January 17th, 2023
Plans, organizes, coordinates and evaluates the nutrition component of a public health nutrition program or initiative, including the WIC program.
Develops and/or implements nutritional plan of care based upon nutritional assessment and available resources.
Participates in the development of Program goals and objectives.
Teaches, consults and acts as a nutrition resource person to individuals, families, community groups, health care professionals, and the Department.
Documents appropriate data, activities and outcomes and maintains related records.
Provides client-centered nutrition counseling and education services to clients, individually or in groups.
Provides client-centered education and referrals to clients and families relative to breastfeeding, immunizations, parenting, health care, prenatal care, safety, substance use, communicable diseases, environmental health, and other subjects as needed by client.
Refers clients to health and social services within the community.
Coordinates client nutrition care with other health care professionals.
Compiles and maintains Program data and prepares statistical reports as assigned. Resolves client complaints and make decisions regarding client services.
Assists with the orientation and training of staff.
Assists in providing training, education and evaluation experience for students and interns enrolled in health-related programs.
Provides direct outreach services at community site locations as needed.
Assists in quality assurance and quality improvement activities, public health nutrition program evaluation, and Accreditation activities.
Performs related duties as assigned.
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