Job: Senior Public Health Nutritionist
Senior Public Health Nutritionist
Department of Health WIC Program
Port St. Lucie, Florida 34983
Job Description and Requirements
Salary: $1054.00 Bi-Weekly (48 hours)
Posting Closing Date: 02/24/2019
-Valid FL drivers license or FL State Id (if out of state you must obtain within 30 days of hire)
-Registered, Licensed Dietitian/Nutritionist
-Professional dietitian/nutritionist experience
-Computer skills and writing/speaking skills
-Nutrition counseling skills
-Experience working in the WIC Program
Incumbent may be required to work before, during and/or beyond normal work hours or days in the event of an emergency. Emergency duty required of the incumbent includes working in special needs or Red Cross shelters, or performing other emergency duties including, but not limited to, responses to or threats involving any disaster or threat of disaster, man-made or natural.
This is a part time position (48 hours bi-weekly). Work in the Women, Infant and Children (WIC) Program providing nutrition and breastfeeding counseling and education to pregnant, breastfeeding, post-partum women, infants and children under age 5 years. Professional Nutritionist assessing and evaluating nutritional status, writing nutrition care plans for low-risk, high-risk and medically high-risk clients, providing nutrition counseling and education; developing nutrition education materials and in-service classes; providing breastfeeding support to women. Computer skills, productivity in clinic flow, provision of excellent customer service and positive interpersonal relationships.
Duties and Responsibilities
Provides excellent customer service to clients displaying courtesy and respect while expediting their visit to reduce wait time.
Participates in formulation of nutrition education activities. Prepares and presents the weekly Prenatal Group Class and others as requested. Prepares and presents nutrition classes for WIC, the Health Dept., external agencies and facilities per local planning objectives. Participates in the development, community assessment, planning and carrying out of Objectives/Activities of the Bi-ennial Nutrition Program Plan (NPP). Coordinates NPP work assignments with other WIC staff required to meet our objective timelines and action plans. Completes all work assignments in a timely manner and with professional quality.
Completes other nutritional counseling as required and submits reporting of clients counseled. Assists with tracking the High-risk enrollees for WIC to assure accurate nutritional risks, food packages and follow up scheduled. Accurately completes all client records, HMS EARS, People First time and leave records, GoTravel, etc., by required deadlines. Attends and participates in staff meetings, in-service training, and other professional and staff developmental activities.
Perform related work as required.
[posted Feb 12, 2019]
When responding to this opportunity, reference nutritionjobs.com.