Provides participant centered nutrition education and breastfeeding support to WIC program participants. Contributes in the effort to achieve the management and nutrition education objectives set for each fiscal year.
Assists all WIC Program staff in meeting assigned caseload
Meet program goals and objectives set for each fiscal year. (e.g. nutrition education, breastfeeding, immunization, Family Case Management integration, etc.)
Conducts nutrition assessments and provides participant centered nutrition counseling to WIC participants. Serves as a model of all staff of exemplary participant centered education. Formulates care plans and documents interventions using the SOAP format
Provides secondary nutrition education contacts; individual or group sessions, and/or food demonstrations
Promotes breastfeeding. Provides breastfeeding support and education; including pumps, referrals and incentives.6. Manages efficiently staff assignments and time (e.g. delegating and scheduling work assignments, coordinating vacations and absences).
Develops staff through training, meetings, continuing education etc.
Other responsibilities as necessary.
Graduate from an accredited college or university/bachelor’s degree with a major in foods and nutrition.
Submit resume and cover letter to include salary requirement.
About Near North Health Service Corporation
Near North Health Service Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Mission of Near North Health Service Corporation (NNHSC) is to provide access to high quality health care and to improve the health and well-being of the diverse populations and communities we serve. We are a culturally sensitive, patient centered community health center that empowers individuals through education and health prevention, regardless of one’s ability to pay.