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(USA-MN-Montevideo) Dietitian 1

Clarkfield, MN | Posted 2 months ago

**Working Title: Dietitian 1** **Job Class: Dietitian 1** **Agency: Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs** + **Who May Apply** : Open to all qualified job seekers + **Date Posted** : 03/01/2024 + **Closing Date** : 03/14/2024 + **Hiring Agency/Seniority Unit** : Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs / Vets Home-Montevideo-MAPE + **Division/Unit** : Veterans Healthcare Central Office + **Work Shift/Work Hours** : Day Shift / Flexible (As agreed upon by incumbent and the agency) + **Days of Work** : Monday - Friday / Flexible (As agreed upon by incumbent and the agency) + **Travel Required** : Yes/20% + **Salary Range:** $26.64 - $39.06 / hourly + **Classified Status** : Classified + **Bargaining Unit/Union** : 214 - MN Assoc of Professional Empl/MAPE + **FLSA Status** : Exempt - Professional + **Telework Eligible** : Yes + Designated in Connect 700 Program for Applicants with Disabilities (https://mn.gov/mmb/careers/diverse-workforce/people-with-disabilities/connect700/) : Yes **Make a difference in the lives of Minnesotans.** The work you’ll do is more than just a job. Join the talented, engaged and inclusive workforce dedicated to creating a better Minnesota. This position will have a primary work location of Montevideo. Travel to other current MN Veterans Home located in the alternative site will be required as needed. This position will assess residents' nutritional needs; develop, implement, evaluate and follow-up on nutritional care plans; develop special diets to meet residents' nutritional needs; and educate residents about special dietary needs and selecting foods to meet optimal nutrition. Work as part of the interdisciplinary team to ensure overall health maintenance, food service and nutrition compliance with food codes and regulations to ensure quality service and nutritious meals are provided for residents, staff, and guests. **Minimum Qualifications** **_To facilitate proper crediting, please ensure that your resume/application clearly describes your experience in the areas listed below and indicates the beginning and ending month and year for each job held. Only applicants whose resumes clearly demonstrate fulfillment of each of these minimum qualifications will be considered for this position._** + Current licensure as a Dietitian with the Minnesota Board of Dietetics and Nutrition Practice AND current registration from the Commission on Dietetics Registration. + Ability to assess nutritional needs; prescribe medical diets, provide medical nutrition therapy, and develop individualized care plans. + Knowledge and experience in documenting in an electronic health record. + Human relations skills sufficient to counsel and educate clients/residents on healthy diet and eating habits as individuals or within a group. + Excellent communication skills with the ability to prepare and present training and communicate to a diverse staff and population. + Ability to travel at least 20% of the time. **Preferred Qualifications** + Experience as a Dietitian in a long term care setting. + Knowledge of diseases and disabilities of a geriatric population. + Experience working with Veterans. + Experience working with care teams. + Valid driver's license. **Additional Requirements** This position requires successful completion of the following: + Employment reference checks will be conducted on finalists. This may include a review of documentation related to job performance and contact with the applicant's former employer(s). + A Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS) background check may be conducted on the top finalist(s) for the position(s). When conducted, a finalist must pass the DHS background check. + A Tuberculosis (Mantoux) screening (or chest x-ray) is required prior to employment. + Finalist may be required to pass a driver's license check. AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Minnesota State Colleges and Universities is an Equal Opportunity employer/educator committed to the principles of diversity. We prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their race, sex, color, creed, religion, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or membership in a local commission as defined by law. As an affirmative action employer, we actively seek and encourage applications from women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and individuals with protected veteran status. Reasonable accommodations will be made to all qualified applicants with disabilities. If you are an individual with a disability who needs assistance or cannot access the online job application system, please contact the job information line at 651-259-3637 or email [email protected] . Please indicate what assistance is needed.

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