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PUBLIC HEALTH NUTRITIONIST SUPERVISOR - 64006938

Date:  Jan 18, 2023
Location: 

ORLANDO, FL, US, 32809


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Requisition No: 787383 

Agency: Department of Health

Working Title: PUBLIC HEALTH NUTRITIONIST SUPERVISOR - 64006938

Position Number: 64006938 

Salary:  $2031.07 Biweekly 

Posting Closing Date: 05/18/2023 

FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH

 IN ORANGE COUNTY

JOB OPPORTUNITY ANNOUNCMENT

OPEN COMPETITIVE APPOINTMENT

 

Class Title: Public Health Nutritionist Supervisor

Position Number: 64006938

Base Salary: $2031.07 Biweekly

Location: 6101 Lake Ellenor Drive - Administration

                 Orlando, FL 32809                        

 

**NOTE: All responses provided to the qualifying questions for this advertisement must be verifiable on your State of Florida, Employment Application. All questions will be verified and must be documented on your application for it to be considered valid. **

 

YOUR SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

This position is responsible for supervising staff of the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) and for providing WIC and Nutrition services within an assigned geographic area in Orange County.  The headquarters for this position is the Winter Garden WIC Office.  Travel may be required.  Licensure by the Department of Health, Division of Medical Quality Assurance as a licensed Dietitian/Nutritionist is mandatory.  A Registered Dietitian or eligibility to take the examination for the Registered Dietitian is desirable.  This position serves as the information and security delegate for their assigned site.

 

Plans and monitors employee workloads, deadlines and time utilization.  Communicates with and motivates employees to attain maximum use of time and resources, as well as accuracy and integrity of work products. Provides training/mentoring of staff.  Responsible for all supervisory duties including, but not limited to, hiring and selection, developing performance plans, conducting performance appraisals, planning and directing their work, approving leave, and taking disciplinary action as appropriate.  Performs monitoring and quality assurance activities at predetermined intervals.  Develops and implements appropriate corrective action plan(s) in order to maintain quality program services. 

Performs nutrition assessment, provides culturally relevant nutrition counseling, develops nutrition care plans and completes appropriate documentation of services provided in WIC administrative and/or medical file.  Determines nutritional risk and/or income eligibility and certifies eligible participants to the WIC Program in accordance with DHM 150-24.

Evaluates program eligibility status of each client to ensure that a valid issuance of electronic benefits can be performed.  Issues WIC Program electronic benefits to certified participants in accordance with procedures outlined in DHM 150-24 and the Florida WiSE System Manual.  Schedules appointments for participants through the WIC appointment system.  Reviews use of electronic benefits in approved grocery stores.  Answers questions regarding access to WIC program services. 

Prepares records and reports, summarizes and analyzes statistics of WIC Program services and activities at regular intervals.  Supply and inventory requisitions and reports are submitted monthly.  Reviews and approves EARs, time and attendance reports and travel reimbursement for site staff, prior to submission.

Oversees the integration of WIC and Nutrition program services within the assigned geographic area.  Coordinates overall site management and program activities with other WIC and departmental supervisors, as well as community agencies and organizations. Serves as a consultant on nutrition and dietetics for Health department staff, community agencies and the general public.  Maintains up to date knowledge of current theory and practice of nutrition and dietetics.  Participates in comprehensive nutrition program and/or outreach activities, as requested.  Performs related duties as requested/required.

REQUIRED  KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

Knowledge of WIC program policies and procedures.

Knowledge of the methods of compiling, organizing and analyzing data.

Ability to analyze data.

Ability to identify needs and develop programs or projects to meet the identified needs.

Ability to supervise people.

Ability to determine work priorities, assign work and ensure proper completion of work assignments.

Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationship with others

Ability to understand and apply applicable rules, regulations, policies and procedures.

Knowledge of current science and practice of nutrition and dietetics.

Knowledge of nutritional and dietary assessment techniques.

Knowledge of basic mathematical calculations.

Knowledge of WIC program policies and procedures.

Ability to communicate effectively.

Ability to analyze and interpret anthropometric, biochemical, dietary and clinical data.

Knowledge of WIC program policies and procedures.

Knowledge of WIC program policies and procedures.

Knowledge of WIC data system.

Ability to communicate effectively.

 

Knowledge of WIC and DOH program policies and procedures.

Knowledge of the methods of compiling, organizing and analyzing data.

Ability to analyze data.

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

Knowledge of WIC program policies and procedures.

Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others. 

 

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • One year of professional experience in public health nutrition
  • Have a verifiable license as a Dietitian/Nutritionist in accordance with Chapter 468, Florida Statutes.
  • Experience as a Nutritionist working with the WIC program FL WISE database.
  • Florida Department of Health is required to work before, during, and/or beyond normal work hours or days in the event of an emergency. Emergency duty required of the incumbent includes working in special needs shelter or performing other emergency duties including but not limited to, response to or threats involving any disaster or threat of disaster man-made or natural.

 

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.

 

Work Location: 6101 Lake Ellenor Drive, Orlando, FL 32809

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

(For more information, please click www.myfrs.com);

  • 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. A background screening will be completed on each applicant selected for a position designated as "sensitive" and a drug test will be conducted on each applicant selected for positions designated as "safety sensitive" in accordance with department policies (Background Screening DOHP 60-5-08 and Drug Free Workplace DOHP 60-9-99). . 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

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. Incumbent may be required to perform emergency duty before, during and/or beyond normal business hours and/or days. We request that all applications be completed online with People First. No faxed or mailed applications will be accepted by the agency. Applicants will be contacted directly if selected for an interview.

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

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.

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.

 

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. 


Nearest Major Market: Orlando