Adagio Health Inc.
  • Monaca, PA, USA
  • 16.35
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Medical, Dental, Vision, Company Sponsored Life/AD&D, LTD, STD, 403(b)


POSITION:                             WIC Nutritionist

REPORTS TO:                        WIC Supervisor

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Determines program participant eligibility consistent with regulations and policies.
  2. Documents nutritional risk status and prescribes food packages for program participants.
  3. Issues and secures supplemental food instruments.
  4. Implements county-level nutrition education plan, including mandated nutrition education contact.
  5. Prepares nutritional care plans for high risk participants, in coordination with RD.
  6. Provides staff training and orientation in accordance with WIC resource manual.
  7. Supports and participates in marketing activities being undertaken for the office/program.
  8. Provides high quality customer service and marketing interventions within the service area.
  9. Travels to contracted sites.
  10. Works in any Nutrition Services program as needed; see program specific job description.
  11. Performs other duties as assigned.
  12. Performs breastfeeding counseling when breastfeeding peer counselor is not available.
  13. Makes referrals to outside social services as needed.
  14. Assumes phone duties including scheduling, answering questions, making courtesy calls and re-directing other offices as needed.
  15. Follows up on participants/patients who have missed appointments, newly applied for benefits, and/or need education letters.
  16. Provides individualized nutrition education to program participants using state agency approved counseling techniques.
  17. Assembles equipment and information to take to satellite locations.
  18. Ensures nutrition education delivery is following AND standards, program guidance, and USDA guidelines.

Skills and Abilities:

  1. Ability to work well in a group.
  2. Ability to multitask.
  3. Attention to detail.
  4. Manage time effectively in a fast-paced environment.
  5. Strong interest and knowledge of nutrition and the dietary guidelines for Americans
  6. Ability to represent the agency in a professional and ethical manner.
  7. Strong counseling skills.
  8. Ability to work well with the public.
  9. Ability to respond to changing situations in a flexible manner to meet program goals.
  10. Willingness to participate in meetings and trainings in order to develop skills.
  11. Ability to lift up to 25 pounds.
  12. Interest in seeking outreach activities and community partners.
  13. Proficiency in Microsoft series.
  14. Must be able to problem solve and field questions appropriately. 

 MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

BS degree in nutrition/dietetics or public health including medical nutrition therapy I and II.  Excellent interpersonal skills and a desire for providing public health nutrition education.  Must maintain PA criminal background check, FBI clearances, and child abuse clearances.  Must have valid driver's license.  Travel required.

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