Job: Public Health Nutritionist Supervisor
Public Health Nutritionist Supervisor
Department of Health WIC Program
Job Description and Requirements
Base Salary: $1,594.92 - $1,626.24 Biweekly
Location: Orlando, FL 32809
- Licensure as a Dietitian or Nutritionist
- Bachelor's degree in public health nutrition and 2 years experience -or- a Master's degree in public health nutrition
- Prior experience with the WIC program
- Supervisory experience
JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
This position is responsible for supervising staff of the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) located in Apopka, Winter Garden, Call Center and Westside and for the coordination and implementation of special projects and program services for high risk WIC clients. Headquarters for the position is the Orange County Health Department Administrative office. Travel is required, therefore, a valid state of Florida driverÃÂ¢s license and personal vehicle are required. Licensure by the Division of Medical Quality Assurance and registration by the American Dietetic Association are mandatory.
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.
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.
Serves as the liaison between the Orange County WIC program, area hospitals, and ChildrenÃÂ¢s Medical Services, community agencies and private providers. Coordinates care plans and services between WIC program staff, health department staff and community providers/agencies.
Ensures that appointments are available within the timeframes designated to achieve federally mandated processing standards based on site staffing availability. Provides guidance to Call Center staff related to client benefits, food packages, certification and appointments for supervised sites. Researches issues with benefit redemption in FL WiSE and WIC Direct to ensure that client benefits are maintained at optimal levels.
Provides guidance and training at monthly supervisor meetings in the area of customer service. Provides email messages to all staff in assigned area of responsibility. Reviews and updates local Standard Operating Procedures within assigned area of responsibility.
Participates in nutrition program planning including preparation of the annual Nutrition Education Plan. Writes and track performance on a minimum of one objective each fiscal year. Performs monitoring and quality assurance activities at predetermined intervals. Develops and implements appropriate corrective action plans.
Certifies eligible participants to the WIC program in accordance with procedures outlined in DHM 150-24. Performs nutrition assessments and provides in-depth nutrition counseling, prepares nutrition care plans and conducts follow-up activities for WIC program participants and for non-WIC eligible clients as requested.
Prepares records and reports, EAR, leave and attendance and travel records. Summarizes and analyzes statistics of nutrition services and activities at regular intervals.
Reviews and/or approves EAR, leave and attendance and travel records prior to submission
Serves as a consultant on nutrition and dietetics for Health department staff, community agencies and the general public.
Performs other related duties as requested or assigned.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES, INCLUDING UTILIZATION OF EQUIPMENT, REQUIRED FOR THE POSITION:
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. Ability to communicate effectively. Ability to establish effective working relationships with others.
Effective oral and written communication skills. Knowledge of the current science and practice of nutrition and dietetics. Ability to establish effective working relationships with others.
Ability to use a variety of communication channels to provide client education. Knowledge of nutrition and diet assessment techniques. Ability to interpret dietary and clinical data.
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 identify needs and develop programs/projects to meet community/client needs. Knowledge of compiling, organizing and analyzing data.
Knowledge of the current practice of nutrition and dietetics. Ability to develop educational training and materials. Ability to communicate effectively.
Knowledge of WIC program policies and procedures. Knowledge of the concepts and theories of nutrition and dietetics as it relates to growth, development, health or disease. Ability to communicate effectively. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.
Ability to communicate effectively in writing. Ability to plan, organize and coordinate work. Knowledge of the methods of compiling, organizing and analyzing data.
Ability to communicate effectively. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.
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). 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.
[posted Nov 26, 2018]
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