National WIC Association

Health Professional

Highland County Community Action Organization, Inc. (Hillsboro, OH)

Highland County Community Action Organization Inc. has a full time position available for a Health Professional (Dietician/Diet Tech/ Registered Nurse). This position will have the opportunity to assist with a variety of grant funded programs that are housed in Family Health Services. The Health Professional will be required to be familiar with the everyday operation of the Women, Infant, Children (WIC) Nutrition program. Responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to, certifying eligible participants for WIC including developing individual care plans, charting, nutrition assessments, teaching nutrition/breastfeeding classes, and home visiting. Perform blood and urine sample collections, injections, and assist health providers with needed procedures. The Health Professional will provide HIV prevention education, counseling, and testing as well as pregnancy testing, all option pregnancy counseling, individual education and appropriate referrals.  The Health professional may also be trained to facilitate smoking cessations and provide safe sleep education and provide other duties as assigned.This position may work at multiple sites. Applicant must be a Registered Dietitian, Diet Technician, or Registered Nurse with current license, excellent administrative, and communication. Computer experience is necessary. Experience in the area of Maternal and Child Health and/or Women’s Health would be a plus. 

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