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Nutrition Assistant I

Recruitment #190315-Z24A-I02

Introduction

The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) is committed to providing quality health services to Oklahoma citizens. Our mission is to protect and promote health, to prevent disease and injury, and to cultivate conditions by which Oklahomans can be healthy. OSDH is seeking full time Nutrition Assistant providing support to Creek County Health Department. This is a classified position, PIN 34002410, in state government, located in Sapulpa, OK.

OSDH offers a comprehensive Benefits Packetincluding a generous benefit allowance to offset the cost of insurance premiums for employees and their eligible dependents.  For more information about the benefit allowance[click here]. The annual salary for this position is up to $26,427.74 based on education and experience.

Position Description:
This position provides WIC Certification and Recertification services; conducts nutritional assessments on individuals, including measurements, biochemical tests using standardized procedure, supports and assists breastfeeding mothers by answering questions and offers solutions to problems or referral to Nutritionist or Lactation Consultant.

 

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

The Nutrition Assistant job family has two levels which are distinguished based on the level of skill required, responsibility and complexity of specific assignments. 

Level I:
This is the basic level where employees perform routine entry-level work, and receive training in providing care or services to patients or clients. In this role they will primarily assist other nursing and nutritionist staff performing various functions and work under the technical supervision of a dietitian/nutrition therapist in a facility, institution, school, hospital or public health setting.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Level I:                                      
Education and Experience requirements consist of a high school diploma or equivalent.

NOTES

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.

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

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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.



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