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Director, Food and Nutrition Services, Seattle, WA

UW Medical Center


Seattle, WA

September 14, 2018

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Req #: 158953
Job Location: UW Medical Center
Posting Date: 09/13/2018
Closing Info: Open Until Filled
Salary: Salary is commensurate with education and experience.
Shift: First Shift
Notes: This position provides opportunities to work in a fast-paced, challenging, diverse and rewarding environment. As an employee you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For detailed information on Benefits for this position, click here.

Join our award-winning team at University of Washington Medical Center (UWMC). Among the top medical centers in the United States, and ranked as the number 1 hospital in Washington State, as rated by U.S. News & World Report 2018-2019 "America's Best Hospitals", UWMC prides itself on compassionate patient care as well as its pioneering medical advances. UWMC is operated by the University of Washington (UW) and serves as a training site for UW’s School of Medicine. The UW is proud to be one of the nation’s premier educational and research institutions. Our people are the most important asset in our pursuit of achieving excellence in education, research, and community service. Our staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty.

UWMC Essential Services has an outstanding opportunity for a Director, Food and Nutrition Services, UW Medical Center. This individual will direct, evaluate, coordinate, plan, organize and facilitate the operational, financial, clinical, quality improvement and personnel activities of Food and Nutrition Services (FNS) for the UW campus of UW Medical Center and for the Northwest Hospital campus which will be known as UWMC Northwest Campus beginning January 2020. The Director will also collaborate with Harborview Medical Center on UW Medicine initiatives of mutual interest. This individual will provide direction, coordination and leadership to all Patient Food Service, Clinical Nutrition, and Retail Services provided to patients, visitors, faculty and staff at two hospital locations.


  • Master's degree in dietetics, food and nutrition, health care administration, business, hotel/restaurant management, or related field AND at least five (5) years of senior management experience directing Food and Nutrition Services in large complex medical centers. Additional related experience may substitute for the Master's Degree.
  • Registration with The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics preferred.
  • Experience managing multi-site operations preferred.
  • Experience managing major food service construction/remodeling projects preferred.
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may substitute for stated requirements.

The University of Washington is a leader in environmental stewardship & sustainability, and committed to becoming climate neutral.

The University of Washington is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Disability Services Office at 206-543-6450 / 206-543-6452 (tty) or

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