Nutrition Therapist II

Recruitment #180619-Z25B-01

Introduction

 

JFD: Nutrition Therapist II, Z25B
Location: Comanche County Health Department
PIN #: 34002115
Travel Required

Salary:
The bi-weekly hiring rate established for this position is $1,741.41.

Description:
This position will provide dietary and nutrition counseling, education programs and nutrition assessments of individual clients at local health departments.

STATE EMPLOYEE INFORMATION

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.

BASIC PURPOSE

Positions in this job family are involved in providing dietary and nutrition counseling, education programs and nutrition assessments at facilities, hospitals, schools, or community agencies.  This includes designing and planning special menus and diets, development of nutrition education material, planning for community nutrition programs, and coordination of dietary needs between units.

LEVEL DESCRIPTORS

The Nutrition Therapist job family has four levels which are distinguished by the complexity of assignments, the level of expertise required to perform the duties assigned and the responsibility assigned for providing leadership to others.

Level II:   
This is the career level of the job family, where employees are assigned a variety of tasks associated with the planning and promotion of nutrition education, and performs administrative dietary work in an institution, hospital, school or community agency.  This includes conducting surveys and studies to assess nutrition problems and to evaluate changes in nutritional status of individuals or groups and coordinating dietary services in regard to total patient care.  Administrative duties include participating in the planning for specific programs and health problems in conjunction with other program areas, signing requests for and ordering dietary supplies, and meeting with other departments to prepare budgets and assess future needs.  Some positions may occasionally provide technical guidance to lower level nutrition staff, and may plan and assign work of technicians and clerical staff.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Level II:    
Education & 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.

NOTES

NOTE/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.

Selection Plan

Scores based on: 100% Qualification Review.

 ***NOTE:  Names of eligible applicants can be made available to State agencies upon their request, immediately following the closing date and time.