Nutritionist
Johns Hopkins University - Baltimore, MD

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The Nutritionist will oversee and develop strategies for provision of high-risk counseling and breastfeeding education and support in the WIC setting. Primary responsibilities: • Develop care plans and provide services to high-risk clients at eight WIC sites. • Implement and oversee nutrition education special projects for agency. • Assist senior analyst with the Nutrition In Pregnancy data analysis and manuscript preparation for the CookShop Longitudinal Evaluation. • Conduct data collection, data analysis, and reporting for scientific presentations and manuscripts. • Correspond with physicians, state nutritionists, social workers and other health care providers in order to develop the appropriate care plan for high risk clients. • Provide bilingual nutrition education and high risk counseling to Hispanic clients. • Assist with the development and implementation of the program's nutrition services plan. • Attend monthly agency meetings and quarterly state nutritionists and breastfeeding coordinators meetings. • Oversees and implements local agency's special projects. • Communicate on a continuing basis with Maryland State Breastfeeding Coordinator and Maryland State WIC Nutritionists.

Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in the field of Nutrition or other related food sciences. Two years of related experience. • Must be a Registered Dietitian and must maintain registration status with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) or be registration eligible. • Licensed Dietitian Clinical experience in maternal and child health. • Excellent time management and communication (verbal and written) skills. • Experience working with multi-cultural and special needs populations. • Fluent in Spanish (verbal and written). • Ability to work independently. • Must have clinic and office staff external contacts: e.g. clients, state and other Local Agency personnel; physicians and other healthcare providers; authorized WIC vendors.

Preferred Qualifications:
Master's degree. Experience in a WIC clinic, nutrition education, public health and/or experience working for a food assistance program.

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