Nutritionist – WIC Program (Full Time)

TITLE:  WIC Nutritionist

SPCC is seeking a full time (40 hours/week) Nutritionist in the WIC Program.  The program is based in Canandaigua and Newark, New York and serves Ontario, Wayne, Yates, Seneca and Eastern Monroe Counties.

ACCOUNTABILITY:  Reports to WIC Senior Nutritionist

 

POSITION SUMMARY: WIC Nutritionist performs health and nutrition assessments of WIC applicants.  Identifies and documents risk factors according to program requirements.  Provides nutrition and health counseling based on participant need.  Makes appropriate referrals to health and human service agencies.  Travel throughout five county area required.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree in Nutritional Sciences, Community Nutrition, Clinical Nutrition, Dietetics or Public Health Nutrition preferred.  Bachelor’s degree in Nursing or an appropriate health related field with at least six hours of approved nutrition coursework may be considered.  Strong assessment skills in health and general nutrition. Must demonstrate excellent customer service and interpersonal communication skills.  Understanding of cultural sensitivity and demonstrated ability to work with diverse people.  Must maintain a high degree of confidentiality at all times.  Applicant must be comfortable working in a fast paced clinic environment and be willing and able to work several evenings per month.  Selected candidate will be expected to continuously advance his/her professional knowledge and skills by attending relevant workshops and seminars.

 

SPCC is particularly interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the agency and therefore encourage people of color as well as those with a diverse range of languages, heritages, experiences and identities to apply. Applicant will complete Agency Confidentiality Agreement and must successfully complete a Background Check, and State Central Register Clearance.  Applicant must possess a valid NYS driver’s license with a good driving record and carry agency required levels of automobile liability insurance.

Starting salary: $21.00/hour

Resumes by June 12, 2020 to:

Tammy Lana, Office Manager

SPCC WIC Program

79 S Main Street

Canandaigua, NY 14424

tlana@spcc-roch.org

Fax: 585.394.9285