National WIC Association

WIC Nutrition Specialist

District Health Department # 10 (Mecosta, MI)

Duties: • Completes assessments of nutrition, growth, lab, and medical data determining WIC Program eligibility of infants, children, and women. • Provides client-centered nutrition and breastfeeding education and support. • Initiates referrals and engages clients in health and community services. • Performs height, weight, and basic lab tests. • Documents in Electronic Health Records. • Registered Dietitians: Provides counseling and develops plans of care. • Registered Nurses: Performs child oral screenings fluoride, varnish applications and maternal risk screenings.

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