Registered Dietitian (General)

Exam Title Registered Dietitian (General)
Exam Number 4H11-20191230-OC-01
Salary $59,789 – $67,274 per year. New employees will be appointed at the first step in the pay range for this class
Competition Open-Competitive
To Apply https://phila.peopleadmin.com/postings/67408
Announcement Date 12/30/2019
Close Date 01/24/2020
General Definition This is full performance nutritional education and dietary work providing information and guidance to patients observing therapeutic diet regimens as prescribed by physicians, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants. Employees in this class are responsible for performing nutrition and dietary assessments, counseling and follow-up to ensure that patients’ nutritional needs are met with full proficiency in the Ambulatory Health Services Health Centers for the Department of Health. A significant aspect of the work involves providing information and guidance to patients and developing appropriate nutritional treatment plans in accordance with the Commission on Dietetic Registration and the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Work also involves persuading patients to adapt to basic and special nutritional diets. Work requires contact with physicians, nurse practitioners and physician assistants.
Work is performed under the supervision of a higher level health care professional.
Union Code J. AFSCME D.C.47 Local 2187
FLSA Code Exempt
Minimum Requirements
Minimum Training, Education & Experience The following statement represents the minimum training and experience standards which will be used to admit or reject applicants for tests. Candidates must meet requirements within 30 days after the last date for filing applications.

1. EDUCATION:

BOTH SPECIALTIES

Completion of a bachelor’s degree program from a college or university accredited by the Accredited Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics in nutrition, dietetics or a closely related field.

AND

2. LICENSURE:

Licensure as a Registered Dietitian – Nutritionist (LDN) issued by the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing.

Physical & Medical Requirements Ability to physically perform the duties and to work in the environmental conditions required of a position in this class.
Required Licenses & Certifications Certification as a Registered Dietitian by the Commission on Dietetic Registration and the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and licensure as a Dietitian – Nutritionist (LDN) by the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing prior to appointment and during tenure of employment as a Registered Dietitian.
Other Requirements DOCUMENTATION REQUIREMENTS

Candidates MUST submit a copy of their official college transcript indicating the completion of a bachelor’s degree program from a college or university accredited by the Accredited Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics in nutrition, dietetics or a closely related field and Licensure as a Registered Dietitian – Nutritionist (LDN) issued by the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing .

It is an absolute requirement that you provide this documentation by February 21, 2020. It is Optional whether you provide this documentation by attaching it to this application or submitting via email, mail or fax by February 21, 2020. Your options are further explained below:

Option 1 – Upload an official copy of your documentation and attach to this application– Good for this application and all future applications!

You may upload the documentation into your account, and attach to this application. Once uploaded to your account, the documentation may be attached to all future applications. This will save you time and money if you apply for an examination in the future. This also ensures that your documentation will not be misplaced.

Your documentation should be uploaded and attached to your application before it is submitted. It cannot be uploaded or added to your application electronically after your application has been submitted.

Option 2 – Submit an official copy of your documentation via email, mail or fax – One time use only!

If you submit the required documentation via email, mail or fax, it will be used for this application only. You will have to submit the documentation again whenever you apply for an examination in the future. Copies of the documentation will not be retained and will not be returned to applicants.

Mailing address:

City of Philadelphia
Office of Human Resources
1401 J.F. Kennedy Boulevard, Room 1530
Philadelphia, PA 19102
Attention: Evette Dandy

Email Address:
Evette.Dandy@phila.gov

Fax: 215-686-0861

Equivalency Statement(s) Any equivalent combination of education and experience determined to be acceptable by the Office of Human Resources which includes possession of a bachelor’s degree as an educational minimum.
Application Details
Application Procedures
Notes to Applicants The City of Philadelphia is an Equal Opportunity employer and does not permit discrimination based on race, ethnicity, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, marital status, source of income, familial status, genetic information or domestic or sexual violence victim status. If you believe you were discriminated against, call the Philadelphia Commission on Human Relations at 215-686-4670 or send an email to faqpchr@phila.gov. For more information, go to: www.phila.gov/humanrelations

The City of Philadelphia is committed to ensuring access to Civil Service examinations by providing appropriate accommodations for candidates with documented medical or religious reasons. Candidates may request an accommodation for a Civil Service examination by contacting the Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Unit of the Mayor’s Office of Labor Relations at 215-683-5085. The accommodation process is interactive and requires cooperation and communication between the applicant requesting a test accommodation and the EEO Unit. Decisions will be made on a case-by-case basis using the required documentation that is submitted. Requests are to be made in a timely manner prior to the scheduled date of the Civil Service examination.

As a condition of employment with the City, any person offered employment shall be required to certify that such person either is fully current on any and all debts, taxes, fees, judgments, claims, and other accounts and obligations due and owing to the City; or has voluntarily entered into a payment agreement with the City. For so long as the person is employed by the City, the amount of the payment as set forth in the payment agreement (not to exceed, for any pay period, twenty percent (20%) of the person’s gross pay for such period, without the person’s consent) shall be withheld from each paycheck until such payment agreement is fully satisfied.

Such person shall also be required to certify as a condition of employment that he or she is fully current on any and all debts, taxes, fees, judgments, claims, and other accounts and obligations due and owing to the Philadelphia Gas Works (PGW) or has voluntarily entered into a payment agreement with PGW.

