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Municipality of Anchorage WIC RD - job opening closes on Monday, May 15th

Job Title: WOMEN, INFANTS AND CHILDREN (WIC) DIETITIAN (Public Health Dietitian) - Range 14 / AMEA
Closing Date/Time: Thu. 05/04/17 5:00 PM Alaska Time
Salary: $27.72 - $35.46 Hourly
$2,217.60 - $2,836.80 Biweekly
$4,804.80 - $6,146.40 Monthly
$57,657.60 - $73,756.80 Annually
Job Type: Regular / Full Time
Location: 825 "L" St and/or Satellite Clinics, Anchorage, Alaska
Department: Health & Human Services
 

 

 
 

Open to the general public and any current Municipal employee.

This position is represented by the Anchorage Municipal Employee Association (AMEA) and is subject to the provisions of the current agreement between the Municipality of Anchorage and the AMEA. If the person selected is not affiliated with the Anchorage Municipal Employees Association, he or she must become a member in good standing within thirty-one (31) days of beginning work.

DEPARTMENT: Health & Human Services
LOCATION: 825 L Street & Satellite Clinics
HOURS OF WORK: Monday through Friday; 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

 

 Example of Duties:
Provide nutrition education, high risk individual nutrition counseling and eligibility certification for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) clients. Develop and facilitate nutrition education discussion groups for WIC eligible clients. Maintain current and complete client records according to the State of Alaska and Municipality Of Anchorage (MOA) WIC policies and procedures. Participate in outreach activities. Provide leadership and direction for the University of Alaska anchorage (UAA) Dietetic Interns during their WIC rotation at the Municipality. Provide guidance in clinic operations in the absence of Program Managers. Perform other related duties as assigned or required.
 Minimum Qualifications / Substitutions / Preferences:
Bachelor's degree in nutrition, dietetics, or a related field; and one (1) year experience in dietetic or nutritional services.
 
 All applicants must possess or obtain:
  • Current certification as either a Registered Dietitian (RD) or Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN) by the Commission on Dietetic Registration or equivalent at time of application.
  • Valid State of Alaska Driver's License at time of hire.
  • Current State of Alaska Dietitian or Nutritionist license within 30 days of hire.
  • Current American Red Cross/American Heart Association Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Certification (CPR) or equivalent within 90 days of hire.
 Additional Important Information:

Preference will be given to any Anchorage Municipal Employees Association (AMEA) employees. AMEA employees who are successful in the screening process will be forwarded to the department for consideration prior to any non-AMEA applicants.

The Municipality Of Anchorage participates in the U.S. Department of Homeland Security E-verify Program. For more information, please go to http://www.uscis.gov/E-verify. E-Verify® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

If selected for hire, appointment in this position will be conditional based upon the submission of a current copy of the applicant's Alaska Driver's License and a current (dated within 30 days from date requested) copy of his/her Department of Motor Vehicle driving record, including a driving record from previous states if the Alaskan driver's license was first issued within one year prior to application, documenting an acceptable driving history. The processing fee(s) are the responsibility of the selected applicant. For information on acceptable driving history, please refer to the MOA Driving Conviction Guidelines.

If selected for hire, appointment in this position will be conditional based upon the submission of a copy of current certification as either a Registered Dietitian (RD) or Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN) by the Commission on Dietetic Registration or equivalent at time of hire, current State of Alaska Dietitian or Nutritionist license within 30 days of hire, and current American Red Cross/American Heart Association Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Certification (CPR) or equivalent within 90 days of hire.

All required certifications and licenses must remain current for the duration of employment.

If selected for hire, appointment in this position will be conditional based upon satisfactory completion of a national criminal background investigation (AS 12.62.160) and (AS 12.62.400). Accordingly it will be necessary for the selected applicant to provide certain identification information and be fingerprinted. Fingerprint cards must be dated within 30 days from date requested. The processing fee of $47.00 plus the cost of being fingerprinted (variable), is the responsibility of the selected applicant and must be accomplished before beginning work.

If selected for hire, the appointment in this position will be conditional based upon a satisfactory Municipal Employment Office conducted Background Check. A Background Check encompasses criminal history, verifying education, and verifying dates of employment.

Veterans who wish to be considered for interview preference as allowed in the Personnel Rules 3.30.031 D must attach a copy of their DD Form 214 to the application. The DD Form 214 must show an honorable discharge. Minimum Qualifications of the position must be met for preference consideration.

The Municipality of Anchorage is an Employer of National Service. Please be sure to include any volunteer work with AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, or other national service programs on your application in the work history portion.

Application Process: Once an applicant clicks on the "Apply" link underneath the header section of a vacancy announcement, they will be directed to the www.GovernmentJobs.com website to log into their existing account (or to create an account) of their application profile.  Applicants will create or review their profile, make any updates necessary, and submit their application from their personal account.  Note: The GovernmentJobs website and applicant's profile accounts are not administered by the Municipality of Anchorage.  For technical assistance or customer service regarding an account profile, applicants may contact the GovernmentJobs customer support line at 1-855-524-5627.

