National WIC Association

Health and Human Resources Program Manager 1 - BPH/ONS - Kanawha Co.

DHHR - BPH - OFFICE OF NUTRITIONAL SERVICES (Kanawha County, WV)

This position serves as the Nutrition Services Unit Coordinator supervising nutritionists responsible for WIC policy and procedures, breastfeeding education and promotion , monitoring and audits, Farmers market Nutrition Program and approved foods including a medical nutritional formulary. this position is responsible for development and consistent implementation of nutrition services  and breastfeeding.. Peer counseling in WIC clinics statewide by interpreting federal regulations, applying public health nutrition services standards and utilizing relevant food, nutrition and health science.  Ensure competency and technical skills of personnel determining nutritional risk,  prescribing supplemental foods, providing intervention and collaborating with healthcare professionals to implement public health nutrition service program. This Office of Nutrition Services (ONS) management team position must lead the training as well as development of print materials, online education, telehealth, and resources for certifications and eligibility, nutritional services breastfeeding promotion, and education, nutrition risk assessment, health screening, and coordination with the healthcare system for all ONS programs. Represent ONS in state, federal and national workgroups and committees including serving as the West Virginia representative for the Association of State Public health Nutritionists.  Position requires frequent in-state and out-of-state travel as well as a Master's degree in food/nutrition or related field, be Registered or eligible for registration with the American Dietetic Association, and have a Bachelor of Science or Arts degree from a 4 year accredited institution in nutritional sciences, community sciences with emphasis in nutrition. 

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