National WIC Association

Nutritionist III-Supervisor - Job #61006671/123450 - Closing Date 1/11/2022

South Carolina - DHEC-PH-Region-Upstate (Cherokee County, SC)

STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA

DHEC-PH-Region-Upstate

200 University Ridge

Greenville, SC 29602

 

INVITES APPLICATIONS FOR THE POSITION OF:

Nutritionist III-Supervisor

 

An Equal Opportunity Employer

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OPENING DATE: 12/23/21            CLOSING DATE: 01/11/22 11:59 PM

 

JOB TITLE: Nutritionist III-Supervisor        CLASS CODE: KB45


POSITION NUMBER: 61006671    SLOT NUMBER:

 

STATE SALARY RANGE:

$34,331.00 - $63,524.00 Annually            
AGENCY HIRING RANGE - MIN: $38,390

AGENCY HIRING RANGE - MAX: $47,212

 

LOCATION: Cherokee 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:

 

This is a Repost. Previous applicants do not need to reapply.

 

Careers at DHEC: Work that makes a difference!

 

Pursuing Excellence, Inspiring Innovation, Promoting Teamwork, and Embracing Service

 

Change lives, starting with your own.

 

If you’re passionate about Women, Infant and Children’s Nutrition health and think there’s more to life than 50-hours work weeks, you should apply.

 

In support of our mission to improve the quality of life for South Carolinians by promoting the health of the public. DHEC of Cherokee and Union County is hiring a Nutritionist III Supervisor.

 

You’ll also enjoy regular hours, state benefits, a comprehensive vacation and state holiday package, and the legacy of empowering families for generations to come.

 

The impact we make could be bigger and more positive than any in our lifetime. It’s a unique opportunity to leave a legacy and still live a life.

 

Supervision and Management in WIC/Nutrition for Cherokee and Union County.

 

Acts as a role model for DHEC’s Core Values.

 

Maintain excellent communication and professionalism with superiors, peers, and subordinates.

 

Responsible for supervision of 3-4 staff members, takes an active role in the hiring process and assuring thorough orientation of new staff.

 

Monitors clinic flow and staff utilization.

 

Work consistently with staff and peers to identify opportunities for continuous improvement.

 

Hold regular staff meetings with team and individual staff members.

 

Perform quality assurance activities, program audits, and implementation of corrective action plans, as required by WIC Program and agency policy.

 

Assesses employee performance through direct and indirect observations and completes evaluation tools, per agency policy.

 

Assures accurate and timely completion of staff PCAS, SCEIS, and travel reports.

 

Maintain and monitor customer satisfaction as well as problem solving customer concerns. Conduct outreach activities.

 

Clinic Nutrition Services: Assessment, Certification, and Breastfeeding Promotion for Cherokee and Union County.

 

 

Adhere to program requirements and agency standards for WIC Nutrition Service delivery and referrals.

 

Provide WIC certifications and nutrition education per program standards and protocols, including anthropometric measurements, hemoglobin testing, documentation, building of food packages, and referrals to registered dietician, if indicated.

 

Ensures clients receive qualified interpretation and translation services.

 

Promote breastfeeding, provide support and appropriate referrals for breastfeeding participants.

 

Issue and monitor breast pumps and supplies.

 

Complete follow up per guidelines.

 

Attend all required trainings.

 

MINIMUM AND ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

 

State Minimum Requirements: Some positions require registration or eligibility for registration by the American Dietetics Association. A bachelor’s degree in nutrition, dietetics or community nutrition and experience in a clinical, public health or institutional setting; or a bachelor’s degree in any field and registration by the American Dietetics Association and experience in a clinical, public health or institutional setting. Some positions require registration with the American Dietetics Association and a valid license from the South Carolina Panel for Dietetics.

 

Institutions of Higher Learning must be recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.

 

Agency Additional Requirements:

 

Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts degree in Nutrition, Foods and Nutrition, Family Consumer Sciences, Home Economics, Health Promotion or other approved nutrition or health-related degree.

 

Transcripts for all degrees are required to be considered. Other health-related degrees are required to have taken a minimum of two nutrition-specific courses to be eligible.

 

Applicants indicating college credit or degree(s) on the application may upload an unofficial copy of the transcript as an attachment to the application. Please note that the agency will require an official, certified copy of the transcript or diploma prior to hiring.

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

 

ADDITIONAL COMMENTS:

 

DRIVING RECORD: If this position requires the applicant to possess a valid driver’s license to operate a state vehicle or personal vehicle, any applicant being considered in the final stages of selection for the position will be required to provide a certified copy of a 10-year driving record.

 

SC DHEC is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employing agency. We are committed to a diverse workforce. SC DHEC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age (40 or older), disability or genetic information.

careers.sc.gov


200 University Ridge

Greenville, SC 29602      
Job #61006671/123450

NUTRITIONIST III-SUPERVISOR


 

More Information: https://agency.governmentjobs.com/sc/job_bulletin.cfm?JobID=3340058