SENIOR PUBLIC HEALTH NUTRITIONIST Job Listing at MyFlorida in TAMPA, FL
64000383-51300009-20120912082154 Agency Name: Health
Working Title: SENIOR PUBLIC HEALTH NUTRITIONIST
Broadband/Class Code: 29-1031-02
Position Number: 64000383
Annual Salary Range: $41,063.88 - $45,971.12
Announcement Type: Open Competitive
Facility: COMMUNITY HEALTH - COLLEGE HILL
Pay Grade/ Pay Band: BB008
Closing Date: 8/31/2013
The State Personnel System is an E-Verify employer. For more information click on our E-Verify website.
**Current State Employees - Salary Notes: Salary for current employees is based on employee’s payband/paygrade. Salary for promotions will be based on budget availability and normally will not exceed 5% of the employee’s current salary.
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 throughout Florida. 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 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, 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. Responses to qualifying questions must be verifiable by experience stated on employment application. Applicants will be contacted directly if selected for an interview.
NOTE: All responses provided to the qualifying questions for this vacancy advertisement must be verifiable on your State of Florida, Employment Application.
Male applicants born on or after October 1, 1962, will not be eligible for hire or promotion unless they are registered with the Selective Services System (SSS) before their 26th birthday, or have a Letter of Registration Exemption from the SSS. For more information, please visit the SSS website:http://www.sss.gov
If you are a retiree of the Florida Retirement System (FRS), please check with the FRS on how your current benefits will be affected if you are re-employed with the State of Florida. Your current retirement benefits may be canceled, suspended or deemed ineligible depending upon the date of your retirement.
Emergency Duty Responsibilities - In the event of emergency (any threat of disaster or disaster), employees may be required to perform emergency operations functions. Must be willing to work during/beyond normal work hours/days in the event of a disaster.
Successful applicant must pass a background investigation. Direct deposit of salary is a condition of employment. Applicants who require an accommodation in order to participate in the application/selection process are asked to notify People First in advance.
JOB FAMILY: HEALTH CARE PRACTITIONERS
OCCUPATIONAL GROUP: DIAGNOSING AND TREATMENT PRACTITIONERS, HEALTH
OCCUPATIONAL PROFILE: DIETITIANS AND NUTRITIONISTS
Registered/Licensed Dietitian with a current Florida license who is a Certified Diabetes Educator (Bilingual English-Spanish preferred)
The incumbent provides diabetes self-management classes and may advise patients on health maintenance and disease prevention in various community settings. This position is a Registered Dietitian but is also a Certified Diabetes Educator and functions primarily as a Health Educator. The position will involve networking with community partners for Health Promotion and Education activities. The positions functions in community coalition building/participation. This position will use knowledge, expertise, and experience as a Registered Dietitian in developing, implementing, and evaluating programming.
The position will act as a Liaison between other health professionals in the community and the Health Department including health promotion and education.
The incumbent may work with the health department grant writing team and provide assistance in grant writing.
This position will also involve work with community members diagnosed with diabetes to deliver diabetes self-management education for adults.
Develops or selects curriculum and prepares pamphlets, manuals, visual aids, course outlines, and other materials used in teaching as needed.
Writes reports and other publications to document and communicate program activities or research findings.
May provide 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.
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.
Updating and Using Job-Relevant Knowledge
Keeping up-to-date technically and knowing one's own jobs' and related jobs' functions.
Identifying educational needs, developing formal training programs or classes, and teaching or instructing others.
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.
Entering, transcribing, recording, storing, or maintaining information in either written form or electronic/magnetic recording.
EXAMPLES OF KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Judgment and Decision Making
Weighing the relative costs and benefits of a potential action
Communicating effectively with others in writing as indicated by the needs of the audience
Teaching others how to do something
Talking to others to effectively convey information
Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents
Developing approaches for implementing an idea
Actively looking for ways to help people
Persuading others to approach things differently
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
Management of Personnel Resources
Motivating, developing, and directing people as they work, identifying the best people for the job
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
Enters, transcribes, records, stores, or maintains information
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 plant and animal living tissue, cells, organisms, and entities, including their functions, interdependencies, and interactions with each other and the environment
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
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.
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.
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