National WIC Association

Registered Dietitian/Supervisor

STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA DHEC-PH-Region-Upstate (Cherokee County , SC)

OPENING DATE: 05/04/22 CLOSING DATE: 05/19/22 11:59 PM
JOB TITLE: Registered Dietitian/Supervisor CLASS CODE: KB50
Salary: See Position Description


LOCATION: Cherokee County, South Carolina
JOB TYPE: FTE - Full-Time
NORMAL WORK SCHEDULE: Monday - Friday (8:30 - 5:00)

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.




This is a Repost. Previous applicants do not need to reapply. 

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In support of our mission to improve the quality of life for South Carolinians by promoting the health of the public. SCDHEC of Cherokee County is hiring a Registered Dietitian Supervisor for the WIC program to work in Cherokee and Union County.

You’ll also enjoy regular hours, state benefits, a comprehensive vacation and state holiday package, and the legacy of empowering families for generations to come.

Supervision and Management in WIC/Nutrition for Cherokee and Union County.
Acts as a role model for DHEC’s Core Values. Maintain excellent communication and professionalism with superiors, peers, and subordinates. Responsible for supervision of 3-4 staff members, takes an active role in the hiring process and assuring thorough orientation of new staff. Monitors clinic flow and staff utilization. Work consistently with staff and peers to identify opportunities for continuous improvement. Hold regular staff meetings with team and individual staff members. Perform quality assurance activities, program audits, and implementation of corrective action plans, as required by WIC Program and agency policy. Assesses employee performance through direct and indirect observations and completes evaluation tools, per agency policy. Assures accurate and timely completion of staff PCAS, SCEIS, and travel reports. Maintain and monitor customer satisfaction as well as problem solving customer concerns. Conduct outreach activities.

Clinic Nutrition Services: High Risk Assessment, Certification, and Breastfeeding Promotion for Cherokee and Union County. Adhere to program requirements and agency standards for WIC Nutrition Service delivery and referrals. Assess and diagnose the nutritional status of high risk patients referred from WIC Programs. Develops, implement, and monitor nutrition interventions including counseling, follow-up, referral, and coordination of care with other health care providers. Provide and document care according to program policy and the Nutrition Care Process (NCP). Promote and support breastfeeding to pregnant and breastfeeding women. Counsel breastfeeding women on the management of low or high risk nutrition related medical conditions. Issue and monitor breast pumps and breastfeeding supplies. Assist with quality assurance processes for WIC program nutrition services, i.e., WIC certifications, nutrition education, and special formulas. Approve, document, distribute and track, List I, List II and metabolic formulas according to WIC Program and CSHCN policies and procedures. Provide consultation and technical assistance related to List II and metabolic formulas to the clinic staff and health care providers. Provide WIC certifications including health history, anthropometrics, immunization screening, hemoglobin or hematocrit testing, 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. Plan, conduct, and evaluate group nutrition education classes in accordance with WIC guidelines and agency policies. Other duties as assigned



State Minimum Requirements: Some positions require registration or eligibility for registration by the American Dietetics Association. A bachelor's degree in nutrition, dietetics or community nutrition and experience in a clinical, public health or institutional setting; or a bachelor's degree in any field, eligibility for registration by the American Dietetics Association and experience in a clinical, public health or institutional setting.


Institutions of Higher Learning must be recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.


Agency Additional Requirements: Registered dietitian (RD or RDN) with a master’s degree in nutrition, food and nutrition, community nutrition, dietetic, public health or related field and two (2) years of experience in clinical dietetics or as a nutritionist in a public health organization providing clinical services or a Registered Dietitian (RD or RDN) with a bachelor’s degree in nutrition, foods and nutrition, community nutrition, dietetic or related field and five (5) years of experience in clinical dietetics or as a nutritionist in a public health organization providing clinical services. Must have a current license to practice dietetics from the SC Panel of Dietetics or be eligible to apply for a license to Practice in South Carolina.


Applicants indicating college credit or degree(s) on the application may upload an unofficial copy of the transcript as an attachment to the application. Please note that the agency will require an official, certified copy of the transcript or diploma prior to hiring.








DRIVING RECORD: If this position requires the applicant to possess a valid driver’s license to operate a state vehicle or personal vehicle, any applicant being considered in the final stages of selection for the position will be required to provide a certified copy of a 10-year driving record.

EEO: SC DHEC is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employing agency. We are committed to a diverse workforce. SC DHEC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age (40 or older), disability or genetic information. 



All new employees who are healthcare providers will be required to provide documentation of immunity or be immunized against measles, mumps, rubella, pertussis, varicella, and Hepatitis B prior to beginning employment.


Public Health staff with job-specific risk of COVID-19 exposure who choose not to receive the COVID-19 vaccine or provide documentation of prior vaccination, or who are unable to be vaccinated due to medical contraindications or religious exemption, will be required to receive routine periodic COVID-19 testing by DHEC. Vaccinated employees will not be required to receive periodic testing but may elect to be tested to monitor their health status.

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