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Program Nutritionist

Company: Connecticut Institute for Communities, Inc.
Location: Danbury
Posted on: April 3, 2024

Job Description:

Connecticut Institute for Communities, Inc. Description:The Program Nutritionist is the WIC Service Area Nutrition team leadResponsible for the nutrition and breastfeeding promotion and support services component of the local WIC Program.Develops the nutrition and breastfeeding promotion and support services component of the annual local agency plan. Ensures compliance with Federal and State regulations and guidelines.Participates in the development of the nutrition and breastfeeding promotion and support services budget.Implements the nutrition and breastfeeding promotion and support services component of the local agency plan.Assures proper certification of eligible applicants.As a Competent Professional Authority (CPA) on the staff of the local program, conducts a complete WIC nutrition assessment, determines and documents nutritional risk of WIC participants, as appropriate develops and follow-up on care plans for high-risk participants.Is responsible for the appropriate assignment and tailoring of WIC food packages for participants .Requirements:A Master's degree from an institution accredited by a recognized regional accrediting body in nutritional sciences, community nutrition, clinical nutrition, dietetics, public health nutrition, home economics with a major in foods and nutrition and one year of responsible experience in nutrition in a health agency or health care facility,ORA 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 and two years of responsible experience in nutrition in a health agency or health care facility.Successful completion of a Commission on Accreditation/Approval of Dietetics Education (CAADE) accredited/approved supervised practice program (e.g., a Coordinated Program, Dietetic Internship or Approved Pre-Professional Practice/AP4 Program) or a Master's degree in nutrition education can qualify for one year of work experience. 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 levelPI8becdc6fbdc5-31181-33971245

Keywords: Connecticut Institute for Communities, Inc., Danbury , Program Nutritionist, Other , Danbury, Connecticut

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