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WIC Nutritionist (CPA) - Utica

posted Apr 13, 2017, 9:48 AM by CommunityActionPartnership MadisonCounty   [ updated Apr 28, 2017, 12:41 PM ]

WIC Nutritionist (CPA)

Community Action Partnership for Madison County

Utica, NY

 

We are hiring a WIC Nutritionist (CPA).  This is a full time position, eligible for benefits.  This position will be based in the Utica WIC office, with travel to other Tri-County WIC offices as needed. 

Duties:

Provide support to the Tri-County WIC initiative.  Conduct nutrition assessments and provide nutrition education in a consumer friendly, professional, and participant-centered manner with the ultimate goal to enhance the lives of those served. 

·        Collect information for the nutrition assessment process

·        Promote breastfeeding as the preferred infant feeding method

·        Complete issuance of food packages based off nutrition assessment

·        Conduct breastfeeding and nutrition assessments

·        Provide and document participant-centered nutrition education/counseling, in both individual and group appointments

·        Track participant progress, provide referrals and document outcomes

·        Provide guidance to Nutrition Assistant staff in collecting nutrition assessment data

Requirements:

·        Nutrition and Dietetics Technician, Registered (DTR/NDTR), Registered Nurse (RN) with a Bachelor’s degree or Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate health-related field with at least 6 hours in nutrition

·        Must possess strong oral and written communication skills

·        Must possess the ability to work independently and as a team member, the ability to keep information confidential, and the ability to establish healthy client/worker boundaries

·        Computer proficient, especially in Microsoft applications

·        Must have a valid driver’s license, safe driving history, and reliable vehicle

·        Required to complete Family Development Credentialing course within three years of hire, as available

 

Candidates must be able to pass an acceptable background check. Employment will be conditional pending the outcome of the check. If you are interested in being considered for this position, please submit your resume, cover letter and three professional references to: HR@capmadco.org.  CAP is an EOE/AAE.

 

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