Dietitian- Certified Specialist in Renal Nutrition Job in Albuquerque, New Mexico – Department of Veterans Affairs



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Dietitian- Certified Specialist in Renal Nutrition – Albuquerque, New Mexico
Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs
Job ID: 616011
Start Date: 09/10/2022
End Date: 10/17/2022

Qualification Summary
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 and Supervised Practice: (1) Applicant 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. Individuals who have earned college and/or university degrees outside the United States and its territories also must have their transcripts evaluated by a foreign transcript evaluation service to determine if their degree is equivalent to a degree granted by a regionally accredited college or university in the United States. Validation of a foreign degree does not eliminate the need for verification of completion of didactic program, dietetic internship, or coordinated program requirements. The completion of ACEND didactic program requirements and at least a bachelor’s degree from a U.S. regionally accredited college/university or foreign equivalent are necessary for eligibility to enter an ACEND-accredited supervised practice program. Registration/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). Credentials: Advanced level practice dietitians must possess a minimum of one advanced practice credential relevant to the area of practice: Board Certified Specialist in Renal Nutrition (CSR) May qualify based on being covered by the Grandfathering Provision as described in the VA Qualification Standard for this occupation (only applicable to current VHA employees who are in this occupation and meet the criteria). Grade Determinations: Dietitian: Advanced Level Practice
GS-12: Completion of 1 year of experience equivalent to the next lower grade level. In addition to the experience, the candidate must demonstrate the following KSAs:
1. *Ability to develop, maintain, and supervise a system of internal reviews and direct quality control and performance improvement studies to assure compliance with various accrediting, regulatory, and agency authorities.
2. *Knowledge of the principles of program management and oversight required to develop program goals and objectives, administer and monitor program, evaluate program outcomes/accomplishments, set and redefine priorities, and implement effective solutions in processes/systems as needed.
3. Ability to act as a consultant for staff.
4. Ability to mentor and educate peers and other multidisciplinary team members in complex issues, procedures and practices.
5. Ability to make presentations on topics regarding food, nutrition and health issues.
6. Ability to make high level decisions with a focus on delivering patient care and achieving program outcomes.
7. Ability to contribute to evidence analysis process to affect practice and identify and create new practice opportunities. Preferred Experience: Registered Dietitian References: VA Handbook 5005/80, Part II, Appendix G20, Dietitian Qualification Standard GS-0630, Veterans Health Administration. The full performance level of this vacancy is GS-12. Physical Requirements: This position requires potentially long periods of continued walking, standing, stooping, sitting, bending, pulling, and pushing and lifting up to 45lbs.

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