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Job Title

Nutritionist - Bilingual (Spanish/English)

Job Category

Public Health


County of Sonoma
Santa Rosa, California 95403

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Job Description and Requirements

The County of Sonoma Department of Health Services seeks an experienced Bilingual (Spanish/English) Nutritionist to join their team.

Starting salary up to $72,130/Year
Plus, a cash allowance of approximately $600/Month
and a bilingual premium of $0.90/hour*

The Bilingual Nutritionist works as part of a team within the Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) program providing nutrition education and breastfeeding support to participants, with a strong focus on customer service. This position will:
-Interview, evaluate, and assess clients for nutritional needs and WIC eligibility
-Prescribe appropriate food packages and make any needed adjustments
-Educate, counsel, and refer individuals and families in the WIC program on matters of nutrition and breastfeeding support
-Communicate with community agencies, health care providers, media, and other Health Services staff regarding the WIC Program

The ideal candidate will possess:
-Current registration as a Dietitian with the Commission on Dietetic Registration
-Experience providing individual and group nutrition counseling, assessments, and evaluations
-Substantial knowledge of nutritional needs for infants, children, and pregnant and breastfeeding women
-Exceptional communication skills to effectively work with individuals from diverse, under-served populations

PLEASE NOTE: This position requires current registration as a Dietitian with the Commission on Dietetic Registration, or eligibility for registration. An individual hired into this position must obtain registration with the Commission on Dietetic Registration within the six month probationary period. For more information on eligibility requirements, please visit The Commission on Dietetic Registration website.

What Makes Sonoma County a Great Choice

Working at the County of Sonoma offers expansive opportunities for growth and development, the ability to be a part of a challenging and rewarding work environment, and the satisfaction of knowing you're working to better our communities. Employees can also look forward to excellent benefits* including:
-An Annual Staff Development/Wellness Benefit Allowance of $850
-Competitive vacation and sick leave accruals, 12 paid holidays, and an additional 8 floating holiday hours per year
-County paid premium contribution to several health plan options
-County contribution to a Health Reimbursement Arrangement to help fund post-retirement employee health insurance/benefits
-May be eligible for up to 8 weeks (320 hours) of Paid Parental Leave after 12 months of County employment
-Retirement fully integrated with Social Security
-Eligibility for a salary increase after 1,040 hours (6 months when working full-time) for good work performance; eligibility for a salary increase for good performance every year thereafter, until reaching the top of the salary range

*Salary is negotiable within the established range. Benefits described herein do not represent a contract and may be changed without notice.

For more information, minimum qualifications & to apply online, visit www.yourpath2sonomacounty.org or call 707-565-2331. EOE Apply Now

Employment Type

Full Time


Eric Payne

707-565-2960 [tel]

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[posted Dec 4, 2018]

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