Saratoga County Chamber of Commerce
Job Offer #14390

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Job Title.
Short Description of the Job.
   Nutrition Assessments
Complete Description of the Job.
   As part of the WIC team of Nutritionists, will plan and administer a comprehensive nutrition education program; plan and conduct in-service training for staff; serve as a liaison to medical professionals and referral agencies to facilitate incoming and outgoing referrals. RESPONSIBILITIES 1. Conduct a complete nutrition assessment, determine nutrition risk and enroll participants. 2. Collect information for the nutrition assessment process, including obtaining anthropometric and hematological data. 3. Conduct a breastfeeding assessment, and provide participant centered counseling that helps a mother initiate breastfeeding, establish a milk supply, exclusively breastfeed and continue breastfeeding. 4. Document nutrition services provided, including referrals and follow-up to referrals. 5. Prescribe, tailor, authorize, issue and reissue all food packages. 6. Review and approve formula requests requiring medical documentation in consultation with the Health Care Provider. 7. Track participant’s progress, and document outcomes. 8. Develop and implement high-risk care plans, oversee high-risk care to high- risk participants. 9. Ensure the efficient flow of the assessment and education processes. 10. Provide leadership in planning, conducting, and evaluating Participant Centered Nutrition Education services. REQUIREMENTS – please send a letter of interest along with a resume • Bachelor’s or Master’s in Nutrition. • Experience as a nutritionist in community, social service, maternal and child health setting preferable. • Bilingual in Spanish is helpful. • Experience working with low income families desired. • Good computer skills and data base experience is necessary. • Flexible schedule is necessary, must be available for Thursday evening clinic as well as a rotating schedule for the first Saturday of the month. • Strong organizational and communication skills (verbal and written), ability to work independently, good interpersonal skills and ability to maintain a positive attitude with staff and customers. • Must possess a vehicle and have a valid driver’s license. May occasionally be required to drive own vehicle to temporary off-site WIC clinics. BENEFITS • Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage • Life Insurance and 401(k) Retirement • Paid Vacation, Personal and Sick Time SCEOC is a private, nonprofit community action agency serving Saratoga County. We are the designated anti-poverty agency, dedicated to providing and promoting opportunities for individuals and families to achieve self-sufficiency. We are an advocacy organization assisting families and individuals in developing solutions to promote healthy, thriving families and caring community partners. We provide services coordinated at our main office as well and in the county schools. Services include Crisis Intervention, Head Start, WIC, Energy Services/Weatherization, Latino Community Advocacy, Vita Tax Services, Food Pantry, and a Soup Kitchen. EOE
Job Category.
Job Level.
   Entry Level
Position Type.
   Full Time
Salary Information.
   Salary Range: $0.00 to $0.00 per Hour
For More Information Contact.
   Human Resources Manager
Employer Info.
   Saratoga County EOC
39 Bath St. / P.O. Box 169
Ballston Spa, NY 12020
To Mail Application To Employer.
   Saratoga County Economic Opportunity Council, Inc.
PO Box 169
Ballston Spa, NY12020
Attention: Human Resources Manager
To Fax Application To Employer.
   Fax Number:5182883234
Attention:Human Resources Manager
To E-Mail Application To Employer.

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