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Nutrition Assistant I

Recruitment #180907-Z24A-I11

Introduction

 

JFD:  Nutrition Assistant
Location: McCurtain County Health Department
PIN #: 34001682
Travel Required
Salary: $1,198.43 - $1,258.35 biweekly

This is a re-announcement of position posted on July 13, 2018.

Description:
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.

BASIC PURPOSE

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.

LEVEL DESCRIPTORS

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.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

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.

NOTES

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. 

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ABOUT WORKING AT THE OKLAHOMA STATE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH CLICK HERE

 

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.



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