National WIC Association

Nutritionist II - WIC Floor Lead - Richland, SC

State of South Carolina - DHEC-PH Region-Midlands - Richland (Richland County, SC)

STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA
DHEC-PH Region-Midlands
2000 Hampton Street
Columbia, SC 29204
 
 
INVITES APPLICATIONS FOR THE POSITION OF:
NUTRITIONIST II-WIC Floor Lead (Richland)

An Equal Opportunity Employer

 

THE LANGUAGE USED IN THIS DOCUMENT DOES NOT CREATE AN EMPLOYMENT CONTRACT BETWEEN THE EMPLOYEE AND THE AGENCY. THIS DOCUMENT DOES NOT CREATE ANY CONTRACTUAL RIGHTS OR ENTITLEMENTS. THE AGENCY RESERVES THE RIGHT TO REVISE THE CONTENT OF THIS DOCUMENT, IN WHOLE OR IN PART. NO PROMISES OR ASSURANCES, WHETHER WRITTEN OR ORAL, WHICH ARE CONTRARY TO OR INCONSISTENT WITH THE TERMS OF THIS PARAGRAPH CREATE ANY CONTRACT OF EMPLOYMENT.
OPENING DATE: 08/09/21 CLOSING DATE: 08/30/21 11:59 PM
 
JOB TITLE: NUTRITIONIST II-WIC Floor Lead (Richland) CLASS CODE: KB40
POSITION NUMBER: 61007396 SLOT NUMBER:
 
STATE SALARY RANGE:
   $28,215.00 - $52,203.00 Annually
AGENCY HIRING RANGE - MIN: $33,874.00
AGENCY HIRING RANGE - MAX: $35,411.00
 
LOCATION: Richland County, South Carolina
 
JOB TYPE: FTE - Full-Time
 
NORMAL WORK SCHEDULE: Monday - Friday (8:30 - 5:00)
 
RESIDENCY REQUIREMENT: No
RESIDENCY REQUIREMENT SPECIFICS (IF ANY):
 
AGENCY SPECIFIC APPLICATION PROCEDURES:

If you meet the requirements of the position and would like to be considered, you must submit a state application online. Please complete the state application to include all current and previous work history and education. A resume will not be accepted nor reviewed to determine if an applicant has met the qualifications for the position. The quality of the application presented (completeness and accuracy as well as grammar and spelling) will be considered prior to the offer of an interview. A criminal records check will be conducted prior to an offer of employment. Applications will be accepted until 11:59 p.m. on the stated closing date.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

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1. Provide WIC certifications including health history, anthropometrics, immunization screening, hemoglobin or hematocrit testing and controls as needed, evaluation of risk status, prescription of WIC food package, documentation, and high risk referrals following program standards and protocols. Provide and document individual nutrition education counseling and follow-up for participants with low risk medical conditions in the SC-WIC system. Provide consultation and technical assistance to other members of the multi-disciplinary health care team and community in areas related to normal nutrition, including health promotion and disease prevention. Participate as a member of the multi-disciplinary WIC team in clinic/class scheduling, caseload monitoring, and outreach. Assists NES III Supervisor with staffing/scheduling duties. Carries out assigning reports, lunch breaks, scheduling of clinics.  

2. Plan, conduct, and evaluate group nutrition education classes using the facilitated learning and the tele-nutrition process in accordance with WIC guidelines and agency policies. Document all nutrition education contacts in SC-WIC according to WIC policies and procedures. Follow established guidelines for customer services and cultural competency to include annual review of WIC Civil Rights and Customer Services.

3. Provide assistance to families with infants on contract and List I formulas including education, dispensing, and monitoring as assigned. Refer participants on List II and metabolic formulas to the Registered Dietitian according to WIC guidelines.

4. Provide breastfeeding promotion and support to pregnant and breastfeeding women. Screen and refer pregnant and breastfeeding women and infants to the Breastfeeding Coordinator according the Referral Guidelines. Issue and monitor breast pumps and breastfeeding supplies. Maintains CLC certification and breastfeeding knowledge and skills through continuing education and CLC recertification. Competently performs CLC assigned duties as demonstrated by audits

5. Other duties as assigned.

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