National WIC Association

Senior Nutritionist

Jamaica Plain/Brighton WIC Program (Boston, MA)



  • Provides individual and group nutrition and lactation counseling for WIC clients including nutritional assessment, development of care plans, nutrition education, and follow-up.
  • Responsible for the training and clinical supervision of the WIC Community Nutritionists.
  • Assists the WIC/Nutrition Director in the development of protocols for nutrition care, based on State WIC guidelines and recommendations.
  • Trains, clinically supervises and evaluates WIC Nutrition Assistants and Dietetic Interns.
  • Provides some clinical coverage, for WIC nutrition staff when they are out sick or on vacation.
  • Develops educational materials for individual and group use.
  • Supervises the nutrition component of the Farmers Market Coupon distribution.
  • Serves as a resource for health center staff and community agencies; acts as a liaison between State agency and the local program on nutritional issues.  Provides WIC nutrition outreach visits with the Community Coordinator.
  • Participates in select Health Center and State Agency committees; attends appropriate Health Center meetings, State agency meetings and continuing education programs.  Helps plan and participates in WIC/Nutrition Department meetings.
  • Participates in Quality Assurance program for WIC services, including monitoring Hemacue protocols.
  • Provides nutrition education to Brookside patients on a limited basis.

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