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State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -  $47,188.80 to  $69,739.20  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: Permanent, full time vacancies as they may occur in this geographical location.
Department: Health and Human Services
Division: Division of Child and Family Services
Location: Las Vegas, Boulder City, Indian Springs, Jean, Henderson
Job Class Code: 10.226
Announcement Number: 39367
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 01/13/2020
Close Date: 08/10/2020
   Phone: **None**
   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.
Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform work independently with little or no additional training. The Division of Child and Family Services is recruiting for a Registered Dietitian II to be located in Las Vegas, NV at our Desert Willow Treatment Center (DWTC). DWTC is an inpatient psychiatric hospital serving adolescents in Las Vegas, ages 12 - 17 years. The dietitian provides professional nutritional services to severely emotionally disturbed patients. The dietitian participates in the treatment team meetings. Duties include assessing the nutritional status of patients to identify patients who may require special dietary services, providing nutritional counseling and education and monitoring all patients' height, weight, BMI and lab results. The dietitian performs weekly nutritional groups on each patient unit; ensures compliance with the National School Lunch, School Breakfast and Afterschool Snack Programs, including completing monthly reports and claims; and will establish written priorities, policies and procedures for the provision of nutritional services and ensure conformance to local, State and federal licensure and funding guidelines.
The dietitian is the liaison between DWTC and the vendor food service management company and assists the vendors' dietitian in meeting NSLP guidelines. The dietitian will monitor and oversee food service contractors to ensure proper food preparation, proper food handling, sanitation, safety practices and accountability of food service contractors. The incumbent will participate in menu planning or approve the institutional menus to ensure nutritional adequacy and client patient satisfaction. A food tray is evaluated weekly for compliance with the guidelines. The dietitian conducts patient food satisfaction surveys and follows up on complaints regarding food services. The dietitian participates as a member of the quality improvement teams and performs other duties as required. The State of Nevada is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its employees and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion or belief, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, domestic partnership, genetic information (GINA), or compensation and/or wages. ***THIS RECRUITMENT MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME BASED ON THE AMOUNT OF APPLICATIONS RECEIVED. QUALIFIED APPLICANTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY AS SOON AS POSSIBLE.***

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.
    A valid driver's license or evidence of equivalent mobility is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continued employment.
Additional Position Criteria
    CPR Certification is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continued employment.
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
More Benefits Information: http://nvjobs.nv.gov/Applicants/EB
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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

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