PUBLIC HEALTH NUTRITIONIST SUPERVISOR - 64045033

Date:  Jun 12, 2024
Location: 

ORANGE CITY, FL, US, 32763 DAYTONA BEACH, FL, US, 32117


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Requisition No: 828650 

Agency: Department of Health

Working Title: PUBLIC HEALTH NUTRITIONIST SUPERVISOR - 64045033

 Pay Plan: Career Service

Position Number: 64045033 

Salary:  $55,000 to $60,000 

Posting Closing Date: 06/24/2024 

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Your Specific Responsibilities:

 

This position spends more than 50% of the time engaged in supervisory responsibilities including communicating with, motivating, training, and evaluating employees and planning and directing employees’ work. The incumbent has the authority to hire, transfer, suspend, lay off, recall, promote, discharge, assign, reward, or discipline subordinate employees or effectively recommend such action. The incumbent will also be required to develop performance expectations; meet with staff regularly to discuss performance; complete performance reviews; maintain vacation and work schedules, ensuring proper coverage; and complete timesheets.

 

The incumbent is part of a global public health organization and is expected to support the Florida Department of Health in Volusia 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.

 

This position is a supervisory level position reporting directly to the PUBLIC HEALTH NUTRITION PROGRAM DIRECTOR, Position# 64084446.  Serving as Manager of the Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) program at the Florida Department of Health (FDOH) in Volusia County located in the Orange City location and other West Volusia County WIC locations. This individual is responsible for the supervision of staff including appraisals, planning and directing their work, approving leave, having the authority for hiring, and taking disciplinary action or effectively reccomending such actions. Assists in developing, updating, implementing and monitoring the policies and procedure of the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC Program) for the Florida Department of Health in Volusia County ensuring compliance with Federal regulations, state and local policies and procedures as described within the WIC Procedure Manual DHM 150-24, WIC Data System User Guide, WIC Data System Manager Guide, WIC CPA (Competent Professional Authority) Guidebook, Formula Reference Guide and Formulary.

 

This is specialized work under the direction of the Nutrition Program Director in a WIC unit.  This position is responsible for the day-to-day operations and provisions of nutrition services of Florida Department of Health (FDOH) in Volusia County located in the Orange City location and other West Volusia County WIC locations.  It requires a high degree of accuracy, involves close interaction with other personnel of the county health department, and maintenance of confidentiality. Responsible for the supervision of staff Including appraisals, planning, and directing their work, approving leave, having the authority for hiring, and taking disciplinary action or effectively recommending such actions. Travel to all sites may be involved in the performance of duties. This position may serve clients that speak only Spanish, Creole, or other languages.  Performs other duties as required.

 

SUPERVISION:  Oversees the Orange City WIC site operation and other westside Volusia County WIC operations. Supervises and supports clinic staff.  Supervises direct reports including motivating, training, providing guidance, and direction.   Develops expectations and meets with staff regularly to discuss performance, complete performance reviews, and discipline action, if needed.  Maintains vacation and work schedules to ensure proper coverage and completes timesheets.  Ensures all staff complete required training and are offered additional training.   

 

NUTRITION RISK DETERMINATION AND DOCUMENTATION:  Determines nutrition risk eligibility of clients in accordance with DHM 150-24.  Documents services provided in accordance with State WIC Office documentation guidelines. Correctly identifies all high-risk clients, completing an individual high-risk care plan using the SOAP format.

 

NUTRITION EDUCATION: Provides individual nutrition education contacts, adapts nutrition education content based on need of the client using the VENA concept to provide appropriate nutritional counseling

 

NUTRITION SERVICES AND REFERRAL DOCUMENTATION:  Documents services provided in accordance with State WIC Office documentation guidelines. As necessary, refers client to appropriate outside agency, documenting referral.    Accurately completes FL-WiSE System data entry ensuring to complete all required screens before the end of the day services are provided.

