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Wic Registered Dietitian - Float- Relocation Opportunity! - $3,000 Bonus

Company: Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic
Location: Yakima
Posted on: April 3, 2024

Job Description:

Full-time WIC Registered Dietitian Float

This is a great opportunity to join the Nutrition Services/WIC team in a top-tier healthcare organization! Whether you are a registered dietitian eligible or an experienced professional looking for a full-time position, we would like to talk to you!

Our WIC Dietitians provide nutrition counseling for WIC participants. Utilizing motivational interviewing techniques, WIC Dietitians provide one-on-one and group counseling for high-risk WIC clients and develop individual care plans and follow-up for those participants. In addition, our WIC Dietitians provide breastfeeding education and support, and work closely with our Breastfeeding Peer Counseling Coordinator and Program to promote enhanced breastfeeding support.

What We Offer

  • Competitive pay and generous benefits; relocation assistance available.
  • Sign-on bonus of $3,000 on first paycheck and $2,000 at 12 months of employment.
  • $27-$33/hour DOE with ability to go higher for highly experienced candidates.
  • 100% employer-paid health insurance for employees including Medical, Dental, Vision, Rx, 24/7 telemedicine; profit sharing, 403(b) retirement plan, generous paid time off, paid holidays, and more.
  • Relocation allowance
    Additional responsibilities include:
    • Coordinates program outreach events and provides information about WIC services to health care providers and community partners to improve access, promote WIC participation and provide consistent nutrition and breastfeeding messages.
    • Communicates with health care providers on issues pertaining to client needs.
    • Helps maintain assigned caseload and production level at specified site (s)
    • Helps orient and train new certifying staff.
    • Conducts staff in-services on relevant topics as needed.
    • Participates in RD team meetings and interdepartmental meetings, as well as community partnership meetings, to discuss issues pertaining to WIC participant needs.
    • Conducts quality assurance activities.
    • Serves as a dietetic intern preceptor when applicable.
    • Participates in continuing education activities related to nutrition, breastfeeding and supervision.
    • Special projects as assigned.
      If you want to join a team where your work is valued and truly matters, choose YVFWC.

      Qualifications
      • Education: Bachelor of Science Degree in Dietetics.
      • Experience: One year of work experience in WIC preferred, experience working with children, and proficiency in using computers.
      • Licenses/Certificates/Registration: WA/OR Dietitian positions: Registered Dietitian or be RD eligible. RD exam must be completed within 90 days of hire. If the exam is failed, the employee must take the exam every 55 days following the initial exam date. The RD exam must be passed within 547days (1.5 years) of hire. A current Washington/Oregon State driver s license and proof of automobile insurance liability. A passing score of 9 on the ALTA exam is required for bilingual differential pay. Supervisor positions supervising Breast Feeding Peer Educator: International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) preferred.
      • Knowledge/Skills/Abilities Required: Bilingual English/Spanish preferred; must be willing to and able to work around infants and children; ability to work within time and budget restraints; and must understand state and federal guidelines relating to the position.
        About YVFWC

        We serve more than 197,000 patients across 28 medical clinics, 15 dental clinics, 11 pharmacies, and 49 program sites in two states. We are Level 3 Certified as a Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH). With integrated services including medical, dental, pharmacy, orthodontia, primary care nutritional counseling, autism screening, and primary care behavioral health, YVFWC s patient-centered model of care offers patients the full spectrum of care and shelter assistance, energy assistance, weatherization, HIV and AIDS counseling and testing, home visits, and four mobile medical/dental clinics.

        Working at YVFWC

        Working in our organization means being the passionate champion for those who have no voice. It means having the opportunity to work with underserved populations and with peers committed to the same work.

        At Farm Workers Clinic
        • We will consistently trust one another to work for the common good.
        • We will foster integrity by demonstrating ethical behavior and insisting on doing what we say we will do.
        • We will demonstrate transparency by being candid and truthful no matter the risk.
        • We will create partnerships to strengthen ourselves and our community.
        • We will fight for just treatment for all individuals.
        • We will let joy in.
        • We have the courage to be an agent of change and refuse anything short of excellence.
          Our mission celebrates diversity. We are committed to equal opportunity employment.

          The Pacific Northwest

          Working at Farm Workers Clinic means living in the beautiful Pacific Northwest. You will have the opportunity to enjoy spectacular wilderness areas, scenic ocean beaches and crystal-clear lakes and rivers. Because of the Cascade mountain range, the Northwest has two distinct climates: The west side is lush and green. Eastern Washington and Oregon, shielded from the rain-filled clouds by the high mountains, tend to be sunny and arid.

          The two climates enable farms and orchards to produce a bounty of different fruits, berries and vegetables. And with 22 appellations, Washington and Oregon are also celebrated for their world-class wines.

          No matter where you live in the Pacific Northwest, you will be within an easy drive to a thriving metropolitan area, offering fine shopping, theatres, museums and galleries. The area also boasts progressive public and private schools and world-class universities. Associated topics: dairy, diet, dietary, dietician, dietitian, food, icf mr, sfs, swine, wic

Keywords: Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic, Yakima , Wic Registered Dietitian - Float- Relocation Opportunity! - $3,000 Bonus, Healthcare , Yakima, Washington

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