Part-time WIC Dietitian

Website Pottawattamie County WIC Program

Supplemental Food Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC)

Examples Of Essential Duties:
Functions as competent professional authority for determination of program eligibility and certification: following assessment of individual anthropometric, biochemical and dietary data.

As part of the certification process, conducts any or all of the following tests necessary for indicating nutritional risk:
1. Diet history
2. Measurement of length/height, weight, and hemoglobin.
3. Health history
Coordinates and assures nutrition education of all participants, both on an individual and group basis; monitors all materials used in the education program; ensures that all WIC participants receive nutrition education contacts required; completes all required documentation of education received into participant record; provides in-depth individual nutrition counseling for high risk participants.

Refers WIC participants to other community resources.

Attends and participates in IDPH meetings and other conferences which serve to enhance training and skills.

Assists with the overall functioning of the WIC clinic and performs other duties as needed.

Typical Qualifications:

Ability to work effectively with people and convey information in most effective manner.

Must be a dietitian licensed in the State of Iowa or able to obtain an Iowa dietetic license.

Recent graduates who have completed a bachelor’s degree in a CADE accredited program and supervised practice program or internship and is eligible to take the exam to become a Registered Dietitian can be hired but must successfully complete the registration exam by the end of their introductory period (180 days).

Needs to be available for clinics on Mondays and Thursdays from 9:30 AM to 6 PM.

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