WIC Registered DIetician

Job Location

Covington, LA, USA

Pay

From $19 an hour

Type of Job

Full-time

Published Date

May 9, 2022, 5:00:00 AM

Job Description

Provide Dietitian services within the scope of Louisiana WIC Start program.

Minimum Requirements

-License to practice as a Dietitian in the State of Louisiana

-Be over 18 years of age

-Possess a valid Driver's license

-Prior experience with WIC preferred.

Core Competencies

-Ability to relate to the public, regardless of racial, ethic and economic status.

-Communicate effectively with the clinic staff, patients and families

-Knowledge of Patient Centered Medical Home and Team based approach to care.

-Knowledge and ability to monitor all aspects of quality assurance/improvement and to implement plans to further improve quality

-Knowledge and ability to assist in maintaining programs' compliance to applicable accreditation standards and implementing corrective action plans as necessary

Job Duties/Skills Required

-Assess, evaluate and provide counseling guidance for WIC participants specific to their conditions and nutritional needs.

-Provide and document a specific plan of care for the participant

-Provide appropriate follow up per WIC policy guidelines

-Provide basic nutrition education, breastfeeding guidance and education as needed.

-Weigh and measure height/length of women, infants and children as needed.

-Collect specimens for Hemoglobin testing

- Order and issue special exempt formulas as needed

Benefits

Blue Cross Blue Shield Health Insurance, Vision insurance, Dental insurance, Life insurance, Paid time off, 14 Paid Holidays per year for regular full time staff, Disability insurance, 401(k), 401(k) matching

About Start Corporation

Start Corporation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization founded in 1984. Our Mission is to promote opportunities, which enhance the self-sufficiency of people who are impaired in their abilities to live and function independently.