Registered Dietitian Director, Health Care (3326) SD
(Current Vacancy as Registered Dietitian Director with the Western Maryland Hospital Center,
**Part Time 50% Position**
DHMH ANNOUNCEMENT NUMBER: 3326 -SD
SALARY: $23,281 - $37,362 (Grade 18) (Part Time 50%)
**EXTENDED CLOSING DATE**: Applications must be received by the DHMH Recruitment and Selection Office by 5 p.m. on August 6, 2012 – No postmarks will be accepted.
DESCRIPTION: This position manages the Clinical Nutrition and Food Services Programs for Western Maryland Hospital Center’s Long Term Care and satellite programs. The incumbent will also provide direction to the Food Services professional staff and coordinates activities with clinical dietitians for optimal nutritional services outcomes for the patients and residents. This position provides Clinical Nutritional support for the WMHC Nursing Home; serves as backup for clinical nutrition support for the WMHC Specialty Hospital in the event of urgent needs; and leads and oversees all aspects of Dietetic and Nutritional Programs for the programs’ objectives. The incumbent guides, organizes, evaluates, and directs the activities of the Dietetic and Nutritional Programs for WMHC and satellite facilities, including ensuring fiscal accountability. This position communicates dietetic and nutritional objectives, accomplishments, and needs in relationship to patients/residents, and holds responsibility for PEP evaluations for direct reports, and ensures policies are formulated and implemented for best practices.
Education: Determined by the Maryland State Board of Dietetic Practice under the licensing requirements for Nutritionists and Dietitians.
Experience: Five years of experience providing professional nutrition or dietetic services which includes three years in a residential or hospital setting and two years managing a clinical and administrative phase of a dietetic program.
Note: A Master’s degree in the field of dietetics, nutrition, institutional administration or other related field may be substituted for up to one year of the required experience.
1. Candidates for positions in the classification must possess a current license as a Dietitian/Nutritionist from the Maryland State Board of Dietetic Practice. A copy of the current license MUST be attached to the application.
2. Candidates must be registered by the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) prior to completion of probationary period and must maintain a current registration during their time of employment. Applicants who are currently registered should submit proof of CDR registration with application.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS OF THE CLASSIFICATION: Employees in this classification may be required to provide the facility with a telephone number where they can be reached.
How to Apply: Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications, limitations and selective qualifications (if indicated) will be evaluated. The evaluation will be a rating of your application based on your education, training and experience as they relate to the requirements of the position. Therefore, it is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application. Please report all related education, experience, and dates and hours of work. To ensure that you provide sufficient information, you may add separate pages, if necessary. For education obtained outside the U.S., a copy of the equivalent American education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation service must accompany the application. All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date. We will not consider information submitted after this date.
To be considered for this position, submit a Maryland State application MS-100 form to:
Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
Recruitment & Selection Division
P.O. Box 22330
Baltimore, MD 21203-4330
Drop Off Address:
Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
Recruitment and Selection Division
201 W. Preston St., Room 114-B
Baltimore, MD 21201
PLEASE NOTE: This is a position specific recruitment. The resulting eligibility list will be used to staff this position or function only. Interested persons need to reapply for any future recruitment for this classification. Applicants certified to this list will remain eligible only for this particular position for a period of one year.
An Equal Opportunity Employer
Appropriate accommodations for individuals with disabilities are available upon request by calling:
(410) 767-1251 or MD TTY Relay Service 1-800-735-2258.
For Recorded Job Information, call: 410-767-6018.
Internet address: http://www.dhmh.maryland.gov/ohr/recruitments