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Dietitian (2624) - Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital - Department of Public Health

Recruitment: REF21853V

Published: November 17, 2023


Stephen Lee -

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Department: Public Health
Job class: 2624-Dietitian
Salary range: $106,704.00 - $129,818.00
Role type: Temporary Exempt What does this mean?
Hours: Full-time


The San Francisco Department of Public Health (DPH) is accepting applications for Temporary Exempt Dietitian (Class 2624). Exempt employees are considered "at will" and serve at the discretion of the Appointing Officer. Some positions are limited to 1,040 work hours in a year. The qualified applicant pool resulting from this recruitment may be utilized to fill future exempt vacancies within the San Francisco Department of Public Health (DPH).

Hospitals are open on a twenty-four (24) hours, seven (7) day per week basis; therefore employees may be required to work weekends, and/or holidays; depending on the needs of the operation.

  • Application Opening – Friday, November 17, 2023
  • Application Deadline – Sunday, December 10, 2023
  • Salary: $50.175 - $61.0375 Hourly; $104,364.00 - $126,958.00 Yearly
  • Appointment Type: Temporary Exempt
  • Location: Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital & Trauma Center, 1001 Potrero Ave, San Francisco, CA 94110
  • Shifts: Variable; as needed with some weekend shifts and/or holidays; Depending on the needs of the operation.

DPH statement of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
The Department of Public Health prioritizes equitable and inclusive access to quality healthcare for its community and values the diversity of its workforce. All employees are required to participate in the Department of Public Health's work to advance equity, inclusion, and diversity through: 

  • Commitment to providing exceptional care and services to all residents of the City and County of San Francisco service population, with heightened awareness of responsiveness to racially, ethnically, and culturally diverse members of the service population and the DPH workforce. 
  • Desire and commitment to lead and participate in anti-racism, racial justice, and equity work that improves quality of patient care and employee experiences; along with the commitment and fortitude to drive change in these areas. 
  • Desire to work with, relate to, serve, and support a diverse service population and workforce. 
  • Commitment to health equity with a specific lens and focus on race, ethnicity, gender, sex, sexuality, disability, and immigration status.

Role description

Temporary Exempt - In accordance with San Francisco Charter Section 10.104.

Under general supervision, the Dietitian develops and plans appropriate nutrition interventions, including planning special diets and providing education for patients and residents. Essential job functions include the following:

  • Confers with attending physicians, nurses and other health care providers as part of an interdisciplinary team, regarding the nutritional care of patients, including recommendations for enteral and parenteral nutrition;
  • Assesses and prepares patients' nutritional status, nutritional needs, menus, acceptance of menus or tolerance of nutrition support, and plans appropriate nutritional interventions;
  • Instructs patients, hospital staff and health care providers; verbally and with written material, taking into consideration nutritional values, religious/cultural values and other preferences
  • Develops and prepares statistical reports, including documentation of patient assessments and nutritional care plans in medical records;
  • Oversees special diet dining room; assures that correct amounts of special diet foods are provided; gives instructions as to serving procedures; 

The Dietitian also performs other related duties as assigned/required.

How to qualify

Minimum Qualifications

  • Requires possession of a current valid registration as a Registered Dietitian with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (the credentialing agency for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics).

Applicants must meet the minimum qualification requirement by the final filing date unless otherwise noted.

What else should I know?


Applications for City and County of San Francisco jobs are only accepted through an online process. Select the “I’m Interested” button located at the top right of this page. Then, follow the directions on the screen.

Applicants should receive a confirmation email in response to every announcement for which they file. After reading the email, retain it for your records. Failure to receive this email means that the online application was not submitted or received. It is applicants’ responsibility to ensure that their registered email address is accurate and kept up-to-date, and they must ensure that email from CCSF is not blocked on their computer by a spam filter. To prevent blocking, set up your email to accept CCSF mail from the following addresses (,,,,,,,,,,

All work experience, education, training, and other information substantiating how you meet the minimum qualifications must be included on your application by the filing deadline. Information submitted after the filing deadline will not be considered in determining whether you meet the minimum qualifications. Applications completed improperly may be cause for ineligibility, disqualification or may lead to lower scores. 

Additional Information Regarding Employment with the City and County of San Francisco

DPH Health Critical Requirements and Information: Please review the following policies regarding DPH employment requirements that safeguard yourself and others.

If you have any questions regarding this recruitment or application process, please contact Stephen Lee at or (628) 271-6838.

We may use text messaging to communicate with you if you include a mobile number in your application. The first message will ask you to opt in to text messaging.

All of your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

The City and County of San Francisco encourages women, minorities and persons with disabilities to apply. Applicants will be considered regardless of their sex, race, age, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition (associated with cancer, a history of cancer, or genetic characteristics), HIV/AIDS status, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, military and veteran status, or other protected category under the law.