Nutritionist II

Department: Health Department

Hiring Rate: $37,276.00

Salary Range: $39,136.00 - $55,911.00

Columbus County Health Department

RE: Vacant Position

DATE: JANUARY 31, 2023

POSITION: Nutritionist II

SALARY: Hiring $37,276.00 Minimum $ 39,136.00 Maximum $55,911.00 GRADE 66

Sign on Bonus of $5,000.00

Position entails interviewing and assessing nutritional status of pregnant and post-partum women, infants and children, providing appropriate education, certifying them for WIC benefits, and documenting in electronic medical records. Determine eligibility and prescribe appropriate WIC food package. Perform nutrition assessment for certification and follow-up counseling. Develop care plan using the Nutrition Care Process in Crossroads and/or electronic medical record.

This position will require the addition of tasks beyond daily interaction with participants supplementary task(s) will be asked of the individual, which may include supervisory role and/or conducting presentations. Further training may be required off site in order to complete requires for this post.

Graduate from a four-year college or university with a bachelor's degree in foods and nutrition, public health nutrition or dietetics and one year of nutrition experience; or completion of an ADA approved dietetic internship with ADA Commission on Dietetic Registration eligibility preferred; or master’s degree in nutrition or public health nutrition with ADA Commission on Dietetic Registration eligibility preferred’ or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

If you are interested in applying for this position, please submit a county application ( Open Until filled.

Columbus County is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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