Albemarle Regional Health Services - WIC
Elizabeth City, North Carolina 27909
Job Description and Requirements
This position will provide comprehensive and in-depth nutrition assessments and counseling to clients requiring therapeutic intervention that may include chronic or short-term medical conditions and disabilities of moderate to high-risk nature, along with case-consultation. This position will also apply nutritional theories and concepts, and depth of nutritional assessment and counseling. Services will be provided through the following ARHS programs: Diabetes, WIC, High Risk Maternal, and Healthy Communities.
Provide Nutrition Services to Diabetes clients and High Risk Maternal Patients and their families.
Develop and provide appropriate diabetes education materials based on program need.
Provide Nutrition Services to clients that are eligible for the WIC Program.
Work in all counties as assigned.
Assist with vendor monitoring and other administrative WIC duties as assigned.
Must attend WIC Basic Training.
Speak on nutrition and health issues through community group programs.
Conduct on-site community health screenings and health education.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Specialized knowledge and skill in comprehensive nutrition assessment and care planning, including problem diagnosis, counseling, and evaluation of clients from diverse backgrounds, ages, and with multiple and complex health and therapeutic nutritional needs.
Knowledge of human behavior and techniques for effecting behavior change with considerable skill in counseling.
Broad knowledge in health care ethics, documentation in the medical record, and quality assurance.
Knowledge in organization of community health and nutrition resources.
Sophisticated knowledge of current scientific information regarding nutrition, diet, and health and the ability to relate this information to clients, professionals, and the general public.
Skill in conducting a nutrition education or community needs assessment.
Fundamental knowledge of current principles and practices of public health, and program coordination.
Ability to interpret policy and protocols into operational procedures and work priorities.
Skill in organizing and coordinating the work of others.
Full range of skill in presenting ideas orally and in writing in a clear, concise manner.
Minimum Training and Experience:
Registered Dietitian with the Commission on Dietetics Registration; or Masters degree in Dietetics, Public Health Nutrition, or Nutrition; or graduation from a Commission on Accreditation for Dietetics Education-approved Didactic Program in Dietetics and two years nutrition experience; or Dietetic Technician, Registered with the Commission on Dietetics Registration with a Bachelors degree in any subject area from an accredited four-year college or university and two years nutrition experience; or a Bachelors of Science degree in Dietetics, Public Health Nutrition or Community Nutrition from an accredited four-year college or university and two years nutrition experience.
NOTE: All degrees shall be from an accredited institution.
Position Number 519-52-306
Salary: $42,588 - $55,751
PO Box 189
Elizabeth City, NC 27907
ARHS does REQUIRE NC State Application PD-107.
Incomplete applications will NOT be processed.
The application can be found at
Current employees of Albemarle Regional Health Services should contact your immediate supervisor first and then contact Personnel Office if they are interested in applying.
Albemarle Regional Health Services provides eligible employees with a competitive benefits package including paid health insurance, paid holidays, 401 (k), sick and vacation leave, and N.C. Local Government Retirement.
ALBEMARLE REGIONAL HEALTH SERVICES IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY
[posted Mar 3, 2017]
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