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Job Details

Nutritionist I

Category: Allied Health
Location:
CHA Somerville Hospital, Somerville, MA

Department: WIC
Job Type: Per Diem
Job Class: Non-Union
Work Days: varied depending on need
Hours/Week: 0
Date Posted: 08/19/2019
Requisition Number: hrq-88712

Job Details

  • Provides nutrition care to high-risk women, infants and children under the supervision of the senior nutritionist, including all aspects of: anthropometric and hematological data collection dietary assessment/nutritional risk assessment and food package prescriptions nutrition and breastfeeding counseling and education documentation and data entry referrals to other health and social services Follow-up nutrition education. Participates in planning, development and evaluation of Educational materials and group nutrition education sessions Participant counseling and education strategies Nutrition in-services and outreach activities. Nutrition policies. Provides nutrition care for low-risk applicants and participants as needed. Communicates with health care community on issues pertaining to participants' needs.

    The person in this position may be required to work at one or more site across various locations in the WIC catchment area and may need to work up to 7:30 pm and/or the weekend as needed. Performs other duties as needed.

    Qualifications:

    Prior WIC nutrition experience required. Bachelor's degree in public health nutrition, nutrition, foods and nutrition, or nutrition education OR Master's degree in public health nutrition, nutrition, food and nutrition. Registration with the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, or licensure with the Massachusetts Board of Registration of Dietitians and Nutritionists, desired. One year's experience in clinical or community nutrition, preferred. Demonstrated leadership and decision-making capabilities. Good communications skills. Sensitivity to the needs of the participant population. Available to work at multiple WIC sites and during program clinic hours as needed. Portuguese or Spanish speaker preferred.

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