Under general supervision of the WIC Director, performs professional nutritionist duties involving preparation, implementation, and evaluation of the Women, Infants, and Children program in Weber County. Will perform the following duties specifically: Certify clients- interview and ascertain nutritional needs and medical risks of individual clients;counsel on nutrition to clients, give referrals. Teach staff and clients- know nutritional criteria and information, know WIC policies. Follow high risk clients- tailor food packages to specific needs of individual clients; tailor formula needs of individual clients. Helps prepare annual WIC nutrition education plan; implements and evaluates plan, including class outlines; participates in quality assurance and audits and refers clients to other nutrition community agencies that can provide help.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS- Graduation from a college or university with a Bachelor’s Degree in dietetics or nutrition, AND one year of dietetics experience in the form of an internship required for membership in the American Dietetic Association and one year of experience on a hospital or community health setting, OR any equivalent combination of education and experience.
SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS- Must be a registered dietitian. Must be licensed with the State of Utah