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Job Title

WIC CPA, Nutritionist, Dietitan or RN

Job Category

Public Health


Open Door Health Services WIC
Muncie, Indiana 47305

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Job Description and Requirements

Open Door Health Services is a not-for-profit , Federally Qualified Health Center, providing comprehensive primary, urgent, and preventative healthcare services to individuals and families throughout East Central Indiana regardless of their health insurance status.

We are hiring a Competent Professional Authority for our Muncie WIC department. WIC is a special supplemental nutrition program for Women, Infants, and Children they provide supplemental foods, health care referrals, and nutrition education for low-income pregnant, breastfeeding, and non-breastfeeding postpartum women, and to infants and children up to the age five.

This position serves as a Competent Professional Authority (CPA), and is responsible for developing and providing the Nutritionist Education Program as well as nutrition counseling.

Specific Duties/Responsibilities:
- Complete the ADP application, certification procedure and documentation, including measurement of height, weight and hemoglobin.
- Evaluate clients' nutritional status through dietary assessments and consults and makes recommendations in relation to nutritional needs, family income cultural food patterns, home facilities, and modifications in diet.
- Create and tailor a food prescription using the ADP application that is appropriate to the participantâs needs.
- Issue and explain food benefits and explain the issuance period.
- Document assessments, evaluations, counseling, and referrals on the ADP application.
- Schedule appointments suing the ADP scheduler based on parameters and instructions from the supervisor.
- Provide educational programs for clients in the form of classes or demonstrations and maintains related plans, files and records.
- Provide all pregnant and breastfeeding women with nutrition education opportunities that promote and support breastfeeding.
- Maintains documents (forms/letters) recommended by State WIC
â¢Make home visits on special case by case basis.
â¢Provide individual nutritional counseling to participants
â¢Evaluate and procure nutrition education materials.
â¢Make referrals as needed.
â¢Able to perform duties of clinic assistant as needed.
â¢Participate in in-service education, and staff meetings, and provide nutrition information to staff.
â¢Attend conferences and meetings needed or required by the position and participates in committees as requested.
â¢Serve as nutrition spokesperson for the agency to the degree delegated by the supervisor.
â¢Perform all other duties as assigned.

Special Requirements:
â¢Possess understanding of individualâs socioeconomic status and lifestyle with respect for individual differences.
â¢Able to function as a member of a multidisciplinary team.
â¢Ability to prioritize work assignments and departmental responsibilities.

â¢Qualified Nutritionist
â¢Registered Dietitian or eligible.
â¢Bachelors or Master's Degree in Dietetics: Nutrition or Nutrition Sciences; Public Health Nutrition; Community Nutrition or Clinical Nutrition.
â¢Registered Nurse
â¢Bachelors in Family and Consumer Sciences (Home Economics)

Employment Type

Full Time


Jenny Treon
333 S. Madison St. Muncie, IN 47305

You can apply online on our website.
765-286-7000 Ext. 4023 [tel]

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[posted Feb 14, 2019]

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