Job Code #: JC-344756
Working Title: Dietetic Internship Coordinator
Classification: HEALTH PROGRAM SPECIALIST II
$6,658.00 - $8,334.00
# of Positions: 1
Work Location: Sacramento County
Job Type: Permanent, Full Time
Job Description and Duties
This position supports the California Department of Public Health’s (CDPH) mission and strategic plan by advancing the health and well-being of California’s diverse people and communities. As an employee of the Local Policy and Health Programs Branch, the incumbent leads a team that provides support, training, and implements local and statewide policies which protect and serve the Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Program participants and local agencies.
The incumbent works under the direction of the Chief, Local Services Branch, Staff Services Manager III (SSM III). The Health Program Specialist II (HPS II) serves as the WIC Dietetic Internship Program Coordinator. Plans, implements, and evaluates the Dietetic Internship Program to support the need for Registered Dieticians (RD) in WIC local agencies. The HPS II functions as a highly skilled, technical program consultant regularly performing duties that include confidential and sensitive departmental and program issues, coordinating WIC Division statewide projects, and working closely with other CDPH offices, the California Health and Human Services Agency, United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), and external stakeholders.