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Posting Begin Date: 2024/01/24
Posting End Date: 2024/02/18
Sub Category: Public Health
Work Type: Part Time Insurance and Retirement Eligible
Location: Idaho Falls, ID, United States
Minimum Salary: 22.14
Maximum Salary: 25.46
Pay Rate Type: Hourly
This position does require the candidate to be a Licensed Dietitian through the State of Idaho.
CLASS PURPOSE - To conduct nutritional care and education programs for WIC clients; perform related work.
Certification as a Registered Dietitian by the American Dietetic Association
Eligibility for licensure in the State of Idaho as a Dietitian accordance with Idaho Code, Section 54-3506.
Plan, develop, implement, and evaluate nutrition-education programs that meet standards for compliance with federal, state and district requirements
Perform nutrition assessments, which includes anthropometric and hematological components
Provide counseling and education on nutrition, breastfeeding, and other health-related issues to participants utilizing motivational interviewing techniques
Develop individual care plans for participants
Make and follow up on appropriate referrals verbally, and in writing
Issue and explain food benefits
Prepare and update educational material for both WIC staff and participants
Function as a WIC certifier as needed
Promote breastfeeding as the preferred method of infant feeding, provide breastfeeding support and, make needed referrals to the Peer Counseling program
Participant in outreach activities, as assigned
Completes assigned monthly reports
Provide training to WIC staff
Travel and work in other clinics as assigned
Attend required meetings
Supervise dietetic interns
Other duties as assigned
Public health employees must be willing to participate in public health preparedness activities and training and may be asked to perform activities within their skill levels that are not part of their normal jobs. During emergency situations, employees may be asked to work hours outside of the normal workday to assist with emergency response activities.
Eastern Idaho Public Health offers the following benefits for employees who are regularly scheduled to work 20 or more hours a week.
To learn more about EIPH, please visit our website at www.eiph.id.gov.
Hiring is done without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, or disability.
NOTICE: Idaho's Public Health Districts are agencies that are authorized by the State of Idaho as independent bodies. District employees are not State of Idaho employees, rather District employees who receive benefits through the Office of Group Insurance.