Piedmont Health Services, Inc.
  • Carrboro - Carrboro WIC/Nutrition
  • Full Time

Lead WIC Nutritionist
Carrboro Community Health Center
English/Spanish Speaking Preferred
Full-Time with Benefits 
 

JOB SUMMARY:

Performs a variety of responsible tasks involving nutrition assessments and counseling of individuals and families in nutrition principals, diet, food selection, and economics focusing on WIC clients.  Supervises WIC clinic Administrative Assistants, a Breastfeeding Peer Counselor, and other Nutritionists on site. Opportunity to provide nutrition counseling for gestational diabetes. Conducts evaluations and audits on WIC staff based on the local and state policies and procedures. Will gain experience communicating and working closely with an interdisciplinary leadership team. Communicates with other management and leadership staff, and community agencies and members to support the needs of the patient and the program. Overall this is an excellent opportunity to make a difference in the lives of women, infants, and children. 
 
Piedmont Health offers a very competitive benefits package including 11 paid holidays, generous PTO plan, and more. RDs are offered $250 for continuing education to be used to support furthering their skill set of their choosing. WIC also provides many free opportunities to gain CEU credits in addition to the $250 offered by Piedmont Health.
 
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
 
Registered Dietitian with the Commission on Dietetics Registration; or Master's degree in Dietetics, Public Health Nutrition, or Nutrition; or graduation from a Commission on Accreditation for Dietetics Education- approved Didactic Program in Dietetics and two years nutrition experience; or Dietetic Technician, Registered with the Commission on Dietetics Registration with a Bachelor's degree in any subject area from an accredited four-year college or university and two years nutrition experience; or a Bachelor's of Science degree in Dietetics, Public Health Nutrition or Community Nutrition from an accredited four-year college or university and two years nutrition experience. Spanish fluent preferred.
 

PATIENT POPULATION SERVED:

Ethnically and racially diverse population of pregnant, breastfeeding, postpartum women, infants, and young children and all family members. Primarily Spanish speaking.

 

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

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