Food Service Supervisor
University Health Network
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
50d ago


University Health Network (UHN) is looking for an experienced professional to fill the key role of Food Services Supervisor in our Nutrition Services Department.

The Energy of the City. The Rewards of a Great Career.

The University Health Network, where above all else the needs of patients come first , encompasses Toronto General Hospital, Toronto Western Hospital, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute and the Michener Institute of Education at UHN.

The breadth of research, the complexity of the cases treated, and the magnitude of its educational enterprise has made UHN a national and international resource for patient care, research and education.

With a long tradition of groundbreaking firsts and a purpose of Transforming lives and communities through excellence in care, discovery and learning , the University Health Network (UHN), Canada’s largest research teaching hospital, brings together over 16,000 employees, more than 1,200 physicians, 8,000+ students, and many volunteers.

UHN is a caring, creative place where amazing people are amazing the world.

  • As an integral member of Nutrition Services Department, the principal responsibilities of the FOOD SERVICES SUPERVISOR include : providing direct & indirect supervision to staff members of Cold Assembly (CA, patient trays), Ware Washing (WW) and / or Nutrition Distribution Center (NDC);
  • performing Food Services Supervisory responsibilities - supervising tray assembly and delivery; ware washing operations, storage / inventory controls, production etc.

  • orders food / non-food supplies and keeps appropriate supplies in respective work areas and to meet services requirements, per established procedures and as directed by Manager;
  • ensures strict compliance with HACCP, WHMIS and OHS guidelines; enters menu / inventory information into CBORD computer program;
  • participates in hiring & evaluates staff performance; provides education / staff in-services sessions and meetings with staff members;
  • schedules staff and does payroll; performs educational responsibilities i.e., mentor Dietetic Interns, food services supervisor students;
  • maintains on going communication with the Manger and other key players to ensure information is disseminated in a timely manner;
  • participates in department quality improvement program; performs cross functional duties as required; performing other duties consistent with the job classification.


  • Graduate of an approved Food and Nutrition Management Program at a Community College or a University Graduate of a Food and Nutrition program
  • Eligible for Membership in the Canadian Society of Nutrition Management (C.S.N.M.) required
  • Food Handler Certificate required
  • Eligible for or completion of a Food Handler Certification Program
  • Five (5) years related supervisory experience preferred
  • Therapeutic nutrition knowledge / knowledge of food preparation and allergies
  • Computer literacy using Microsoft Office
  • Excellent decision making skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Excellent problem solving and conflict resolution skills
  • Ability to focus on priorities and activities to meet the day to day requirements
  • Knowledge of CBORD computer program preferred
  • Previous experience in a healthcare and unionized environment required
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