National WIC Association

Public Health Nutrition Consultant

Bureau of WIC Program Services (Tallahassee, FL)

The employee in this position provides highly technical public health consultation to county health department directors/administrators, physicians, other public health nutritionists, nurses and others regarding the provision of services through the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) throughout the state.  Provides quality assurance and quality improvement evaluation of the nutrition component of statewide WIC nutrition programs.  Coordinates the certification component of the WIC Program including development and/or interpretation of nutritional risk criteria, development of state policy and procedures, and development of forms and other related materials or resources.   Updates Nutrition Risk Reference Guide to reflect USDA approved nutrition risk criteria.  Assist in developing/reviewing modules, practice exercises and competency tests to train new WIC staff at the state and local level on the FL-WiSE/EBT system. 

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