PUBLIC HEALTH NUTRITIONIST
City of Long Beach, CA - Long Beach, CA

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Under general supervision, develops, implements, and coordinates nutrition services provided to participants in public health nutrition programs;

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:

Under general supervision, develops, implements, and coordinates nutrition services provided to participants in public health nutrition programs; develops and implements programs designed to improve nutrition of patients through changed dietary practices in the Women, Infants and Children's Program; provides nutrition assessments and food and diet information to the public by means of class sessions and individual counseling; consults with Health Department staff on specific food and nutrition problems; visits neighborhood facility centers to provide training and counseling on a decentralized basis; develops educational materials and protocols for nutrition program participants; conducts training of para-professional staff, department staff, and community organizations; develops high risk nutrition intervention plans and documents in the Integrated Statewide Information System (ISIS); prepares or assembles written and/or audiovisual material as aids in training and counseling sessions; determines individual and group nutrition practices by determining cultural preferences and dietary patterns; conducts studies and surveys of nutrient consumption, nutrition assessment and education, and other factors affecting nutrition practice; may coordinate programs with community organizations and others in the Health Department to provide nutrition expertise; may act in lead/supervisory capacity; performs other related duties as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS TO FILE:

Candidates must have:
A. Proof of graduation with a Bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year college or university with a major in Public Health Nutrition, Dietetics, or related field. (Copy of diploma or transcripts must be submitted at time of filing.)*
AND
B. One of the following:
1) Proof of current status as a Registered Dietician (proof required * ).
2) Proof of Registered Dietician eligibility (proof required * ).
· Ability to communicate effectively and deal tactfully with clients of diverse ethnic, cultural, and economic backgrounds.
· Ability to operate a personal computer and/or other information systems.
· Willingness to work evenings or weekends as required.
· Proof of a valid Class C motor vehicle operator's license and a current DMV driving record must be submitted to the hiring department at the time of selection interview.

*Proof of required documents must be uploaded to the online application or included with a paper application at time of filing.

SELECTION PROCEDURE:

This examination will be conducted using the continuous, non-competitive procedure. All applicants meeting the requirements will be placed on the eligible list, with those receiving Veteran's Credit first, and then in the order in which applications were filed. Eligible lists will be established periodically.

If you have not received notification of the disposition of your application by April 1, 2013 contact the Civil Service Department at (562) 570-6202

This information is available in an alternative format by request at (562) 570-6202. If a special accommodation is desired, please contac the Civil Service Department two business days prior to the test at (562) 570-6202.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

J.O.B. G21AN-13 SA 09/05/12
SA PUBLIC HEALTH NUTRITIONIST BULLETIN 2012

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