National WIC Association

WIC Nutrition Specialist

District Health Department #10 (Kalkaska, 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 EHRs

    • Registered Dietitians: provides nutrition counseling and develops plans of care.

    • Registered Nurses: performs child oral screenings, fluoride varnish applications and maternal risk screenings.


    • Registered Nurse Licensed in the State of Michigan.

    • OR Registered Dietitian with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR).

    • OR Bachelor’s degree in dietetics, foods and nutrition or Home Economics (with nutrition emphasis).

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