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Nutrition Services Specialist

Organization

Louisville Metro Government

Description

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
Assesses and counsels clients regarding nutrition needs.
Prepares training materials and instructs clients in nutrition principles, diet, food selection and economics.

Examples of Duties:
UNDER GENERAL SUPERVISION -
Maintains records and files.
Prepares reports and correspondence, completes special projects, and maintains records and files.
Participates in clinic operations by interviewing and assessing the nutritional status of clients, and certifies clients for participation in nutrition programs.
Records diets, histories and related personal information of clients in medical records.
Develops, obtains, and distributes nutrition and education materials.
Counsels clients in nutrition principles, diets, food selection and economics for adaptation to life styles.
Prepares and conducts nutrition education lectures and classes for clients and other groups.
Participates in training sessions and consultations with professional and support personnel concerning basic nutrition, therapeutic diets, and program services.
Provides instruction to clerical personnel.
Performs related work.

Requirements

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS - GENERAL:
Must provide one's own source of transportation.
Completion of a pre-professional experience program accredited/approved by the American Dietetic Association.
Must be eligible for certification as a Registered Dietitian by the Commission on Dietetic Registration at time of application.
Must wear personal protective equipment as mandated by OSHA.
Must work a varied schedule.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
Must be certified as a Registered Dietitian by the Commission on Dietetic Registration within one year of employment.
Must be licensed as a Dietitian or certified as a Nutritionist by the Kentucky Board of Licensure and Certification for Dietitians and Nutritionists within one year of employment.
Diabetes Prevention and Education Program: In accordance with KRS 309.325 to 309.339, dietitians performing diabetes education must be a Licensed Diabetes Educator or be eligible for licensure within six months of date of employment.
Women Infants and Children (WIC): Must be a certified lactation counselor or specialist or obtain within six months of employment.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORKING CONDITIONS:
Meets regular and punctual attendance standards and any special needs of the position as determined by management, including mandatory overtime and performing related work.

Type

Full-time

Work Schedule

No Information

Salary

$24.81 Hourly

Benefits

Louisville Metro Government is committed to providing our employees with the tools they need to lead a fit and healthy life. Aside from community-wide initiatives like the Mayor's Hike, Bike and Paddle event every Memorial Day and Labor Day, and the Healthy Hometown Movement, Metro Government provides employees with programs designed to enhance their life and well-being, like a Wellness Center that allows employees and their dependents with Metro health insurance to take care of their basic medical and health needs for a $5 co-pay. Louisville Metro Government understands that a team of healthy, vibrant employees is the greatest asset we have.

Full Time Regular
· Medical
· Dental
· Vision
· Group Term Life
· Supplemental Life
· Accidental Death & Dismemberment
· Sick Leave
· Vacation
· Holiday Pay
· Bereavement Leave
· Kentucky Public Pensions Authority
· 457 Deferred Comp
· Voluntary Lifestyle Benefits
· Tuition Assistance
· Qualified Adult Benefits
· Childcare Assistance
· Free TARC Use
· Paid Parental Leave

Required Education

Bachelor Degree — Bachelor's degree in
Dietetics,
Nutrition, or a related field.

Work Location

Louisville

Application Process

https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/louisvilleky/jobs/3680206/nutrition-services-spec-u317?sort=PostingDate%7CDescending&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

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