PUBLIC HEALTH NUTRITIONIST Job at My Florida Corp Defunct, Stuart, FL

  • My Florida Corp Defunct
  • Stuart, FL

Job Description

PUBLIC HEALTH NUTRITIONIST - 64004847 Date: May 28, 2024 Location: STUART, FL, US, 34994 The State Personnel System is an E-Verify employer. For more information click on our E-Verify Website ( . Requisition No: 829642 Agency: Department of Health Working Title: PUBLIC HEALTH NUTRITIONIST - 64004847 Pay Plan: Career Service Position Number: 64004847 Salary: $48,000 $49,000 annually Posting Closing Date: 07/03/2024 Total Compensation Estimator Tool ( Open Competitive Your Specific Responsibilities: This is a highly skilled professional position which requires an expert understanding of the WIC & Nutrition Program with minimal supervision including program regulations in DHM 150-24 and the use of the WIC FL WiSE system. Provides quality nutrition counseling to WIC participants. Successfully completes required training. Promotes cooperation, courtesy, and teamwork in a diverse environment with staff and the public. As an employee of the FL Department of Health in Martin County, represents the agency and its mission and values. Adheres to all departmental policy/procedure, state and federal laws including governing participant information, security, and privacy. Work is performed under the direction of the Public Health Nutritionist Supervisor. Client services : Accurately obtains participant information for WIC program certification. Completes Medical and Nutrition Assessments for all low, high and medically high-risk WIC clients. Obtains accurate data on anthropometric and hematological measurements on participants, in addition to, monitoring accuracy of completion of growth grids and measurement techniques by Health Support Specialists. Provides VENA-based client-centered nutrition assessment, counseling and breastfeeding education utilizing appropriate educational materials. Develops a Nutrition Care Plan for identified high risks and completes the Nutrition Education screen using a standardized process. Assess client’s readiness to change and helps client choose appropriate SMART goal(s). Inputs accurate food package and nutrition services codes. Handles receipt of exempt formula and distributes per local procedures. Promotes and supports breastfeeding; distributes breast pumps per guidelines and makes referrals to peer counselors and the Lactation Consultant. Loads benefits onto the WIC EBT account as needed. Makes referrals for appropriate health and social services and documents in the client record. Establishes appropriate number of subsequent individual nutrition education contacts. Provides Medical Nutrition Therapy for referred Healthy Start Participants according to contract guidelines. Maintains client confidentiality and security in accordance DOHP50-10-10 Information Security & Privacy Policy Confidential Information. General Administrative: Learns and utilizes FL WiSE and other computer systems. Maintains records and reports of work performed and documentation of tasks to ensure quality service. Completes and submits time sheets, employee activity reports, and travel correctly, timely and according to established guidelines. Participates in agency and WIC team meetings. Conducts quarterly instruction on WIC newsletter campaigns, maintaining attendance, client tally sheets and educational bulletin boards. Perform monthly inventory reports. Completes required training. Assists in quality assurance reviews including chart reviews, vendor monitoring, and report responses as needed. Performs WIC outreach activities as needed. Travels to other worksites as needed. Communicates with physicians and clients via telephone as appropriate. Frequently communicates with immediate supervisor. Performs related duties in support of the agencies mission and vision. Maintains licensure requirements. Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Knowledge, skills and abilities, including utilization of equipment, required for the position: Knowledge of the science and current practice of nutrition or dietetics. Knowledge of the concepts and theories of nutrition or dietetics as it relates to growth, development, health or disease and dietary assessment techniques. Ability to analyze and interpret anthropometric, biochemical, clinical and dietary data. Ability to interview and counsel patients. Ability to determine work priorities and ensure proper completion of work assignments. Ability to communicate effectively. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others. Ability to understand and apply applicable rules, regulations, policies and procedures. Qualifications: Minimum: Currently have one or more of the following credentials: Registered Dietitian (RD), Licensed Dietitian/Nutritionist (LD/N) Have at least two years of direct client nutrition counseling experience Skilled at using a personal computer to accurately input and retrieve information Ablitility to work a flexible schedule. Some days may start at 7:30am, other days may end at 6:00 pm Have the ability to maintain 100% client confidentiality both on and off the job Provide excellent customer service to our clients. Must be willing to work before, during and/or beyond your normal work hours in a Special Needs Shelter, Emergency Operations Center, or to perform other emergency duties including, but not limited to, responses involving any disaster or threat of disaster. Florida Department of Health Mission, Vision, and Values: Mission: To protect, promote & improve the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county & community efforts. Vision: To be the Healthiest State in the Nation. Values: I nnovation: We search for creative solutions and manage resources wisely. C ollaboration: We use teamwork to achieve common goals & solve problems. A ccountability: We perform with integrity & respect. R esponsiveness: We achieve our mission by serving our customers & engaging our partners. E xcellence: We promote quality outcomes through learning & continuous performance improvement. Where You Will Work: Martin County Health Department The Benefits of Working for the State of Florida: Working for the State of Florida is more than a paycheck. The State’s total compensation package for employees features a highly competitive set of employee benefits including: Annual and Sick Leave benefits; Nine paid holidays and one Personal Holiday each year; State Group Insurance coverage options, including health, life, dental, vision, and other supplemental insurance options; Retirement plan options, including employer contributions (For more information, please click ); Flexible Spending Accounts; Tuition waivers; And more! For a more complete list of benefits, including monthly costs, visit . Please be advised: Your responses to qualifying questions for this position must be verifiable by documentation provided through the electronic application process. This position requires a security background check and/or drug screening and participation in direct deposit. Any misrepresentations or omissions will disqualify you from employment consideration. Note: You will be required to provide your Social Security Number (SSN) in order to conduct this background check Successful completion of a drug test is a condition of employment for safety-sensitive positions. 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: 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. Incumbents may be required to perform emergency duty before, during, and/or beyond normal work hours or days. The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace. Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-877-562-7287). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation. The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act. Florida has the third largest population of veterans in the nation with more than 1.5 million service men and women. The Florida Department of Health (department) is committed to serving members of the United States Armed Forces, veterans and their families by encouraging them to apply for vacancies that fit their area of knowledge and/or expertise. Through the Department's VALOR program, which expedites licensing for military veterans, the Department also waives initial licensing and application fees for military veterans who apply for a health care professional license within 60 months of an honorable discharge. These initiatives help ensure that the transition from military service into the workforce is as smooth as possible and reflects our appreciation for the dedication devoted to protecting our country. The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace. Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation. The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act. VETERANS’ PREFERENCE. Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, candidates eligible for Veterans’ Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply. Certain service members may be eligible to receive waivers for postsecondary educational requirements. Candidates claiming Veterans’ Preference must attach supporting documentation with each submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code. Veterans’ Preference documentation requirements are available by clickinghere ( . All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement. Nearest Major Market:Port Saint Lucie

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