WIC/PED Nutritionist

    St. Joseph's Healthcare System
    703 Main Street, Paterson, NJ
    Full-time

    Job Description

    Overview

    St. Joseph's Healthcare System is recognized for the expertise and compassion of its highly skilled and responsive staff. The combined efforts of the organization's outstanding physicians, superb nurses, and dedicated clinical and professional staff have made us one of the most highly respected healthcare organizations in the state, the largest employer in Passaic County, and one of the nation's "100 Best Places to Work in Health Care".

    Job Overview

    Provides individual assessment and counseling on nutrition and health to WIC Participants. Provides food prescription and promote breastfeeding. Facilitates classes on specific nutrition topics to groups of participants. Makes appropriate referrals to other health and social service agencies. Documents in WIC ACCESS computer system

    Qualifications

    Work requires knowledge of theories, principles, and concepts normally acquired through completion of a Bachelor's degree in Nutritional Science or closely related field and one to two years of previous work related experience required. Satisfactory completion of didactic program Plan IV or plan V as stipulated by American Dietetic Association verification statement. Approval by NJ WIC Services. Work requires the ability to counsel and educate patients and their families, assign and follow up on the work of other employees, or perform other duties requiring a comparable level of communication skill.

    Posting ID: 552773228Posted: 2020-03-12