Joseph Addabbo Family Health Center, Inc

Position Title: WIC Nutritionist
Position Location:
6200 Beach Channel Drive
Arverne, ny 11692
United States

County: Queens

Contact Name: Carolina Manzueta
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 718-945-7150 ext 1317
Contact Fax: 718-945-2596

CHCANYS Member Info: Member - Organizational

Position Description:

RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

  1. Certification of WIC participants in accordance with USDA regulations and the New York State Plan, as well as with Local Agency Procedure.
  2. Provide individual and group nutrition education to WIC participants which includes basic and secondary contact mandated in WIC regulations.
  3. Assessment of nutritional status and nutritional needs of WIC participants.
  4. Assist to develop and/or update the Local Agency Nutrition Education and Outreach plan, annually.
  5. Identification of nutrition education needs of participants.
  6. Screen and identify High-Risk participants.  Provide individual counseling.  Documentation of a Nutrition care plan (according to SOAP) for all High-Risk participants in the WIC Program.
  7. Prescription of food packages according to the nutritional needs of participant.
  8. Submission and completion of certification forms to BDCR.
  9. Compile and develop educational materials to be utilized during nutrition consultations and/or group nutrition education classes.
  10. Keep abreast of new developments in the field of child and maternal health nutrition.  Utilize current knowledge in daily education of WIC participants.
  11. Keep abreast of current program policies and procedures.  (Federal, State, and Local Agency level.)
  12. Responsible for all record keeping associated with Nutrition Education.
  13. Follow-up on Nutrition Education goals.
  14. Conduct annual WIC participant survey.
  15. Conduct annual Nutrition Education Expenditure Report.
  16. Participate in outreach activities.

Summary of benefits:

  • Excellent Compensation
  • Pay-Time-Off- Sick, Vacation, Holidays, Personal accruals
  • Union Membership with medical/dental/ vision and a pension plan


Special Instructions:

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Bachelor’s Degree in Nutrition/Dietetics
  2. One year experience


Compensation Type: Hourly

Job Type: Nutritionist


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