Job: Food and Nutrition Systems Coordinator - San Mateo Medical Center (Departmental Promotional Only)

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Job Title:Food and Nutrition Systems Coordinator - San Mateo Medical Center (Departmental Promotional Only)
Closing Date/Time:Thu. 12/21/17 11:59 PM Pacific Time
Salary:$31.85 - $39.81 Hourly
$2,548.00 - $3,184.80 Biweekly
$5,520.67 - $6,900.40 Monthly
$66,248.00 - $82,804.80 Annually
Job Type:Regular
Location:San Mateo County, California
San Mateo Medical Center is seeking an experienced Food and Nutrition Systems Coordinator (Program Coordinator I) for the Food and Nutrition Services Unit.

This position will:
  • Coordinate Patient Food / Nutrition Diet Office Software Systems and Programs.
  • Carry out daily maintenance of CBORD Systems, including Admission/ Discharge/ Transfer Reports, Menu and Therapeutic Diet Updates and Floor Stock Reports.
  • Collect and organize data, control inventory and ensure the safety and satisfaction of patients and clients.
  • Collaborate with Clinical Dietitians, Nutritional Staff and Leadership.

The ideal candidate will possess:
  • At least two years of professional level analytical and administrative experience coordinating Food and Nutrition programs.
  • Experience with preparing reports, collecting and organizing data, and controlling inventory related to Food and Nutrition Services.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to collaborate with staff and clients.

NOTE: The eligible list generated from this recruitment may be used to fill future extra-help, term, unclassified, and regular classified vacancies.
 Examples Of Duties:
Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: 
  • Provides leadership and advocacy on behalf of the population and consumers served by the assigned program, commission/advisory board.
  • Serve as liaison between the County, community organizations, advisory boards, commissions, special committees and other groups related to assigned program.
  • Oversee and coordinate the delivery of services.
  • Maintain program statistics, records and history and prepare reports and correspondence regarding assigned program as requested.
  • Plan, organize, direct and coordinate enhancements to specialized systems and tools used to support record keeping, tracking and screening/evaluation efforts of the program(s) to which assigned.
  • Act as liaison between program staff and contracted vendors.
  • Provide technical and administrative assistance to management, staff and/or other County departments.
  • Follow-up on action items, disseminate information to appropriate individuals.
  • Implement and document enhancements to systems, policies and procedures related to the program being supported.
  • Trouble-shoot and problem-solve system user issues.
  • Coordinate planning and facilitate events, meetings on behalf of the program.
  • Take lead or assist in updating web content, manuals.
  • Take lead or assist in preparing, publishing and distributing event flyers, information brochures and other marketing or educational materials.
  • Perform related duties as assigned.


Knowledge of: Principles and practices of program area/option to which assigned; principles and practices of effective customer/client relations; principles and practices of working with and managing volunteers, if assigned to volunteer coordination; technical procedures and requirements of program area/option to which assigned; applicable federal, state and local laws, rules and regulations and County and program policies and guidelines governing program area/option to which assigned; principles, practices and techniques of administrative and programmatic research and analysis; computer applications related to the work; and office administrative practices and procedures, including records management and the operation of standard office equipment.

Skill/Ability to: Analyze, interpret and apply various regulations and requirements; plan, coordinate and implement administrative and programmatic research and analysis; train staff in work procedures and provide technical and programmatic assistance to staff and subcontractors; establish and maintain effective working relationships with grantors, subcontractors, County staff, elected and appointed officials, the public and others; communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; compile, analyze and interpret data using research techniques; draw sound conclusions and prepare and present effective reports regarding findings and recommendations; exercise sound independent judgment within general policy and regulatory guidelines; prepare clear and accurate reports, correspondence, procedures and other written materials; organize and prioritize work and meet critical deadlines; maintain accurate records and files; interact with a wide variety of people; listen sensitively and accurately; exercise tact, patience and diplomacy; develop, coordinate, and implement plans, programs and events; utilize the appropriate interpersonal style and methods of communication to gain acceptance, cooperation, or agreement of a plan, activity, and/or program idea; make public presentations and prepare articles for publication such as press releases and articles related to events of assigned program; and prepare narrative and statistical reports.

Education and Experience: Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to qualify is a Bachelor's degree in public or business administration, management or a related field and two years of professional level analytical and administrative experience in a community-related setting.

Departmental Promotional Only. Only current San Mateo County employees in the HEALTH SYSTEM with at least six months (1040 hours) of continuous service in a classified regular, probationary, SEIU or AFSCME represented extra-help/term position prior to the final filing date may apply. 
Thorough and detailed responses to the supplemental questions must be submitted in addition to the standard San Mateo County employment application. A resume will not be accepted as a substitute for the required employment application and supplemental questionnaire.

The examination process will consist of an application screening (pass/fail) based on the candidate's application and responses to the supplemental questions. Candidates who pass the application screening will be invited to a panel interview (weight: 100%). Depending on the number of applicants, an application appraisal of education and experience may be used in place of other examinations, or further evaluation of work experience may be conducted to group applicants by level of qualification. Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed advancement through any subsequent phase of the examination. All examinations will be given in San Mateo County, California, and applicants must participate at their own expense.
IMPORTANT: Applications for this position will only be accepted online. If you are currently on the County's website, you may click the "Apply Online" above or below. If you are not on the County's website, please go to to apply.

Final Filing Date: December 21, 2017, 11:59 PM
Application Screening: Week of December 26, 2017
Panel Interview: TBD
County of San Mateo is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Analyst: Lillian Lilles (122117) (Program Coordinator I - G243)


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