POSTING DATE: MARCH 17, 2023
APPLICATION DEADLINE: *OPEN UNTIL FILLED
This position is subject to close once a satisfactory applicant pool has been identified
Temporary, Part-Time/Hourly Position
Grant-Funded until August 2023
$31.50 per hour
Columbus Health Department, 5601 Veterans Parkway, Columbus, GA 31904
Sumter County Health Department, 1601 N MLK Jr. Blvd., Ste. 100, Americus, GA 31719
DUTIES: Under supervision, this position will provide nutrition services for the Nutrition & Lifestyle Change Services Program. Provide Medical Nutrition Therapy in an outpatient setting with a variety of health concerns. Duties include but are not limited to individual and group nutrition counseling using evidence-based nutrition education collaborating with community partners, participating in continuous quality improvement projects, assisting in projects to increase patient referrals to nutrition programs, and facilitating diabetes prevention program classes. *Travel will be required across West Central Health District’s 16 counties.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree in dietetics, human nutrition, food and nutrition, nutrition education, food systems management or a closely related field from an accredited college or university from an Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics accredited program AND One year of experience as a dietitian/nutritionist AND registration as a Dietitian by the Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics Commission on Dietetic Registration AND licensure as a Dietitian in the State of Georgia.
All West Central Health District 7 employees are deemed essential workers in the event of an emergency. As such, you may be called on to participate in an event including but not limited to: staffing a shelter, working at a Specimen Point of Collection Site (SPOC) and/or working at a Point of Dispensing site (POD). If you are called on to participate, you are required to report to the designated site as a condition of employment, whether the emergency occurs during or outside regular work hours.
An applicant who has a disability, which requires special accommodations, should contact Human Resources at 706-321-6127.
All Applicants Must Apply At: www.dph.georgia.gov Click on “About DPH”, then “Careers”. Locate this position and click “Apply” to begin your application.
Applicants chosen for employment will be subject to the following:
• Criminal Background Check/Fingerprinting
• I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification
• Pre-Employment Drug Screening
• Reference Checks