POSTING DATE: MAY 19, 2023
APPLICATION DEADLINE: *OPEN UNTIL FILLED
This position is subject to close once a satisfactory applicant pool has been identified
Full-time, Time-Limited/Temporary Position
Grant-Funded until September 2024
SALARY: $43,845.90 Annually
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 be housed in Columbus, GA or Sumter County. Will provide nutrition services for the Nutrition & Lifestyle Change Services Program. Provide nutritional counseling to outpatients either in-person or virtual settings. 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, facilitating diabetes prevention program classes, recommend nutritional care plans and document progress, and assist with the Voices for Food Initiative for the District. *Travel may 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.
Benefits for Full-Time Eligible Employees:
- 13 Paid Holidays
- Generous Leave Package
- Employees Retirement System
- Health Insurance
- Dental Insurance
- Vision Insurance
- Health Care Spending Account
- Dependent Care Spending Account
- Life Insurance
- AD&D Insurance
- Disability Insurance
- Legal Insurance
- Long-Term Care Insurance
- Specified Illness
- Deferred Compensation (401K & 457 Plans)
- Atlanta Postal Credit Union
An applicant who has a disability, which requires special accommodation, 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