Are you passionate about medical nutrition therapy? California Correctional Health Care Services is seeking adept Registered Dietitians, like you, to provide clinical nutritional education and therapeutic diet planning services to the sickest patients in our State correctional system.
In this key position, you will:
Complete nutritional assessments; interpret prescription diets; develop, monitor, and document nutritional needs and goals; counsel patients regarding nutritional needs
Plan regular, special, and therapeutic diets; and coordinate dietary intervention strategies
Assist in selecting in-service/on-the-job training programs and provide effective nutrition training to kitchen staff
Ensure kitchen maintains compliance with licensure requirements
Present food and nutrition service issues at assigned committee meetings
Candidates are required to be registered with the Commission on Dietetic Registration of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Those with proof of eligibility to apply for registration may submit their application but must be registered to be eligible for hire.
In return for your efforts, we offer the stability that comes with State employment and a competitive benefits package, including:
Generous paid time off and holiday schedule
State of California retirement that vests in 5 years (visit CalPERS.ca.gov for retirement formulas)
Robust 401(k) and 457 savings plans
Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision insurance options
CEU stipend with paid time off to attend
And much more
We currently have opportunities at California Medical Facility, located between San Francisco and Sacramento in Vacaville.
Effective July 1, 2020, in response to the economic crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Personal Leave Program 2020 (PLP 2020) was implemented. PLP 2020 requires that each full-time employee receive a 9.23 percent reduction in pay in exchange for 16 hours PLP 2020 leave credits monthly through June 2022.
Internal Number: Multiple Openings
About California Correctional Health Care Services
Established to oversee and provide timely access to quality health care in all adult correctional facilities operated by the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation in California, California Correctional Health Care Services is seeking dedicated health care professionals to continue this important mission. In return we offer all of the benefits of employment with State of California, including comprehensive medical, dental, and vision insurance options; generous paid time off; and retirement options that include a pension and 401(k) and 457 accounts. Plus, with locations throughout the state, you’re sure to find your perfect fit!