WIC Community Nutritionist / Per Diem / Days / BWH Brookside Community Health Center
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Healthcare - Allied Health
7 Greenough Ave
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Summary of major responsibilities:
* Provides nutrition care to WIC participants, underthe supervision of the Senior Nutritionist including all aspects of: * Anthropometric andhematological data collection * Dietaryassessment, nutritional risk assessment and food package prescription * Nutrition andbreastfeeding counseling and education * Documentation anddata entry * Referrals toother health and social services * Follow up nutritioneducation * Developspatient education materials and resource files to contribute to effective,culturally appropriate nutrition care. * Serves as a professionalresource for health center staff and community agencies and provides them withnutrition information through individual consultation and in-service trainingsessions. * Participates in departmentperformance improvement/quality assurance activities. * Participates indepartment meetings, health center meetings, and appropriate WIC task forcecommittees. * Provides supervision andtraining for dietetic interns. * Completes monthlystatistics reports, monthly time study, and other required reports.
* Bachelor's degree in Nutrition * Ability to conduct nutrition appointments in Spanish * Prior WIC experience required * Ability to travel to several WIC sites in the Boston area * Familiarity with maternal and child nutrition * Strong teamwork skills