National WIC Association

Seasonal Part-Time WIC Dietitian

Lorain County Public Health (Elyria, OH)

FUNCTION

Under the supervision of the WIC Director or Health Commissioner, assists with certification/recertification of the WIC participants; provides them with nutrition education either individually or in group sessions; performs other related duties as required.

JOB DUTIES

  1. Assists with certification/recertification of WIC participants; prescribes appropriate food packages.
  2. Provides nutrition counseling to WIC participants individually and/or in group sessions regarding normal nutritional needs including breastfeeding; establishes individual nutrition goals; completes necessary documentation in the medical record.
  3. Compiles statistics and data needed to complete monthly reports and other reports required by the Ohio WIC Program; provides ideas and contributes to the execution of the WIC Program Nutrition Education Plan.
  4. When necessary, assists Health Aide in obtaining medical data (heights, weights, and hematocrits) needed for certification/recertification.
  5. Helps develop nutrition education materials, newsletters, outreach information, etc.
  6. Sets up and operates visual aids; does food demonstrations; etc. as assigned.
  7. Reports upon directive in an emergency.

More Information: www.loraincountyhealth.com/employment