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It's About Eating Right

It's All About Eating Right

You realize the importance of making informed food choices and developing sound eating and fitness habits. The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and registered dietitian nutritionists, the food and nutrition experts, are here to help you find accurate information to support your healthful lifestyle.

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Job Posting

Greetings from Cheyenne!

There is a wonderful job opportunity in Cheyenne, WY as part of the Cheyenne VA Medical Center as an Inpatient/CLC dietitian (GS 7/9/11). The Cheyenne VA is a smaller community hospital that serves south east Wyoming, south western Nebraska, and north east Colorado.

Cheyenne is the capital of Wyoming but still has a small town feeling. Cheyenne is close to multiple parks and natural areas where you can enjoy mountain biking, hiking, camping, boating, hunting, and fishing. 

Clinical Dietitian

Department: Department of Veterans Affairs
Agency: Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration Number of Job Opportunities & Location(s): 1 vacancy - Cheyenne, Wyoming
Salary: $43,251.00 to $83,210.00 / Per Year Series and Grade: GS-0630-7/11 Open Period: Monday, May 4, 2020 to Monday, May 18, 2020 Position Information: Permanent - Full-Time Who May Apply: Internal to an agency & Open to the public

Job Posting

CC of Cheyenne is looking for a Registered Dietitian to oversee the Nutritional & Culinary Services Department. Responsibilities include ensuring fine dining programs are in place, resident meal satisfaction, compliance with state and federal regulations, management of food safety and financial stewardship.  The ideal candidate will have experience in long term care or acute care setting, however willing to train the right candidate. Come join our great leadership team.  Benefits include 401K, eye, dental, life, Short & Long term disability, medical and tuition and/or education reimbursement. For more information, contact Karin Akerfelds at 720-876-8736 / Karin_akerfelds@lcca.com or Tiffanie Williams at 307-778-8997 / Tiffanie_Williams@lcca.com.   You can also apply on line at https://lcca.com/locations/wy/cheyenne/careers

September 23 - 25 2020
Hilton Garden Inn Education Center
1150 N. Poplar St.
Casper, Wyoming
We will repopen registration in July
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Please be informed the proposed rules for the Wyoming Dietetics Licensing Board have been signed into effect June 27, 2019. You can find the rules on the Board's website at https://dietetics.wyo.gov/rules-and-regulations.

WAND President Georgia Boley with Mrs. Jennie Gordon. WAND supports Jennie's Wyoming Hunger Initiative and encourages Wyoming's nutrition experts, Registered Dietitians, to get involved! For more information check out https://www.nohungerwyo.org/

Conference notes are available in Member Only section

What is the WAND?
The Wyoming Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics (WAND) is a group of registered dietitians and their affiliates, interested in promoting enhanced nutrition and health to Wyoming residents, as well as providing enhanced educational opportunities for WAND members. The WAND supports a variety of nutrition related activities in the state including National Nutrition Month, Range Rider newsletter for members, and an annual nutrition education conference.

The WAND has a board which oversees the WAND organization, i.e., operation and policy making for the above activities, and implements programs and policies as directed by the Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics. The WAND Board meets a minimum of three times per year and has an annual business meeting which may or may not occur simultaneously with the education meeting.

Vision Statement
Wyoming Academy of Nutrition and Dietetic members are recognized and utilized as the most valued resource for food and nutrition services.

Mission Statement
Empowering Wyoming’s food and nutrition experts.

What is a Dietitian?
A registered dietitian is a professional trained in applying the knowledge of nutrition and health practices to enhance individual health outcomes based on existing health parameters, nutritional intake, and disease incidence. To be a registered dietitian one must first complete a four year course of study which focuses on nutritional science, complete a six to twelve month internship, and then pass a registered dietitian exam conducted by the Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics.

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