PUBLIC HEALTH NUTRITIONIST SUPERVISOR Job Listing at MyFlorida in TAMPA, FL
64036836-51175490-20121115174501 Agency Name: Health
Working Title: PUBLIC HEALTH NUTRITIONIST SUPERVISOR
Broadband/Class Code: 29-1031-03
Position Number: 64036836
Annual Salary Range: $45,170.27
Announcement Type: Open Competitive
Facility: WIC office
Pay Grade/ Pay Band: BB009
Closing Date: 5/31/2013
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Public Health Nutritionist Supervisor - Hillsborough WIC office
**Salary for current employees is based on employee’s payband/paygrade.
1 Public Health Nutrition Supervisor position - Tampa, FL
Thank you for your interest in career opportunities with the Hillsborough County Health Department. If you're looking to build a great career in public health - you've come to the right place. Many of our innovative and successful health programs are recognized throughoutFlorida. We hope you decide to join this team and make the Hillsborough County Health Department your employer of choice.
As part of our benefits plan, we offer a non-contributory retirement plan, several choices of health insurances, dental plans, deferred compensation plans, disability insurances, etc. Also included are tuition waivers to attend USF/HCC, Nurse’s Forgiveness Program, AAA Auto Club, Sprint, Verizon and computer discounts. Located in the employment section is additional information on benefits go towww.hillscountyhealth.org
We request that all applications be completed online with People First - no faxed or mailed applications being accepted at the agency. Responses to qualifying questions must be verifiable by experience stated on employment application. Applicants will be contacted directly if selected for an interview.
In the event of emergency, employees may be required to perform emergency operations functions. Selected employee must be willing to work during/beyond normal work hours/days in the event of a disaster.
Successful applicant must pass a criminal record check to include fingerprinting. Note: You will be required to provide your Social Security Number in order to conduct background screening. Direct deposit of salary is a condition of employment.
JOB FAMILY: HEALTHCARE PRACTITIONERS
OCCUPATIONAL GROUP: DIAGNOSING AND TREATMENT PRACTITIONERS, HEALTH
Working Title: Public Health Nutritionist Supervisor
Annual Salary: $45,170.27
Facility: Hillsborough County Health Department - Tampa, Florida
This advertisement is for a Public Health Nutritionist Supervisor Position.
The incumbent supervises professional and support employees providing WIC and nutrition services at assigned clinics, implements the Nutrition Education component of the WIC Program, provides direct services and receives direction and supervision from the Senior Human Services Program Manager. Must maintain a valid and current Florida License to practice dietetics, which must be displayed at the work site and a copy kept on file at the main office.
As a supervisor, trains, motivates, evaluates, and monitors daily work activities of Senior Health Educator, Nutrition Educators and Health Support Technician. Meets with team members once per month and documents meeting with minutes and agenda that is provided to the Sr. Human Services Program Manager. Completes a monthly Performance Evaluation Reports on probationary staff. Completes midyear and annual Performance Evaluation Form’s on all career service staff. Performs a monthly audit of 6 to 10 WIC records using the appropriate Quality Assurance tool. Reviews and analyzes worker productivity and performance on monthly and quarterly basis. Manages clinic caseload and participation to meet State Guidelines. Screens employment applications, interviews, secures reference checks, and executes hiring.
Provides WIC nutrition assessments and counseling to clients on normal and therapeutic diets. Provides breastfeeding education and support to WIC clients as needed. Provides 2ndnutrition education contacts for all clients in the family record and high risk/medical. Completes WIC certifications. Provides individual and group education sessions for clients and others as needed. (SOAP notes, nutrition questionnaire assessments, goal setting). Makes referrals to other community programs as needed.
Orders, monitors and completes the end of the month inventory report pertaining to the direct distribution formula.
Submits reports such as travel, People First and HMS within the timeframe assigned. Reviews and approves travel and timesheets for direct reports.
Conducts and/or attends health related meetings, staff meetings, committees, and work groups. Assists with outreach activities, health fairs and other community activities as needed. Responsible for providing general nutrition services as assigned.
Develops, updates, evaluates, and coordinates with the Senior Human Services Program Manager the Nutrition Education plan for WIC participants.
Prepares materials and reports pertaining to Nutrition Education as requested by Federal and State auditors. Assists in completing the Local Agency Operational Report. Screens audio visual and Nutrition Education materials for review and use by staff.
Reviews annual Q/A team audit results and completes corrective action plan addressing all clinic deficiencies. Monitors clinic key process indicators and corrective action steps to ensure goals of clinic and nutrition division are being met.
The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.
Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or the People First Service Center (1-877-562-7287). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.
The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.
Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, eligible veterans and spouses of veterans will receive preference in employment and are encouraged to apply. For applicants claiming Veterans' Preference, please attach supporting documentation that includes character of service (for example, DD form 214 Member Copy #4) when you apply for a vacancy. Applicants may also fax their supporting documentation to People First at 1-888-403-2110. All documentation is due by the closing date of the job announcement.
EXAMPLES OF WORK
Supervises employees by assigning work, reviewing progress and assessing performance.
Develops, documents and implements nutrition care plans based on assessments of nutrition needs and other current health plans, and provides follow up and referral as needed.