Failure to enter into a payment agreement shall result in the cancellation of the appointment and removal from the certification. The name of the eligible candidate will be returned to the eligible list.

Only an on-line application will be accepted for this exam. Paper applications will not be accepted.

Computers are available in the 3-1-1 Walk-In Center located in Room 167 of City Hall (Weekdays from 9 AM to 5 PM) and at your local Philadelphia Free Library branch.

For inquiries regarding City employment, contact the Office of Human Resources Monday through Friday between 8 AM and 4 PM by telephone at 215-686-0880 or by email at hrhelpdesk@phila.gov

ALL Applications must be received by the end of business on January 24, 2020.

Your application will be rejected and you will be disqualified from competing in this examination if you:
1) Do not provide your complete and accurate social security number.
2) Attempt to practice fraud or deception in the preparation of this application

All correspondence and notifications will be sent to your e-mail address or postal address listed in the contact information (address, phone #, e-mail) of your account profile. Your contact information will be automatically updated each time you submit an application for employment. It is your responsibility to change your contact information and to ensure that it is correct

If you provide an e-mail address, all correspondence regarding this examination will be sent to you by e-mail. You should add Phila.OHR@phila.gov to your address book or list of trusted contacts to prevent notices from being marked as spam by your e-mail provider.

Please call the Office of Human Resources at 215-686-0880 or email hrhelpdesk@phila.gov if you have any questions.

Information concerning employment with the City of Philadelphia may be found at:

www.phila.gov/personnel
http://www.phila.gov/personnel/ExamsFAQ.html
Facebook @CityofPhiladelphiaJOBS
Twitter @PHLCityJobs

ELIGIBLE LIST

OPENCOMPETITIVE. Only an open competitive eligible list will be established as a result of this examination. Permanent City employees will receive no promotional preference in this examination.

Candidates who pass the exam and are placed on the civil service list will be retained on the list for a minimum of one year and a maximum of two years after the establishment of the Eligible List.

RESIDENCY REQUIREMENT: Philadelphia residency is not required at the time of application. Once hired, employees have six months to move into the City of Philadelphia.

PREFERENCE FOR PHILADELPHIA RESIDENTS:
Candidates who have maintained a bona fide residence in Philadelphia for at least one year prior to the date of the civil service examination shall have priority over all other persons receiving an identical test score. For Training and Experience evaluations, in which applicants will not be asked to appear to take a scheduled examination, the residency preference eligibility date is the planned eligible list date listed on this application, February 24, 2020.

Your response to the residency question on this application will be used to determine eligibility for residency preference. Documentation of residence may be required if there is any question as to whether you meet the residency preference requirements.

U.S. VETERAN’S PREFERENCE
Ten points for veteran’s preference will be added to the scores of eligible veterans who apply for open competitive tests and pass the examination. You must be honorably discharged from the U.S. armed forces. Attach a DD214, member 4, to your application if you wish your eligibility to be reviewed. Spouses of disabled or deceased veterans may also be considered.

LEGACY PREFERENCE
The children or grandchildren of Philadelphia Firefighters or Police Officers who were killed or died in the line of duty shall be accorded a preference in open competitive civil service entrance examinations. Candidates who qualify for this preference and who take and pass open competitive civil service examinations shall have ten points added to their final score. The candidate must successfully pass all parts of the examination before points are awarded.

NATIONAL VOLUNTEER SERVICE PREFERENCE:

ADDITIONAL POINTS:
Up to 5 additional points will be added to the examination score of any candidate who has passed the open competitive examination and who has:

A. Successfully completed a term of volunteer service with Peace Corps, AmeriCorps NCCC (including FEMA Corps), or AmeriCorps VISTA
Such candidates will be awarded five (5) points for the completion of a two year term of service or three (3) points for the completion of a one year term of service.

B. Successfully completed at least 450 hours of service with AmeriCorps State and National (including Teach for America).
Such candidates will have:

• 1 point added to their final score if they have completed 450 Hours of the above service.
• 2 points added to their final score if they have completed 675 Hours of the above service.
• 3 points added to their final score if they have completed 900 Hours of the above service.
• 5 points added to their final score if they have completed 1700 Hours of the above service.

The candidate must successfully pass all parts of the examination before points are awarded.

Projected Exam Date Training and Experience Evaluation
Applicants will be evaluated and scored based upon their training and experience credentials. Applicants will not be asked to appear to take a scheduled examination.

Scores in the Training and Experience Evaluation will be based on documentation of education and experience provided by the candidate. To receive full credit for your education and experience, you should submit all relevant documentation including college transcripts, licenses, certifications, paid out of class documentation, etc. and provide a detailed description of your education, experience and credentials.

An Eligible List is planned for the week of February 24, 2020. Please note that this date may change.

Test Review In accordance with Civil Service Regulation 9.091D, candidates may review their answer sheets and other test papers to determine if they have been scored correctly or if there has been an irregularity in the administration of the examination. Candidates will have 30 days after the results have been mailed to review their test and to file a written appeal. Call 215 686-0880 if you wish to schedule a test review.

To Apply please go to https://phila.peopleadmin.com/postings/67408 – DO NOT apply through RetroFit Careers

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  • Full Address 1400 John F Kennedy, Blvd.
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