Marshall County Health Department Job Openings
The Marshall County Health Department is accepting applications for a Full Time MNT Nutritionist I.
General Duties include: This position serves under the close direction of the Nutrition Supervisor. Responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to; Perform work of moderate to complex management in the application of nutrition judgment and skill. Participates 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. Assesses 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. Interprets current research regarding basic nutrition and MNT and provides technical assistance and consultation for other health care professionals. Obtains National Provider Identification (NPI) number for reimbursement for MNT services. Other responsibilities may include assessing community nutrition needs; developing and implementing community events and programs; collaborating with state and community agencies; planning and delivering in-service training and education for public health personnel. Maintains quality of services in accordance with agency policies and as outlined in the WIC & Nutrition Manual and Administrative Reference (AR).
Minimum Education, Training or Experience: Must be a Licensed Dietitian (LD) by the Kentucky State 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
Note: If not already a Licensed Dietitian in the state of KY, preferred applicants will have completed a documented supervised practice experience under the supervision of a licensed dietitian who is accredited by the American Dietetic Association by hire date. We will also accept applications from those eligible to become a Licensed Dietitian (LD) by the Kentucky State Board of Licensure and Certification as provided in KRS 310.021 within 6 months of hire date.
Starting Salary: $14.78 - $18.63/hr according to experience. Grade 18
Applications may be obtained at the Marshall County Health Department, 267 Slickback Rd., Benton, KY or downloaded using this link.
Completed application and transcript must be returned by 4:00 PM, Monday, October 1st to Jamie Hughes at the Marshall County Health Department. Application and transcripts will be accepted in person, by mail, fax (270-252-2737) or email (firstname.lastname@example.org).
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.