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Job Title: Senior Nutritionist
Job Number:
Organization: City of El Paso Public Health Dept
Posted: 6/20/2017
Type: Contract
Classification: Nutrition
Number of Openings: 1
Location: El Paso,  TX   
Position Description: General Purpose

Under general direction, manage nutritional programs and services, provide high risk nutrition consultations, and ensure compliance with state and department policies and procedures.

Typical Duties

Manage nutritional programs and services. Involves: Evaluate nutritional programs and services. Monitor program operations to ensure compliance with local, state and federal regulations. Observe efficiency and effectiveness of program operations and make recommendations concerning operational improvements. Assist in developing policies and procedures necessary to carry out specific programs or projects. Provide high risk counseling to WIC participants and technical assistance to clinics, other agencies and institutions or individuals to aid in nutrition education program. Investigate complaints and resolve client problems pertaining to nutrition services subject to local, state and federal standards. Interview qualified participants and their families to obtain nutritional information.

Provide nutrition education including breast feeding information and dietary counseling services to institutions and clinics. Coordinate and the development nutritional plans and training materials for education. Plan and conduct in-service training sessions to upgrade nutrition knowledge of health care providers and employees directly involved in nutrition education. Assist in annual grant writing for programs as needed. Attend trainings and conferences pertaining to nutrition education and applies local, state and federal updates to programs as needed. Conduct special projects as assigned.

Supervise assigned staff. Involves: Schedule, assign, instruct, guide and check work. Appraise employee performance. Provide developmental opportunities for staff, monitors training, maintains files and schedules appropriate training as needed. Enforce personnel rules and regulations, and work behavior standards firmly and impartially. Counsel, motivate and maintain harmony. Interview applicants. Recommend hiring, termination, transfers, discipline, merit pay or other employee status changes

Qualifications: Requirements

Candidate must be a Registered Dietitian with the American Dietetic Association.

Licenses and Certificates: Texas Class "C" Driver's License or equivalent from another state.

Organization Description:

Closing Date: 9/20/2017
Desired Starting Date:
Contact Name: Juliet Funes,  Senior Nutritionist
Contact Location:

El Paso   TX  
United States
Contact Location:
  El Paso   TX  
  United States
Contact Phone: 915-212-6505 
Contact Fax:
Contact Email:
Web Address:
How to Apply: Interested candidates must apply online through the City of El Paso website (link included below). Applications not submitted via the City of El Paso link WILL NOT BE REVIEWED. /jobs/1762932/senior-nutritionist? keywords=senior% 20nutrition&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

Additional Information: Salary Range: $44,480.01 - $60,459.45 per year. The starting salary is generally at the beginning of the salary range.

Please note: This an unclassified contract position. Employment is predicated on continuation of state/federal funding.

Note: Applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. This position will close when a preset number of applications have been received.

Web Site Delete Date: 8/1/2017