Details for NORTHWEST INDIANA COMMUNITY ACTION EMP - Ad from 2019-08-25

WIC Competent Professional Authority (CPA) Assists with outreach and recruitment of program participants as well as the promotion of the WIC program. The CPA provides administrative/supervisory support to all WIC staff within their clinics and carries out NWICA objectives for the program. Assist the WIC Clinical Assistant with the responsibilities of check in clients, making appointments, keeping the client data base updated and any other integral part of providing excellent customer service to WIC participants. As required, perform health measurements on all participants and accurately assess nutrition risk. Provides participant centered nutrition counseling and referral services for WIC participants. Positively promotes breastfeeding to all WIC participants, educate through facilitation of breastfeeding classes while ensuring breastfeeding initiation and duration. Qualifications: Candidate should be a qualified Nutritionist, Registered Dietitian, or Licensed Registered Nurse. A Bachelor’s Degree in Family and Consumer Sciences (Home Economics) with an emphasis in Nutrition defined as a minimum of 9 hours in nutrition which include, 3 hours of introductory nutrition, 3 hours in life cycle nutrition, 3 hours in advance nutrition. Candidate should also possess excellent writing/ editing and verbal communication skills. Be a self-starter, able to work independently, service oriented with attention to detail. Be committed to work collaboratively with all constituent groups, including staff, volunteers, program participants, and other WIC Program supporters. Send Cover Letter and Resume to: NWICA Corp,. • 5240 Fountain Dr. • Crown Point, IN 46307 Or email to: resume@nwi-ca.org NWICA is an equal opportunity employer.

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