Registered Dietitian – United Health Centers – Kerman, CA

We are recruiting for Registered Dietitians to join our WIC program in one of our state of the art health centers in Kerman/Mendota.

Under the direction of the WIC Nutrition Assistant (WNA) II/III, the Registered Dietitian is responsible for conducting income, residence, and category screening; documenting WIC eligibility/certification information; providing participant orientation, conducting nutrition assessments; providing appropriate nutrition individual/group education sessions; developing the individual nutrition education plan (INEP); and prescribing and issuing food instruments.

Responsibilities

  • Works closely with the WNA II/III and other members of the WIC site team to:
  • Provide referrals to health care and/or social services
  • Provide participant orientation
  • Prescribe and issue food instruments
  • Scheduling WIC eligible/participants’ appointments
  • Answer telephone calls
  • Conduct income, residence, and category screening
  • Document certification
  • Conduct nutrition assessment
  • Provide nutrition education
  • Develop the INEP
  • Assist in planning of nutrition education topics and outlines for classes.

Qualifications

EDUCATION

  • Minimum educational requirement of completion of an internship accredited by Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics (AND); and certified as a Registered Dietitian (RD) or Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN) through the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR).

LICENSE/CERTIFICATION:

  • Possess a valid Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) Card
  • Possess a valid CA driver’s license.

PRIOR EXPERIENCE:

  • Minimum 1 year of experience in providing education/counseling/training, in a healthcare or community setting.

SKILLS

  • Bi-lingual, English/Spanish desired
  • Able to quickly build and maintain rapport with WIC participants and WIC staff of differing backgrounds; team player
  • Knowledge and understanding of and sensitivity to area minority groups and their socio economic backgrounds and cultures.
  • Customer-service oriented and basic computer skills
  • Effectively interview and conduct group education and one-to-one education
  • Able to regularly make appropriate decisions
  • Able to provide effective assistance to paraprofessional staff
  • Able to effectively organize work, with limited supervision
  • Familiar with adult learning and general training techniques
  • Positive professional insight
  • Flexibility and dependability
  • Demonstrated good problem-solving skills; sound judgment
  • Modern office practices and procedures including email
  • Attention to detail and excellent follow-through on work tasks
  • Able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously

**Travel may be required for this position.

Job Type: Full-time

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekend availability

Application Question(s):

  • Have you completed an internship accredited by Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics (AND); and certified as a Registered Dietitian (RD) or Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN) through the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR)?
  • What is your desired salary?

Work Location: One location

Source: Indeed.com
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