State of Tennessee is hiring for a Nutritionist IV.
Collects information on literacy, cultural characteristics, and appropriate evidence-based resources to provide guidance for program staff.
Consults with healthcare providers to determine nutrition related needs of the program.
Obtains program information from United States Department of Agriculture to maintain compliance.
Obtains program data from state systems and program field staff to assess nutrition services.
Collects product information from vendors to effectively allocate resources.
Analyzing Data or Information:
Compares patients’ data against program nutrition risk criteria to ensure compliance.
Evaluates documentation of nutrition goals and stages of change to determine compliance according to program policies and procedures.
Identifies and assess community nutrition trends and needs at the state level to develop appropriate services for the public.
Analyzes reports to be used throughout the state to meet program requirements.
Making Decisions and Solving Problems:
Develops appropriate nutrition services plans to comply with program guidelines and practice standards.
Develops solutions to customer issues at state or regional level to better serve the population.
Interprets guidance documents to prepare program materials for technical assistance and consultation for program customers.
Job Requirements (Education / Skills):
Education and Experience: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a master’s degree in human nutrition, dietetics, education, or any public or community health field and possession of proof of registration in active status as a Registered Dietitian (RD) with the Commission on Dietetic Registration and experience equivalent to three years of full-time professional nutrition work, two years of which must involve supervisory or program management experience.
Necessary Special Qualifications: Possession of proof of registration in active status as a Registered Dietitian (RD) with the Commission on Dietetic Registration is required at the time of appointment and must be maintained during employment in the Nutritionist 4 classification. A valid vehicle operator’s license may be required for employment in some positions.
How to Apply: https://www.tn.gov/careers/apply-here.html