National WIC Association

Senior Public Health Nutritionist

Florida Department of Health (JACKSONVILLE, FL)

Gather and assess anthropometric, hematological and nutrition data. Provide comprehensive nutrition and breastfeeding assessment for low-risk, high-risk, and medical high-risk WIC clients. Provide nutrition counseling with SMART goal setting and follow up with clients at future appointments. Document all counseling using the SOAP format in the FL-WISE system appropriately in accordance with department policy. Provide client-centered nutrition and breastfeeding education in individual and/or group settings to promote good eating habits, physical development and good health as needed. Conduct Medical Nutrition Therapy (MNT) to clients as prescribed by the medical care provider. Communicate with the interdisciplinary team to ensure continuity of care. Coordinate other services for clients and make referrals to appropriate agencies as needed.

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