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Company: State of Florida
Location: PALATKA
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Requisition No:333483Agency: Department of HealthWorking Title: PUBLIC HEALTH NUTRITIONIST - 64084421Position Number:64084421Salary: $25,774.06- $45,000.00Posting Closing Date: 10/21/2021REQUIREMENTS The incumbent, an employee of the Florida Department of Health in Putnam County, works to protect, promote and improve the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county, and community efforts. This position requires that you are a Registered Dietitian or a Licensed Dietitian in the State of Florida. Must have experience in Nutritional Counseling. Preference will be given to individuals who have experience working with the WIC Program, Community Programs, in Word, Excel, Power Point, Microsoft Teams and with Customer Service Skills. Prefer bilingual individuals. This position will be knowledgeable about current nutrition practices, therapy modalities and client education that are relevant to nutrition and disease. Communicate effectively with others verbally and written. Certifies clients for participation in the WIC Program. Develops, monitors and revises Nutrition Education plans for individual clients determined medically high risk. Documents in FL Wise according to established policies and procedures. Provides nutrition education via the monthly WIC Nutrition newsletter. Documents services in FL Wise using SOAP charting method. Monitors and follows protocols for nutrition assessment and follows up for high risk WIC Clients. Participates in breastfeeding promotion. Performs anthropometrics and hemoglobin measurements for clients. All other related duties as assigned. All applications must be completed online through People First. No faxed or mailed applications will be accepted by the agency. 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 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 Exemption from the SSS. For more information, please visit the SSS website: 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. Incumbents may be required to perform emergency duty before, during, and/or beyond normal work hours or days. BENEFITS:Department of Health Career Service employees enjoy the following benefits: State of Florida Retirement package - 3% employee contribution required 9 Annual paid holidays Ability to earn 104 hours of paid Annual Leave (annually) Ability to earn 104 Hours of paid Sick Leave (annually) Health insurance for individual or family coverage Life insurance Additional supplemental insurances available such as dental, disability, etc. Tax Deferred Medical and Child Care Reimbursement Accounts available Tuition waiver available Your take home pay can be significantly influenced by your insurance premiums. Compare your current premium with the State of Florida employee premiums! Monthly employee premium for the standard PPO/HMO:Single coverage is $50Family coverage is $180 Monthly employee premium for the High Deductible Health Plan PPO/HMO:Single coverage is $15Family coverage is $64.30The 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.

Keywords: State of Florida, Palm Coast , PUBLIC HEALTH NUTRITIONIST - 64084421, Other , PALATKA, Florida

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