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NUTRITION EDUCATOR - 64005802

Responsibilities Include

Include

  • Responsible for implementing the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) at several clinic sites throughout the county as directed by the Sr. Public Health Nutritionist Supervisor.
  • Responsible for the secure collection and/ or access to records containing social security numbers.
  • Will assess anthropometric and dietary data to determine client s eligibility for the WIC program in accordance with policies of the State WIC program and regulations stated in DHM-150-24.
  • Maintains records to substantiate risk.
  • Conducts client nutrition goal setting and provides nutrition counseling to WIC participants.
  • Documents services in WIC system (FL WISE) and in the WIC administrative file using SOAP charting method.
  • Discusses client s progress with other professionals.
  • Provides referrals to other health care and social service programs.
  • Coordinates services with other CHD programs, including immunizations, primary care, Healthy Start, etc.
  • Evaluates WIC children immunization records and performs voter s registration activities as needed.
  • Develops, monitors, evaluates and revises nutrition care plans for individual clients at nutritional risk.
  • Monitors and follows protocols for nutrition assessment and follows up for high risk WIC participants.
  • Refers nutrition counseling (first or second contact) for medically high risk to licensed nutritionist.
  • Completes monthly reports as needed.
  • Participates in breastfeeding promotion (via one-on-one education or outreach) and participates in WIC outreach events, as needed.
  • Completes all required forms and reports such as Employee Activity Reports, attendance and leave records, travel expenses, etc. by the required deadlines.
  • Participates in the preparation and selection of information materials, including secondary nutrition education resources, for use in the WIC nutrition program and for various community groups.
  • Participates periodically in WIC and other health surveys as required.
  • Provides technical assistance on program policies and current nutrition information to CHD staff.
  • Attends required CHD meetings.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned and within the realm of the Classification Specifications of a Nutrition Educator.

All applications must be completed online through People First. No faxed or mailed applications will be accepted by the agency.

NOTE: Your response to qualifying questions for this position must be verifiable by documentation provided through the electronic application process.



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