APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -
PAY GRADE: 33
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In order to receive consideration, applicants must indicate their availability for any work type, travel, and location requirements listed.
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 work independently with little or no additional training.
This position supports the Nevada State Veterans Home (NSVH) and is located at 100 Veterans Memorial Drive in Boulder City, NV. 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. Travel up to 25% of the time may be required. Experience in a Long Term Care Facility is preferred but not required.
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.
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 State of Nevada/FBI background check will be required of the selected applicant.
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.