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Job Title: Dietitian MOVE Program Coordinator
Company Name: Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Location: Eugene, OR
Position Type: Full Time
Post Date: 09/12/2018
Expire Date: 11/11/2018
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Job Description
Dietitian MOVE Program Coordinator

The MOVE Program Coordinator provides management, professional, and technical support in planning, organizing, and coordinating the MOVE program for multiple sites, including facilitating training, arranging for other members of the multidisciplinary team to facilitate, and ensuring workload capture, documentation, and appropriate referral. The MOVE Program Coordinator has full responsibility for administering all aspects of the local weight management initiative and implementing health promotion/disease prevention activities to support the health and well-being of the Veteran population and the employees who care for them. This involves leading an interdisciplinary team who is responsible for all levels of the facility MOVE clinical treatment program and assisting with the coordination of health promotion/disease prevention activities in the VA and surrounding communities including Healthier US Veteran and Prevention activities.

The MOVE Coordinator is responsible for providing education and motivation for other committee members. This valuable support will in turn improve the effectiveness and productivity of the team and increasing patient satisfaction. The incumbent is administratively responsible for the implementation, coordination and evaluation of the MOVE Program. The MOVE Program Coordinator has the ultimate responsibility for developing and maintaining local procedures which incorporates National program requirements. The MOVE Program Coordinator works collaboratively with many employees, service organizations, volunteers and the community at large to ensure integration of activities with other medical center departments and activities. The MOVE Program Coordinator is responsible for providing direct nutritional care and education to patients as needed. A dietitian is considered the medical nutrition expert. In addition, complexity is based on the number of specialty services who refer patients to the MOVE program.

Weight issues affect Veterans at all levels of their healthcare. The expectation is that the MOVE Program Coordinator will address weight issues for Veterans and staff at all five levels of the MOVE program throughout the medical center and associated coastal community-based outpatient clinics and the Eugene healthcare center.

Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Basic Requirements:
  • United States Citizenship: Non-citizens may only be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy.
  • Education: Must have a bachelor's or higher degree in dietetics, food nutrition, food service management, institution management, or related science and fulfilled each of the following criteria: (a) Completed a didactic program in dietetics accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Dietetics Education (CADE); (b) Completed a CADE accredited supervised practice program; (c) Passed a national examination administered by the Commission on Dietetics Registration (CDR), the credentialing branch of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND).
  • Registration: Must be registered with the CDR. Non-registered applicants who otherwise meet the minimum requirements in the basic qualification standard may be appointed as a graduate dietitian under authority of 38 U.S.C.7405 (a) (1) (D). Failure to obtain CDR registration during the first year of employment is justification for termination of the temporary appointment. This may result in termination of employment.)
  • Must meet physical standards as indicated in VA Handbook 5019.
  • Must be proficient in spoken and written English.
Preferred Experience: Program Management experience.

Grade Determinations: Meets the qualification standards for the GS 12 Program Coordinator as defined in VA Handbook 5505, Part II, Appendix G20) Dietetic Qualification Standards GS-0630 Veterans Health Administration. A Master's Degree and three years of progressive experience with demonstrated knowledge and expertise in program administration is strongly recommended. Specifically the incumbent must demonstrate:
  • Ability to develop, maintain, and supervise a system of internal reviews and direct quality control and performance improvement studies to assure compliance with various accrediting, regulatory, and agency authorities.
  • Knowledge of the principles of program management and oversight required to develop program goals and objectives, administer and monitor program, evaluate program outcomes/accomplishments, set and redefine priorities, and implement effective solutions in processes/systems as needed.
  • Ability to act as a consultant for staff.
  • Ability to determine the continuing education needs of program staff and appropriate resources to meet those needs.
  • Ability to manage and establish program goals and objectives, plan and administer a program, coordinate associated activities and resources, evaluate program accomplishments, redefine priorities, problem solve, and modify objectives. Ability to manage/supervise, i.e., plan, organize, delegate, direct, control, review, activities of the program and groups of subordinates.
  • Uses effective written and oral communication skills to promote and maintain effective working relationships with all faculty and significant parties at the national, state, and local level.
  • Maintains the knowledge required for complex investigative processes and techniques. This allows direction or participation with the design of studies, collection of data, conduction of statistical analysis, interpretation of findings, and translation of results into written and oral communications.
  • Sets priorities, delegates tasks, meets multiple deadlines, analyzes organizational problems, develops and implements effective solutions.
  • Performs, under general administrative supervision with wide latitude for the exercise of independent judgment, work of high complexity. This includes managing significant patient load and responsibility.
  • Serves as a consultant within the Education & Connected Care Service and with other facility health care staff in evaluating health care delivery to patients.
References: VA HANDBOOK 5005/80 PART II APPENDIX G20

