BAMSI Nutritionist in Brockton, Massachusetts
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We are currently seeking a Nutritionist to provide nutrition services to WIC applicants and participants which includes high risk woman, infants and children. Women, Infants and Children(WIC) is a public health program that benefits low and moderate income families by providing services to pregnant and postpartum woman with infants and young children up to the age of 5 who are medically or nutritionally at risk.
Must have a bachelor's degree in public health nutrition, nutrition foods and nutrition, or nutrition education. One year's experience in clinical or community nutrition and a Master's degree and or/ licensure is preferred but not required. Fluent in Spanish or Portuguese is preferred.
BAMSI is a private, non-profit culturally diverse human services organization providing services to adults and children with developmental disabilities, mental illness, behavioral health, and public health needs. We at BAMSI believe that those we serve are capable of amazing things and deserve our best. We support them in their journeys and celebrate their accomplishments along the way.
We strive to offer valuable benefits that promote a healthy work/life balance and add value to our employees’ lives. Our comprehensive benefits include:
Generous Time Off Package
up to 4 weeks combined vacation, personal and cultural holiday
11 paid holidays
up to 2 weeks Sick Time
Highly Specialized Paid Trainings including opportunity to earn CEUs
Health and Dental Insurance
Life, Short Term and Long Term Disability Insurance
403B plan with discretionary match
Employee Assistance Program
Career Development Opportunities
*Available benefits are based on position and scheduled hours.
General Statement of Duties: Provide routine nutrition services to WIC applicants and participants under the supervision of the Senior Nutritionist.
- Provides nutrition care to high-risk women, infants and children under the supervision
of the senior nutritionist, including all aspects of:Anthropometric and hematological data collection. Dietary assessment, nutritional risk assessment and food package prescription. Nutrition and breastfeeding counseling and education. Documentation and data entry. Referrals to other health and social services. Follow-up nutrition education.
Participates in planning, development and evaluation of:Educational materials and group nutrition education sessions. Participant counseling and education strategies. Nutrition in-services and outreach activities. Nutrition policies.
Assists senior nutritionist in:Training paraprofessional WIC staff. Conducting quality assurance activities.
Communicates with health care community on issues pertaining to participant needs.
Provides nutrition care for low-risk applicants and participants as needed.
Performs other duties as needed, including:
Assisting in the training of CPA Is and IIs.
Quality assurance activities
Bachelor's Degree in public health, nutrition, foods and nutrition, or nutrition education. Masters Degree in public health nutrition, nutrition or food and nutrition; registration with the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics; or licensure with the MA Board of Registration of Dieticians and Nutritionists desired.
One year experience in clinical or community nutrition desired.
Demonstrated leadership and decision making capabilities.
Good communication skills.
Sensitivity to the needs of the participant population.
Availability to work multiple WIC sites during program and clinical hours as needed.
Ability to speak Portuguese and/or Spanish desired.
External Company Name: Brockton Area Multi-Services Inc.
External Company URL: http://www.bamsi.org/