 

BREASTFEEDING:  Protects, promotes and supports breastfeeding; assures local site reflects a Breastfeeding Friendly atmosphere.  Assists with organization and maintenance of breastfeeding supplies for site and issues manual breast pumps per Agency guidelines.  Promotes breastfeeding classes with all prenatal clients. Refers clients to Breastfeeding staff as needed.

 

ADMINISTRATIVE:  Completes assigned administrative projects and reports in a timely fashion. Participates in Quality Assurance activities.

 

This position has the responsibility of being the Information Custodian for the Orange City WIC site operation and other westside Volusia County WIC operations and will perform related duties as defined in DOHP 50-10.

 

This position has the responsibility of being the Key Custodian for WIC secure area(s) at the Orange City WIC site operation and other westside Volusia County WIC operations and will perform related duties as defined in DOHP 50-10.

 

OTHER:  Participates in on-going nutrition education activities with local agency. Provides nutrition education and general services at Outreach events. 

 

Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

 

Ability to effectively direct WIC office operations

Ability to supervise and direct employees

Knowledge of the science and current practice of nutrition or dietetics. 

Ability to lead, mentor and develop staff

 

Qualifications:

 

Minimum -

Must have ability to effectively direct WIC office operations

Must have ability to supervise and direct employees

Must have knowledge of the science and current practice of nutrition or dietetics. 

Must have ability to lead, mentor and develop staff

Must be Licensed Dietitian with the Commission on Dietetic Registration and/or licensed as a Dietician/Nutritionist (LD/N) in the State of Florida

Must be willing and able to travel to outlying clinic or community sites in Volusia County utilizing your own vehicle if needed (mileage will be provided in accordance with agency policy)

Must be a current Florida Department of Health employee, in a Selected Exempt Service (SES), Career Service (CS), or Other Personal Services (OPS) position

 

Preferred -

Minimum of two years of supervisory experience in WIC program

Master’s Degree in Dietetics, Public Health, or related field

 

Florida Department of Health Mission, Vision, and Values:

Mission:

To protect, promote & improve the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county & community efforts.

Vision:

To be the Healthiest State in the Nation.

Values:

nnovation: We search for creative solutions and manage resources wisely.

C ollaboration: We use teamwork to achieve common goals & solve problems.

A ccountability: We perform with integrity & respect.

R esponsiveness: We achieve our mission by serving our customers & engaging our partners.

E xcellence: We promote quality outcomes through learning & continuous performance improvement.

 

Where You Will Work:

 

Florida Department of Health -     775 Harley Strickland Blvd, Orange City FL 32763                

 

The Benefits of Working for the State of Florida:

 

Working for the State of Florida is more than a paycheck. The State’s total compensation package for employees features a highly competitive set of employee benefits including:

  • Annual and Sick Leave benefits;
  • Nine paid holidays and one Personal Holiday each year;
  • State Group Insurance coverage options, including health, life, dental, vision, and other supplemental insurance options;
  • Retirement plan options, including employer contributions

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  • Flexible Spending Accounts;
  • Tuition waivers;
  • And more!

For a more complete list of benefits, including monthly costs, visit www.mybenefits.myflorida.com.

 

Please be advised:

 

Your responses to qualifying questions for this position must be verifiable by documentation provided through the electronic application process.  

 

This position requires a security background check and/or drug screening and participation in direct deposit. Any misrepresentations or omissions will disqualify you from employment consideration. Note: You will be required to provide your Social Security Number (SSN) in order to conduct this background check Successful completion of a drug test is a condition of employment for safety-sensitive positions.

 

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, please visit the SSS website: http://www.sss.gov 

 

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 upon the date of your retirement. 

 

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.   

 

Incumbents may be required to perform emergency duty before, during, and/or beyond normal work hours or days.

 

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

 

Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-877-562-7287). 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. 

 

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 Department's 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.

VETERANS’ PREFERENCE.  Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, candidates eligible for Veterans’ Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply.  Certain service members may be eligible to receive waivers for postsecondary educational requirements.  Candidates claiming Veterans’ Preference must attach supporting documentation with each submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code.  Veterans’ Preference documentation requirements are available by clicking here.  All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement. 


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