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Nutrition Therapist III

Recruitment #180910-UNCZ-29

Introduction

JFD:  Nutrition Therapist III
Working Title:  Nutrition Therapist III
Location:
Comanche County Health Department
PIN #: 34002065
Travel Required
Salary: $2,089.69 biweekly

This is a re-announcement of position posted on August 8, 2018.

Description:
This position will provide dietary and nutrition counseling, education and nutrition assessments of individuals.

Duties include, but are not limited to:
• Assess client nutrition status, obtain and analyzing client information.
• Develop and implement nutrition care plans and referrals for other services as needed.
• Conduct nutrition education sessions in group settings using approved lesson plans.
• Conduct breastfeeding education
• Prepare nutrition education materials.
• Review and evaluate requests for non-contract formulas for WIC clients.
• Evaluate and select appropriate breast pumps for client use.
• Order and maintain breast pump inventories.
• Provide technical guidance to WIC nutrition staff.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Requirements include knowledge of current dietetics and institutional diet management; nutrition and its relationship to health; nutritional values; costs and accounting; available community resources; health requirements and personal hygiene; administrative principles and practices;  modern methods, materials and equipment used in food preparation and service; conducting and interpreting nutrition surveys; economic and social trends in nutrition; program planning and nutrition education techniques  

Ability is required to plan menus for general and special therapeutic diets; keep necessary records; establish effective working relationships with others; present and prepare educational materials; develop curricula for nutrition education programs and to communicate effectively both orally and in writing; evaluate and judge the quality of food materials and develop menus; plus ability to plan and deliver effective education programs and to evaluate results of programs.

Education and Work Experience:
Requirements at this level consist of Registration as a Registered Dietitian with the Commission on Dietetic Registration, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, and Licensure with the Oklahoma State Board of Medical Licensure and Supervision plus two years of experience as a registered dietitian in a food service operation or in a public or community health program or facility. A master’s degree in public health with a major in nutrition or a master’s degree in foods and nutrition with an emphasis on nutrition may substitute for one year of experience.

Title 74, 840-5.5. (A)(4) - Persons employed with one-time, limited duration, federal or other grant funding that is not continuing or indefinitely renewable.  The length of the unclassified employment shall not exceed the period of time for which that specific federal funding is provided.

NOTES

REQUIREMENTS:
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.

 

Conclusion

Veteran's Preference Points Apply only for initial appointment in the Classified Service.



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