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OPS PUBLIC HEALTH NUTRITIONIST - 64909130

Date: Jan 10, 2019

Location: LECANTO, FL, US, 34461

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Requisition No: 46641 

Agency: Department of Health

Working Title: OPS PUBLIC HEALTH NUTRITIONIST - 64909130

Position Number: 64909130 

Salary:  $20.00 - $26.00 per hour 

Posting Closing Date: 01/21/2019 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

  • Responsible for implementing the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for WIC as directed by the Senior Public Health Nutritionist Supervisor.
  • Assess anthropometric, medical, and dietary data to determine client’s eligibility for the WIC program in accordance with policies of the State WIC program and regulations stated in DHM-150-24. Provides nutrition counseling to WIC participants and promotes client centered nutrition goal setting. Document services in FL WISE using SOAP charting method. Develop, monitor, evaluate and revise nutrition care plans for individual clients at high nutritional risk. Monitor and follow protocols for nutrition assessment and follow up for high risk WIC participants. Develops care plans and follows up with medically high risk clients in providing medical nutrition therapy counseling according to guidelines set up by Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and as stated in DHM-150-24. Discusses client’s progress with other professionals. Assess medical documentation forms to determine need for special formula or non-contract formula following the guidelines stated in DHM-150-24.
  • Provide referral to other health care and social service programs. Coordinate services with other CHD programs, including immunizations, primary care, Healthy Start, etc.
  • Subject to emergency duty in the event of a natural disaster
  • Completion of all mandatory or assigned trainings within the required time frame
  • Expected to promote Florida Department of Health in Citrus County in its mission to protect, promote and improve the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county, and community efforts and its vision to be the healthiest state in the nation. Furthermore, the incumbent is expected to incorporate the agency values of Innovation, Collaboration, Accountability, Responsiveness and Excellence in all aspects of their work.
  • Participate in breastfeeding promotion (one-on-one or outreach), breastfeeding training and activities (including World Breastfeeding Week), and events as needed.
  • Has computer access to HMS. Adheres to Confidentiality and Security policies and procedures.
  • Must have a valid Florida Driver’s license.
  • Responsible for securing the designated information set for protecting confidentiality, data integrity, and appropriate access, for all information, both confidential and public record, which is stored in hard copy or electronic formats.
  • Accurately completes all required forms and reports including but not limited to Employee Activity Report (EAR), Missing Bloodwork, High Risk Contacts, Leave and Attendance Records, and travel logs by required deadlines.
  • Participation in the preparation and selection of information materials and presentations, including secondary nutrition education resources, bulletin boards, handouts, employee wellness, etc. for use in the WIC nutrition program and for various community groups. Participate in WIC and other surveys as required.
  • Perform anthropometric and hemoglobin measurements for clients’ certification, recertification, and follow-ups as needed.
  • Valid Licensed Dietitian/Nutritionist in the state of Florida.
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  • *Note: Your responses to qualifying questions for this position must be verifiable by documentation provided through the electronic application process. 
  • Incumbents may be required to perform emergency duty before, during, and/or beyond normal work hours or days

     

    Current State Employees - Salary for current employees is based on employee’s current payband/ paygrade. 

     

    Only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized alien workers will be hired.

     

    Male applicants born on or after October 1, 1962 will not be eligible for hire or promotion unless they are registered with the Selective Services System (SSS) before their 26th birthday, or have a Letter of Registration Exemption from the SSS.  For more information, visit http://www.sss.gov.

     

    The successful candidate will be required to complete the Form I-9 and that information will be verified using the E-Verify system. E-Verify is operated by the Department of Homeland Security in partnership with the Social Security Administration to verify employment eligibility.

     

    Fingerprinting is required of the successful applicant for a sensitive position. Note: You will be required to provide your Social Security Number (SSN) to conduct this background check.

     

    Successful completion of a drug test is a condition of employment for safety-sensitive positions.

     

    If you are a retiree of the Florida Retirement System (FRS), please check with the FRS on how your current benefits will be affected if you are re-employed with the State of Florida.  Your current retirement benefits may be canceled, suspended, or deemed ineligible depending on the date of your retirement.

     

    Veteran Information: Certain veterans and spouses of veterans receive preference in employment by the state (applies only to positions within the Career Service).

     

    Florida has the third largest population of veterans in the nation with more than 1.5 million service men and women.  The Florida Department of Health (department) is committed to serving members of the United States Armed Forces, veterans and their families by encouraging them to apply for vacancies that fit their area of knowledge and/or expertise.  Through the Departments VALOR program, which expedites licensing for military veterans, the Department also waives initial licensing and application fees for military veterans who apply for a health care professional license within 60 months of an honorable discharge. These initiatives help ensure that the transition from military service into the workforce is as smooth as possible and reflects our appreciation for the dedication devoted to protecting our country.

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.


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