United Health Centers of the San Joaquin Valley

  • WIC Registered Dietitian

    Job Locations US-CA-Riverdale | US-CA-Huron | US-CA-Coalinga | US-CA-Fresno
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(10/2/2018 10:20 AM)
    Job ID
    2018-1200
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    WIC
  • Overview

    Under the direction of the WIC Nutrition Assistant (WNA) II/III, the Registered Dietitian is responsible for conducting income, residence, and category screening; documenting WIC eligibility/certification information; providing participant orientation, conducting nutrition assessments; providing appropriate nutrition individual/group education sessions; developing the individual nutrition education plan (INEP); and prescribing and issuing food instruments.

    Responsibilities

    Works closely with the WNA II/III and other members of the WIC site team to:

    • Provide referrals to health care and/or social services
    • Provide participant orientation
    • Prescribe and issue food instruments
    • Scheduling WIC eligible/participants’ appointments
    • Answer telephone calls
    • Conduct income, residence, and category screening
    • Document certification
    • Conduct nutrition assessment
    • Provide nutrition education
    • Develop the INEP
    • Assist in planning of nutrition education topics and outlines for classes.

    Qualifications

    QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

     

    EDUCATION

    • Minimum educational requirement of completion of an internship accredited by Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics (AND); and certified as a Registered Dietitian (RD) or Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN) through the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR).

    LICENSE/CERTIFICATION

    • Possess a valid Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) Card
    • Possess a valid CA driver’s license.


    PRIOR EXPERIENCE

    • Minimum 1 year of experience in providing education/counseling/training, in a healthcare or community setting.

     

    *Travel is required. This position will be located at: Riverdale, Huron, Coalinga, and Fresno (Marks Site).

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