United Health Centers of the San Joaquin Valley

WIC Degreed Nutritionist

Job Locations US-CA-Kerman
Posted Date 7 months ago(3/14/2023 4:44 PM)
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Under the general direction of the WIC Nutrition Assistant II/III, the WIC Degreed Nutritionist is responsible for: category screening, certification documentation, nutrition assessment, nutrition education, development of individual nutrition education plan (INEP), nutrition education established in nutrition care plan, specific nutrition education established in the high risk INEP by a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN)/Degreed Nutritionist (DN), and issuance of CA WIC Cards.  Also performs general clerical duties in support of WIC Program objectives.


Summary of Responsibilities:

Works closely with the WIC Nutrition Assistant II/III and other members of the WIC Site team to:

  • Greet the applicant/participant either in person or on the telephone.
  • Accept information required for certification or assessment
  • Maintain an electronic family/individual record through the WIC WISE Program
  • Interview applicants/participants and determine their certification or re-certification eligibility to include: category screening and certification documentation.
  • Conduct nutrition assessment and provide nutrition education.
  • Make referrals, issue CA WIC Cards, and schedule appointments.
  • Protect; promote; and support breastfeeding, regularly.





  • Bachelor’s with a Verification Statement received at completion of the Didactic in Dietetic (DPD) approved by Academy for Nutrition and Dietetics (AND) and/or Verification Statement received at completion of a dietetic internship program.
  • Master’s Degree and/or a Verification Statement received at completion of a dietetic internship program showing verification of eligibility to take the Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN) exam.
  • For the Degreed Nutritionist with the qualifications listed above, within 12 months of employment must be certified as a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN) through the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR).  Failure to complete the above will result in change of classification or termination, depending on Performance Evaluation and/or availability of another position.


  • Possess a valid driver’s license.
  • Possess a Verification Statement received at completion of a DPD Program. Or, possess both a Verification Statement received at completion of a DPD Program and a Verification Statement received at completion of a dietetic internship program.



  • Minimum 1 year of related work experience in interviewing, individual/group nutrition education,

      or consumer education, desirable.

  • Minimum 1 year of work experience in computer basics and data entry; and customer service

      work preferred.



  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) desired
  • Effective written and verbal communication when working with people with various cultural backgrounds while performing: Interviews, group, and one-to-one education sessions.
  • Able to quickly build and maintain rapport with participants and team members of differing backgrounds; team player
  • Customer-service oriented
  • Basic computer skills and able to learn and understand the WIC WISE Program
  • Positive professional insight
  • Flexibility and dependability
  • Demonstrates good problem-solving skills; sound judgment
  • Modern office practices and procedures including email
  • Attention to detail and excellent follow-through on work tasks
  • Able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously

The pay range for this non-exempt position starts at $24.90 an hour. Our salaries are dependent on knowledge, skills, and experience. 




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