• WIC Nutritionist

    Job Locations US-NJ-Middlesex County | US
    Posted Date 3 months ago(8/2/2018 2:45 PM)
    ID
    2018-3906
    # of Openings
    1
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Category
    Nutritionists
  • Overview

    VNA Health Group is a premiere Medicare/Medicaid-certified provider of home health, hospice, and community-based services. We’ve been serving families and individuals with the most advanced, comprehensive clinical home care in NJ since 1912.

     

    We are currently looking for a WIC Nutritionist to join our team. This position would be responsible for providing nutrition assessment and counseling to ensure WIC Program services are provided to eligible participants.

    Responsibilities

    1. Supports organization’s mission by striving for excellence in all aspects of their job with a focus on positive interpersonal relationship with co-workers
    2. Delivers a high level of customer service to assure positive patient experience
    3. Completes comprehensive nutrition health assessment to determine WIC Program eligibility
    4. Assesses needs of WIC participants for special formula
    5. Provides nutrition education in appropriate format
    6. Develops and maintains network of social services, food and community resources
    7. Assesses daily clinic low and makes adjustments as necessary
    8. Adheres to agency infection control and safety policies
    9. Adheres to the organization’s policy in regards to absenteeism and appearance
    10. Omission of specific duties does not exclude them from this position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment for this position

    Qualifications

    1. BS in Dietetics, Food and Nutrition from accredited Plan IV, V or Didactic Program of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics OR Registered Dietitian with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR)
    2. Approval from NJ State WIC Office required
    3. Experience with culturally diverse population
    4. Strong communication, customer service and interpersonal skills
    5. Computer experience preferred
    6. Valid drivers license 

    Working Conditions/Physical Demand: Busy clinic environment at various locations in the community; ability to carry/lift 40 lbs; requires setting up tables and chairs; requires transporting supplies and equipment to WIC clinics; responsible for laptop and related equipment

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