WIC is the Supplemental Food Program for Women, Infants and Children. The NCF WIC Program covers an 11-county area that includes 15 clinic sites. Due to the nature of the program, this position requires travel. Staff must maintain a driver’s license and a car in good working order with adequate insurance. Staff will be required to periodically provide proof of insurance and a driver’s license. Staff must also immediately report any citations for moving violations, as well as suspension of driver’s license. Must maintain a telephone and be available for schedule changes.
- Assesses nutrition status and counsels WIC clients to determine eligibility for the WIC program using information found in DOH manual 150-24, the WIC manual, and/or other state or local policy means.
- Assesses high and low risk clients and provides appropriate follow up and charts notes in sufficient detail for others to be able to provide continuity of care.
- Provides appropriate care and follow up for high-risk clients, writes care plans, and follows up as appropriate.
- Oversees support personnel to assure adherence to protocol as needed. Is responsible for smooth operation of assigned clinics.
- Travels to and from outlying clinics.
- Helps in the development and evaluation of nutrition education materials, outreach and classes.
- Attends and actively participates in staff meetings, seminars and educational opportunities.
Licensed as a Dietitian in accordance with Chapter 468, Florida Statutes.