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NUTRITION EDUCATOR - 64005760 Job Openings by The State of Florida in Fort Walton Beach

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Requisition No: 349302 Agency: Department of Health Working Title: NUTRITION EDUCATOR64005760 Position Number: 64005760 Salary: 36,049.26 Posting Closing Date: 04/23/2021 Required: Bachelors degree from a U.S. accredited University or College in nutritional science, community nutrition, clinical nutrition, dietetics, and/or public health nutrition Position Pending Vacancy.
This position involves professional public health nutrition work in the Florida Department of Health in Okaloosa County, WIC Office. It provides direct client services at the Crestview site of the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Program and certifies clients for participation in the WIC program in accordance with the policies of the state WIC program and regulations stated in DHM 150-24. The incumbent is under the general supervision of the Sr. Public Health Nutritionist Supervisor in Crestview. Travel may be involved in the performance of duties and independent judgment and initiative must be exercised.
Certifies, develops, monitors and revises nutrition notes and care plans for individual clients who are at low risk and high risk nutritional risk. Documents appropriately and accurately in the WIC Florida-Wise electronic medical record as directed by policy using SOAP note format for high risk care plans. Works with all WIC clinic staff to develop a system to ensure that appropriate nutritional care and WIC services are provided to the clients. Ensures that proper client follow up is planned and completed per policy. . Provides interactive low risk 2nd contacts to clients using approved nutrition notebooks and documents the contact appropriately.
Collects, records and assess anthropometric and hematological, dietary and medical data on women, infants and children. Certifies clients for participation in the WIC program in accordance with policies of the state WIC program and regulations as stated in the DHM 150-24 WIC Manual. Keeps up to date on all WIC policies and memos. Completes EARS on a daily basis.
Provides breastfeeding promotion, support and counseling to prenatal and postpartum clients. Follows guidelines for issuing breast pumps to breastfeeding clients. Provides services to clients in an efficient manner so that clinic flow is smooth and caseload is evenly distributed among nutrition staff.
Assigns and issues WIC food benefits, approves and issues WIC Nutritional’s by direct distribution. Assigns Farmer’s Market Coupons to clients and documents in a daily log. Attends and participates in staff meetings, in-service training and other professional and staff development activities. Participates in and attends WIC outreach events and activities.
Participates in and conducts quality assurance audits on nutrition care plans and administrative functions quarterly. Evaluates, develops and recommends nutrition education materials, including WIC bulletin boards and local developed nutrition notebooks.
Performs other related duties and responsibilities as assigned. May be required to work during natural disasters and emergencies. Confidentiality of information shall be maintained at all times. Complies with regulations regarding warrants, vouchers and invoices under Section 215.422, Florida Statues , and Chapter 3A 24 of the Florida Administrative Code.
This position has the “Need to Know” for the following information sets: immunization records, medical records, and WIC records.
Note: 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. You will be required to provide your Social Security Number (SSN) in order to conduct the 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 on the date of your retirement.
Incumbents may be required to perform emergency duty before, during, and/or beyond normal work hours or days.
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 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.
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. 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.
Nearest Major Market: Fort Walton Beach

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  • Only qualified candidates that meet with the above requirements would be processed in this recruitment.
  • Only qualified, short-listed applicants will be invited for furthers process.

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