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Job Title: Public Health Nutritionist II
Job Number: 24/50L22/03P
Organization: County of Monterey Health Department
Posted: 3/27/2024
Type: Full-Time
Classification: Nutrition
Industry: Government
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Salinas,  CA    USA
Compensation: $5,559-$7,592 per month; may qualify for up to $10,000 sign on bonus.
Position Description: The Health Department’s Public Health (PH) Bureau is seeking to fill a fulltime Public Health Nutritionist II (PHN II) position in the Nutrition Case Management (NCM) program. The Nutrition Case Management program in the Monterey County Health Department Public Health Bureau, provides support to clients and their families who have weight management, chronic disease, and related dietary concerns. As Registered Dieticians, the Public Health Nutritionists II assess clients’ nutritional concerns and needs, and work with their clients to set their personal health goals related to nutrition through home visitation and/or telehealth appointments. Services focus on Medi-Cal clients across the age span but prioritize children. Assistance is given on management of pre-diabetes, diabetes, and gestational diabetes management; as well as obesity, dyslipidemia and altered eating patterns related to social, environmental, and behavioral factors. Additionally, participants in the program are referred to resources including but not limited to food, dental, activity, housing, emotional and social support that may be needed.

Qualifications: Any combination of training, education, and/or experience which provides for the knowledge, skills, and abilities required to perform the duties listed above is qualifying. An example of a way these requirements might be acquired is: Education: Completion of all course work leading to a Bachelor of Science Degree in Foods and Nutrition AND Experience: One year of experience in a community public nutrition program with a public or private agency. OR OPTION II Experience: One year of experience in a class comparable to Public Health Nutritionist I in Monterey County providing a variety of nutrition services to the community.

Organization Description: The County of Monterey Health Department is responsible for protecting the health and wellbeing of the community and safeguarding our environment. The Public Health Bureau registers births and deaths, provides laboratory analyses, coordinates care services to children and families, implements strategies for the prevention and control of communicable diseases, and implements programs that inform and educate individuals and communities to reduce health inequities.

The County of Monterey is a diverse community set in a picturesque coastal location and offers tourists and residents alike the comfort of a moderate, Mediterranean climate, miles of beautiful beaches, spectacular mountain ranges, groves of red- woods, low- rolling foothills, and scenic valleys. Boasting such world-renowned attractions as the spectacular Big Sur Coast, Laguna Seca Raceway, 17-Mile Drive, Monterey Bay Aquarium, Cannery Row, the Steinbeck Center, the Monterey Jazz and Blues Festivals and Pebble Beach – possibly the world’s most famous golf course, it’s easy to see why over 450,000 residents choose to live here and an estimated four million visitors a year make the County of Monterey their destination of choice.

Closing Date: 6/27/2024
Desired Starting Date:
Contact Name: Priscilla Herrera,  Public Health Nutritionist II
Contact Location: 1270 Natividad Rd

Salinas   CA  93906
USA
Contact Location: 1270 Natividad Rd
 
  Salinas   CA  93906
  USA
Contact Phone: 831-755-4500 
Contact Fax: 831-796-8569
Contact Email: herrerap1@co.monterey.ca.us
Web Address: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/montereycounty/
How to Apply: Apply On-Line at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/montereycou nty/ by April 29, 2024, at 11:59 PM(PST) or Hard copy applications may be obtained from and submitted during normal business hours, Monday – Friday, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM by contacting: Health Department Attn: Human Resources 1270 Natividad Road Salinas, CA 93906 Phone: (831) 755-4519

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Web Site Delete Date: 6/27/2024