WIC Nutritionist, Bilingual (Full Time)
Erie Family Health Center - Chicago, IL
Erie Family Health Center provides a comprehensive array of programs and services that target the physical, mental, social, economic and cultural needs of its economically disadvantaged and medically underserved clients. Rooted in a tradition of compassionate, culturally sensitive health care, Erie's programs and services go beyond the treatment of disease to promote wellness and empower clients to make healthy lifestyle choices. By confronting the social, economic and cultural factors that influence health, Erie Family Health Center treats the individual as well as the community. Erie believes that quality health care is a right, not a privilige. Our mission is to provide accessible, affordable and high quality health care for those in need.

The WIC Nutritionist collaborates with the WIC Nutritionist Coordinator by assisting in all programmatic activities and functions of the WIC program and team. The WIC Nutritionist assists the WIC Coordinator when providing clinical supervision and guidance to the WIC team, monitors quality of the program and works collaboratively with other key members of management to implement program requirements. The WIC Nutritionist serves as a member of a multidisciplinary primary care team for the Women, Infants and Children Program (WIC). Conducts assessments, screenings, develops and writes nutritional plans for high risk clients. The WIC Nutritionist is responsible for WIC participants' certifications and re-certifications, develops the monthly nutritional session's calendar and conducts individual or group nutritional educational sessions. The WIC Nutritionist must follow the Department of Human Services Maternal and Child code requirements, United States Department of Agriculture, Family Case Management and WIC annual plan, etc. The WIC Nutritionist is a mandated reporter to the Department of Children and Family Services.

Requirements: Bachelor's Degree in Nutrition required,Master's Degree (MPH or MS) preferred. Minimum two years experience working in a WIC clinic setting preferred. Posses a current registration with the commission on Dietetic registration from the American Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (RD) or State of Illinois Licensing Dietitian Nutritionist. Three years experience working with the target population (pregnant women, infants and children). Computer skills and time management skills required. Bilingual (Spanish and English) and bi-cultural competency required. Computer skills required. Candidate must possess an Illinois driver's license, and automobile with valid automobile insurance.

Erie Family Health Center was recognized by the Chicago Tribune as one of the Top 100 Chicago Workplaces in 2010 and 2011.

Erie provides a full benefits package including: health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, short tem and long term disability insurance, life insurance, generous paid time off benefit earned in the first year of employment, plu 7 paid holidays. 401(k) and 403(b) programs also available.

As an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, Erie Family Health Center recognizes the power of a diverse community and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds. Applications from minority and women candidates are strongly encouraged. Erie Family Health Center is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is dedicated to valuing the diversity of its staff.

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