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Cobb and Douglas Public Health a nationally accredited health department, headquartered in Marietta, Georgia since 1920 promotes and protects the health and safety of the residents of Cobb and Douglas counties in partnership with several other agencies. CDPH is committed to delivering compassionate, high-quality, affordable healthcare services with special attention to the at-risk population. We work to achieve healthy people in healthy communities by: Preventing epidemics and spread of disease, protecting against environmental hazards, preventing injuries, Promoting and encouraging healthy behaviors, responding to disasters, assisting in community recovery, and Assuring the quality and accessibility of health care. By excelling at our core responsibilities, we will assist our residents in living healthier, longer and more rewarding lives.
We Offer: Exceptional opportunities along with excellent benefits, which include: 12 paid holidays, 3 weeks each of annual and sick leave per year. A defined benefit retirement plan with full vestment after 10 years of full-time employment; includes an employer 401k match. Payroll deductible health benefits (medical, dental, vision, legal, long-term care, dependent life, AD&D, short and long-term disability, etc.). Medical and child care spending accounts can be established in addition to deferred compensation options. Flexibility within our core operational hours of Monday-Friday 8am-5pm. Learning and growth opportunities. Employee recognition program. Diverse workforce. And much more!
Summary: Under the general supervision, provides professional Georgia WIC services to public. Assesses nutritional needs, diet restrictions and current health plans. Provides individual client nutrition and diet counseling and develops and implements a nutrition care plan for such clients as required by State or County nutrition guidelines. Assesses nutritional status of individuals using anthropometrics, biochemical, and clinical, dietary and socioeconomic data and in compliance with programmatic guidelines. May supervise paraprofessionals and/or act as a lead nutritionist for a small unit or team within a larger program or unit.
Minimum Qualifications D1: Bachelor’s degree in dietetics, human nutrition, food and nutrition, nutrition education, food systems management or a closely related fields form an accredited college or university AND verification statement of completion of a didactic program accredited by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.
Minimum Qualifications D2: 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 AND verification statement of completion of a didactic program accredited by the Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics AND Two years of experience providing nutrition care to groups and individuals.
Preferred Qualifications: B.S. in eligible degree for Academy Accredited Dietetic Internship. Georgia WIC experience. Working knowledge of computer applications such as: databases, word processing and spreadsheets. The ability to interpret English to Spanish and Spanish to English orally, preferred, but not required.
Salary Information: $31,142-36,106 annually / Pay Grade H or I
Application Accepted: June 22, 2020- July 22, 2020
Thank you for your interest in CDPH. Due to the volume of applications received, we are unable to provide information on application status by phone or e-mail. All qualified applicants will be considered, but may not necessarily receive an interview. Selected applicants will be contacted by the hiring agency for next steps in the selection process. Applicants who are not selected will not receive notification.
Requirements for this position may be subject to: Pre-Employment Drug Screening, Criminal Background Check/Fingerprinting, Previous Employment Reference Check, Specific Immunizations, Motor vehicle check, and/or Education and/or Licensure verification.
If you require accommodations under the American Disability Act (ADA), email request by the closing date of this announcement to: Camilla.Barnes@dph.ga.gov
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Bachelor's degree in dietetics, human nutrition, foods and nutrition, nutrition education, food systems management or a closely related field from an accredited college or university AND verification statement of completion of a didactic program accredited by The Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics AND Two years of experience providing nutrition care to groups and individuals.