Public Health Job Opportunities

Nutrition Educator, WIC Program

Central District Health Department is seeking a Nutrition Educator for their WIC Program.

Performs a variety of interdisciplinary assignments including, but not limited to: teach nutritional and other health education topics. Evaluate/assess health trends and risk factors of individual/family through data collection and analysis, tracking and reporting.  Determine food package of WIC participants; issue and explain the use of WIC vouchers to new clients; assist supervisor and coworkers as needed; keep informed of the latest nutritional science and stay current on the WIC program at various levels of government.  Works with specific population groups through health promotion and disease prevention activities; participates in assessing and evaluating health care services to ensure that people are informed of available programs and services; provides health education and care management to individuals and families who are members of vulnerable populations and high risk groups.

 

REQUIRED

Registered Dietitian or Registered Nurse OR Nutritionist with Bachelor’s or Master’s  degree in Nutritional Sciences, Community Nutrition, Clinical Nutrition, Dietetics, Public Health Nutrition or Home Economics/Consumer & Family sciences with an emphasis in nutrition from accredited college or university.

OR Baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university with a minimum of 15 hours of course work in human nutrition

OR Baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university with a minimum of 9 hours of course work in human nutrition and 2 years of work experience related to nutrition education.

 

View the full job description and application instructions online here. 

 

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