The Registered Dietician position is responsible for assessment of WIC participant's nutritional status, recommending nutritional changes or improvements to advance the participants growth and development. The Registered Dietician is responsible to conduct, monitor and evaluate WIC Associate performance and compliance with WIC Policy and Procedures through a QA/PI program that evaluates documentation requirements, performance requirements and assessment of knowledge of job functions. The Registered Dietician assesses the nutritional status of pregnant women with diabetes and or other high risk categories, such as morbid obesity, teen pregnancy, etc. The Registered Dietician also provides consultation for WIC participants with special dietary needs may conduct breastfeeding education and assesses WIC Associates' training needs through observation, record audit and as needed to identify training needs of Associates.
Bachelor's degree in nutrition from an accredited college or university is required.
Minimum of twelve (12) hours nutrition education required.
Evidence of successful completion of clinical internship in dietetics is required.
Master's degree preferred.
Must be able to provide appropriate nutrition intervention for the different stages of the life cycle: pediatric, adolescents, adult, and geriatric.
One (1) year of experience in the area of nutrition education is required.
Ten (10) Key experience preferred.
A valid Class A driver's license and current automobile insurance is required.
Proof of licensure as an RD (Registered Dietitian) required
CHRISTUS HEALTH is an international Catholic, faith-based, not-for-profit health system comprised of almost more than 600 services and facilities, including more than 60 hospitals and long-term care facilities, 350 clinics and outpatient centers, and dozens of other health ministries and ventures. CHRISTUS operates in 6 U.S. states, Colombia, Chile and 6 states in Mexico. To support our health care ministry, CHRISTUS Health employs approximately 45,000 Associates and has more than 15,000 physicians on medical staffs who provide care and support for patients. CHRISTUS Health is listed among the top ten largest Catholic health systems in the United States.