Posted: Tuesday, September 12, 2017 6:07 AM
Agency: Department of Health
Working Title: OPS NUTRITION EDUCATOR :
Posting Closing Date: 09/21/2017
The duties and responsibilities of this position involve nutrition education activities for individuals and groups of clients not at medical high nutritional risk.
Certifies clients for participation in the WIC Program in accordance with the policies of the State WIC Program and regulations stated in DHM 150:24. Provides high and low risk nutrition education contacts as defined by agency policies. Provides services to the Reddick Clinic as assigned; additionally travels to other outlying clinics as needed and maintains the same client service standards as in the main clinic.
Correctly documents nutritional assessment and care plans in medical records using SOAP or other approved formats. Entries are correctly dated and signed with title included.
Provides nutrition counseling, education and breastfeeding education using approved materials and format. Assists clients in setting goals for behavioral change and evaluates client progress in meeting goals.
Accurately completes reports and data entry into FL:WiSE by required deadlines, using WIP manual and DHM 150:24.
Participates in preparation and presentation of newsletters, bulletin boards, wellness programs, in:service training and other activities as assigned by supervisor.
Attends staff meetings and professional development activities 90 of the time.
Provides service to clients in an efficient manner to assure smooth clinic flow and even caseload distribution among nutrition staff. Adheres to department policies for sanitation, safety, phone and computer use.
Performs other related duties and responsibilities as assigned. May be required to use personal vehicle for transportation to assignments.
Must have a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nutrition or Dietetics. Must have experience completing nutrition counseling, assessments and writing nutrition care plans. Must be willing to travel to clinics using your own vehicle. Must have 2 references we can contact.
All applications must be completed online through People First. No faxed or mailed applications will be accepted by the agency.
**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, the SSS website: 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.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and ABILITIES
Knowledge of the science and current practice of food and nutrition, dietetics or food service
• Location: Ocala
• Post ID: 18484957 ocala