For general questions regarding Municipal vacancy announcements or the employment process with the Municipality of Anchorage, applicants may contact the Employee Relations Department at (907) 343-4447 during regular business hours of Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Alaska Standard Time.


The MOA is an EO and AA employer and complies with Title I of the ADA.

REGISTERED DIETITAN

Generous Relocation Package - includes temporary housing!

 

Amazing Benefits can be found here https://www.bartletthospital.org/careers/human-resources.aspx

JOB SUMMARY:

Responsible for the a pplication of the Nutrition Care Process, including completion of the nutrition assessments, determination of the nutrition diagnosis, development and implementation of nutrition interventions and monitoring and evaluation of the patient’s progress as well as c are planning, educating and counseling patients in both inpatient and outpatient settings.  This position must p rovide accurate, effective and evidence-based nutrition information to all customers, communicates between dietary and nursing departments and the patient and p erforms duties in compliance with all pertinent regulatory standards and agencies.

 

JOB DUTIES:

·    Provides medical nutrition therapy, nutrition services and education integrated with the patient's medical goals. 

·    Evaluates, interprets, monitors and documents the nutritional status and nutritional needs of hospitalized patients and outpatients using established standards of care and practice guidelines.

·    Documents nutrition assessment, history and progress in the EMR.  Completes all documentation and billing in a timely and accurate manner.

·    Provides nutrition consultations as ordered by physicians.

·    Writes orders for therapeutic diets and supplements per nutrition hospital policy.

·    Demonstrates accurate knowledge of nutrition care therapies and the appropriate use by age group.  This includes neonate, pediatric, adolescent, geriatric patients and the general patient population.

·    Demonstrates knowledge of therapeutic diets and diet modifications to formulate treatment plans and make clinical judgments involving nutrition therapy, and to insure appropriate monitoring and delivery of therapeutic diets for patients. 

·    Functions as an integral member of the clinical interdisciplinary team and all professional services.

·    Maintains client centered care with internal and external customers.

·    Supports the hospital food and nutrition program services adhering to current federal, state and organizational guidelines and regulations.

·    Supports the quality assurance program in the FNS department through conducting patient menu satisfaction surveys and making recommendations as appropriate.  Occasionally observe patients at meal times and make recommendations as indicated to assure compliance with regulatory requirements and to promote patient satisfaction.   

·    Uses NetIMPAC to create, review, adapt and maintain menus, therapeutic and modified diets and develop standardized recipes that adhere to nutrition formulary and regulatory requirements for all inpatient and cafeteria settings

·    Offers input and feedback for new and different food products, enteral and parental nutrition products, supplies and equipment.

·    Assists with providing regular in-service education and training programs for food service and clinical nutrition staff to meet regulatory standards and established nutrition formulary requirements (Nutrition Care Manual).

·    Develops, reviews, updates and implements educational materials to meet the needs of patients and professionals.

·    Precepts dietetic interns and provides on the job training for newly hired clinical staff.

·    Provides dietitian and nutrition services to community agencies as contracted or requested, and promotes an informed community through speaking engagements, community classes, health screenings, workshops and training opportunities.  

·    Supports the Director and Food Service Manager in reviewing and revising policies impacting the FNS department.

·    Maintains registered dietitian nutritionist (RDN) status including continuing professional education per the Professional Development Portfolio required by the Commission on Dietetic Registration. 

·    Other duties as assigned by the Food and Nutrition Services Director.

 

Expectations and Required Skills:

·    Demonstrates ability to prioritize work and projects so assignments are completed in a timely manner.

·    Good decision making and judgment capabilities

·    The ability to identify and solve complex problems

·    Strong oral and written communication skills

·    Effective listening skills

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education:  Bachelor of Science Degree from an accredited college in Nutrition or Dietetics.

Licenses/Certifications:  Current Licensure as a Dietitian in the State of Alaska and Registration by the Commission on Dietetic Registration as a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist.

Experience:  At least one (1) year work experience in the field of nutrition, acute care setting preferred.  Evidence of training or experience in age-appropriate nutrition, nutrition assessment and medical nutrition therapy.  

Physical: Complies with state and federal laws for employee health requirements, such as TB testing and other requirements (see Employee Health Policy for specific requirements). For specific physical demands of position, including vision, hearing, repetitive motion environment, see Position Description.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the positions.

 

Professional Requirements

Meets dress code standards; appearance is neat and clean.

Completes annual educational requirements

Wears identification while on duty

Communicates the mission, ethics, and goals of the facility

 

Disclaimer

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

 

Practice Notice: Starting in 2017, Bartlett Regional Hospital may require pre-employment drug testing for all new hires and re-hires who have received a conditional offer of employment.

 

Posted: 3/3/17



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