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Nutritional assistant / nutrition counseling/ nutrition assistant

Company: 22nd Century Technologies Inc.
Location: Saluda
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

*Duration: *6 months*Job Scope:** We are seeking a self-starter to provide administrative nutrition services and eligibility verifications to clients in a variety of settings within the Three Rivers Health District.* Provide administrative support to the WIC program and provide low-risk nutrition counseling and breastfeeding support to pregnant and postpartum Women, Infants, and children under the age of 5 years.* The Nutritionist Associate independently determines the nutrition eligibility of applicants/clients within program guidelines and independently prescribes appropriate food packages.* Assesses nutritional status/eligibility for program services by Nutrition Assessment using VENA technique process/food frequency history, assessing growth patterns, weight patterns, biochemical values, and medical history.* Independently sets dietary goals based on the assessment. Provides patient counseling specific to the individual's nutritional needs.* Makes referrals for high-risk counseling with a Nutritionist when appropriate.* This position will also complete administrative tasks such as determining WIC program eligibility and answering phone calls, when not performing nutrition counseling.*Minimum KSA Requirements:** Basic knowledge of nutrition and nutritional standards* Ability to conduct interviews and collect information* Ability to interpret, document, calculate, and compile routine data* Experience providing patient education and/or communicating information to individuals* Good communication skills, verbally and in writing, to interact with a variety of patients, peers, and supervisors* Ability to work effectively individually and as a team member* Experience multi-tasking and prioritizing workloads* Skills using computer systems* Valid Driver's License*Preferred Attributes:** Training, job experience, in Nutrition, Dietetics, food services, or a related area preferred* Experience promoting a product or service* Experience working in a healthcare setting.* Experience working for the WIC program or as a WIC participant.* WIC Competent Professional Authority (CPA) or Competent Paraprofessional Authority (CPPA) status.LI_TSC*About our Company: -*22nd Century Technologies, Inc., is one of the fastest growing IT Service Integrator and Workforce Solution companies in the United States. Founded in 1997, 22nd Century Technologies is a Certified National Minority Business Enterprise with 6,000+ people including 600+ Cyber SMEs nationwide supporting our customers in all 50 states, Canada, and Mexico. With HQs in Somerset, NJ and Mclean, VA, 22nd Century has 14 offices throughout the United States. As part of our unrelenting focus on quality and compliance, 22nd Century Technologies delivery is based on Certified Matured Processes including CMMI L3 Dev & SVC, ISO 20000, ISO 27001, and ISO 9001 quality processes. With a strong focus on the public sector, 22nd Century currently holds government contracts with 14 out of 15 Federal Executive agencies including DoD, 37 other Federal agencies, 50 States, 115+ Local agencies, and 37 School Districts. In the last three years, we have expanded our services to Fortune 500 and other commercial clients and currently support 80+ commercial clients.Recognized among *Best Company to Work For by Forbes, 22nd Century Technologies, Inc.,* consistently exceeds our clients expectations by focusing on their absolute satisfaction with jobs while keeping our employees motivated.22nd Century Technologies is an Equal Opportunity Employer' and US Citizens & all other parties authorized to work in the US are encouraged to apply.'*All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.*Job Type: ContractPay: $15.00 per hourShift:* 8 hour shift* Day shiftAbility to Relocate:* Saluda, VA 23149: Relocate before starting work (Required)Work Location: In personby Jobble

Keywords: 22nd Century Technologies Inc., Hampton , Nutritional assistant / nutrition counseling/ nutrition assistant, Other , Saluda, Virginia

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