Supervisory Dietician (Clinical Nutrition)

Email Job
  • Share:

Job Detail

  • Company Name Veterans Health Administration

Job Description

SummaryThis Dietitian (Clinical) position is in Nutrition & Food Services at the VA Maine Healthcare Systems Togus, ME location. This position is a full-time at 40 hours per week.QualificationsBasic Requirements:

  • United States Citizenship: Non-citizens may only be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy
  • Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN) or Registered Dietitian (RD) – Must be registered with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) the credentialing branch of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics formerly known as the American Dietetic Association (ADA)
  • English Language Proficiency: Dietitians must be proficient in spoken and written English as required by 38 U.S.C
  • 7402(d)
  • Current VHA Dietitians that qualify based on being covered by the Grandfathering Provision may not be promoted to a higher grade if they do not meet the current RDN/RD requirements
  • Grade Determinations: In addition to the basic requirements for employment, the following criteria must be met when determining the grade of candidates: GS-13 Dietitian (Full Performance Level):Experience: One year of experience as an RDN/RD equivalent to the next lower grade level (GS-12)
  • Demonstrated Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: In addition to the experience above, the candidate must demonstrate the following KSAs: Skill in written communication including policy development and standard operating procedures
  • Skill in strategic planning to develop goals, objectives and action plans
  • Skill in analyzing data to monitor progress towards improving and sustaining outcomes
  • Ability to negotiate
  • Ability to supervise subordinate staff (i.e., plan, organize, delegate, direct, control and review activities and performance)
  • References: VA Handbook 5005 Part II Appendix G20 Physical Requirements: The essential duties of a Clinical Dietitian works efficiently and without hazard to themselves and others and include use of fingers, walking (1-2 hours), hearing (aid permitted); mental and emotional stability, working closely with others, exposure to TB and other diseases.

Duties “This position will serve as a Supervisory Dietitian within the Nutrition & Food Service.
Duties include, but are not limited to: Provides clinical nutrition section specific leadership serving as professional and technical advisor to staff and other health care professionals.
Has oversight over HR staffing, employee relations and labor relations in Clinical Nutrition section.
Exercises a full range of supervisory and personnel management authorities and assumes full responsibility in planning, directing, and assessing work of subordinate staff.
Establishes a training plan for the clinical section that is based on evidence based nutrition.
Develops and leads clinical nutrition operations.
Establishes strategic goals and ensure priorities align with the strategic plan of the NFS department, VISN and national programs.
Leads performance improvement efforts within Clinical Nutrition section, acting on quality improvement data and plans.
Identifies and prioritizes problems, sets long and short-term goals, develops action plans and analyses data to evaluate progress to improve outcomes.
Develops and updates policies and procedures and the establishment and oversight of a system for regulatory compliance.
Solicits support and/or negotiate with facility managers to influence decision making and garner support to ensure clinical nutrition operations are a success.
Collaborates closely with the supervisory dietitians to cover the work in all NFS and execute the activities of the department.
May perform other related duties as assigned which are appropriate for this grade and assignment.
Work Schedule: Monday – Friday, 7:30 am – 4:00 pm Telework: Ad-hoc.
Virtual: This is not a virtual position.
Functional Statement #: 99517-S Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized Permanent Change of Station (PCS): Not Authorized Financial Disclosure Report: Not Required NOTIFICATIONS: This position is in the Excepted Service.
This position is not a Bargaining Unit position.
This position is covered by locality-based comparability pay.
The incumbent may be required to travel to other VA campuses and CBOC’s.
Selectee may be required to work at any VA Maine Healthcare System campus, as needed.
Current and former Federal employees must submit copies of their most recent SF-50, (Notice of Personnel Action).
The SF-50 must identify the position title, series, grade, step, tenure and type of service (Competitive or Excepted).
In some cases, more than one SF-50 may be required to show a higher grade previously held.
Narrative responses to the knowledge, skills and abilities (KSAs) may be required from the selectee in order to proceed with the appointment.”

Expected salary: Not Available

Location: USA

Job date: Fri, 29 Mar 2024 08:59:06 GMT

Apply for the job now!

Other jobs you may like