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Company: State of Florida
Location: Boca Raton
Posted on: March 13, 2023

Job Description:

Press Tab to Move to Skip to Content Link Date: - Mar 9, 2023 Location: - DELRAY BEACH, FL, US, 33486
The State Personnel System is an E-Verify employer. For more information click on our -E-Verify Website .Requisition No: -797159 -Agency: Agency for Health Care AdministrationWorking Title: 68043297 - PUBLIC HEALTH NUTRITION CONSULTANTPosition Number: -68043297 -Posting Closing Date: 03/22/2023 - The Agency for Health Care Administration is Florida's chief health policy and planning entity. The Agency is responsible for administering the Florida Medicaid program, the licensure and regulation of nearly 50,000 health care facilities, and empowering consumers through health care transparency initiatives. Under the direction of Agency Secretary Jason Weida, the Agency is focused on advancing Governor DeSantis' vision for Florida's health care system to be the most cost-effective, transparent, and high-quality health care system in the nation. Current Agency initiatives include implementing Florida's groundbreaking Canadian Prescription Drug Importation Program, overhauling Florida's healthcare technological ecosystem, and increasing insight in the cost of health care services. Agency Objectives: HIGH QUALITY Emphasizing quality in all that we do to improve health outcomes, always putting the individual first. TRANSPARENT Supporting initiatives that promote transparency and empower consumers in making well informed healthcare decisions. COST-EFFECTIVE Leveraging Florida's buying power in delivering high quality care at the lowest cost to taxpayers. Position Objectives: This position may require extensive travel, including significant overnight travel. Successful completion of a criminal background investigation is a condition of employment. The primary function of the Public Health Nutrition Consultant is to conduct inspections utilizing an established survey process. The survey process includes evaluation of health care facilities for state licensure and federal certification requirements for participation under Medicare/Medicaid. The incumbent will document findings and complete written reports of survey findings. The incumbent may be required to perform surveys as an individual, team member or team leader. As assigned by management, this position is required to successfully complete the Surveyor Minimum Qualifications Test within the first 12 months of employment as required by Sections 1819(g)(2)(c)(ii) of the Social Security Act, as amended, and Article IV(B) of the Agreement pursuant to Section 1864 of the Social Security Act. The incumbent must be proficient with computer equipment and software programs, such as Microsoft Word and Outlook, as well as smart phone technology. Additional Objectives: Benefits of Working for the State of Florida:
Working for the State of Florida is more than a paycheck. The State's total compensation package for employees features a highly competitive set of employee benefits including:

  • State Group Insurance Coverage Options, including health, life, dental, vision, and other supplemental insurance options;
  • Flexible Spending Accounts;
  • State of Florida retirement options, including employer contributions;
  • Generous annual and sick leave benefits;
  • 9 paid holidays a year and 1 Personal Holiday each year;
  • Tuition waiver for courses offered by Florida's nationally ranked State University System ;
  • Training and professional development opportunities;
  • And more! -The position will only be hired at $1,693.97 + $36.80 = $1,730.77 Bi-Weekly. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
    • Knowledge of the science and current practice of nutrition/ dietetics.
    • Knowledge of health care facilities and operations.
    • Skill in the use of computer equipment and software to enter, retrieve, and manipulate data required to perform work functions.
    • Ability to coordinate work assignments.
    • Ability to interpret rules, regulations, laws, and guidelines relating to health care administration.
    • Ability to evaluate data and make recommendations.
    • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.
    • Ability to communicate effectively.
    • Ability to prepare reports.
    • Ability to lift a laptop/ tablet computer and work manuals. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIREMENTS --- Must be licensed as a dietitian / nutritionist in accordance with Chapter 468, Florida Statutes. --- A minimum of two years professional experience in clinical/ public health nutrition. - LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION, OR REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS --- Must be licensed as a dietitian / nutritionist in accordance with Chapter 468, Florida Statutes. CONTACT: MAIRA FUENTES (561) 381-5840 The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.VETERANS' PREFERENCE. Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, -candidates eligible for Veterans' Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply. Certain service members may be eligible to receive waivers for postsecondary educational requirements. Candidates claiming Veterans' Preference must attach supporting documentation with each submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code. Veterans' Preference documentation requirements are available by clicking here . All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement. -
      Nearest Major Market: Palm Beach
      Nearest Secondary Market: Miami For assistance, call the People First Service Center at (877) 562-7287 Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Eastern time

Keywords: State of Florida, Boca Raton , 68043297 - PUBLIC HEALTH NUTRITION CONSULTANT, Professions , Boca Raton, Florida

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