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Nutritionist- Health Centers - Full-Time

Erlanger Medical Center
Chattanooga, TN 37402
  • Job Code
    09870040731
Nutritionist- Health Centers - Full-Time ( 28469 ) - Health Centers

Nutritionist-Ap

Regular -

Exempt - Full-time - Standard Hours 37.5

Description

Job Summary:
Coordinates the Special Supplemental Food Program (WIC) for women, infants, and children within the AP/DA CHCs. Assumes primary responsibility for supervision and operational management of the WIC staff and Nutrition Education whereby these services are provided and evaluated.

Provides nutritional education to the OB population and collaborates with OB physician, midwife, and other support staff. Provides nutrition education in other disease processes and preventive care through group and/or individual sessions. Knowledge of ICD-9 and CPT coding.
Computer literate.

This position is involved in a team-based approach to care. Team members are trained to meet the highest level of function for their role as per the State of Tennessee/Georgia guidelines. Is trained and assigned (as per their role and responsibilities) to coordinate care for patients and is trained and assigned to support patients/families/caregivers in self-management, self-efficacy and behavior change. Is trained and assigned (as per their role and responsibilities) to manage the practices patient population. Participates in the practices quality improvement process and performance evaluation.

Education:
Required:
Graduate of an accredited college or university with a BS Degree in Nutrition. De-escalation training if applicable.

Preferred:
MS Degree

Experience:
Required:
Four years experience; two years with a WIC program.

Preferred:
Four years WIC experience. Supervisory experience.

Position Requirement(s): License/Certification/Registration
Required:

Preferred:
Registered Dietitian (RDA)

Department Position Summary:
This WIC clinic is operated jointly with Hamilton County Health Department develops procedures to assure efficient clinic flow. Interviews WIC clients to determine nutritional eligibility according to WIC Policy and provides nutrition education to address identified needs. Refers clients to other resources as needed. Limits vouchers if shots are behind, counsels clients regarding formula preparation. Plans and monitors budget/expenditures. Supervisor of Hamilton county employee and Erlanger employee. Keeps abreast of issues related to the population served. May provide nutrition education for the Health Centers as needed.





Posted: 2020-09-03 Expires: 2020-10-02
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