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OPS PUBLIC HEALTH NUTRITIONIST - 64955108

Date: Nov 9, 2021

Location: SAINT AUGUSTINE, FL, US, 32084

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Requisition No: 358821 

Agency: Department of Health

Working Title: OPS PUBLIC HEALTH NUTRITIONIST - 64955108

Position Number: 64955108 

Salary:  $18.00 - $20.00/hour 

Posting Closing Date: 12/08/2021 

REQUIREMENTS

 

The Saint Johns County Health Department; a customer driven organization in continuous pursuit of performance excellence.

 

 

This position requires that you are licensed in the State of Florida as a Dietitian/Nutritionist in accordance with Chapter 468 F.S..

 

 

Duties:

 

Assesses anthropometric and dietary data to determine eligibility for the WIC Program in accordance with state and federal policies and regulations stated in DHM 150-24. Enters data from medical and nutrition questionnaire. Provides nutrition counseling to WIC participants and documents in FL-WiSE. Discusses clients progress with other professionals, as needed. Provides referrals to other health care and social service programs, as needed. Develops, monitors, evaluates and revises nutrition care plans for high risk clients. Assess immunization status of WIC children and make appropriate referrals as needed.

 

Provides breastfeeding support to pregnant and postpartum women. Determines eligibility for the WIC program following procedures outlined in DHM 150-24 including offering clients the opportunity to apply to register to vote according to instructions, WIC benefits Issuance and Farmers Market benefits issuance as needed. Run reports in order to perform quality assurance. Orders special formula for WIC clients as needed, using the WIC Formula Reference Guide, calculating formula usage for the month. Processes invoices for special formula following procedures outlined in DHM 150-25 and the FL WiSE. Complies with and monitors compliance of the mandatory requirements in Section 215.422, Florida Statute and Chapter 3A-24, Florida Administrative Code (prompt payment requirement).

 

Participates in WIC outreach activities afterhours and on weekends as needed. Provides nutrition counseling to patients receiving medical care at health department as needed. Performs other duties as assigned within the scope of the Classification Specifications of the assigned position.

 

 

All applications must be completed online through People First.  No faxed or mailed applications will be accepted by the agency. Applications and resumes should include relevant internship work.
 
**NOTE:  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 participation in direct deposit.
 
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. 
 
Incumbents may be required to perform emergency duty before, during, and/or beyond normal work hours or days.
 
 
WHAT IS OPS EMPLOYMENT?
 
Other Personal Services (OPS) employment is a temporary employer/employee relationship used solely for accomplishing short term or intermittent tasks.  OPS are at-will employees and are subject to actions such as pay changes, changes to work assignment and terminations at the recommendation of the employer.
 
 
WHAT BENEFITS ARE APPLICABLE TO OPS EMPLOYEES? (If applicable)

 

  • State of Florida 401(a) FICA Alternative Plan- Mandatory
  • Workers’ Compensation- Mandatory
  • Reemployment Assistance (Unemployment Compensation)- Mandatory
  • Participation in state group insurance (upon meeting eligibility requirements.  Consult with People First and/or the serving HR office)
  • Deferred Compensation- Voluntary
  • Employee Assistance Program- Voluntary

 

 

WHAT BENEFITS ARE NOT APPLICABLE TO OPS EMPLOYEES?

 

  • Any form of paid leave
  • Paid holidays
  • Participation in the Florida Retirement System
  • Reinstatement rights or retention rights

 

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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