APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -
PAY GRADE: 35
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: Permanent, full time vacancies as they may occur
in this geographical location.
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.
Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform advanced-level work and may provide work direction and training to others.
Southern Nevada Adult Mental Health Services is (SNAMHS) is currently seeking a Registered Dietician to provide nutrition screening, intervention, monitoring and transition services, as well as negotiation and administration of food service contracts for comprehensive psychiatric hospital and associated residential treatment facilities. This position evaluates health and disease condition(s) related to developmental disability/psychiatric disorder/chemical dependency for nutrition related consequences; ensuring the contractor is providing services in compliance with contractual agreements and that contracted staff meet appropriate experience, health, and other qualification standards; verification of monthly billing for meals and snacks is calculated in accordance with daily census data, meal/snack orders and cancellation forms; and will provide overall nutritional assessment for menu planning, including compliance with various state, federal and local nutritional standards and nutritional mandates.
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 three years of professional experience as a Registered Dietitian, two years of which were in a clinic, hospital, or similar health care setting.
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.
A pre-employment criminal history check and fingerprinting are required. Persons offered employment in this position will be required to pay for these items.
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.