Director of Nutrition Services - Aldie, VA

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Job Description


Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Northern Virginia is currently looking for a Director of Nutrition Services to join our hospital leadership team.

The Nutrition Services Director plans, directs and coordinates the activities of the Nutrition Service Department for multiple hospitals, departments, and/or maintains the role of Registered Dietitian and Nutrition Service Manager.  The position implements and supports policies and procedures to provide administrative direction for cafeteria management, food preparation, distribution, service, budgeting, purchasing, sanitation standards, safety practices, staffing and staffing development and all other areas/departments of direct supervision and management.  In addition, the Director role will provide administrative direction for therapeutic diets and assures that standard of care is met in accordance with all associate regulatory agencies and the administrative policies of the hospital.  The Director is responsible for helping to create an environment and culture that enables the department to fulfill its mission by meeting or exceeding its goals.    


Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Northern Virginia  is a 60-bed inpatient rehabilitation hospital that offers comprehensive inpatient and sports medicine rehabilitation services designed to return patients to leading active and independent lives.


Our hospital provides a wide range of physical rehabilitation services, a vast network of highly skilled, independent private practice physicians and Encompass Health therapists and nurses, and the most innovative equipment and rehabilitation technology, ensuring that all patients have access to the highest quality care.


24430 Millstream Drive
Aldie, VA 20105





License or Certification:


  • Registered Dietitian (RD) with the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics a Certified Dietary Manager (CDM) or Executive Chef.  Current member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics preferred




Education, Training and Years of Experience:


  • Graduate of a Bachelor’s degree program in Dietetics, Culinary Arts or related field preferred.
  • Ten plus years healthcare food service experience, or 5 plus years of healthcare management experience required.
  • Three to five years of healthcare clinical nutrition, or executive chef experience required.
  • Must have thorough knowledge of nutrition and dietetics, administration and operation of hospital food services.
  • Must have knowledge of all H.A.C.C.P. guidelines.

  Machines, Equipment Used:


  • General office equipment such as telephone, copy machine, fax machine, calculator, computer.


  • Physical Requirements:

  • Good visual acuity and ability to communicate.

  • Ability to lift, lower, push, pull, and retrieve objects weighing a minimum of 30 pounds including medical supplies and equipment and the transferring and repositioning of patients.  Reasonable assistance may be requested when lifting, pushing, and/or pulling are undertaken which exceeds these minimum requirements.

  • Ability to safely push/pull objects weighing up to 100 pounds on wheels, with assistance, if necessary.  The push/pull weight will be based on a loaded maximum weight of 200 pounds per cart.

  • Ability to withstand prolonged standing and walking.

  • Ability to reach, stoop, bend, kneel, and crouch are required.




Address: 24430 Millstream Drive, Aldie 20105
Schedule: Full-time
Job ID: 1921471