Work in this class involves the supervision, coordination, administration, and management of clinical dietetics in the Nutritional Services Department. Work includes planning, developing, coordinating and administering service for nutritional care of hospitalized patients provided by a staff of registered dietitians and a diet clerk. Employee may also prepare nutritional assessments for an assigned patient population, provide training for the dietary staff, serve as preceptor for dietetic trainees, and provide in-service training/consultation for the medical treatment team as requested. Employee is responsible for the management of the Nutritional Services performance improvement program in conjunction with the Food Service Director. Normal working hours are 7:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Monday - Friday.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies:
Considerable knowledge of the accepted principles and practices of nutrition and dietetics. Considerable knowledge of diet therapy and disease. Knowledge of current trends and professional practices in clinical dietetics. Ability to assess, design and implement nutritional care plans for individuals. Ability to effectively manage and communicate with a group of subordinates. Ability to evaluate and direct the work of subordinates and maintain good working relationships. NC Driver's License is preferred for this position.
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:
Bachelor's degree in foods and nutrition, dietetics, or related area from an appropriately accredited institution and completion of an ADA approved coordinated undergraduate program or Dietetic Internship with the ADA Commission on Dietetic Registration eligibility preferred and two years of experience in dietary in a clinical setting, one of which may be in administration and supervision; or a master's degree in foods and nutrition or a related area from an appropriately accredited institution with completion of an ADA approved Dietetic Internship with the ADA Commission on Dietetic Registration eligibility preferred; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Supplemental and Contact Information:
Applicants must document on the application their knowledge skills and abilities as well as all related work experience to the position for which they apply. Resumes may be attached but will not be used to qualify experience and/or education. The Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) selects applicants for employment based on job-related knowledge, skills, and abilities without regard to race, color, gender, national origin, religion, age, disability, political affiliation or political influence. Pre-Employment Drug Testing and Criminal Record Checks are required. On line a pplications must be submitted to the appropriate Human Resources Office by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. Applicants seeking veteran's preference should submit a copy of their Form DD-214. Applicants seeking reduction in force priority should attach a copy of their letter of notification to receive this priority. Ilene F. Dellinger Recruitment Coordinator
North Carolina Office of State Human Resources
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