Dietitian (Vacancies) (TEMPORARY)
Posted on Feb 16, 2020 by City of Columbus
Dietitian (Vacancies) (TEMPORARY)
$24.61 - $33.85 Hourly
Varies by position
Part-Time Temporary (480) Limitation
50 Columbus Public Health
2/17/2020 11:59 PM Eastern
Under direction, is responsible for performing professional dietetic work such as nutritional assessment, nutritional counseling, or the development and evaluation of nutritional care standards; performs related duties as required.
These part-time, temporary positions will work in our Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Program of Columbus Public Health. The incumbents, under the general direction of the Dietitian Supervisor, will be responsible for performing professional dietetic work, such as nutritional assessment, nutrition counseling, and breastfeeding counseling for the WIC Program of Columbus Public Health.
Special Note: These temporary positions are 36 hours a week and limited to 480 hours. Positions can be filled with either a Dietetic Technician or a Dietitian.
Examples of Work
(Any one position may not include all of the duties listed, nor do the examples cover all of the duties that may be performed.)
Counsels all program participants including those who are high-risk regarding appropriate nutritional intake in order to encourage compliance with nutritional recommendations;
Serves as the clinical lead to other team members working in a WIC clinic;
Prepares self-education modules and plans; organizes and conducts nutritional education programs or classes for WIC participants, food service personnel, community agency staff, or other groups upon request;
Revises information pamphlets/materials and keeps an inventory of supplies;
Plans menus for various contracting agencies, schools, community agencies, and/or clients;
Studies, interprets, and utilizes current research and literature relating to nutritional care;
Completes reports and recommends changes to the program director;
Maintains records on nutrition contracts, client care, or program eligibility;
Serves as liaison between the program and assigned community service agencies and physicians;
Provides technical assistance to food service personnel;
Designs and implements assessment and evaluation tools to measure nutrition behavior;
Makes referrals to various health and human services agencies and programs; documents referrals;
Attends continuing education classes in order to maintain licensure;
Performs the duties of Dietetic Technician as necessary;
Assesses, develops, implements, and evaluates nutritional care plans and provides for follow-up, including written reports;
Serves as lactation consultant; counsels mothers on benefits and methods of breastfeeding;
May consult with physicians and other health care personnel to determine nutritional needs and diet restrictions of patients;
May supervise assigned staff;
May communicate with potential and enrolled program participants who have limited English language skills.
Possession of a valid State of Ohio Dietitian License or Limited Dietitian Permit with licensure within six (6) months of issuance.
Possession of a valid motor vehicle operator's license.
Positions allocated to this classification may require conversational proficiency in a language or languages other than English.
Test/Job Contact Information
Recruitment #: 20-1482-T1
Employment Type: Part-Time, Temporary
Should you have questions regarding this vacancy, please contact:
Columbus Public Health
240 Parsons Ave.
Columbus, Ohio 43215
The City of Columbus is an Equal Opportunity Employer
The City of Columbus seeks to promote compensation strategies that maximize the recruitment, performance, development, and retention of quality employees in support of the City's Covenant and strategic plan. In addition to a competitive pay plan, the City offers a comprehensive benefits program that includes the following:
Specifics about these benefit opportunities and eligibility can be discussed with one of the City's human resources professionals at the time of your interview or by contacting the Department of Human Resources, Labor Relations Office at (614)645-7206 for further information.
City of Columbus
77 N. Front Street, Suite 330
Columbus, Ohio, 43215