National WIC Association

Bilingual Program Nutritionist

City of Plainfield WIC Program (Plainfield, NJ)

  • Collects organizes and interprets nutrition assessment and socioeconomic data on individual clients 
  • Develops patient care plans based on an assessment of nutritional needs and available sources of nutrients 
  • Counsels patients/families for health promotion and therapeutic diets in clinical and community programs 
  • Refers clients/patients/families to other nutrition/health or social services agencies and maintains communication to ensure coordination and consistency of service 
  • Participates in field experiences for students in public health nutrition and other public health disciplines 
  • Write and adapts nutrition education care plans to the educational level and specific cultural customs of participants. 
  • Teach classes on basic nutrition. 
  • Develop nutrition program aids and bulletin board messages 
  • Note nutritional risks which make participants eligible for participation in the WIC Program 

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