National WIC Association

Senior Public Health Nutritionist

Florida Department of Health (Sanford, FL)

The incumbent of this position functions as the Senior Public Health Nutritionist in the Casselberry location of the DOH-Seminole WIC Program and reports to the Casselberry Senior Public Health Nutritionist Supervisor. Responsibilities include but are not limited to certifying eligible clients into the WIC Program, providing nutrition counseling and appropriate health related information to clients. Referrals to other programs which may include Breastfeeding, Florida Healthy Babies and any other social service agencies as needed. Evaluates the clinical and anthropometric data and dietary histories of women, infants and children who participate in the WIC Program. Reviews growth charts with client / caretaker, completes the medical and nutrition questions in FL-WiSE, assigns appropriate risk codes and food packages.  Follows state guidelines regarding approval of prescriptions for non-contract and exempt formulas.  Ensures that appropriate notes/alerts are placed and that high-risk follow-ups are scheduled and completed when required.  Client services are provided efficiently; Will coordinate and lead Annual Maternal Nutrition Course for nutrition staff.

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