CONTRACT REGISTERED DIETICIAN CONSULTANT
28-42 HOURS PER MONTH
Under the direct supervision of the Paris-Lamar County WIC Director or designee. Is responsible for ensuring the delivery of program services that are performed in compliance with the federal and state policies and procedures. Duties include planning, coordination, and evaluation clinical and nutrition services program.
DUTIES, ACCOUNT ABILITIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
EXPECTATIONS FOT THE RD CONSULTANTS ARE AS FOLLOWS
CERTIFICATION AND LICENSURE
Credentials: Registered Dietician and holds a current membership with the Commission on Dietetic Registration the credentialing agency for the American Dietetic Association.
EPIDEMIOLOGY AND SURVEILLANCE
EPIDEMIOLOGY AND SURVEILLANCE: Collects and analyzes epidemiologic data to detect trends, outbreaks, unusual occurrences, and other possible adverse public health events related to infectious diseases. Conducts epidemiologic investigations. Abstracts and reviews medical charts. Receives and responds to disease reports. Enters epidemiologic data into the National Electronic Disease Surveillance System (NEDSS)-Based System (NBS).
Knowledge Skills Abilities:
Knowledge of principles and methods of epidemiology, biostatistics, and the epidemiology of infectious disease. Knowledge of state laws pertaining to disease reporting and the prevention and control of communicable disease. Skill in word processing, database development, and management, spreadsheet software. Skill in writing and editing. Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing. Ability to plan, develop and oversee disease surveillance programs. Ability to analyze situations and determine courses of action. Ability to work independently, exercising sound judgment. Ability to follow oral and written instructions. Ability to travel.
Initial Selection Criteria:
A master’s degree OR an undergraduate degree. Preferred: A master’s degree and 1-year work experience in a public health setting OR an undergraduate degree AND 2 years work experience in a public health setting.
Salary Based on Experience
Applications found at parislamarhealth.com , email to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 903-785-4561 for more information.