WIC Degreed Nutritionist (PD) - North County
SDSU Research Foundation - San Diego, CA

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Benefits Eligibility

Hourly with limited benefits

FTE Percent

100

Annualized or Hourly Salary

Hourly

Advertised Salary

$14.27 - $17.13 per hour DOE

Job Responsibilities

Under the direction of the Registered Dietitian, the Degreed Nutritionist is responsible for the following: Determine WIC program eligibility and provide direct client services to those in need of higher level of nutritional intervention Creates and develops individualized nutrition education plans for participants and provides counseling on nutritional needs for all levels of pregnant and post-partum women, infants and children Prescribes and issues appropriate WIC food packages to participants Provides counseling and support to breast-feeding mothers Provides nutrition education to WIC participants including those at high nutritional risk in a group or individual setting Provides orientation information on voucher usage to new participants

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in nutrition or Dietetics or related field to include the following coursework: 1. Basic Human Nutrition or Life Cycle Nutrition 2. Maternal, Child, Infant or Pediatric Nutrition 3. Diet Therapy or Clinical Nutrition 4. Community Nutrition 5. Food Selection/Preparation 6. Psychology or Comparable Course Previous experience working with ethnically and culturally diverse individuals, communities and organizations

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of the WIC Program and community nutrition with emphasis on maternal, infant and child needs Knowledge of breast feeding benefits, physiology and procedures Knowledge of health promotion and disease prevention Knowledge and competency using word processing applications, spreadsheets and internet applications Knowledge of adult centered learning theories as applied to nutrition and health instructional materials Ability to interact and communicate clearly and effectively in a professional manner, both orally and in writing Ability to maintain strict confidentiality of participant, employee and agency records Ability to work well in a fast paced environment and to work with a multi-cultural staff and participant population Understand and follow posted work rules and procedures Ability to relate well to others within the WIC project environment and interact effectively with coworkers Highly motivated self-starter, with a high energy level and strong interpersonal skills Well organized, ability to meet deadlines, detail oriented; possess good judgment and common sense Sensitivity to ethnically and culturally diverse individuals

Standard Requirements

This description incorporates the most typical duties performed. It is recognized that other related duties not specifically mentioned may also be performed. The ability to report to work on time; follow directions from a supervisor; interact effectively with co-workers; understand and follow posted work rules and procedures; accept constructive criticism; for managers and supervisory personnel to lead and manage others; and to maintain a positive work atmosphere by acting and communicating in a manner so that you get along with customers, clients, co-workers and management.

Preferred Education/Certifications

Certification as a WNA (WIC Nutrition Assistant)

Preferred Experience/Special Skills

Bilingual in English/Spanish

Working Conditions

May be required to attend general staff meetings at off-site locations. Must be able to lift 25 pounds. Fingerprint clearance is required prior to hire

Job Close Date Jobs close at 4pm PST

05-20-2013

Supplemental Questions

Additional Instructions for Applicants

Certain SDSURF positions must undergo background and other screening, which may include criminal history, credit history, health examination, fingerprinting, or other screening criteria which the SDSURF determines necessary for business purposes. Where such requirements are known, they will be stated in the job posting. By accepting a position with SDSURF, you are agreeing to undergo such screenings at any time during your employment with SDSURF if it is determined necessary for business reasons.

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Activity Report

Physical Effort with or without reasonable accommodations

Indicate the numbers of hours per day the employee will perform the following.

Bending over

1-2

Kneeling

N/A

Sitting

3-4

Standing

1-2

Climbing

N/A

Lifting or carrying

11 to 25 lbs

Walking

1-2

Reaching overhead

N/A

Crouching

N/A

Repetitive use of hands/arms

5-6

Crawling

N/A

Balancing

N/A

Pushing or pulling

N/A

Repetitive use of legs

N/A

Eye/hand coordination

5-6

Driving cars, trucks, forklifts, and other equipment

No

Being around scientific equipment and machinery

No

Walking on uneven ground

No

Mental Effort

Indicate the numbers of hours per day the employee will perform the following.

Directing others

1-2

Writing

3-4

Using math/calculations

1-2

Talking

7+

Working at various tempos

N/A

Concentrating amid distractions

7+

Remembering names

7+

Remembering details

7+

Making descisions

7+

Working rapidly

7+

Examining/observing details

7+

Discriminating colors

7+

Environmental Factors

Indicate the numbers of hours per day the employee will perform the following.

Inside

7+

Outside

N/A

Humid

N/A

Hazards

N/A

High places

N/A

Hot

N/A

Cold

N/A

Dry

N/A

Wet

N/A

Change of temperature

N/A

Dirty

N/A

Dusty

N/A

Odors

N/A

Noisy

3-4

Working with others

7+

Working around others

7+

Working alone

1-2

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