To be part of our organization, every employee should understand and share in the YNHHS Vision, support our Mission, and live our Values. These values - integrity, patient-centered, respect, accountability, and compassion - must guide what we do, as individuals and professionals, every day.
Responsible for providing direct nutrition services, including nutrition assessment, education, breastfeeding promotion and support and referrals to WIC participants.
Bachelor's Degree from a four-year institution accredited by a recognized regional accrediting body with a major in foods and nutrition, community nutrition, nutrition education, or nutritional sciences. Preferably has credentials of a Registered Dietitian (R.D.) or eligibility with the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics' Commission on Dietetic Registration. OR A Master's degree in nutritional sciences, community nutrition, clinical nutrition, dietetics, public health nutrition, home economics with a major in Foods and nutrition, from an institution accredited by a recognized regional accrediting body. Persons with a Master's degree in nutrition who do not have a Bachelor's degree in foods and nutrition must have successfully completed the equivalent subject matter at the graduate level to compensate for any courses not completed at the undergraduate level.
At least one (1) year experience in a public or community health function, preferably in the area of nutrition.
Recent WIC experience strongly preferred. Certified Lactation Counselor (CLC) strongly preferred.
State license or certified as a nutritionist/dietitian preferable
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Bi-lingual Spanish preferred.
Certified Lactation Counselor (CLC) strongly preferred.