Job: Senior Public Health Nutritionist
Senior Public Health Nutritionist
Department of Health WIC Program
St. Lucie, Florida
Job Description and Requirements
Registered, Licensed Dietitian, current status
Nutrition counseling skills and ability
Valid Florida Driverâs License
WIC Program experience
Experience as a Supervisor
Excellent writing/communication skills
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, providing nutrition counseling and education; developing nutrition education materials and/or in-service classes; providing breastfeeding support to women. Computer skills, productivity in clinic flow, provision of excellent customer service and positive interpersonal relationships.
Position is located at the Ft Pierce WIC office in St Lucie County and may include coverage as needed at the other Port St Lucie WIC office location. Salary is based on experience.
Provides excellent customer service to clients displaying courtesy and respect while expediting their visit to reduce wait time.
Coordinates activities of Health Support Technicians and Health Support Specialists to ensure completion of work according to state WIC program policies and regulations stated in DHM 150-24. Approves leave, time submission, and EARS in HMS. Coordinates with other supervisors to improve site clinic operations. Completes Quality Assurance of WIC Records per state and local guidelines and documents observational reviews of subordinate staff.
Prepares and presents nutrition classes for the Health Dept., external agencies and/or WIC staff. Participates in the development, community assessment, planning and carrying out of Objectives/Activities of the Bi-Annual Nutrition Program Plan. Participates in WIC and Health Department meetings. Assists with orientation training for new WIC staff and/or student interns as needed. Coordinate and submits reports of non-WIC client nutritional counseling and with accurate coding in WIC and HMS system.
Must apply online. For the most up-to-date information regarding which local WIC agencies are currently taking applications, job applicants should check the State of Florida job locator web site: Florida People First web site.
[posted Jun 6, 2018]
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