Dietitian (Informatics)

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
May 21, 2018
Closes
May 21, 2018
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
TRAVEL REQUIRED:

Not required


RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
Relocation expenses reimbursed No


KEY REQUIREMENTS:
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  • U.S. Citizenship requirement met by closing date.
  • Position is subject to a background investigation.
  • This position may require weekend hours, night shifts, regular or rotational shifts, holiday hours.
  • If selected, you must pass a pre-employment medical examination.
  • Emergency/Essential Employee.
  • Males born after December 31, 1959 must be registered with the Selective Service.
  • Applicants must meet all qualifications requirements within thirty (30) calendar days of the closing date of this announcement.


  • You qualify at the GS-12 level, if you meet one of the following Basic Qualification Requirements:

    Bachelor's or graduate/higher level degree in the fields of dietetics, food, nutrition, food service management, institution management, or related science. The educational program must have been accredited by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (external link) (ACEND), or an accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education at the time the degree was obtained. For dietitian positions, the curriculum must have been in accordance with the qualifying requirements established by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND) (external link) (formerly American Dietetic Association (external link) (ADA) prior to January 1, 2012) in effect at the time of graduation.

    OR

    Completion of a coordinated undergraduate program, internship, or other clinical component approved by AND (formerly ADA) for dietitians or nutritionists.

    OR

    Professional registration as a Registered Dietitian (RD) or Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN).


    In addition, you must meet the following Additional Qualification Requirements to qualify at the GS-12 level:

    One year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-11 grade level in the Federal service that demonstrates your ability to develop new menu items for research protocols; analyze database management issues that affect dietary patient care, research and program management; implement and manage an organizational SharePoint Site; establish quality assurance program goals for an organization or program; and train new employees on nutrition-related computer systems.



    Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.




    https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/10198693(link to questionnaire)



    This position has an education requirement. You are strongly encouraged to submit a copy of your transcripts (or a list of your courses including titles, credit hours completed and grades). Unofficial transcripts will be accepted in the application package. Official transcripts will be required from all selectees prior to receiving an official offer. Click here for information on Foreign Education



    • A one-year probationary period may be required upon selection/placement.
    • This position may require weekend hours, night shifts, regular or rotational shifts, holiday hours.
    • If selected, you must pass a pre-employment medical examination.
    • This position is designated as an "emergency essential" position and the selected candidate will be considered an "emergency essential" employee and will be required to be available, ready, willing, and able to report for duty under all circumstances (e.g., inclement weather, government closings and holidays, lapses in appropriations, non-emergency and emergency situations) for operation 24 hours a day and 365 days per year coverage.
    • If selected, you will be required to complete a Confidential Financial Disclosure Report, OGE Form 450 to determine if a conflict or an appearance of a conflict exists between your financial interest and your prospective position with the agency. This information is required annually. For information, visit the NIH Ethics website: https://ethics.od.nih.gov/topics/fd.htm.
    • PHS Commissioned Officers interested in performing the duties of this position within the Commissioned Corps should also apply online to this announcement in order to receive consideration.
    • Additional selections may be made across the entire Department of Health and Human Services within the Washington, DC commuting area through this vacancy announcement.
    • The National Institutes of Health participates in the USCIS Electronic Employment Eligibility Verification Program (E-Verify). E-Verify helps employers determine employment eligibility of new hires and the validity of their Social Security numbers.
    • The NIH maintains a tobacco free work environment and campus.
    • If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application.

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    You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

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