Provide individual nutrition education, counseling and health care referrals for WIC (Women, Infants and Children) participants. Serves as a competent professional authority and determines eligibility based on identified risk factors.
Provides individual nutrition and diet counseling to medically high risk, and other, clients.
Assesses nutritional needs using an anthropometric nutrition care plan as the basis for counseling.
Monitors client care through follow-up recommendations as written in the care plan.
Modifies the care plan to meet changing client and family needs.
Maintains accurate documentation of client care records.
Refers clients to appropriate community resources (i.e., health care, social and human services, food assistance and nutritional education).
Determines WIC eligibility by identifying risk factors and priority.
Responsible for vendor education, contracts, monitoring and problem resolution when contacted.
Maintains professional identity by reviewing current research and participating in councils, work groups, professional meetings and other activities.
M-F 8:00-4:302nd Saturday of each month 8:00-12:00
Licenses & Certifications
Dietitian (RD) registration with the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, and
Dietitian certification issued by the state in which the team member practices.
Bachelor’s Degree (or equivalent knowledge) in Dietetics.
Required Functional Experience
No experience required
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Effective oral and written communication skills.Ability to relate well with people from diverse ethnic and cultural backgrounds.