Job -  MNT Nutritionist I

16.01.19 02:59 PM Comment(s) By tonyl.millet

 

The North Central District Health Department is accepting applications for a Full-Time MNT Nutritionist I.

 

General Duties include:  This position serves under the close direction of the Health Education Coordinator.  Responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to; Perform work of moderate to complex nutrition case management of medically high risk individuals including physician prescribed dietary and nutrition regimens and intensive counseling (Medical Nutrition Therapy/MNT).  Perform work of moderate to complex management in the application of nutrition judgment and skill.  Participate in on the job training activities to deliver basic nutrition and MNT services (group and/or individual contact) based upon programmatic skills, competencies and requirements.  Assess basic and/or MNT nutrition status of individuals and develops a basic and/or MNT nutrition plan appropriate for each client or client group according to programmatic criteria.  Provide individual and group counseling to diabetes clients. Provide WIC certifications and nutrition counseling as needed. Serve as WIC coordinator. Interpret current research regarding basic nutrition and MNT.  Provide technical assistance and consultation for other health care professionals.  Obtain National Provider Identification (NPI) number for reimbursement for MNT services.  Other responsibilities may include assessing community nutrition needs and teaching community education classes.  Develop and implement community events and programs.  Collaborate with state and community agencies.  Plan and deliver in-service training and education for public health personnel.  Maintain quality of services in accordance with agency policies and as outlined in the Core Clinical Service Guide (CCGS) and Administrative Reference (AR).

 

Minimum Education, Training or Experience:  See special requirements.

 

Special Requirements:  Must be a licensed dietitian (LD) as provided by the Kentucky Board of Licensure and Certification as provided in KRS 310.021 or be certified as a Certified Nutritionist (CN) by the Kentucky State Board of Licensure and Certification as provided in KRS 310.031.

 

Starting Salary:  $14.78 - $18.63 hr negotiable with additional experience.  Grade 18

 

Applications may be obtained at the North Central District Health Department, 1020 Henry Clay St., Shelbyville, KY 40065. 502-633-1243 or https://chfs.ky.gov/agencies/dph/dafm/lhpb/Pages/employment.aspx

 

Completed application and transcript must be returned by 4:30PM Friday, February 1st , 2019. You may submit your application in person to North Central District Health Department, 1020 Henry Clay St., Shelbyville, KY 40065, fax to 502-633-7658, or you may email to lisaj.thornsberry@ky.gov .

Resume will not substitute for completed application.

 

Equal Opportunity Employer.

Applicants and employees in this classification may be required to submit to a drug screening test and background check.

             

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