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Job Title:  REGISTERED DIETITIAN 2

REGISTERED DIETITIAN 2 - 60043163
Posting Close Date:  N/A
Location: 

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA, US, 89146

Requisition Id:  1299

Department: DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Division: DHHS - DIVISION OF CHILD AND FAMILY SERVICES 

Business Unit: HR-SO NEV CHILD & ADLSCNT SVCS 

Work Type: PERMANENT 

Pay Grade: GRADE 33 

Salary Range: $47,188.80 - $69,739.20

Fulltime/Parttime: Full Time 

 

Recruiter: GINA E. MICK 

Phone:  775 684-0107 

Email: gemick@admin.nv.gov 

 

 

Position Description

The Division of Child and Family Services is recruiting for a Registered Dietitian II, located in Las Vegas, at our Desert Willow Treatment Center (DWTC). 

 

DWTC is an inpatient psychiatric hospital serving adolescents in Las Vegas, Nevada ages 12 – 17 years. The dietitian provides professional nutritional services to severely emotionally disturbed patients. 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 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; 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; serves as the liaison between DWTC and the vendor food service management company and assists the vendors’ dietitian in meeting NSLP guidelines; and 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 and DCFS offer 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! 


To see full Class Specifications visit: http://hr.nv.gov/Resources/ClassSpecs/Class_Specifications-10_0//

 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Current registration and licensure by the Commission on Dietetic Registration and one year of professional experience as a Registered Dietitian.

 

INFORMATIONAL NOTES:

∗ A Master’s degree from an accredited college or university with major work in nutrition, public health nutrition or dietetics may be substituted for one year of the required work experience.

∗ 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.

 

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.

 

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.

 

This recruitment may close at any time based on the number of applications received.  Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.

 

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.


Nearest Major Market: Las Vegas