Consults with health care practitioners to determine nutrition or health needs and diet prescription of patient or client.
Provides nutrition assessment, education and counseling to patients and their families in nutrition principles, nutrition care, and food selection and preparation.
Supervises activities of workers engaged in planning, preparing, or in the provision of nutrition services.
Conducts quality assurance, evaluates nutrition care plans and/or counseling.
Plans, conducts, and/or evaluates surveys, studies and research and analyzes findings for practical applications.
Develops or selects curriculum and prepares pamphlets, manuals, visual aids, course outlines, and other materials used in teaching.
Writes reports and other publications to document and communicate program activities or research findings.
Supervises the planning, implementing and evaluating of a nutrition program.
Prepares and justifies budgets for nutrition programs/services. Monitors, analyzes and coordinates expenditures within allocation.
Provides breast feeding promotion, support and/or counseling.
Provides nutrition consultative services.
EXAMPLES OF JOB CHARACTERISTICS
Getting Information Needed to Do the Job
Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources.
Communicating With Persons Outside Organizations
Communicating with persons outside the organization, representing the organization to customers, the public, government, and other external sources. This information can be exchanged face-to-face, in writing, or via telephone/electronic transfer.
Making Decisions and Solving Problems
Combining, evaluating, and reasoning with information and data to make decisions and solve problems. These processes involve making decisions about the relative importance of information and choosing the best solution. Creating corrective action plans.
Identifying Objects, Actions, and Events
Identifying information received by making estimates or categorizations, recognizing differences or similarities, or sensing changes in circumstances or events.
Communicating With Other Workers
Providing information to supervisors, fellow workers, and subordinates. This information can be exchanged face-to-face, in writing, or via telephone/electronic transfer.
Analyzing Data or Information
Identifying underlying principles, reasons, or facts by breaking down information or data into separate parts. Reviewing productivity reports for analysis of staffing needs.
Updating and Using Job-Relevant Knowledge
Keeping up-to-date technically and knowing one's own jobs' and related jobs' functions. Participating in job training courses/ leadership courses to maintain and build needs job skills.
Identifying educational needs, developing formal training programs or classes, and teaching or instructing others. Providing nutrition education to WIC clients.
Interpreting Meaning of Information to Others
Translating or explaining what information means and how it can be understood or used to support responses or feedback to others. Providing nutrition education to clients in a way they can understand based on their learning style or language.
Entering, transcribing, recording, storing, or maintaining information in either written form or electronic/magnetic recording. Documenting nutrition counseling in medical file and in WIC data system.
EXAMPLES OF KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Judgment and Decision Making
Weighing the relative costs and benefits of a potential action
Documenting nutrition counseling in medical file via SOAP notes and progress notes.
Providing nutrition education to WIC clients or other health department staff.
Talking to others to effectively convey information
Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents. Understanding written policies and procedures in order to carry out job duties.
Developing approaches for implementing an idea. Creating correction action plan to improve clinic outcomes.
Actively looking for ways to help people
Persuading others to approach things differently. Using VENA technique for behavior modification during nutrition counseling.
Identification of Key Causes
Identifying the things that must be changed to achieve a goal
Using logic and analysis to identify the strengths and weaknesses of different approaches
Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions. Working with other clinics in county to meet staffing needs.
Management of Personnel Resources
Motivating, developing, and directing people as they work, identifying the best people for the job. Displaying keep leadership skills such as: trust, empathy, fairness, accountability to build a strong relationships with coworkers.
Listening to what other people are saying and asking questions as appropriate
Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react the way they do
Provide counseling and/or referral services to promote health and normal nutrition
Documenting nutrition counseling sessions in medical records. Documenting coaching/ counseling sessions with staff as needed.
Observing and evaluating the outcomes of a problem solution to identify lessons learned or redirect efforts
Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar
Education and Training
Knowledge of instructional methods and training techniques including curriculum design principles, learning theory, group and individual teaching techniques, design of individual development plans, and test design principles
Knowledge of the science and current practice of nutrition or dietetics as it relates to growth, development, health or disease
Administration and Management
Knowledge of principles and processes involved in business and organizational planning, coordination, and execution. This may include strategic planning, resource allocation, manpower modeling, leadership techniques, and production methods
Knowledge of the procedures for maintaining sanitary working conditions
Knowledge of numbers, their operations, and interrelationships including one or more of the following: arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications
Knowledge of human behavior and performance, mental processes, psychological research methods, and the assessment and treatment of behavioral and affective disorders
Knowledge of methods of compiling, organizing and analyzing data for the purpose of monitoring and evaluating
Knowledge of computer software including applications. Use of Microsoft Office programs, WIC data system, People First.
Communications and Media
Knowledge of media production, communication, and dissemination techniques and methods including alternative ways to inform and entertain via written, oral, and visual media
LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION, OR REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS
This occupation requires that the incumbents meet the requirements outlined in Chapter 468, Part X, Florida Statutes, or be eligible to practice dietetics in accordance with Chapter 64B8-40 to 45, Florida Administrative Code.
Registration as a dietitian as defined by the American Dietetic Association.
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