Nutritionist I
UT Health Science Center at Houston - Houston, TX

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"Where Creating the Best Hope for a Healthier Future Begins"

Come and share your nutritional knowledge to promote and maintain proper nutritional practices, health protection and care to WIC program participants for the Houston area.

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Additional Summary Specific to Job

1. Certifies potential applicants for program eligibility based upon assessment of anthropometric, biochemical, clinical, and dietary information following federal and state regulations, policies and procedures.

2. Counsels program participants on individual nutritional needs based on certifications criteria and determines follow up continuity of care.

3. Teaches nutrition education classes following the class module and schedule as described in the Annual Nutrition Education Plan.

4. Oversees sample formula distribution to program participants, orders sample formula, and inventory reconciliation and breast pump inventory.

5. Creates and assembles educational bulletin boards in the clinic area.

6. Assists Clinic Manager in the overall productivity of the clinic regarding the monthly caseload, customer services issues, and ongoing staff training.

7. Participates in nutrition seminars, workshops, etc., to ensure continuing education in various areas of nutrition science.

8. Performs other duties as assigned.

Organizational Requirements
The position may be filled as a Nutritionist I (Non-Certified) or Nutritionist II (RD Certified), depending on the candidate's qualifications.

Nutritionist I:
- Bachelor degree in Nutrition or related field.

Nutritionist II (RD Certified):
- Bachelor degree in Nutrition or related field.
- Registered Dietitian by the American Dietetic Association.

Departmental Requirements/Preferences
- Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred.

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