Vancouver Coastal Health

Health Care Food Service Supervisor

Job ID 2024-126157
City Richmond
Work Location
Richmond Hospital
Food Production
Home Worksite
04 - Richmond Hospital
Labour Agreement
Facilities Subsector
100 - Facilities HEU
Position Type
Job Status
Temporary Full-Time
Standard Hours / Week
Job Category
Support Services
Salary Grade
Min Hourly
CAD $32.81/Hr.
Max Hourly
CAD $32.81/Hr.
Shift Times
Days Off
Friday, Rotating, Thursday
Position Start Date
As soon as possible
End Date
Position End Date - Incumbent
Position ends on the listed end date or upon the return of the incumbent.


The salary range for this position is CAD $32.81/Hr. - CAD $32.81/Hr.

Job Summary

Come work as a Food Service Supervisor with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)!

Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a Health Care Food Services Supervisor to join the Food Services team working out of Richmond Hospital in Richmond, BC. The successful candidate will be self motivated and able to work both independently and in a team setting. They will also have a strong work ethic that allows them to oversee daily food services to ensure a safe and respectful environment for staff, patients, residents, families, and visitors.


Are you looking for a new employment opportunity that challenges you and offers a better quality of life? Apply today to join our passionate team dedicated to servicing the community! 


As a Health Care Food Service Supervisor with VCH you will:

  • Ensure diet orders are compliant and meet the provisions for nutritional care as determined by Clinical Nutrition for inpatients and outpatients using the nutrition software program.
  • Be the liaison between Clinical Nutrition and Food Services, visit patients to obtain diet related information regarding nutritional and therapeutic diet needs, and in consultation with the Clinical Dietitian as required;
    • identify patient/resident food preference/food tolerance/food acceptance;
    • chart activities in patient/resident medical record such as meal intake, diet and diet-related information;
    • input and/or updates patient/resident diet and diet-related information into a computerized system.
  • Oversee the daily food service in assigned areas including supervising designated staff, maintaining and updating manual and computerized records such as the staffing schedule, performing related administrative duties and maintaining food standards by participating in quality assurance activities.
  • Promote and maintain excellent customer relations and effective on-going communication with all levels of staff.


Education & Experience

  • Graduation from a recognized two-year program in Food Service Supervision plus one year’s recent, related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
  • Food Safe Certificate 1.

Knowledge & Abilities

  • Ability to supervise.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to deal with others effectively.
  • Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.
  • Ability to organize work.
  • Ability to operate related equipment.

Closing Statement

The hours of work including days off and work area may be subject to change consistent with operational requirements and the provision of the Collective Agreement and applicable statutes. Successful applicants may be required to complete a Criminal Records Review Check.

As per the current Public Health Orders, as of October 5, 2023, all employees working for Vancouver Coastal Health must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or have received a single dose of the most-recent, updated COVID-19 vaccine. Proof of vaccination status will be required.


VCH is a world class innovator in medical care, research and teaching, delivering service to more than one million BC residents. At VCH, we embrace thinking boldly, taking smart risks, and "going first" when we believe it will lead to the best possible outcomes for patients and their families. We invite you to join us in creating healthy lives in healthy communities by showcasing our passion for care, connection to the communities we serve and our culture of teamwork that makes VCH a great place to work.

  • Comprehensive health benefits package, including MSP, extended health and dental and municipal pension plan
  • Grow your career with employer-paid training and leadership development opportunities
  • Wellness supports, including counselling, critical incident and innovative wellness services are available to employees and their immediate families
  • Award-winning recognition programs to honour staff, medical staff and volunteers
  • Access to exclusive discount offers and deals for VCH staff

Equity, diversity, and inclusion are essential to our goals of creating a great place to work and delivering exceptional care. We acknowledge and accommodate unique differences and ensure special measures are in place so that all prospective and current employees are given an opportunity to succeed.

We are committed to building a representative workforce and encourage applications reflecting diversity of sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization or ancestry, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person.

Vancouver Coastal Health is proud to be recognized as one of Canada's Top 100 Employers in 2024.

Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting.

***Employees of VCH must apply online via the Internal Career Portal on CareerHub, you are currently viewing the External Career Portal. Refer to the site for instructions on how to view internal job postings and how to apply as an employee. Current VCH employees who apply to this posting using this external site will be considered as an external candidate. Seniority will not apply.***

Thank you for your interest in Vancouver Coastal Health.


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