WIC Nutritionist - Non-RD
Milwaukee, WI 
Share
Posted 15 days ago
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.
 
Responsibilities:
  • Determines WIC eligibility by identifying risk factors.
  • Assesses nutritional needs and provides nutrition counseling and follow up for eligible WIC clientele.
  • Develops individual care plans and provides anticipatory guidance for WIC clients.
  • Monitors client care follow up recommendations as written in the WIC participant Care Plan.
  • Modifies Care Plans according to changing client and family needs.
  • Completes documentation in the following ROSIE fields during certification appointments: Pregnancy, Breastfeeding, Health, Diet, Risk, Immunization, Benefits, Care Plan, Finish, Education and Comments.
  • Determines Food Instruments (FI) issuance interval, tailors FI benefits based on client needs, and prints FI.
  • Refers clients to appropriate social and community resources.
  • Provides individual nutrition education and diet counseling to high-risk clients.
  • Authorizes requests for prescribed non-contract special formulas.
  • Makes and approves medical referrals to qualified health professionals.
  • Plans, conducts, and evaluates group and individual nutrition education classes.
  • Participates in preparation and delivery of nutrition education materials.
  • In conjunction with Project Nutritionist; actively participates in the training of dietetic students.
  • Reads and follows all policies and procedures in the on-line Wisconsin WIC Operations and ROSIE User’s Guide.
Qualifications:
  • Registered Dietetic Technician: must maintain the DTR credential during the time of employment or Dietitian: registry-eligible and pass the ADA exam within six months of hire date and then maintain the RD credential during the time of employment.
  • One to two years’ experience, preferably in WIC or maternal and child nutrition.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with individuals and groups.
  • Excellent oral, written, and electronic communication skills.
  • Ability to relate well to people from diverse ethnic and cultural backgrounds.
  • Bilingual (Spanish/English) strongly preferred.

 

Contact Information
No Phone Calls Please. Qualified applicants may send resume to Sue Raymond, Vice President of Human Resources, Sixteenth Street Community Health Center, 1337 S. 16th St., Milwaukee, WI 53204 or fax to 414-672-0413. Sixteenth Street Community Health Centers is an equal employment opportunity employer.
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
Certification or Vocational
Required Experience
1+ years
Email this Job to Yourself or a Friend
Indicates required fields