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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 08/06/18

Applications Due08/21/18

Vacancy ID57813

AgencyMental Health, Office of

TitleDietitian Technician, Bronx Psychiatric Center, P18634

Occupational CategoryHealth Care, Human/Social Services

Salary Grade11

Bargaining UnitISU - Institutional Services Unit (CSEA)

Salary RangeFrom $40324 to $49417 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Other (see below)

"Other" Explanation To Be Determined

Hours Per Week 40


From 12 AM

To 11:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Bronx

Street Address Bronx Psychiatric Center

1500 Waters Place

City Bronx


Zip Code10461

Minimum Qualifications Satisfactory completion of an approved two-year full-time course in the field of dietetics with emphasis on nutritional care or food service management.

Duties Description DUTIES (will include but not be limited to):

• Prepare and maintain patients’ dietary histories as part of their
nutritional care and overall treatment plans.

• Assist dietitians in implementing and monitoring individual weight
control programs prescribed by physicians.

• Assist professional dietitians in providing patients with proper
nutrition and special diets.

• Within the context of the prescribed diet plan and taking
information from a diet manual, provides dietary and nutritional
information to faculty staff, community based staff and to patients
and their families.

• Supervise kitchen and food service staff, including cooks by
providing advice and guidance in the preparation and serving of
food including special diets, and in the implementation of sanitary

• Inspects dining room and reports problems to the supervisor.

• Prepares orders and requisitions; assist in receiving and
maintaining records.

• Responsible for diet office, weekly menus and tickets.

• Assist dietitians in planning and making arrangements for holiday
and other special patient functions.

• Assist in in-service training.

Additional Comments Background Investigation/Justice Center Review:
Prospective appointees will be: 1) Checked against the Staff Exclusion List (SEL) maintained by the Justice Center for the Protection of People with Special Needs. Prospective employees whose names appear on the SEL as having been found responsible for serious or repeated acts of abuse or neglect will be barred from appointment and may have their names removed from the eligible list(s) for the title(s) if applicable. 2) Investigated through a Criminal Background Check (CBC), which includes State and federal Criminal History Record Checks. All convictions must be reported; conviction of a felony or misdemeanor, or any falsified or omitted information on the prospective appointee’s employment application, may bar appointment or result in removal after appointment. Each case will be determined on its own merits, consistent with the applicable provisions of State and federal laws, rules, and regulations. Prospective employees will be fingerprinted in order to obtain a record of their criminal history information, and may be required to pay any necessary fees. 3) Screened against the Statewide Central Register of Child Abuse and Maltreatment (SCR). Prospective employees may be required to pay any necessary fees. Additionally, prospective employees whose names are indicated on the SCR may be barred from appointment.

Additional Comments:


• Ability to comprehend, interpret and apply proper standards of
cleanliness, sanitation and safety in relation to the storage,
preparation and serving of food.

• Ability to communicate advice and instructions concerning proper
diets and general nutrition to food service staff and to patients
and their families.

• Ability to prepare and maintain accurate, standard dietary records
and reports.

This position is eligible for the Downstate Adjustment of $3,026

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

Name Human Resources


Fax 718-862-4879

Email Address


Street Bronx Psychiatric Center

1500 Waters Place

City Bronx

State NY

Zip Code 10461


Notes on ApplyingPlease indicate the Title, Vacancy ID # and Location of the position you are applying for in the subject line of your email or fax. Please complete the Office of Mental Health Employment Application and submit it along with your other application materials via fax, mail or the Human Resources email address noted above.

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