National WIC Association

WIC Senior Nutritionist / 40 Hours / Brookside Community Health Center

Brigham & Women's Hospital(BWH) (Boston, MA)

WIC Senior Nutritionist / 40 Hours / Brookside Community Health Center - (3193713)

 

 

Brookside is a licensed Health Center of Brigham and Women's Hospital, consistently ranked one of the top 10 hospitals in the nation and part of Mass General Brigham.  Brookside provides multi-disciplinary, comprehensive care with services in a range of areas including Adult and Pediatric Primary Care, OB/GYN, Family Planning, Dental/Oral Surgery, Nutrition/WIC, and Behavioral Health.  Our benefits package is very competitive and includes excellent health, dental and vision insurance, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, short-term disability, a wellness program and much more. 

Brookside is currently hiring for a WIC Senior Nutritionist to join our WIC-Nutrition department.  The WIC Senior Nutritionist is responsible for the clinical component of the WIC Nutrition Program, under the supervision of the WIC/Nutrition Director.  This role is a mix of direct nutrition counseling and administrative tasks.  The position is based onsite with flexibility for 1-2 days remote work.  Come join our diverse team in this rewarding role!  

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provides nutrition and lactation counseling in English and Spanish for WIC clients including nutrition assessment, development of care plans, nutrition education, and follow-up.  Appointments are conducted in-person or virtually. 
  • Responsible for the training and clinical supervision of the WIC Community Nutritionists.
  • Trains, clinically supervises, and evaluates WIC Nutrition Assistants, Dietetic Interns and Student Volunteers.
  • Assists the WIC/Nutrition Director in the development of protocols for nutrition care, based on State WIC guidelines and recommendations.
  • Utilizes programs/applications like Microsoft Excel, Outlook, Zoom, Microsoft Teams, Google Voice, Doximity, etc to support participant services.  Supports staff in accessing and using these programs.
  • Provides some coverage for WIC nutrition staff when they are out sick or on vacation.
  • 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. 
  • Conducts WIC nutrition outreach visits and presentations 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 PDSA projects and monitoring Hemocue protocols.
  • Develops nutrition education materials as needed.
  • Supports health center nutrition services’ activities like National Nutrition Month promotion.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Qualifications:

  1. Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Nutrition.  LDN or RD preferred, but not required.
  2. Two years of experience in community nutrition and prior WIC experience strongly preferred.
  3. Ability to provide nutrition counseling in Spanish
  4. Availability to work at multiple WIC sites, including occasional weekend and evening hours, as needed. 
  5. Strong leadership, teamwork, communication, and technology skills.

Apply online at: https://www.brighamandwomens.org/about-bwh/careers

Or you may submit cover letter and resume to: Irene Terenzoni at: iterenzoni@bwh.harvard.edu

 

 EEO Statement 

MGB is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability

 

Primary Location

 MA-Jamaica Plain-BWH Jamaica Plain Brookside Community Health Center

Work Locations

 

BWH Jamaica Plain Brookside Community Health Center 

3297 Washington St 

 Jamiaca Plain 02130

Job

 Dietitians

Organization

 Brigham & Women's Hospital(BWH)

Schedule

 Full-time

Standard Hours 40

Shift

 Day Job

Employee Status

 Regular

Recruiting Department BWH Brookside

Job Posting

 Apr 4, 2022

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