Dietitian (MOVE Weight Management Program)
Company: Veterans Health Administration
Location: San Francisco
Posted on: April 9, 2021
Area of consideration will be applied to this announcement.
Consideration will be the following:
1. Current, full and permanent Department of Veteran Affairs
employees to the Agency in which this vacancy will be filled
2. Current, full and permanent employees of the Department of
3. Employees of other federal agencies
4. Veterans with Preference
5. US Citizens Physical Requirements: Light carrying (under 15
pounds); near vision correctable at 13" to 16" to Jeager 1 to 4;
ability to distinguish basic colors; hearing (aid permitted); and
emotional/mental stability. Basic Qualifications: Citizenship.
Citizen of the United States. Education and Supervised Practice.
(1) The individual 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.
(2) 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). Advanced Level Practice
Dietitians must possess a minimum of one advanced practice
credential relevant to the area of practice, (e.g. Certified
Nutrition Support Clinician (CNSC), Board Certified Specialist in
Renal Nutrition (CSR), Board Certified Specialist in Gerontological
Nutrition (CSG), Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE), or Board
Certified Specialist in Oncology Nutrition (CSO)). English Language
Proficiency. MRAs must be proficient in spoken and written English
in accordance with chapter 2, section D, paragraph 5a, this part.
Preferred Experience: Grade Determinations: GS-12 Program
Experience. Completion of 1 year of experience equivalent to the
next lower grade level.
Demonstrated Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities. In addition to the
experience above, the candidate must demonstrate the following KSAs
and the potential to acquire the KSAs and/or demonstrate the
potential to acquire the assignment-specific KSAs designated by an
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 determine the continuing education needs of program
staff and appropriate resources to meet those needs.
5. Ability to manage and establish program goals and objectives,
plan and administer a program, coordinate associated activities and
resources, evaluate program accomplishments, redefine priorities,
problem solve, and modify objectives.
6. *Ability to manage/supervise, i.e., plan, organize, delegate,
direct, control, review, activities of the program and groups of
subordinates. Tour of Duty: Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 4:30pm
References: VA Handbook 5005, Chapter II, Appendix G20. This
standard is available in the Human Resources Liaison Office for
Telework: Not authorized
Virtual: Not authorized
Recruitment/Relocation Incentive: Not authorized
Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
Note: These positions are covered by the bargaining unit
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