About the Job

Job Title

Nutritionist II

Job Category

Public Health

Company

Jones County Health Department
Trenton, North Carolina 28585

Job Description and Requirements

JONES COUNTY OFFERS MANY RECREATIONAL ACTIVTIES! LIVE AND WORK BY THE ATLANTIC OCEAN!

NUTRITIONIST II
Jones County Health Department is recruiting for a Nutritionist II to direct the activities of the WIC Program. Update established policies, procedures and standing orders for the program operation and directs daily activities, such as organizing workflow, work schedules and ensuring standards are met throughout Jones County. Assesses and evaluates program needs and makes recommendations to the Local Health Director. Provides nutrition services in accordance with state and federal regulations and guidelines. This includes performing WIC certifications and nutritional assessments and providing normal and high-risk nutrition counseling. Provides training and services in accordance with federal and state regulations and guidelines to WIC Vendors in the county. Responsible for supervising one WIC Assistant including the recruitment and selection process, training, counseling and disciplining and evaluating overall performance.
This position requires a high degree of accuracy. An extensive knowledge of the Health Department programs, services, policies and procedures is a requirement. This position also requires good knowledge of computers and software used in the department.

Education requirements are: Registered Dietitian with the Commission on Dietetics Registration; or Masters degree in Dietetics, Public Health Nutrition, or Nutrition; or graduation from a Commission on Accreditation for Dietetics Education- approved Didactic Program in Dietetics and two years nutrition experience; or Dietetic Technician, Registered with the Commission on Dietetics Registration with a Bachelors degree in any subject area from an accredited four-year college or university and two years nutrition experience; or a Bachelors of Science degree in Dietetics, Public Health Nutrition or Community Nutrition from an accredited four-year college or university and two years nutrition experience.

Salary range: $32,807-$41,424
Closing date for accepting applications: Open until filled

Applications accepted at:
Attn: Health Director
Jones County Health Department
P. O. Box 216
Trenton, NC 28585

http://www.jonescountyhealth.com/?page_id=151

Contact

Interim Health Director
Jones County Health Department
P. O. Box 216
Trenton, NC 28585

[posted Feb 14, 2013]

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