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Johnson County Human Resources Dietician in IOWA CITY, Iowa

Job Title:DietitianOpening Date/Time: Thu. 03/18/21 12:00 AM Central TimeClosing Date/Time:ContinuousSalary:$27.29 - $32.75 Hourly$2,183.20 - $2,620.00 BiweeklyJob Type:Part-timeLocation:Public Health Department Health and Human Services Building 855 S Dubuque St Suite 217, Iowa City, IowaDepartment:Public Health - GlobalUnder general supervision, functions as the Competent Professional Authority for determination of the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) program eligibility and certification based on nutritional and/or health risk. Coordinates and assures nutrition and health education for all participants and monitors all nutrition education materials. Provides in-depth individual nutrition counseling and care plans as assigned. Provides nutrition and health assessment, education, referral and care coordination services providing accurate documentation and follow up of referrals made. Serves as an adjunct to health care providing nutrition services to Maternal and Child/Adolescent Health (MCAH) programs.Knowledge of and Ability to:Knowledge of:Normal and therapeutic nutritionCurrent nutrition trendsMaternal health, infant, child, and adolescent growth and developmentChild/infant immunization scheduleCommunity resources and partnership buildingOSHA regulations regarding Universal Precautions procedureEnglish language to include grammar, spelling, punctuation, sentence structure and vocabulary skillsAbility to:Apply knowledge of scientific principles to specific nutritional problemsRepresent Johnson County and perform duties in a professional, responsible and trustworthy mannerLearn, apply, and articulate departmental policies and proceduresApply state or federal standards as they relate to programsDevelop, read, comprehend, and analyze rules, reports, and related technical and administrative data associated with WIC and other national nutrition programsPerform statistical computationsMaintain confidentiality and security of information as appropriateProvide customer service that is courteous and responsiveEstablish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, health professionals, agencies, students, patients, and members of the publicCommunicate effectively with persons representing from widely divergent backgrounds, interests, points of view with possible language/cultural barriersMotivate a culturally diverse population to adopt healthy and nutritional eating habitsOrganize and prioritize multiple responsibilitiesCollect and record data, keep accurate recordsBe detail-oriented when working with documents and informationUse a computer for the purposes of data entry, spreadsheets, word processing, presentations, email and InternetOperate common office equipment such as calculators, fax and postage machines, photocopiers, and multi-line telephonesOrganize and present factual information and ideas clearly and concisely, orally and in writing to groups and individuals in formal and informal situationsFollow oral and written instructionsHandle moderate levels of stress, meet deadlines and solve problems appropriate to the positionHave clarity of speech and hearing which permits effective communicationHave sufficient vision which permits light to moderate production and review of a wide variety of materials in both electronic and hardcopy formsHave sufficient manual dexterity to make handwritten notations and which permits moderate use of a keyboard and mouseLift, move, carry, push and/or pull up to 35 pounds.Sit, stand, bend, kneel, squat, twist, and climb, reach and use a step stool as neededHave sufficient personal mobility to complete work at various facilitiesWork flexible schedule and occasional overtime as neededMinimum Education, Training and Experience and Special Requirements:Bachelors degree in nutrition, dietetics, food systems management, health-related field, public health with an emphasis in nutrition or closely related field AND completion of an internshi

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