National WIC Association

Lead WIC Nutritionist

Erie Family Health Centers (Chicago, IL)

Job Title: Lead WIC Nutritionist


Description:

Join us to become part of what we are building for our communities and patients!  Erie Family Health Centers is looking for a Lead WIC Nutritionist for our team! 

  • Serves as a member of a multidisciplinary primary care team for the Women, Infants and Children Program (WIC)
  • Collaborates with the WIC Nutritionist Coordinator by assisting in all programmatic activities and functions of the WIC program and team.
  • Assists the WIC Coordinator when providing clinical supervision and guidance to the WIC Team.
  • Monitors quality of the program and works collaboratively with other key members of management to implement program requirements.
  • Oversees WIC participants’ certifications and re-certifications, develops the monthly nutritional session’s calendar, and conducts individual or group nutritional educational sessions.
  • Follows the Department of Human Services Maternal and Child code requirements, United Stated Department of Agriculture, Family Case Management, and WIC annual plan.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor degree in Nutrition, Master’s Degree (MPH or MS) preferred or related field.
  • A minimum three years working with the target population (pregnant, infant and children) preferred.
  • RD (Registered Dietitian) eligible.
  • A minimum of two year experience working in a WIC clinic setting preferred.
  • Illinois driver’s license and automobile insurance required.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in both English and Spanish required (May be required to assist or communicate with non-English/Spanish only speaking patients and/or guests). 
  • The WIC Nutritionist is a mandated reporter to the Department of Children and Family Services.

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