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Nutritionist Assistant - WTHD (WTX12)

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

A completed application, including all previous employment, salary history, and education, must be submitted online for consideration (no supplemental forms will be accepted). No faxed, mailed, or e-mailed application will be accepted. Electronic applications will be accepted until 11:59pm EST on the closing date.

Position Information

Position Information

Working Title Nutritionist Assistant - WTHD (WTX12)
Role Title Direct Service Associate II - 49052
Job Open Date 09/08/2017
Job Close Date 09/22/2017
Open Until Filled No
Is this position funded in whole or in part by the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (Stimulus Package)? No
Hiring Range $10.35/hour
Agency Dept of Health (601)
Agency Website www.vdh.state.va.us
Location Suffolk - 800
Sublocation
Position Number WTX12
Job Posting Number 1028745
Type of Recruitment General Public - G
Does this position have telework options? No
Bilingual/Multilingual Skill Requirement/Preference No
Job Type Hourly/Wage
Job Type Detail Wage Non-Faculty- W-1
Pay Band 02
Job Description

The Virginia Department of Health is seeking a highly motivated employee to join a team of professionals committed to providing public health services within the Western Tidewater Health District. This position will serve as a Nutritionist Assistant and perform functions for the Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Program. This position will perform client eligibility screenings, explain the WIC program, assist with tracking and enrollment, schedule appointments, provide community outreach and obtains health measurements (height, weight, blood samples via fingerstick). The position will perform WIC administrative functions and assists in providing nutrition education.

Minimum Qualifications

High School Diploma or equivalent combination of experience and training. Must possess effective oral and written communication skills. Experience providing customer service and working in a team environment. Computer experience with word processing and database software.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience in a clinic setting preferred. Experience working with small children preferred. Experience obtaining height, weight and capillary blood samples (fingersticks) from adults or young children preferred.

Special Requirements

Employment is contingent upon satisfactory results of a state and federal criminal history background check and the Department of Social Service’s Child Abuse and Neglect Central Registry check, U.S. HHS IG Exclusion List check, employment reference check, and E-Verify. This position is required to maintain a valid driver’s license and adhere to VDH’s driver safety policy.

Special Instructions to Applicants

A completed application, including all previous employment, salary history, and education, must be submitted online for consideration (no supplemental forms will be accepted). No faxed, mailed, or e-mailed application will be accepted. Electronic applications will be accepted until 11:59pm EST on the closing date.

Contact Information

Name Crissy Saunders, HR Analyst
Phone 757-514-4769
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Email
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Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have an Interagency Placement Screening Form (Yellow Form) as issued under Policy 1.30 Layoff? (Commonwealth of Virginia Employees Only);
    • Yes
    • No
    • Not Applicable
  2. * Do you have a Preferential Hiring Form (Blue Form) as issued under Policy 1.30 Layoff? (Commonwealth of Virginia Employees Only)
    • Yes
    • No
    • Not Applicable
  3. * How did you find this employment opportunity?
    • State Recruitment Management System (RMS)
    • Agency Website or Bulletin Board
    • Job Board (Indeed, Monster, Dice, etc.)
    • Social Media (Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, etc.)
    • Newspaper or Professional Journal (Please specify below)
    • Career Fair or Job Event (Please specify below)
    • VEC (Virginia Employment Commission)
    • Radio/TV (Please specify below)
    • Other (Please specify below)
  4. * Please specify the actual source from your response to question #3 above (Name of newspaper, Journal Title, Job Board, Career Fair, Agency Website, Social Media Type, etc.) If unknown or none, enter: N/A.

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * Do you have experience providing customer service?
    • yes
    • no
  6. * Do you have skills in using a personal computer and related software such as word processing and database applications?
    • Yes
    • No
  7. * Describe your knowledge of the WIC Program.

    (Open Ended Question)

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