|Department||State Department of Health|
|Date Opened||7/13/2018 08:00:00 AM|
|Filing Deadline||7/27/2018 11:59:00 PM|
|Full or Part Time||
JFD: Nutrition Assistant I – Z24A
Location: McCurtain County Health Department
PIN #: 34001682
The bi-weekly hiring rate established for this position is $1,181.42.
This position provides Women Infants and Children (WIC) certification and recertification services; provides support and assists breastfeeding mothers with knowledge and solutions; conducts nutritional assessments on individual infants, children and pregnant and post-partum women, including measurements and biochemical testing.
This position has a preferred qualification:
Experience working in community or public health.
Applicants who demonstrate they possess the minimum qualifications (education and experience requirements) and the preferred qualification will be given additional consideration during the interview process.
IF YOU ARE A CURRENT OR FORMER PERMANENT, CLASSIFIED STATE EMPLOYEE, PLEASE APPLY TO THE “INTERNAL JOBS” LISTING HERE. DO NOT APPLY VIA THIS RECRUITMENT.
Positions in this job family are involved in paraprofessional dietetic work in a nutrition and dietetic service unit in a facility, institution, school, hospital or public health department.
This job family consists of only one level and employees are responsible for performing all functions involving paraprofessional dietetic work in a nutrition and dietetic service unit or in a public health department. In this role they will conduct and assist in conducting nutritional assessments of individuals, including anthropometric measurements, biochemical tests using standardized procedures, clinical or physical examination, dietary intake and economic, social and environmental factors. Employees will also provide nutritional education to individual patients, and discuss dietary problems of patients with doctors, nurses and other allied health personnel.
Education and Experience requirements consist of an associate’s degree in dietetic technology or a closely related field; or two years of experience working under the supervision of a dietitian/nutrition therapist in a facility, institution, school, hospital or public health setting; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
If education, certification or licensure is required to meet qualifications, applicants must provide documentation at the time of interview.
All applicants are subject to a background check and must be legally authorized to work in the United States without visa sponsorship.
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Please read instructions carefully and include all required documents when you submit your application.
No additional information will be accepted after the application has been submitted.
Scores based on: 100% Evaluation of Education and Experience listed on the supplemental questionnaire.
***NOTE: Names of eligible applicants can be made available to State agencies upon their request, immediately following the closing date and time.