Pitt County Public Health
Greenville, North Carolina 27834
Job Description and Requirements
Primary Purpose of Position: To provide nutrition education and related services to Maternal and Child Health and Family Planning clients and to certify clients for the Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Supplemental Food Program at the main Health Center and three satellites.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Specialized knowledge and skill in comprehensive nutrition assessment and care planning, including problem diagnosis, counseling, and evaluation of clients from diverse backgrounds, ages, and with multiple and complex health and therapeutic nutritional needs. Knowledge of human behavior and techniques for effecting behavior change with considerable skill in counseling. Broad knowledge in health care ethics, documentation in the medical record, and quality assurance. Knowledge in organization of community health and nutrition resources. Sophisticated knowledge of current scientific information regarding nutrition, diet, and health and the ability to relate this information to clients, professionals, and the general public. Skill in conducting a nutrition education or community needs assessment. Fundamental knowledge of current principles and practices of public health, and program coordination. Ability to interpret policy and protocols into operational procedures and work priorities. Skill in organizing and coordinating the work of others. Full range of skill in presenting ideas orally and in writing in a clear, concise manner.
Required Minimum Training: Registered Dietitian with the Commission on Dietetics Registration; or MasterÃ¢s degree in Dietetics, Public Health Nutrition, or Nutrition; or graduation from a Commission on Accreditation for Dietetics Education along with status as a Registered Dietitian with the Commission on Dietetic Registration, approved Didactic Program in Dietetics and two years nutrition experience; or Dietetic Technician, Registered with the Commission on Dietetics Registration with a BachelorÃ¢s degree in any subject area from an accredited four-year college or university and two years nutrition experience; or a BachelorÃ¢s of Science degree in Dietetics, Public Health Nutrition or Community Nutrition from an accredited four-year college or university and two years nutrition experience. A valid North Carolina driverÃ¢s license, and a good driving record; proof of measles, mumps, rubella, and varicella immunity.
Apply on Pitt County or State of NC PD-107 application to:
Pitt County Government Human Resources Department
1717 W. 5th Street, Greenville, NC 27834
[posted Feb 8, 2018]
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