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Rush University Medical Center Food Service Supervisor - Inpatient Central Kitchen - Full Time in Chicago, Illinois

Job Title:

Food Service Supervisor - Inpatient Central Kitchen - Full Time


Dietary Patient Food Service


4th (Rotating)


Active Regular FT (72 to 80 hours per pay period)


Food Service

Job Number:


Job Description:

Are you interested in joining a leading health care organization?

Join Rush University Medical Center!

We are seeking a dynamic Supervisor to join our Inpatient Central Kitchen in our Food and Nutrition Services department at Rush University Medical Center! The desired candidate will have the ability to multitask effectively.

This is a Full Time position

80 hours every two weeks, benefit-eligible

Position Highlights:

Supervises daily foodservice operations to ensure that goals and standards of unit/department are met. Ensures compliance with all applicable regulatory agencies, department quality monitors and targets and corporate and departmental policies and procedures. Exemplifies the Rush mission, vision and values and acts in accordance with Rush policies and procedures.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Implements menus, recipes, and service concepts for unit.

  • Supervises daily food production or service operations as assigned.

  • Ensures that service standards for aesthetic presentation and safety of food are met.

  • Utilizes CBORD and computerized systems to manage data.

  • Supervises foodservice employees. This includes orientation and training, employee counseling and disciplinary action.

  • Provides input into employee's annual performance appraisal.

  • Adjusts daily staffing to ensure appropriate personnel to complete all duties required by the unit.

  • Performs food and supply ordering functions as assigned.

  • Monitors time and attendance system for payroll.

  • Consults with Unit Manager/Assistant Manager regarding human resource issues (i.e. disciplinary actions and performance appraisals).

  • Meets customer and corporate foodservice related satisfaction standards.

  • Performs unit quality control measures, identifies problems or deficiencies, assist in development of and implements corrective action.

  • Ensures compliance with all regulatory agency standards and all departmental and organizational policies and procedures.

  • Ensures compliance with all departmental requirements for in-service training, employee orientation and training, and timely submission of department reports.

  • Assists unit manager, assistant manager to ensure that department goals are accomplished.

  • Orients/works with dietetic interns, as assigned.

  • Completes department projects, as assigned.

  • Conduct employee meetings, as assigned.

  • Attends and contributes to department meetings.

Position Qualifications Include :


  • Associate Degree in Food Service or a high diploma and a minimum of three years of experience in a supervisory capacity in foodservice operations (retail, business, and healthcare) required

  • Illinois Department of Public Health and City of Chicago Sanitation Certification required within six months of hire.

  • Experience as a Sous/Executive Sous Chef preferred

  • Competent in preparation of spreadsheets, databases, and word processing.


  • Ability to supervise multiple employees performing multiple tasks

  • Self-directed

  • Strong interpersonal skills, organization skills

  • Problem solving

  • Creative

  • Verbal skills

  • Conflict resolution

  • Aware of daily department operations and able to identify unusual situations that arise

  • Manage stress effectively.


  • Ability to exert 25 pounds of effort to push or pull a cart

  • Ability to lift and carry 40 pounds minimum, stooping, kneeling, reaching

  • Sufficient dexterity to operate kitchen utensils and computer keyboard

  • Able to communicate using a variety of audio-technology,

  • Able to see, will involve long periods of sitting, standing or walking (about 90%).

Company Highlights :

  • Rush's new14-story hospitalis the cornerstone of the Rush Transformation, an ongoing effort to build new facilities, renovate existing buildings and adopt new technology.

  • Rush University Medical Center is a three time Magnet facility located in Chicago, IL

  • Leading academic medical center, acute care hospital w/ 676 licensed beds.

Rush is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.