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MyFlorida OPS NUTRITION EDUCATOR - 64950967 in DELRAY BEACH, Florida

OPS NUTRITION EDUCATOR - 64950967

Date: Jun 10, 2024

Location:

DELRAY BEACH, FL, US, 33445

The State Personnel System is an E-Verify employer. For more information click on our E-Verify Website (http://www.dms.myflorida.com/workforce_operations/human_resource_management/for_job_applicants/e_verify) .

Requisition No: 830637

Agency: Department of Health

Working Title: OPS NUTRITION EDUCATOR - 64950967

Pay Plan: Temp

Position Number: 64950967

Salary: $27.00 per hour

Posting Closing Date: 06/18/2024

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Open Competitive Opportunity

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Complies with the mandatory requirements in Section 215.422 F.S. and Chapter 3A-24 Florida Administrative Code regarding prompt payment process of special formula.

  • Provides nutritional care, management and education for maternal and child health clients. Assesses nutritional status.

  • Review medical records, determine nutritional care needs and perform WIC Program certifications.

  • Provides individual nutritional counseling and group nutrition education for the WIC client population.

  • Provides and coordinates nutritional care for maternity and pediatric clients who are at high nutritional risk according to the WIC Program and other criteria.

  • Evaluates effectiveness of nutrition services and care.

  • Participates in quality assurance programs to develop and insure use of appropriate standards of nutritional care.

  • Works with physicians and other health care professionals to insure comprehensive nutritional care is provided for clients.

  • Covers nutrition clinic services as a staff relief worker in other agency health centers.

  • Provides nutrition education and develops referral mechanisms for community groups and agencies whose clients are also served in the health center.

  • Incorporates WIC Program services into community outreach services.

  • Designs, prepares and assembles audio and visual teaching aids.

  • Coordinates client nutrition education with other health center staff.

  • Maintain records, client data and prepare reports.

  • Travel throughout Palm Beach County is required.

  • Incumbent may be required to work before, during and/or beyond normal work hours or days in the event of an emergency. Emergency duty required of the incumbent includes working in special needs shelters, or performing other emergency duties including, but not limited to, responses to or threats involving any disaster or threat of disaster, man-made or natural.

  • Performs other duties as required.

Florida Department of Health Mission, Vision, and Values:

Mission:

To protect, promote & improve the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county & community efforts.

Vision:

To be the Healthiest State in the Nation.

Values:

Innovation: We search for creative solutions and manage resources wisely.

Collaboration: We use teamwork to achieve common goals & solve problems.

Accountability: We perform with integrity & respect.

Responsiveness: We achieve our mission by serving our customers & engaging our partners.

Excellence: We promote quality outcomes through learning & continuous performance improvement.

Where You Will Work:

225 S. Congress Avenue, Delray Beach, FL 33445

The Benefits of Working for the State of Florida:

Working for the State of Florida is more than a paycheck. As an OPS employee, the benefits below are available:

• State of Florida 401(a) FICA Alternative Plan (mandatory)

• Participation in state group insurance (upon meeting eligibility requirements. Consult with People First and/or the serving HR office)

• Workers’ Compensation (mandatory, if needed)

• Reemployment Assistance (Unemployment Compensation) (mandatory, if needed)

• Deferred Compensation (voluntary)

• Employee Assistance Program (voluntary)

• And more!

For a more complete list of benefits, including monthly costs, visit www.mybenefits.myflorida.com .

Please be advised:

Your responses to qualifying questions for this position must be verifiable by documentation provided through the electronic application process.

This position requires a security background check and/or drug screening and participation in direct deposit. Any misrepresentations or omissions will disqualify you from employment consideration. Note: You will be required to provide your Social Security Number (SSN) in order to conduct this background check Successful completion of a drug test is a condition of employment for safety-sensitive positions.

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.

The successful candidate will be required to complete the Form I-9 and that information will be verified using the E-Verify system. E-Verify is operated by the Department of Homeland Security in partnership with the Social Security Administration to verify employment eligibility.

Incumbents may be required to perform emergency duty before, during, and/or beyond normal work hours or days.

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 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.

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). 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.

Nearest Major Market:Palm Beach

Nearest Secondary Market:Miami

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