Clinical Dietitian (Outpatient Oncology/ALS) Job in Saint Louis, Missouri – Department of Veterans Affairs

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The United States government is a massive employer, and is always looking for qualified candidates to fill a wide variety of open employment positions in locations across the country. Below you’ll find a Qualification Summary for an active, open job listing from the Department of Veterans Affairs. The opening is for a Clinical Dietitian (Outpatient Oncology/ALS) in Saint Louis, Missouri Feel free to browse this and any other job listings and reach out to us with any questions!

Clinical Dietitian (Outpatient Oncology/ALS) – Saint Louis, Missouri
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs
Job ID: 51704
Start Date: 02/06/2019
End Date: 03/06/2019

Qualification Summary
To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, Basic Requirements: United States Citizenship: Non-citizens may only be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy. Education: Must have earned a bachelor’s degree from a U.S. regionally accredited college or university or foreign equivalent and fulfilled each of the following criteria:(a) Completed a didactic program in dietetics accredited by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND), formerly known as the Commission on Accreditation for Dietetic Education (CADE).(b) Completed an ACEND accredited or approved supervised practice program. Supervised practice programs are post-baccalaureate degree programs that provide supervised practice experiences which meet the eligibility requirements and accreditation standards of ACEND, formally known as CADE. Completion of a coordinated program in dietetics fulfills the requirements of a supervised practice program. Time spent in a dietetic internship or supervised practice program does not qualify as creditable experience. CERTIFICATION: All applicants 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). LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY: Dietitians must be proficient in spoken and written English as required by 38 U.S.C. 7402(d) Grade Determinations: GS-11 – To be considered at this level, you must meet all of the requirements listed below: Experience or Education. At least 1 year of experience as a registered dietitian equivalent to the next lower grade level, OR education equivalent to 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education, OR a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree from an accredited university or college in the field of dietetics or closely related field.. Demonstrated Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities : In addition to the experience above, the candidate must demonstrate the following KSAs: a. Knowledge of best practices in the dietetics profession and in scientific literature, including knowledge of research methods, study design, data collection, interpretation of findings, and translation of results into nutrition practice. b. Ability to comply with various accrediting, regulatory, and agency authorities. c. Ability to develop and maintain a system of internal reviews and direct quality control and performance improvement studies. d. Knowledge of computer software programs relative to food service systems. e. Knowledge of the principles and practices of nutrition care and the treatment of complex cases in clinical settings in order to develop, implement and coordinate best practices in the dietetics profession (e.g. assessment, diagnosis, intervention, monitoring and evaluation). f. Knowledge of best practices in areas of clinical nutrition and the ability to apply nutrition interventions to patients with multiple co-morbidities. g. Ability to act as a consultant for health care providers including registered dietetic technicians, dietetic interns, nurses, physicians, medical students, and allied health professionals. References: VA Handbook 5005 Part II, Appendix G20 The full performance level of this vacancy is GS-11. Physical Requirements: Safely carry loads of up to 25 lbs., traverse stairs and uneven surfaces, and walk swiftly/safely without difficulty

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