Lead Dietitian, Nutrition Services (WIC) 14560
Lake County Health Department & Community Health Center
Highland Park, Illinois 60035
Job Description and Requirements
Location:1840 Green Bay Road, Highland Park, IL / 2400 Belvidere Road, Waukegan, IL
Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday (8:00 am - 4:30 pm); Thursday (10:30 am - 7:00 pm)
Summary: Under the supervision of Nutrition Services Assistant Coordinator, supervises WIC staff and services at assigned clinic site. Assists staff in the provision of direct nutrition services for WIC/Primary Care clients in accordance with program and agency requirements. Work involves direct client contact and is performed in accordance with state and local agency policies and procedures.
--Provides certification, nutrition counseling, medical nutrition therapy (including Gestational Diabetes assessment and counseling); breastfeeding support and appropriate referral for WIC/Primary Care clients according to established criteria.
--Develops and presents nutrition education programs and other training for clients, staff, and the community.
--Assists in the development, standardization and revision of appropriate client education outreach handouts and referral resources.
--Assists in integration of WIC services with other Community Health Center and Health Department Programs.
Ã¢Â¢Requires a BachelorÃ¢s Degree in Nutrition related field.
Ã¢Â¢Minimum of two years clinical/community experience (one year if MasterÃ¢s Degree).
Ã¢Â¢Requires current Illinois licensure as a Licensed Dietitian or Illinois licensure by reciprocity within six months of initial date of employment.
Ã¢Â¢Requires current Registered Dietitian/Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RD/RDN) credentialing by the Commission on Dietetic Registration of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.
Ã¢Â¢Ability to work on evenings, weekends, holidays and overtime if necessary.
Position Type Full-Time/Regular
Salary 49,500.00 - USD
Please submit cover letter, resume and complete application online at (copy & paste link into browser): https://lakecountyil.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.jobinfo&jobid=216600&company_id=15924&version=1&source=ONLINE&JobOwner=992443&startflag=1
[posted Aug 15, 2017]
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