19 Jun

Nutrition Educator Jobs Vacancy in The State Florida Jupiter

Position
Nutrition Educator
Company
The State Florida
Location
Jupiter FL
Opening
19 Jun, 2018 30+ days ago

The State Florida Jupiter urgently required following position for Nutrition Educator. Please read this job advertisement carefully before apply. There are some qualifications, experience and skills requirement that the employers require. Does your career history fit these requirements? Ensure you understand the role you are applying for and that it is suited to your skills and qualifications.

Follow the online directions, complete all the necessary fields, and provide all relevant information so your application is submitted correctly. When you click the 'Apply this Job' button (open in new window) you will be taken to the online application form. Here you will be asked to provide personal and contact details, respond to employment-related questions, and show how you meet the key selection criteria.

Nutrition Educator Jobs Vacancy in The State Florida Jupiter Jobs Details:

Requisition No: 38049

Agency: Department of Health

Working Title: NUTRITION EDUCATOR - 64081765

Position Number: 64081765

Salary: $32,820.06

Posting Closing Date: 06/27/2018

Open Competitive Opportunity


**NOTE: Your responses to qualifying questions for this position must be verifiable by documentation provided through the electronic application process. This language simply takes the place of previous language used that referenced the “State of Florida” application**


This position requires a security background check and/or drug screening and participation in direct deposit.


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 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.


We hire only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized alien workers.


In the event of an emergency, you will be required to perform emergency operations functions, work during and/or beyond your normal work hours or days.


VETERANS’ PREFERENCE DOCUMENTATION REQUIREMENTS HAVE RECENTLY CHANGED. To obtain revised and updated information on Veterans’ Preference documentation requirements, click here. Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, applicants eligible for Veterans’ Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply. However, applicants claiming Veterans’ Preference must attach supporting documentation with each application 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. All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement.


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 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 Departments 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.

Duties and Responsibilities


This is professional public health nutrition and dietetic work in the Palm Beach County Health Department. Employee provides education services within the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) in the Palm Beach County WIC Center under the general supervision of the Public Health Nutritionist Supervisor. Incumbent is expected to communicate (by phone or in person) in a courteous and professional manner at all times.


Complies with the mandatory requirements in Section 215.422 F.S. and Chapter 3A-24 Florida Administrative Code regarding prompt payment process of special formula.


This position is designated as a sensitive position and the position is required to maintain confidential information in accordance with the Department of Health and the Palm Beach County Health Department Information Security policies, protocols and procedures. Confidential information data sets include: Social Security; WIC, Clinical Information and; Administrative. This position may view, update or release confidential information.


Assesses nutritional status; provides nutritional care, management and education for maternal and child health clients. Utilizes FL WISE to review medical records, determine nutritional care needs and perform WIC Program certifications. Provides individual nutritional counseling and group nutrition education for the WIC client population. Provides and coordinates nutritional care for maternity and pediatric clients who are at high nutritional risk according to the WIC Program and other criteria. Evaluates effectiveness of nutrition services and care.


Participates in quality assurance programs to develop and insure use of appropriate standards of nutritional care. Serves as a consultant and resource person on nutrition to health center staff. Works with physicians and other health care professionals to insure that comprehensive nutritional care is provided for clients.


Provides nutrition counseling and education in off-site facilities serving health department clients. Covers nutrition clinic services as a staff relief worker in other agency health centers. Provides nutrition education and develops referral mechanisms for community groups and agencies whose clients are also served in the health center. Incorporates WIC Program services into community outreach services.


Designs, prepares and assembles audio and visual teaching aids. Coordinates client nutrition education with other health center staff. Utilizes mass media for dissemination of nutrition education.


Maintain records, client data and prepare reports. Utilizes HMS for entering the EAR’s within 7 days of service. Performs other related duties as required.


Knowledge, skills and abilities, including utilization of equipment, required for the position:

  • Skill in the use of Microsoft Windows based computer software programs and equipment or specific program software such as WIC FL WiSE System.
  • Knowledge of the science and application of normal nutrition in a health department, group care facility, outpatient clinic or hospital setting.
  • Ability to develop, plan and present technical and targeted nutrition education for individuals and groups.
  • Ability to organize and present information, verbally and in writing, in a concise, comprehensive and legible manner.
  • Ability to provide high level customer service to internal or external customers.
  • Ability to interact with co-workers, supervisors or others to establish and maintain effective relationships.
  • This position requires a bachelor’s degree in Dietetics/Nutrition or a directly nutrition related degree.
  • Travel throughout Palm Beach County is required. Access to reliable transportation required for this position.
  • This position works primarily in an office setting and most of the working period is spent in a seated position.
  • Tasks may require substantial repetitive movement of the wrists, hands or fingers for sustained periods of time.
  • The employee is occasionally required to lift and/or move objects up to 25 lbs.
  • Incumbent may be required to work during 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 to perform other emergency duties including, but not limited to responses to or threats involving any disaster or threat of disaster, man-made or natural.

Working hours: (A) Daily from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (B) Total hours in workweek 40 (C) Explain any variation in work (split shift, rotation, etc.) Work hours may be adjusted to accommodate evening and/or weekend clinics or activities.


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. 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 clicking here. All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement.


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