• WIC Program Nutritionist - RD

  • Posted: 09/25/2023

    WIC Program Nutritionist – RD
    (Whidbey Island and/or Mount Vernon)
    The Nutritionist II provides technical nutrition services for, and supervision of, the WIC (Women, Infants & Children) Program.  Work may be performed at Community Action Mt. Vernon, NAS Whidbey, or Anacortes sites.
    This is a part time position and we are in need of RD support at NAS Whidbey for approximately 5-8 hours per week. We are also seeking support at our Mt. Vernon office for approximately 5-8 hours per week. Would be willing to bring on 1 or 2 candidates to fill the need.   

    1. Following State WIC protocol, assess clients who are nutritionally at high risk, and develop appropriate care plan using WIC database system.
    2. Provide technical nutrition information and approve/create client education materials.
    3. Refer clients to physicians and other care providers, as needed.
    4. Document client information and services received in WIC database system.
    5. Provide technical nutrition support, instruction, and in-service training for staff.
    6. Assist with organization and planning of the WIC Farmers Market Nutrition Program.
    7. Engage and network with community partners.
    8. May supervise interns and nursing students.
    9. Participate in agency meetings and trainings, and WIC training, as required.
    10. Other related duties as assigned by management.
    Education & Experience 
    • Bachelor Degree, in Nutrition Science or related field.
    • Registered Dietitian.
    • One-year previous experience with WIC, maternal/infant care or nutrition preferred.
    License(s) & Certification(s)
    • Must have valid driver license and auto liability insurance if personal vehicle is used for work-related travel.
    • Medical Assistant Phlebotomist Certificate.
    Skills and Abilities
    • Bilingual (Spanish/English) desired; additional languages helpful.
    • Working knowledge of operations for manual and auto scales, height/length boards, Masimo Hgb machine, Hemocue machine and blood draw techniques.
    • Strong organization and time management required, with ability to multi-task.
    • Work independently, and as a team member.
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite applications including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher and Outlook; WIC database.
    • Must have strong and effective communication skills (oral and written).
    • Working knowledge of standard office procedures and technologies (phone, computer, printer, photocopier, scanner, fax machine) is needed.
    • Demonstrated ability to work harmoniously with people from varied cultural, socioeconomic, educational and experiential backgrounds.
    Starting wage between $31.13 - $34.36 per hour (DOE)
    PT Benefits include:
    • Cafeteria 125 Supplemental Benefits
    • Retirement Plan (3% Employer Match)
    • Employee Assistance Program & Mental Health Support
    • Paid Sick and Vacation Leave
    • 12 Holidays per year
    • Health club discount
    (Community Action reserves right to modify, amend, or terminate any benefit at any time for any reason.)
    Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply by providing ALL items requested. Please submit the following:
    (1) Community Action Application (2) Resume (3) Letter of Interest.
    Application Packets should be submitted to: employment@communityactionskagit.org
    You can find all job announcements and apply online on our website at www.communityactionskagit.org
    Community Action of Skagit County reserves the right to extend application deadlines and to modify the selection schedule without notice, to form eligibility lists for, or make appointments to, other positions with similar employment requirements.  Community Action of Skagit County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Should you require accommodation in the application process, please contact our HR Department