WIC Dietitian

Posted Date: 5/12/22


HACAP

Hiawatha, Cedar Rapids, Marion, Anamosa, Monticello, Iowa

https://www.hacap.org/careers


Full Time


Requirements: 

  • Conduct, review, and document the results of the following tasks necessary for assessing nutritional risk: a) measurement of length/height and weight; b) hemoglobin/lead; c) health and nutrition questionnaire.

  • Provide health, nutrition and breastfeeding education for all participants.

  • Provide individual nutrition counseling and documentation, utilizing the Value Enhanced

  • Nutrition Assessment (VENA) approach for clients utilizing WIC services.

  • Serve as a staff person qualified to provide nutrition information to interested professionals, outside agencies, and individuals.

  • Provide nutrition services to the Maternal and Child Health programs as assigned.

  • Assist in tailoring the WIC program food package to best meet individual participants' dietary needs.

  • Assist in the responsibility for referral of WIC participants to other sources of social, nutrition or health care as needed, including accurate documentation and follow-up of referrals made.

  • Attend and participate in state nutrition meetings and other conferences that serve to enhance training and skills.

  • Assist WIC coordinator in the development of needed program evaluation tools and plans.

  • Function as a member of the agency chart audit team annually.

  • Work with community leaders and health professionals.

  • Provide breastfeeding education, support, and guidance to clients.

  • Provide accurate documentation follow-up of referrals made.

  • Assist the WIC Coordinator in the preparation of the WIC portion of the annual grant application.

  • Assist with missed appointment reports.

  • Responsible for special formula documentation and ordering of specialized formula.


Qualifications:

  • Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree in Dietetics/Nutrition. Must be a Registered Dietitian (RD) or a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN).

  • Must be a Licensed Dietitian (LD) in the state of Iowa or have the ability to obtain license by the Iowa Board of Dietetic Examiners within the first six months of employment.


Additional Information:

  • Wage is $26.38 hourly depending on education and experience

  • Schedule is Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm with two 10:00 am-6:30 pm shifts per month (start date is approximately July 1, 2022)


Contact info:

Phone: 319-393-7811 ext. 1014

Email: HResources@hacap.org

WIC Coordinator: Angela Munson amunson@hacap.org



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