Placer County Department of Health and Human Services is currently recruiting for the position of Nutritionist - I. The eligibility list from this recruitment will be used to fill current and future permanent and/or extra help vacancies within the Public Health Division. We are seeking a self-motivated and flexible individual with outstanding customer service skills to provided services for the Women, Infants, and Children Supplemental Nutrition Program.
The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) is a federal assistance program that provides supplemental foods, health care referrals, and nutrition education for low income pregnant, breastfeeding, and non-breastfeeding postpartum women, and to infants and children up to age five who are found to be at nutritional risk. Nutritionist - I provides counseling to high risk participants, communicates with health care providers on WIC participants behalf regarding access to health care and therapeutic formula requests, and is responsible for the development, implementation, and evaluation of nutrition education materials and class lesson plan.