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State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -  $44,474.40 to  $65,751.12  PAY GRADE: 33
For more information on benefit and retirement programs, please see the sections below.
In order to receive consideration, applicants must indicate their availability for any work type, travel, and location requirements listed.
Work Type: A Permanent, full time vacancy
Department: NV Dept of Veterans Services
Division: Nevada State Veteran's Home - Boulder City
Location: Las Vegas, Boulder City, Indian Springs, Jean, Henderson
Job Class Code: 10.226
Announcement Number: 29811
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 10/05/2016
Close Date: 10/10/2017
   Phone: (775)684-0129
   Email: nspanozzo@admin.nv.gov
Applications accepted for another Expired
The Position
Registered Dietitians provide nutritional care and medical nutrition therapy for individuals and groups in institutional, clinic, research, community and residential settings and provide nutrition education to clients/patients and families in accordance with accepted professional practices and standards.
The State of Nevada offers an excellent benefits package that includes health, dental and vision insurance, participation in the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS), accrual of 15 days of annual and 15 days of sick leave, 11 paid holidays and no city, county, state or social security tax! Nevada boasts not only exciting 24-hour cities, but recreational opportunities for outdoor enthusiasts such as camping, boating, fishing and hiking with stunning mountain scenery and picturesque high desert splendor.
This position supports the Nevada State Veterans Home (NSVH) located at 100 Veterans Memorial Drive in Boulder City. Boulder City is located just minutes away from the City of Henderson. Our mission is to provide skilled nursing services to veterans, their spouses, and Gold Star parents. Our nursing staff-to-resident ratios promote quality patient care and our "team" approach encourages participation at all levels. "Quite simply, our mission is 'Caring for Nevada's Heroes,' and we do this by providing high-quality care in an atmosphere that emphasizes resident choice and dignity." -NSVH Administrator. The State of Nevada offers an exceptionally competitive benefits package, including a variety of medical benefit options, 11 paid holidays, three weeks annual leave, and three weeks of sick leave per year. In addition, the State of Nevada's Public Employees Retirement System is a superior retirement program. Under the direction of the Nursing Facility Administrator, the Registered Dietitian 2 is responsible for monitoring and assuring meal quality and evaluating the performance of the food services contractor in an ongoing fashion. In addition, this position will provide nutritional care and diet therapy for geriatric residents; develop, implement, and monitor individual and group dietary plans; review data from resident's medical file; identify nutritional needs for each resident; document dietary plans in resident records; monitor and oversee food preparation to ensure nutritional plans are being upheld each day and ensure daily adherence to proper food handling, sanitation and safety practices and the efficiency and accountability of food service. Experience in a Long Term Care Facility is preferred but not required.

To Qualify:
In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:
Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications)
    Current registration and licensure by the Commission on Dietetic Registration and one year of professional experience as a Registered Dietitian.
Special Notes
    Per Nevada Revised Statutes (NRS) 640E, persons appointed to this class must be licensed as a Registered Dietitian in the State of Nevada. A temporary license may be granted, pending dietitian licensing in the State of Nevada, to a person who holds a corresponding license in another jurisdiction.
Special Requirements
    A State of Nevada/FBI background check will be required of the selected applicant.
The Examination
Application Evaluation Exam
The exam will consist of an application evaluation. It is essential that applications include detailed information with time frames regarding education and experience. The most qualified applicants will be contacted by the hiring agency for interview. The hiring agency may require specific skills related testing as part of the interviewing process.
For more information about state employment, visit the following:
Division of Human Resource Management: http://hr.nv.gov
Public Employees Retirement System: http://www.nvpers.org
Public Employees Benefits Program: http://pebp.state.nv.us
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Direct Inquiries or Correspondence to:
Division of Human Resource Management
Northern Nevada
209 East Musser Street,
Room 101
Carson City, Nevada 89701-4204

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Division of Human Resource Management
Southern Nevada
555 East Washington Avenue,
Suite 1400
Las Vegas, Nevada 89101-1046

TDD for the Hearing Impaired (800) 326-6868

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