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Exam: Dietary Services Manager - IDVS (Jan 2017)
The exam for this position is an evaluation of your background based on the following items.

Items # 1-4 are the minimum qualifications for this position. For each item, describe all of your related education, training, and experience.

For any education and training, describe the course title(s), the content, and hours/credits of each. For experience, describe job duties, employers, and employment dates.

Your general application and/or resume must support your background as identified on this exam.

1. SAFETY/SANITATION: Describe how you have gained considerable knowledge of health, sanitation, and safety requirements of facility food service operations.
Typically gained through completion of coursework that includes sanitation and safety in the curriculum (Food Service Supervisor or military courses could qualify).
 


2. NUTRITION: Describe how you have gained considerable knowledge of principles and practices of dietetics and nutrition and nutritional needs of facility residents; experience planning and implementing menus that comply with recognized standards for facility food-service operations; and good knowledge of federal and state dietary licensure and certification laws and regulations.
Typically gained by completion of prescribed coursework in nutrition or dietetics such as vocational training; OR in-service training with approximately 6 months experience in an institution, facility, school, or military planning and preparing a variety of special diets and nutritionally adequate menus for a diverse population in compliance with nationally recognized standards for nutrition practices.

 


3. MANAGEMENT: Experience managing a facility food service operation; and experience supervising and training facility staff in menu planning and dietary controls.
Typically gained by completion of a college-level course or a seminar of at least one day which included all the essential elements of management (Planning, Organizing, Leading, and Controlling); OR three months of experience performing all management elements PLUS at least 6 months experience planning menus for various populations and developing policies and procedures for meal preparation to include dietary guidelines and training and supervising staff to comply to these guidelines.
 


4. COMMUNICATION: Describe how you have gained experience developing and presenting training programs, speaking before groups, and preparing written reports.
Typically gained by some experience developing written reports and course design and presenting training programs using various presentation methods to groups and individuals.

 


5. (Specialty Area) Are you certified (or eligible to obtain certification) as a Registered Dietitian by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics? Certification must be obtained prior to appointment.

In addition, you must be eligible for licensure by the State of Idaho as a Dietitian in accordance with Idaho Code, Section 54-3506.

If are not already licensed by the State of Idaho, you will be required to obtain licensure after hire.

Please describe how you meet the above certification and licensure requirements. Include licensure/certification numbers and issuing state.
Please describe how you meet the above certification and licensure requirements. Include licensure/certification numbers and issuing state. If you are not already licensed by the state of Idaho, you will be required to obtain licensure after hire.

For questions regarding licensure, please contact the Idaho Board of Medicine at (208) 327-7000.

This certification/licensure is not required for all positions, please see announcement for details.