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WIC REGISTER DIETITIAN - Detroit, MI

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Company Name:Wayne County Government
Location:Detroit, MI
Employment Type:Full Time
Pay:$50000 - $58783 per year
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Description


DESCRIPTION OF MAJOR JOB DUTIES:

The Public Health Nutrition Consultant-WIC Registered Dietitian is primarily responsible for providing nutritional education, guidance, counseling, and oversight to all aspects of the Women, Infants and Children's (WIC) nutrition service program and ensuring implementation of policies as well as adheres to the standards and guidelines of the WIC Program.


Duties include:

  • Integrate clinical, biochemical, and dietary information to identify nutritional/health risks/needs of families to formulate a plan of long- and short-term care.
  • Manage information by documenting data gathered including the qualifications for the program, immunization assessments and the qualifying nutritional health risk, in accordance with policies and procedures.
  • Develop high-risk care plans for at risk clients and counsel, as needed to effect positive health outcomes including the documentation of all activities and follow up interventions in a timely manner.
  • Implement nutrition risk education by conducting individual and group education sessions.
  • Determine approval of food package and/or special formula request in accordance with policy and procedures.
  • Integrate software applications of MI-WIC, MCIR and WIC Direct to confirm use of benefits.

Duties include:

  • Integrate clinical, biochemical, and dietary information to identify nutritional/health risks/needs of families to formulate a plan of long- and short-term care.
  • Manage information by documenting data gathered including the qualifications for the program, immunization assessments and the qualifying nutritional health risk, in accordance with policies and procedures.
  • Develop high-risk care plans for at risk clients and counsel, as needed to effect positive health outcomes including the documentation of all activities and follow up interventions in a timely manner.
  • Implement nutrition risk education by conducting individual and group education sessions.
  • Determine approval of food package and/or special formula request in accordance with policy and procedures.
  • Integrate software applications of MI-WIC, MCIR and WIC Direct to confirm use of benefits.

At the time of application, eligible persons must have:

ELIGIBLE PERSONS

Bachelor's Degree

Registered Dietitian with the Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics

Must have a valid State of Michigan driver's license


Equal Employment Opportunity


Wayne County provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.


This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to: recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.


For information regarding the Department of Justice - EEO Utilization Report, please visit https://www.waynecounty.com/departments/phr/legal-postings.aspx.





Accommodations


If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact the Wayne County Department of Personnel/Human Resources at 313-224-5901 or via email at hrexam@waynecounty.com. Hearing or speech impaired persons using TDD's, or similar devices may contact the Michigan Relay Center, toll free at (800) 649-3777 or 711 to communicate directly with the Department of Personnel/Human Resources during regular working hours.


Wayne County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. For information regarding the Department of Justice - EEO Utilization Report, please visit https://www.waynecounty.com/departments/phr/legal-postings.aspx."





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