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To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes:

  • 10-2850c
  • Resume
  • Transcript


VA Form 10-2850c Application for Associated Health Occupations can be found at: http://www.va.gov/vaforms/search_action.asp?FormNo=2850&tkey=&Action=Search. Required

The following documents are accepted, and may be required if applicable to your eligibility and/or qualifications for this position. Please use this checklist to ensure you have included all documents required for your application, such as a copy of your transcript (if using education to qualify), SF-50's, documentation to support Veterans Preference or ICTAP/CTAP documentation (for displaced Federal employees).

  • Cover Letter
  • DD-214
  • OF-306
  • 10-2850c
  • Other Veterans Document
  • Resume
  • Transcript


Veterans' Preference: When applying for Federal Jobs, eligible Veterans should claim preference for 5pt (TP), 10pt (CP/CPS/XP), or for Sole Survivor Preference (SSP) in the questionnaire. You must provide a legible copy of your DD214(s) which shows dates and character of service (honorable, general, etc.). If you are currently serving on active duty and expect to be released or discharged within 120 days you must submit documentation related to your active duty service which reflects the dates of service, character of service (honorable, general, etc.), and dates of impending separation. Additionally, disabled veterans and others eligible for 10-point preference (such as widows or mothers of eligible Veterans) must also submit an SF-15 "Application for 10 Point Veteran Preference" with required proof as stated on the form. Documentation is required to award preference. For more information on Veterans' Preference, please visit http://www.fedshirevets.gov/job/vetpref/index.aspx.
Qualifications & Requirements
Basic Requirements:
  • United States Citizenship: Non-citizens may only be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy.
  • Education: Must have a bachelor's or higher degree in dietetics, food nutrition, food service management, institution management, or related science and fulfilled each of the following criteria: (a) Completed a didactic program in dietetics accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Dietetics Education (CADE); (b) Completed a CADE accredited supervised practice program; (c) Passed a national examination administered by the Commission on Dietetics Registration (CDR), the credentialing branch of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND).
  • Registration: Must be registered with the CDR. Non-registered applicants who otherwise meet the minimum requirements in the basic qualification standard may be appointed as a graduate dietitian under authority of 38 U.S.C.7405 (a) (1) (D). Failure to obtain CDR registration during the first year of employment is justification for termination of the temporary appointment. This may result in termination of employment.)
  • Must meet physical standards as indicated in VA Handbook 5019.
  • Must be proficient in spoken and written English.
Preferred Experience: Program Management experience.

Grade Determinations: Meets the qualification standards for the GS 12 Program Coordinator as defined in VA Handbook 5505, Part II, Appendix G20) Dietetic Qualification Standards GS-0630 Veterans Health Administration. A Master's Degree and three years of progressive experience with demonstrated knowledge and expertise in program administration is strongly recommended. Specifically the incumbent must demonstrate:
  • Ability to develop, maintain, and supervise a system of internal reviews and direct quality control and performance improvement studies to assure compliance with various accrediting, regulatory, and agency authorities.
  • Knowledge of the principles of program management and oversight required to develop program goals and objectives, administer and monitor program, evaluate program outcomes/accomplishments, set and redefine priorities, and implement effective solutions in processes/systems as needed.
  • Ability to act as a consultant for staff.
  • Ability to determine the continuing education needs of program staff and appropriate resources to meet those needs.
  • Ability to manage and establish program goals and objectives, plan and administer a program, coordinate associated activities and resources, evaluate program accomplishments, redefine priorities, problem solve, and modify objectives. Ability to manage/supervise, i.e., plan, organize, delegate, direct, control, review, activities of the program and groups of subordinates.
  • Uses effective written and oral communication skills to promote and maintain effective working relationships with all faculty and significant parties at the national, state, and local level.
  • Maintains the knowledge required for complex investigative processes and techniques. This allows direction or participation with the design of studies, collection of data, conduction of statistical analysis, interpretation of findings, and translation of results into written and oral communications.
  • Sets priorities, delegates tasks, meets multiple deadlines, analyzes organizational problems, develops and implements effective solutions.
  • Performs, under general administrative supervision with wide latitude for the exercise of independent judgment, work of high complexity. This includes managing significant patient load and responsibility.
  • Serves as a consultant within the Education & Connected Care Service and with other facility health care staff in evaluating health care delivery to patients.
References: VA HANDBOOK 5005/80 PART II APPENDIX G20
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