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  • NUTRITIONIST CONSULTANT Houston
  • City of Houston in Houston, TX, United States
  • jobs
  • 1 month ago

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Applications Accepted From: ALL PERSON INTRESTED
PN: 34017
Division: Maternal & Child Health...
Section: Women, Infants, Children (WIC) Program*
Location: 1906 Cochran
Workdays & Hours: M-F, 8 a.m.- 5 p.m. - some evenings and Saturdays *
• Subject to change

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES/ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
The Houston Health Department provides traditional public health services and seeks to use innovative methods to meet the community's present and future needs. Our mission is to work in partnership with the community to promote and protect the health and social well-being of all Houstonians. HHD is now the first health department in Texas and the second in a large U.S. city to earn national accreditation.

The Houston Health Department is currently searching for an energetic and skilled candidate to plan, analyze and monitor the delivery of health nutrition services for the Health Department and within the community perform the following duties:

• Audits ongoing nutrition health services and educational activities to ensure compliance and effectiveness.
• Evaluates, develops and selects all nutritional health care audiovisuals, and literature and other materials.
• Prepares, implements and coordinates annual nutrition education plan.
• Provides orientation and training for new employees; plans and coordinates staff in-service training and educational sessions.
• Assigns, advises and counsels staff nutritionists.
• Provides back-up education and consulting support to staff members.
• Acts as a community liaison on health and nutrition services and issues.
• Monitors quality assurance standards and analyzes data.
WORKING CONDITIONS
The position is physically comfortable, the individual has discretion about walking, standing, etc. There are no major sources of discomfort, i.e., essentially normal office environment with acceptable lighting, temperature and air conditions. EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS
Requires a Bachelor of Science degree in Nutrition or Dietetics; and the successful completion of an internship which meets the approval of the A.D.A. is preferred.

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
Three (3) years of experience as a nutritionist, dietitian, or closely related field are required

A Master's degree in Dietetics or Nutrition may be substituted for two years of the experience requirement.

LICENSE REQUIREMENTS
Must have a valid Texas driver's license and comply with the City of Houston's policy on driving.**Preference shall be given to eligible veteran applicants provided such persons possess the qualifications necessary for competent discharge of the duties involved in the position applied for, such persons are among the most qualified candidates for the position, and all other factors in accordance with Executive Order 1-6.**

WIC experience preferred. SELECTION/SKILLS TESTS REQUIRED: None
The selection process will involve application review and/or interview.

SAFETY IMPACT POSITION Yes
If yes, this position is subject to random drug testing and if a promotional position, candidate must pass an assignment drug test.

Pay Grade 19

SALARY INFORMATION
GRANT FUNDED
Grant positions are dependent upon continued available funds. If funding is no longer available, employee may be laid off or transferred. Factors used in determining the salary offered include the candidate's qualifications as well as the pay rates of other employees in this classification.

APPLICATION PROCEDURES
Only online applications will be accepted for this City of Houston job and must be received by the Human Resources Department during active posting period. Applications must be submitted online at: www.houstontx.gov.

To view your detailed application status, please log-in to your online profile by visiting: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/houston/default.cfm or call 832-393-4888.

If you need special services or accommodations, call (832-393-4888). (TTY 7-1-1)

If you need login assistance or technical support call 855-524-5627.

Due to the high volume of applications received, the Hiring Department will contact you directly, should you be selected to advance in our recruitment process.

All new and rehires must pass a pre-employment drug test and are subject to a physical examination and verification of information provided.

EOE Equal Opportunity Employer
The City of Houston is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce and providing a work environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based upon any legally protected status or protected characteristic, including but not limited to an individual's sex, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status, gender identity, or pregnancy
Houston TX USA

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