TEST ANNOUNCEMENT

NUMBER  2007-978

ISSUED   JULY 20, 2007

REVISED  MAY 1, 2013

 

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

State Civil Service Commission

 

Examination

 

for

 

CLINICAL DIETITIAN

 

Completing the Application is the test.

 

Exam

No.

 

Job Title

Job

Code

Pay Schedule

and Range

 

1.

Clinical Dietitian

81430

MA06

 

APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.

 

VETERANS:  Pennsylvania law (51 Pa.C.S. §7103) provides employment preference for qualified veterans for appointment to many state and local government jobs.  To learn more about employment preferences and opportunities for veterans, visit the Commission’s website, Job Seekers page, for Veterans; visit one of our offices; or call our veterans information line, (717) 787-6039.

 

NATURE OF WORK

 

You will plan and organize the nutritional care of residents in Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare and Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veterans Affairs state facilities.  This includes nutritional assessments, discharge summaries, diet counseling and chart entries.  Your work will involve the purchasing, financing and quality assurance of purchased food.  Your work will be reviewed by a Clinical Dietetic Manager or Director of Dietetic Services.

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS

 

You are subject to Pennsylvania residency requirements and must be able to perform the essential functions of the job.  Visit the Commission’s website, Job Seekers page, for PA Residency Information.

 

Necessary Special Requirement

 

Certification as a Registered Dietitian as defined by the Commission on Registration of the American Dietetic Association; OR proof of eligibility for such certification.

 

Clarification of Requirements

 

Please make sure you meet all requirements.  If you are not sure you qualify, contact one of the Commission's offices listed at the end of this announcement for guidance.

 

If you are not currently certified as a Registered Dietitian, you must show proof of registration eligibility in one of the following three ways:  submit a photocopy of your “Eligibility Confirmation Letter” sent to you by the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR); OR submit a photocopy of a “Special Letter of Eligibility” that you must request from the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR); OR submit a photocopy of the “Authorization to Test” letter from the American College of Testing (ACT).  Be sure to write your social security number on all documents that you submit.  See the “How to Apply” section of this announcement.

 

JOB OPPORTUNITIES

 

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

 

Positions are located in the Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare and Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veterans Affairs.

 

Lists created by this test will be used to fill future vacancies as they occur due to retirements, promotions, transfers, resignations and so forth.

 

For the most recent information on job opportunities contact:

 

 

Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare, Bureau of Human Resources, Room 106, Health and Welfare Building, P.O. Box 2675, Harrisburg, PA 17105-2675; Telephone:  (717) 787-5068; Internetwww.dpw.state.pa.us; E-mailRa-pwhdqpostings@pa.gov

 

 

 

Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veterans Affairs, Human Resources Service Center, Bldg. S-0-47, Ft. Indiantown Gap, Annville, PA 17003-5002; Telephone:  (717) 861-6993; Internetwww.dmva.state.pa.us; E-mail

ra-dmva-jobs@pa.gov

 

TESTING

 

Your application will be evaluated to determine whether you meet the Necessary Special Requirements.  If you meet these requirements, you will receive a score. 

 

If you take the test and want to take it again, you may be retested after 3 months from the date of your application.  A new application is required for a retest.

 

If your name is on an eligible list for this job title and you take this test, your most recent examination result will be the only one counted.

 

TEST RESULTS

 

Employment and promotion lists will be established.  You will be notified in writing of your test results.

 

HOW TO APPLY

 

If you are currently certified as a Registered Dietitian, complete your application on the Commission’s website, Job Seekers page, by selecting Online Application, or submit your completed paper application to:

 

 

State Civil Service Commission

ATTN:  Applications

P.O. Box 569

Harrisburg, PA  17108-0569

 

If you are not currently certified as a Registered Dietitian, submit acceptable proof of registration eligibility with your online or paper application.  Enter your name and Social Security Number at the top of the document(s).  Send by e-mail to RA-cs-transcripts@state.pa.us or fax to (717) 787-8650 or mail to the above address.

 

Applications and further information can be obtained from:

 

1.

State Civil Service Commission:

 

 

 

Harrisburg:  2nd Level, Strawberry Sq. Complex, 320 Market St., P.O.

 

Box 569, Hbg., 17108-0569; Telephone (Voice) (717) 783-3058, Text

 

Telephone (Deaf/Hard-of-Hearing callers only) (717) 772-2685

 

 

 

Philadelphia:  110 North 8th St., Suite 503, Phila., 19107; Telephone

 

(Voice) (215) 560-2253, Text Telephone (Deaf/Hard-of-Hearing

 

callers only) (215) 560-4367

 

 

 

Pittsburgh:  411 Seventh Ave., Room 410, Pgh., 15219; Telephone

 

(Voice) (412) 565-7666, Text Telephone (Deaf/Hard-of-Hearing

 

callers only) (412) 565-2484

 

 

 

Internetwww.scsc.state.pa.us

 

 

2.

PA CareerLink offices

 

 

3.

The Human Resource offices listed under the "JOB OPPORTUNITIES" section of this announcement

 

For further information on testing, assistance for persons with disabilities, veterans' preference and other items, refer to the instructions provided with the "Application for Employment/Promotion."