The Cumberland Valley District Health Department is accepting applications for a Full-Time
MNT Nutritionist II.
General Duties include: This position serves under the moderate direction of the Nutrition Services Supervisor or Director of Nutrition Services. 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). Assesses basic and/or MNT nutrition status of individuals and develops basic and/or MNT nutrition plan appropriate for each client or client group according to programmatic criteria with increased independence. Interpret current research regarding basic nutrition and MNT and provide technical assistance and consultation for other health care professionals. 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. Maintain quality of service in accordance with agency policies and as outlined in the WIC & Nutrition Manual and Administrative Reference (AR). Obtain National Provider Identification (NPI) number for reimbursement for MNT services. May function autonomously with supervisor available. May serve as a working supervisor or lead person for nutritionist or support staff. May provide functional direction in the field of nutrition for paraprofessional staff. Participate in recommendation of agency policies.
Minimum Education, Training or Experience: See special requirements. One (1) year of experience as a Licensed Dietitian/Certified Nutritionist or one (1) year providing Medical Nutrition Therapy and successful demonstration of the competencies for the MNT Nutritionist I. Must have completed training as outlined in the PHPR.
Substitution for Education, Training or Experience: Masters Degree in human nutrition, dietetics, food and nutrition, community nutrition, food systems management or related area (e.g. Human and Environmental Sciences, Home Economics/Home Economics Education) may be substituted for one (1) year experience.
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: $15.79 – $19.96 hr negotiable with additional experience. Grade 19
Apply at https://KOG.CHFS.KY.GOV/HOME. Create a citizen’s account and search LHDCOS (search and apply) Completed application must be submitted by 8-5-22 Transcripts must be uploaded before the close date of the advertisement if post-secondary education is required or may be substituted for experience. Transcripts must list the degree awarded. Qualified applicants/employees are subject to a pre-screening, selection for interview, and/or demonstration of skills testing. Employment may be contingent upon a successful drug screening and background check. Equal Opportunity Employer.