be required to Douglas Campbell Lodge.




• Grade XII education or equivalent
• Certificate in Nutrition & Food Service Management from an accredited program, such as the Canadian Healthcare Association, or equivalent
• Other combination of education and experience may be considered
• Current Food Handler Training Certificate Level 1 or equivalent Food Sanitation course or be willing to acquire a Food Handler Training Certificate 1 in the first six (6) months of employment 
• Commercial Cook Training is considered an asset
• Knowledge and understanding of therapeutic and modified texture diets
• Knowledge of computerized scheduling/payroll program
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office Applications, Outlook/Email and online training 
• Minimum three (3) years relevant experience, preferably in health care or institutional food services setting 
• Minimum two (2) years previous supervisory experience 
• Demonstrated ability to take charge and initiate actions toward the achievement of goals
• Demonstrated ability to follow verbal and written directions 
• Demonstrated ability to use, care, operate and maintain the equipment necessary for food preparation
• Demonstrated ability to handle chemicals and cleaning supplies as per defined procedures Demonstrated flexibility in approach to daily assigned tasks
• Demonstrated competency to do cash management
• Demonstrated problem solving and critical thinking skills
• Demonstrated ability to work independently as well as with others
• Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain positive working relationships with others
• Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with staff, health care professionals and co-workers, etc
• Demonstrated ability and knowledge of internal structure, programs, services, and external partnerships and understands how their position fits with Southern Health- Santé Sud
• Demonstrated ability to understand and adhere to the organizations values and standards of ethical behavior
• Given the cultural diversity of our region, the ability to respect and promote a culturally diverse population is required
• Proficiency of both official languages is essential for target and designated bilingual positions
• Demonstrated ability to meet the physical and mental demands of the job
• Demonstrated ability to respect confidentiality including paper, electronic formats and other mediums
• Good work and attendance record


Conditions of Employment:

• Completes and maintains a satisfactory Criminal Record Check, Vulnerable Sector Search, Adult Abuse Registry Check and Child Abuse Registry Check, as appropriate.
• All Health Care workers are required to be immunized as a condition of employment in accordance with Southern Health-Santé Sud policy.
• Requires a valid Class 5 driver’s license, an all-purpose insured vehicle and liability insurance of at least $1,000,000.00


We have a unique ability to work together to make health care better. If you want to make a difference and contribute to supporting the health of your family, friends and neighbours, please apply today.


Interested candidates should select the "Apply" icon below to upload their cover letter, resume and copy of licenses/certification.


This position requires a current satisfactory Criminal Records Check (including Vulnerable Sector Search), Child Abuse Registry Check and Adult Abuse Registry Check as conditions of employment. The successful candidate will be responsible for any service charges incurred. A security check is considered current if it was obtained no more than six (6) months prior to the start of employment.


Please note that an employee is not permitted to hold two or more positions in Shared Health that combine to equal more than 1.0 FTE.


Shared Health values and supports employment equity and workplace diversity and encourages all qualified individuals to apply. We thank all applicants but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


We welcome applications from people with disabilities.  Accommodations are available upon request during the assessment and selection process.

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