Dietitian/Nutritionist 1, 2, or 3

A one-time hiring incentive is to be negotiated upon offer.

Position Title: Dietitian/Nutritionist 1, 2, or 3

Paygrade: H, I, or J – Dependent Upon Qualifications/Unclassified

Location: SOUTHEAST HEALTH DISTRICT, WIC. The home base for the position will be negotiable within Atkinson, Appling, Bacon, Brantley, Bulloch, Candler, Charlton, Clinch, Coffee, Evans, Jeff Davis, Pierce, Tattnall, Toombs, Ware, and Wayne Counties if reasonable space is available.

Description of Duties:

Under general supervision, provide nutrition assessments, education, and counseling to WIC participants. Develop and document nutrition care plans for participants as required by state and district nutrition guidelines. Serves as a resource on WIC procedures, nutrition and dietetics to district staff and community partners. Train clinic staff on WIC procedures as needed.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in dietetics, human nutrition, foods and nutrition, nutrition education, food systems management or a closely related field from an accredited college or university AND verification statement of completion of a didactic program accredited by The Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics. NOTE: According to Georgia Public Health WIC Program Guidelines, candidates without a verification statement, who can comply with the following requirements, may be eligible for consideration in this position:

*Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in a nutrition field from an ACEND accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics (DPD) but did not earn a verification statement. A letter from the DPD program director stating the individual successfully completed the program but did not earn a verification statement can serve as coursework verification OR Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Nutritional Sciences, Community Nutrition, Clinical Nutrition, Dietetics, or Public Health Nutrition from an accredited college or university that meets specific coursework criteria. Criteria can be reviewed and verified using Non-DPD required coursework reference.

Preferred Qualifications:

Previous Public Health experience, knowledge/experience working with the WIC program.

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