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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 02/23/24

Applications Due03/08/24

Vacancy ID152013

NY HELPNo

AgencyPeople With Developmental Disabilities, Office for

TitleDietitian 2

Occupational CategoryHealth Care, Human/Social Services

Salary Grade18

Bargaining UnitPS&T - Professional, Scientific, and Technical (PEF)

Salary RangeFrom $63108 to $80248 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Other (see below)

"Other" Explanation Flexible Full time (40 hours) or<br />Flexible Part time (20 hours)<br /> Option of up to 2 days of Telecommuting available

Hours Per Week 40

Workday

From 8 AM

To 4:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Queens

Street Address 80-45 Winchester Blvd, Hillside Complex

City Queens Village

StateNY

Zip Code11248

Minimum Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATION:

Permanent service as a Dietitian 2 in a New York State agency eligible for transfer

OR

Current registration with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) as a Registered Dietitian (RD).

Or Your New York State Education Department (NYSED) certification in dietetics-nutrition

AND have completed a minimum of an additional 400 hours* of supervised dietetics practice under the supervision of a RD.

You must indicate your NYSED certification in dietetics-nutrition number on your application.
* If you are qualifying under #2, the additional 400 hours required is in addition to the 800 hours of supervised dietetics practice under the supervision of an RD required for NYSED certification. On your application you must provide the name of the institution where you obtained the additional hours; the name of your supervisor; and your supervisor's qualifications.


Duties Description PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Monitor the Nutritional need of Individuals assigned – Develop seasonal menus tailored to the individual’s needs. Develop weekly food shopping list consistent with the menus. Help implement the concept of access to food/ individual first.
• Complete an EHR based Nutritional Assessment – including initial, quarterly etc. via the nutritional care process (NCP) for each individual based on his/her nutritional care needs, ensuring all components of the E.H.R assessment are completed.
• Do interim notes as needed.
• Attend all the meetings including Initial, quarterly, semi annuals, core etc. as needed.
• Ensure monthly weights, lab reviews as available and needed, mealtime guidelines update monthly or as needed.
• Develop training plans for employees on all three shifts in assigned areas based upon individuals' specific nutritional care needs.
• Conduct daily meal rounds to ensure acceptance and tolerance of planned meals.
• Ensure completion of annual trainings for self (e trainings)
• Provide trainings to individuals - including meal planning, shopping, cooking, sanitation to facilitate / promote independent living upon discharge. Encourage participation/ involvement in shopping, cooking, cleaning etc.
• Provide training to staff – shopping, meal planning, textures, cooking, proper food safety and sanitation and other topics as needed.
• Provide nutrition care instructions to individuals and their families.
• Conduct monthly sanitation inspections of kitchens and food safety update.
• Supervise DSAs and FSWs on food and food safety related issues and communicate with NSA and TTL as needed
Other duties as assigned appropriate to the title.

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Additional Comments Please note:
• Employees on long term leave can bid on positions but must be able to report to work within fourteen (14) days and be able to perform the essential functions of their positions with or without reasonable accommodation (RA). If an employee believes that they need a reasonable accommodation, they should contact the NYS OPWDD Reasonable Accommodation Unit at (518) 486-7222 or e-mail at accommodationrequests@opwdd.ny.gov to obtain information and RA forms.
• Preference will be given to OPWDD employees impacted by closures. If you are being impacted by closure, please indicate this on your resume/cover letter.
• Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at info@goer.ny.gov.
• In order to be eligible for appointment and to maintain employment, you cannot be listed as an excluded individual or entity on any of the Federal and/or State Medicaid and Medicare exclusion lists (or excluded from any other Federal or Federally assisted program). If you are appointed and subsequently listed as an excluded individual or entity on any of these lists (or excluded from any other Federal or Federally assisted program), you may be terminated from your employment.
• If you are employed by state government, you may be able to receive loan forgiveness under the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF). The PSLF Program forgives the remaining balance on Direct Loans after 120 qualifying monthly payments have been made under a qualifying repayment plan while working full-time for a qualifying employer. For more information on PSLF, please visit www.studentAid.gov/publicservice.
• OPWDD IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER
• OPWDD is committed to creating and sustaining a culture of inclusion. We believe that we are most effective in managing and improving our service system with a diverse team of employees. With such a large workforce, we rely on the collective individual differences, life experiences, knowledge, self-expression, ideas, and talent that our employees bring to their work. This speaks to our culture and is a key part of our successes. As we continuously recruit people for our team, we welcome the unique contributions that applicants bring in terms of their education, culture, ethnicity, race, sex, gender identity and expression, nation of origin, age, languages spoken, veteran’s status, color, religion, disability, sexual orientation, and beliefs.
NYS offers Incredible Benefits!

• Savings programs such as the U.S. Savings Bond and the College Savings Plan.
• Voluntary pre-tax savings programs such as Health Care Spending Account and the Dependent Care Advantage Account offer employees options to pay for uncovered health care expenses or dependent care expenses.
• Access to the Employee Assistance Program (EAP) an assessment and referral service that connects employees with local service providers and support services to address their personal needs.
• Life insurance and Disability insurance.
• The New York State Deferred Compensation Plan is a voluntary retirement plan that offers employees the option to invest a part of their salaries for retirement on a tax-deferred basis.

Paid Holidays and Leave
• Thirteen (13) paid holidays each year.
• Thirteen (13) days of paid vacation leave initially.
• Five (5) days paid personal leave each year.
• Thirteen (13) days of paid sick leave each year (PEF/CSEA), which may carry over from year to year.
• Up to three (3) days professional leave each year to participate in professional development events.

Health Care Coverage
Employees and their eligible dependents can choose from a variety of affordable health insurance programs. Employees are provided family dental and vision plans at no extra cost.
Retirement Program
Participate in The NYS Employees’ Retirement System (ERS), which is recognized as one of the best-managed and best-funded public retirement systems in the nation.

Professional Development and Education and Training
NYS offers training programs and tuition assistance to eligible employees to maintain and increase their professional skills and prepare them for promotional opportunities. For more information, please visit https://goer.ny.gov/training-and-professional-development.
Additionally, the Public Service Workshops Program (PSWP) offers certain professional training opportunities for PEF represented and M/C designated employees that may grant continuing education credits towards maintaining professional licensure. For more information, please visit https://oer.ny.gov/public-service-workshops-program-pswp.

Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Name Bernard Fineson DDSO Human Resources Office

Telephone 718-217-5110

Fax 718-264-3436

Email Address Opwdd.sm.fineson.personnel@opwdd.ny.gov

Address

Street 80-45 Winchester Boulevard Building 80

Hillside Complex

City Queens Village

State NY

Zip Code 11427

 

Notes on ApplyingAPPLICATION PROCEDURE: Submit cover letter and résumé by 3/8/2024.
Please reference the above EOA# 2024-027 and or vacancy number and title in all correspondence.

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