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Job Title

WIC Dietitian

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Public Health


Open Door Health Services WIC
Muncie, Indiana 47305

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Job Description and Requirements

Open Door Health Services
Job Description

Title: Dietitian
Department: Operation â WIC Program
Reporting Relationship: Site Supervisor
Authority: Volunteers and Students
Classification: Non-Exempt/full time or part time

We have openings in Muncie, Anderson and Greenfield, Indiana

General Summary of Duties:
This position serves as a Competent Professional Authority (CPA), and is responsible for developing and providing the Nutrition Education Program as well as nutrition counseling.

Typical Physical Demands:
Requires sitting for long periods of time in an office environment. Some bending, stooping, lifting and stretching required. Requires ability to work under stressful conditions. Requires eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity sufficient to operate a computer keyboard, photocopier, telephone and other office equipment. Ability to hear normal voice ranges.

Typical Working Environment: Work performed primarily in a normal office environment, but will occasionally be off-site in various types of settings. Will involve working evenings and occasional weekends. May require contact with individuals with communicable diseases and other conditions in the clinic setting.

Privacy Category: Functions in the Medical Level. Those areas included in the Privacy Category are listed under Specific Duties/Responsibilities.

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
⢠Make home visits on special case by case basis.
⢠Provide individual nutritional counseling to participants
⢠Evaluate and procure nutrition education materials.
⢠Make referrals as needed.
⢠Able to perform duties of clinic assistant as needed.
⢠Participate in in-service education, and staff meetings, and provide nutrition information to staff.
⢠Attend conferences and meetings needed or required by the position and participates in committees as requested.
⢠Serve as nutrition spokesperson for the agency to the degree delegated by the supervisor.
⢠Perform all other duties as assigned.

Performance requirements (Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities):
⢠Knowledge of community resources and referral agencies.
⢠Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with clients, staff and the public at large.
⢠Skill of interviewing and communicating to elicit information and cooperation from clients.
⢠Knowledge of group dynamics.
⢠Ability to work with computer software programs, such as Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.
⢠Ability to interpret and communicate agency rules, regulations and procedures.
⢠Ability to adapt to changing environment.
⢠Ability to be flexible and prioritize work effectively.

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

Education: Registered Dietitian (R.D.) preferred
Registry-eligible required

Experience: Previous experience in a maternal and child health or public health setting preferred.

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Employment Type

Full Time


Jenny Treon
Apply on our website: www.opendoorhs.org
765-286-7000 Ext. 4023 [tel]

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[posted May 22, 2018]

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