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REGISTERED DIETITIAN DIRECTOR HEALTH CARE **REPOST**

Recruitment #19-003326-0001

Introduction

RECRUITMENT REPOST. PREVIOUS APPLICANTS NEED NOT REAPPLY.

Spring Grove Hospital Center is the largest psychiatric hospital operated by the State of Maryland, with 377 beds. We are located in Catonsville, previously named by Money Magazine as one the best places to live! Convenient to DC, Baltimore and BWI airport, our 180-acre wooded campus feels more like a college setting. Our mission is to provide quality mental health services to patients from across the State.  We offer competitive salaries and a comprehensive health benefits package, 11 paid holidays and 6 personal days annually, pension and retirement savings plans, training opportunities, free onsite parking and much more!  Join our team and be a part of the change!

GRADE

18

LOCATION OF POSITION

MDH, Spring Grove Hospital Center, Catonsville MD

Main Purpose of Job

The main purpose of this position is to plan, organize, evaluate, and direct all activities of the Dietetics Department and the Dietary Services Department of Spring Grove Hospital Center, a psychiatric hospital. Activities include the provision of meals and clinical nutrition services for the hospital population, consistent with recognized standards and the needs of the hospital community. This position will supervise clinical dietitians and other professional food service and support staff and is considered Emergency Essential. This position receives general supervision from the COO of Spring Grove Hospital Center.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education: Determined by the Maryland State Board of Dietetic Practice under the licensing requirements for Nutritionists and Dietitians.

Experience: Five (5) years of experience providing professional nutrition or dietetic services which includes three (3) years in a residential or hospital setting and two (2) years managing a clinical and administrative phase of a dietetic program.

Notes: 1. A Master’s degree in the field of dietetics, nutrition, institutional administration or other related field may be substituted for up to one year of the required experience.

2. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience at a rank of Corporal/Petty Officer or higher as a commissioned officer in Dietitian and Nutritionist classifications or Dietitian and Nutritionist specialty codes in the Dietitian field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience.

LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS

1. Candidates for positions in the classification must possess a current license as a Dietitian/Nutritionist from the Maryland State Board of Dietetic Practice. Please upload copy of license to application or include license number and expiration date on application.

2. Candidates must be registered by the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) prior to completion of probationary period and must maintain a current registration during their time of employment. Applicants who are currently registered should submit proof of CDR registration with application.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Employees in this classification may be required to provide the facility with a telephone number where they can be reached.

SELECTION PROCESS

Applicants who meet the minimum (and selective) qualifications will be included in further evaluation. The evaluation may be a rating of your application based on your education, training and experience as they relate to the requirements of the position. Therefore, it is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application.  Please report all related education, experience, dates and hours of work. Clearly indicate your college degree and major on your application, if applicable. For education obtained outside the U.S., any job offer will be contingent on the candidate providing an evaluation for equivalency by a foreign credential evaluation service prior to starting employment (and may be requested prior to interview). Complete applications must be submitted by the closing date. Information submitted after this date will not be added. Candidates may remain on the certified eligible list for a period of at least one year. Online applications are highly recommended. However, if you are unable to apply online, the paper application may be submitted to MDH, Recruitment and Selection Division, 201 W. Preston St., Room 114-B, Baltimore, MD 21201.  The paper application must be received by 5 pm, close of business, on the closing date for the recruitment, no postmarks will be accepted. Incorrect application forms will not be accepted. If additional information is required, the preferred method is to upload.  If unable to upload, please fax requested information only to 410-333-5689.  Only additional materials that are required will be accepted for this recruitment. All additional information must be received by the closing date and time. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application. For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact the MDH Recruitment and Selection Division at 410-767-1251.  If you are having difficulty with your user account or have general questions about the online application system, please contact the MD Department of Budget and Management, Recruitment and Examination Division at 410-767-4850 or Application.Help@maryland.gov.  Appropriate accommodations for individuals with disabilities are available upon request by calling: 410-767-1251 or MD TTY Relay Service 1-800-735-2258.

BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

The resulting certified eligible list for this recruitment may be used for similar positions in this or other State agencies. As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity. People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply. We thank our Veterans for their service to our country.