Nutrition Assistant I

Recruitment #191009-UNCZ-33


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 a full time Nutrition Assistant I providing support to the Washington County Health Department. This is an unclassified position (PIN#34002347) in state government, located in Bartlesville, OK. OSDH offers a comprehensive Benefits Package, including a generous benefit allowance to offset the cost of insurance premiums for employees and their eligible dependentsFor more information about the benefit allowance [click here]. The annual salary for this position is up to $29,927.74 based on education and experience.

Position Description:  
This position provides WIC certification and recertification services; conducts nutritional assessments on individual infants, children and pregnant and post-partum women, including measurements and biochemical testing.  Supports and assists breastfeeding mothers with knowledge and solutions.

Duties include, but are not limited to:
• Interviews patients and takes diet histories.
• Reviews patient medical charts for dietetic and nutritional information.
• Assists nutrition therapist in determining appropriate nutritional care of patients.
• Gives individual diet instructions to patients with normal and modified diets, as directed by a nutrition therapist.
• Conducts classes on general nutrition and consumer education.
• Participates in public information and educational activities regarding nutrition.
• Maintains records and prepares reports.

Education and Experience
Requirements consist of a high school diploma or equivalent.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Required at this level include the ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; to record observations and activities; to follow oral and written directions; and to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.

Physical Demands and Work Environment
Work is typically performed in an office setting with a climate controlled settings and exposure to moderate noise level. While performing the duties of the job, employee is required to talk, stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms.  This position requires long period of sitting and daily use of computer and phone. Applicants must be willing to perform all job-related travel associated with this position



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.


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.


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