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SC Department of Public Safety Nutritionist IV (Public Health/WIC)-Florence County Health Department in Florence County, South Carolina

Job Responsibilities Careers at DHEC:_ Work that makes a difference!_ Pursuing Excellence, Inspiring Innovation, Promoting Teamwork, and Embracing Service 1. Assess and diagnose the nutritional status of clients with high risk and/or complex nutrition-related medical conditions with referred from WIC, MCH programs, as well as other health care providers. Develop and implement nutrition interventions including counseling, follow-up, referrals and coordination of care with other health care providers. Provide and document care utilizing the Nutrition Care Process (NCP) and according to program policy. Issues breast pumps to WIC certified breastfeeding participants according to policy. 2. Approve, document, distribute and track special and metabolic formulas by program policy and procedures. Provide consultation and technical assistance related to special formulas to staff and health care providers. 3. Provide professional expertise, consultation and technical expertise and assistance to health care team members, health care providers, community organizations, staff and the public. Participate in the orientation and training nutrition staff as requested. Serve as a preceptor for dietetic interns completing supervised professional practice experiences in the region. 4. Assist in the planning, implementation and evaluation of WIC/MCH nutrition services. Assist with quality assurance processes for WIC program nutrition services, assist with WIC certifications, nutrition education and special formulas as needed. 5. Update professional skills and knowledge to assure delivery of quality nutrition services. Participate in continuing education opportunities. Complete and maintain advance certification(s) required for the position. Participates in disaster preparedness as outlined during hazardous weather or declaration of emergency subject to on call on a 24-hour basis. 6. Performs other duties as assigned. Minimum and Additional Requirements State Minimum Requirements: *Some positions require registration or eligibility for registration by the American Dietetics Association. A bachelor's degree in nutrition, dietetics or community nutrition and experience in a clinical, public health or institutional setting; or a bachelor's degree in any field, eligibility for registration by the American Dietetics Association and experience in a clinical, public health or institutional setting. *Institutions of Higher Learning must be recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation. *Agency Additional Requirements: *Registered Dietitian (RD) with a master’s in nutrition, foods & nutrition, community nutrition, dietetic, public health/related field and two (2) years of experience in clinical dietetics or as a Nutritionist in public health providing clinical services or RD with a bachelor’s in nutrition, food & nutrition, community nutrition, dietetic/related field and five (5) years of experience in clinical dietetics or nutrition in public health. Current license to practice dietetics from SC Panel of Dietetics or be eligible to apply. All new employees who are healthcare providers will be required to provide documentation of immunity or be immunized against measles, mumps, rubella, pertussis, varicella and Hepatitis B prior to beginning employment. DHEC employees are required to participate in disaster preparedness during hazardous weather or declaration of an emergency. This involves being subject to duty and or call on a 24-hour basis. You must possess a valid driver's license and have access to a reliable transportation. This position may require working early (before 8:30 am), evening (after 5:00 pm) and/or Saturday's. Ability to lift 30 pounds and stand for long periods of time. Applicants indicating college credit or degree(s) on the application may upload an unofficial copy of the transcript as an attachment to the application. Please note that the agency will require an official, certified copy of the transcript or diploma prior to hiring. Additional Comments DRIVING RECORD: If this position requires the applicant to possess a valid driver’s license to operate a state vehicle or personal vehicle, any applicant being considered in the final stages of selection for the position will be required to provide a certified copy of a 10-year driving record. SC DHEC is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employing agency. We are committed to a diverse workforce. SC DHEC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age (40 or older), disability or genetic information. Salary: $40,759.00 - $75,413.00 Annually Location: Florence County, SC Job Type: FTE - Full-Time Job Number: 104187 Closing: Continuous Class Code: KB50 Position Number: 61007936 Normal Work Schedule: Monday - Friday (8:30 - 5:00) Pay Band: Band 6 Hiring Range - Min.: $47,940.00 Hiring Range - Max.: $52,940.00 Opening Date: 03/01/2021 EEO Statement: Equal Opportunity Employer Agency Specific Application Procedures: If you meet the requirements of the position and would like to be considered, you must submit a state application online. Please complete the state application to include all current and previous work history and education. A resume will not be accepted nor reviewed to determine if an applicant has met the qualifications for the position. The quality of the application presented (completeness and accuracy as well as grammar and spelling) will be considered prior to the offer of an interview. A criminal records check will be conducted prior to an offer of employment. Applications will be accepted until 11:59 p.m. on the stated closing date. Agency: State of South Carolina DHEC-PH Region-Pee Dee Address: 145 E. Cheves Street Florence, South Carolina, 29506-2526 Phone: 843-661-4835