WIC Nutrition Specialist- Full or Part-time

Website District Health Department #10

Seeking a part or full-time organized, detailed oriented, pragmatic, and collaborative nutrition specialist to join the WIC team based in our Crawford or Kalkaska County Office.

Why work here?

As local public health, we protect and promote the highest level of health possible for the communities we serve.  Our positive work culture is strengthened by our commitment to making all employees feel valued and respected.

Our values:

·       Customer Service

·       Communication

·       Responsibility and Accountability

·       Positive Attitude

·       Integrity

General Responsibilities

·       Completes assessments of nutrition, growth, lab, and medical data determining WIC Program eligibility of infants, children, and women.

·       Provides client-centered nutrition and breastfeeding education and support.

·       Initiates referrals and engages clients in health and community services.

·       Performs height, weight, and basic lab tests.

·       Documents in Electronic Health Records.

·       Registered Dietitians:  Provides nutrition counseling and develops plans of care.

·       Registered Nurses:  Performs child oral screenings, fluoride varnish applications and maternal risk screenings.

Minimum Requirements

·       Registered Nurse Licensed in the State of Michigan.

·       OR Registered Dietitian with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR).

·       OR Bachelor’s degree in dietetics, foods and nutrition or Home Economics (with nutrition emphasis)

What we offer:

·       Family-first company culture

·       13 Paid Holidays

·       Paid Days Off (PDO)

·       3 Personal Days

·       Competitive Insurance – 3 options to choose from

·       Dental and Vision

·       MERS Retirement Plan

·       Professional Development opportunities

·       Employer Paid Short/Long Term Disability and Life Insurance

·       Weeks 5-12 50% paid Maternity/Paternity leave

To apply for this job please visit www.dhd10.org.