Josephine County Public Health is looking for a Registered Dietician to work with WIC participants.
OVERALL OBJECTIVES: To assist the staff of the Facility to appropriately assess and provide medical nutritional therapy for high risk women, infants and children through appropriate food and nutrition interventions in the WIC program.
SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITIES: The Consultant will provide weekly visits to the facility. Documentation of the review of each client seen, their nutritional status and care plan with any needed recommendations will be made in each medical record. During the time of consultative visits the dietitian will be available to teach classes to clients. The Consultant or designee will be available during normal hospital dietitian staffing hours to provide telephone consultation to staff related to clients. The consultant is also available to assist the WIC coordinator in quality assurance monitoring, staff training and outreach to local medical providers.
CORE COMPETENCIES: Provides individualized counseling for high risk WIC participants; requires counseling skills for high risk participants, knowledge of nutrition and diet therapy and individual high risk care plans. Accesses and utilizes resources for delivery of high risk services; requires knowledge of availability of nutritional and social services for high risk participants, community and state resources, therapeutic and advanced nutrition resources. Provides professional nutrition expertise; may require WIC staff training, nutrition education planning, nutrition policies and consultation with WIC staff.
QUALIFICATIONS: Must be a Registered Dietician with 2-4 years experience, preferably in the area of Public Health and/or WIC Nutrition. May be subject to a background investigation including criminal background investigation.
Submit Letter of Interest and Resume to Josephine County Human Resources, 500 NW 6th Street Dept 11, Grants Pass, OR 97526. EOE