- Float - Float WIC/Nutrition
- Full Time
Float - WIC Nutritionist
All PHS Locations
Performs a variety of responsible tasks involving counseling of individuals and families in nutrition principals, diet, food selection, and economics.
Determine WIC Program eligibility based on the income as well as medical and nutrition risk identified. Determines risk codes, based on assessment and information presented. Determines continuing eligibility for month issuance of food instruments. Provides client education regarding voucher issuance and usage and the certification process. Makes client referrals for a variety of services, internally and externally. May also coordinate clinic flow and take anthropometric measurements per WIC guidelines.
Minimum Education and Experience – Graduation from a Commission on Accreditation for Dietetics Education- approved Didactic Program in Dietetics; or Dietetic Technician, Registered with the Commission on Accreditation for Dietetics Education with a Bachelor's degree in any subject area from an accredited four-year college or university; or a Bachelor's of Science degree in Dietetics, Public Health Nutrition or Community Nutrition from an accredited four-year college or university.
PATIENT POPULATION SERVED
Ethnically and racially diverse population of pregnant, breastfeeding, postpartum women, infants and young children and all family members involved.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS/ WORKING CONDITIONS
Requires frequent sitting for long periods, operation of standard office machines and computer. May require lifting of up to 25 pounds. Requires hand-eye coordination and manual dexterity. Requires use of office equipment, such as computer terminals, telephones or copiers. Requires normal vision range. Work is performed in an office environment. Contact with staff and external clients and vendors.