County Of Sonoma

Santa Rosa , CA
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Supervising Nutritionist

County Of Sonoma
Santa Rosa, CA Full-time
Posted on January 5, 2019

Supervising Nutritionist $5,518 - $6,710 Monthly

Working at the County of Sonoma offers expansive opportunities for growth and development, the ability to be a part of a challenging and rewarding work environment, and the satisfaction of knowing you're working to better our communities. Employees can also look forward to excellent benefits* including:

  • An Annual Staff Development/Wellness Benefit Allowance of $650
  • Competitive vacation and sick leave accruals, 12 paid holidays, and an additional 8 floating holiday hours per year
  • County paid premium contribution to several health plan options
  • County contribution to a Health Reimbursement Arrangement to help fund post-retirement employee health insurance/benefits
  • May be eligible for up to 8 weeks (320 hours) of Paid Parental Leave after 12 months of County employment
  • Retirement fully integrated with Social Security
  • Eligibility for a salary increase after 1,040 hours (6 months when working full-time) for good work performance; eligibility for a salary increase for good performance every year thereafter, until reaching the top of the salary range

The Supervising Nutritionist oversees operations at the Santa Rosa Women, Infants and Children (WIC) clinic, including staff supervision and training, eligibility screening, nutritional assessment, nutrition education, breastfeeding support, and food instrument distribution. Specific duties include:

  • Evaluating nutritional and medical information and performing nutritional assessments to identify and document indicators of nutritional need for WIC eligibility
  • Planning, conducting, documenting, and evaluating the nutrition education program for WIC participants and staff
  • Evaluating, selecting and developing nutrition education materials
  • Preparing the agency Nutrition Education Plan for annual reapplication

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • One year of professional experience as a WIC nutritionist
  • A strong desire to work with unserved, diverse populations
  • Experience supervising and mentoring staff
  • The ability to work collaboratively in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong conflict management skills
  • Knowledge of computer programs including Microsoft Office, WIC MIS, WIC Information eXchange
  • Bilingual Spanish skills

Equal Opportunity Employer