Food Service Supervisor, Full-Time,11AM - 7PM

Full Time Regular
300 Market Street
Saddle Brook, NJ 07663
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Job Description

Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation | Select Medical

300 Market Street, Saddle Brook, NJ 07663


Food Service Supervisor - Inpatient Rehab

Shift Hours: 11:00am - 7:00pm, Full-Time

(This includes weekday and weekend shifts)

Must have related exp! This is a full-time position located at our acute rehab hospital in Saddle Brook, NJ (BERGEN COUNTY).

Benefits of being a Food Service Supervisor with us:

  • Starting Pay: $22/hr (Negotiable based on years of experience!)
  • Full-benefits package (Including medical, dental, vision, 401k, life insurance, short and long term disability, and tuition assistance)
  • Working with a great kitchen and dietary team
  • Impact on patient care and their quality of life
  • Ability to grow and learn new skills
  • Advancement opportunities 
  • Gaining healthcare experience
  • Team oriented culture
  • A network of over 50K employees nationwide with relocation opportunities


Position Summary:

Manages and coordinates operations of the department including food service and nutritional care to promote optimal patient care while providing exemplary customer service. Plans, organizes and implements department policies and procedures. Performs multiple responsibilities including but not limited to menu planning, personnel management, development, training and evaluation of systems and processes to achieve department goals. Assures compliance with standard practices and regulatory requirements.

Specific Duties:

  • Plans, organizes, directs and supervises food service activities and the delivery of food to the patients. Works with the staff to maintain effective workflow. Implements established policies, procedures, techniques and methods to achieve departmental objectives. Evaluates operational performance of the department and recommends change to increase quality of service, productivity and cost effectiveness.
  • Trains, orients, instructs, assigns and supervises food service staff. Interprets policies and procedures, counsels and guides employees. Evaluates performance and recommends personnel actions such as merit increases, promotions and disciplinary actions. Participates in the development of in-service and training program for staff. Maintains appropriate HR records for employees, including attendance logs, competency checklists, education plans, etc. 
  • Assigns, instructs and supervises department to develop and maintain effective working relationships and coordination of the various functions of the department, including: storage, service, food preparation and production, clean-up and sanitation. Assures compliance with regulatory requirements concerning food handling. Assists Chef Supervisor in maintaining HACCP plan for the department. 
  • Oversees care and maintenance of kitchen equipment. Oversees departmental compliance with established safety, environmental, and infection control policies and procedures.
  • If patient menus are utilized, oversees the daily collection, distribution and collection of patient menus. Acts as a patient liaison for obtaining food preferences. Acts as a checker on the tray line and assures proper delivery of meals to patients. 
  • Participates in the ordering of departmental items, which may include Nutritional Supplements, Office Supplies, Uniforms, minor Raw Food items. Monitors spending and ordering within established budgets. Maintains appropriate records of spending and revenue.


Minimum Requirements:

  • High School diploma or equivalent required. 
  • Completion of a New Jersey approved course in Food Service Management required.
  • Completion of a state-approved Sanitation is required.

Preferred Experience:

  • One or more years of experience supervising food service personnel preferred. 
  • Knowledge of therapeutic diets preferred. 
  • Proficiency in computer skills preferred. 

Additional Data


Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation is a division of the Select Medical Corporation that provides physical medicine and rehabilitation programs and services. For more than 70 years, Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation has pioneered the field of physical medicine and rehabilitation. Today, Kessler is a leader in the specialized care and treatment of individuals with stroke, brain injury, spinal cord injury, limb loss, orthopedic trauma, cancer, cardiac recovery and other complex injuries or illnesses. Recognized as one of the nation’s ‘Best Hospitals’ by U.S. News & World Report for 30 consecutive years, Kessler is currently ranked the no. 4 rehabilitation hospital.

Overview of Select Medical Inpatient Rehabilitation Hospitals


Select Medical’s Inpatient Rehabilitation Hospitals provide advanced treatment and comprehensive care to best address the medical, physical, emotional and vocational challenges for individuals with:

  • Brain Injury
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Stroke
  • Amputation
  • Neurological Disorders
  • Orthopedic Conditions
  • Multiple Traumas


**Select Medical is committed to having a workforce that reflects diversity at all levels and is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment, and employees are treated during employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law.


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