County Of Sonoma

Santa Rosa , CA
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Nutritionist - Bilingual

County Of Sonoma
Santa Rosa, CA Full-time
Posted on December 8, 2018

Nutritionist - Bilingual (Spanish/English) $4,944 - $6,010/Monthly

The Bilingual Nutritionist works as part of a team within the Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) program providing nutrition education and breastfeeding support to participants, with a strong focus on customer service. This position will:

  • Interview, evaluate, and assess clients for nutritional needs and WIC eligibility
  • Prescribe appropriate food packages and make any needed adjustments
  • Educate, counsel, and refer individuals and families in the WIC program on matters of nutrition and breastfeeding support
  • Communicate with community agencies, health care providers, media, and other Health Services staff regarding the WIC Program

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • Current registration as a Dietitian with the Commission on Dietetic Registration
  • Experience providing individual and group nutrition counseling, assessments, and evaluations
  • Substantial knowledge of nutritional needs for infants, children, and pregnant and breastfeeding women
  • Exceptional communication skills to effectively work with individuals from diverse, under-served populations