(763) 765-3001 email@example.com
Employement Status: Part Time
Start Date: As soon as possible
Job Type: Community Nutritionist
Qualifications & Description
Provide professional assessment of the nutritional status of WIC applicants, determine eligibility and provide nutritional counseling of WIC participants.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
These examples of typical duties do not include all possible tasks for this classification and do not limit the assignment of related tasks. Regular attendance according to the department’s approved work schedule is required for all Sherburne County positions.
•Screen applicants for WIC program eligibility
•Collect and evaluate client health information, nutritional intake, anthropometric and hematological data.
•Determine WIC eligibility, collect and maintain client data, respond to client questions.
•Provide nutrition education and counseling to WIC participants at the appropriate learning level, develop care plans for at-risk WIC participants.
•Issue WIC benefits and schedule appropriate appointments for participants. Explain procedures for redeeming WIC benefits and other WIC regulations necessary for participants.
•Refer participants to community services, medical and social service agencies, where appropriate.
•Attend staff training and meetings as assigned by the WIC Coordinator and Health Promotion Supervisor, may work on special projects.
•Provide WIC services at satellite site(s). Prepare site(s) by setting up appropriate equipment and materials.
•General administrative assistance in answering phone/walk-ins, as needed.
Bachelor’s degree in Dietetics, or related field such as Food and Nutrition, Home Economics (with required coursework), or a Health field (with required coursework), PLUS 1 year of experience.
Must have a valid MN driver’s license, current certificate of vehicle insurance, and access to reliable transportation to all assigned work locations.
One year of experience working with families is preferred. Preferred training as a Registered Dietitian or Licensed Dietitian, and Lactation Training. Also, experience with Motivational Interviewing, and previous WIC experience and CPR certification. Bilingual is a plus.
Apply online: Http://www.co.sherburne.mn.us