WIC Nutritionist - Non-RD
Milwaukee, WI 
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Posted 6 days ago
Position No Longer Available
Position No Longer Available
Job Description
Join our team who is committed to the delivery of the highest quality health care service.  We are seeking a full-time WIC Nutritionist (Non-RD) that is self-motivated, energetic, and a take charge individual.

Job Responsibilities:
 
  1. Determines WIC eligibility by identifying risk factors.
  2. Assesses nutritional needs and provides nutrition counseling and follow up for eligible WIC clientele.
  3. Monitors client care follow up and modifies plan of care as needed.
  4. Assesses breastfeeding status of WIC participants and offers support and education.
  5. Determines appropriateness of breastfeeding aids and issues according to policy.
  6. Completes required documentation in ROSIE as outlined in the Wisconsin WIC Operations Manual.
  7. Determines appropriate food package and issues WIC benefits.
  8. Refers clients to appropriate social and community resources.
  9. Screens requests for prescribed non-contract medical nutritional’s and refers to the WIC RD.
  10. Screens for and initiates out-going communications to medical professionals; refers to the WIC RD.
  11. Plans, conducts and evaluates group and individual nutrition education classes.
  12. Participates in preparation and delivery of nutrition education materials/aids.
  13. In conjunction with Project Nutritionist; actively participates in the training of students and volunteers.
  14. Performs basic blood tests and takes height and weight measurements for women, infants and children as needed.
  15. Assesses income, categorical and residency eligibility and documents accordingly.
  16. Reads and follows all policies and procedures in the Wisconsin WIC Operations Manual and ROSIE User’s Guide.
  17. Completes all agency and State required trainings.
Qualifications:
  1. Must qualify as a “Certified Competent Authority” under the Wisconsin WIC Program requirements (Registered Dietetic Technician, bachelor’s degree in dietetics or food and nutrition or master’s degree in nutrition or public health nutrition).
  2. Ability to communicate effectively with individuals and groups.
  3. Ability to work effectively in Microsoft Office and other web based applications.
  4. Excellent oral, written and electronic communication skills.
  5. Ability to relate well to people from diverse ethnic and cultural backgrounds.
  6. One to two years experience in WIC or maternal and child nutrition preferred.
  7. Bilingual (Spanish/English) preferred.

 

Contact Information
No Phone Calls Please. Qualified applicants may send resume to Sue Raymond, Vice President of Human Resources, Sixteenth Street Community Health Centers, 1337 S. 16th St., Milwaukee, WI 53204 or fax to 414-672-0413. Sixteenth Street Community Health Centers is an equal employment opportunity employer.
Position No Longer Available
Job Summary
Start Date
Immediately
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Hours per Week
40
Work Hours (i.e. shift)
1st Shift
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
1 to 5 years
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