National WIC Association

Nutritionist III (Public Health/WIC)-Florence County Health Department

State of South Carolina - DHEC-PH Region-Pee Dee - Florence County Health Department (Florence, SC)

STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA
DHEC-PH Region-Pee Dee
145 E. Cheves Street
Florence, SC 29506-2526
 
 
INVITES APPLICATIONS FOR THE POSITION OF:
Nutritionist III (Public Health/WIC)-Florence County Health Department

An Equal Opportunity Employer

 

THE LANGUAGE USED IN THIS DOCUMENT DOES NOT CREATE AN EMPLOYMENT CONTRACT BETWEEN THE EMPLOYEE AND THE AGENCY. THIS DOCUMENT DOES NOT CREATE ANY CONTRACTUAL RIGHTS OR ENTITLEMENTS. THE AGENCY RESERVES THE RIGHT TO REVISE THE CONTENT OF THIS DOCUMENT, IN WHOLE OR IN PART. NO PROMISES OR ASSURANCES, WHETHER WRITTEN OR ORAL, WHICH ARE CONTRARY TO OR INCONSISTENT WITH THE TERMS OF THIS PARAGRAPH CREATE ANY CONTRACT OF EMPLOYMENT.
OPENING DATE: 06/10/21 CLOSING DATE: 08/27/21 11:59 PM
 
JOB TITLE: Nutritionist III (Public Health/WIC)-Florence County Health Department CLASS CODE: KB45
POSITION NUMBER: 61008342 SLOT NUMBER:
 
STATE SALARY RANGE:
   $34,331.00 - $63,524.00 Annually
AGENCY HIRING RANGE - MIN: $46,267.00
AGENCY HIRING RANGE - MAX: $51,267.00
 
LOCATION: Florence County, South Carolina
 
JOB TYPE: FTE - Full-Time
 
NORMAL WORK SCHEDULE: Monday - Friday (8:30 - 5:00)
 
RESIDENCY REQUIREMENT:
RESIDENCY REQUIREMENT SPECIFICS (IF ANY):
 
AGENCY SPECIFIC APPLICATION PROCEDURES:

If you meet the requirements of the position and would like to be considered, you must submit a state application online. Please complete the state application to include all current and previous work history and education. A resume will not be accepted nor reviewed to determine if an applicant has met the qualifications for the position. The quality of the application presented (completeness and accuracy as well as grammar and spelling) will be considered prior to the offer of an interview. A criminal records check will be conducted prior to an offer of employment. Applications will be accepted until 11:59 p.m. on the stated closing date.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

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1. Nutrition Care: Assess and diagnose the nutritional status of high-risk patients referred from WIC Programs. Develop, implement and monitor nutrition interventions including counseling, follow-up, referral and coordination of care with other health providers. Provide and document care according to program policy and the Nutritional Care Process (NCP). Conduct healthy living weight management classes for WIC participants. Promotes and support breastfeeding to pregnant and breastfeeding women. Counsel breastfeeding women on the management of high-risk nutrition related conditions. Assist with quality assurance processes for WIC program nutrition services, i.e. WIC certifications, nutrition education and special formulas.
2. Special Formulas: Approve, document, distribute and track List II and metabolic formulas according to WIC Program and CSHCN policies and procedures. Provide consultation and technical assistance related to List II and metabolic formulas to the clinic staff and health care providers.
3. Consultation, Technical Assistance and Outreach: Provide consultation and technical assistance related to nutrition care to members of the health care team, other health care providers and the community. Assist with the supervised professional practice experiences for dietetic interns completing rotations in the region.
4. Professional Development and Training: Update professional skills and knowledge to assure delivery of quality nutrition services. Participates in continuing education opportunities to assure utilization of evidenced-based practice. Complete and maintain advance certification(s) required for position.
5. Performs Related Duties as Assigned: Performs related duties as assigned. Participates in disaster preparedness as outlined in the DHEC Region/County plan during hazardous weather or declaration of emergency. During such times, the incumbent is designated as an essential employee and subject to duty and/or call on a 24-hour basis.

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