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Wic Supervisor/registered Dietitian - $5,000 Bonus

Company: Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic
Location: Cowiche
Posted on: June 8, 2024

Job Description:

Join our team as a WIC Supervisor/Registered Dietitian at Yakima Memorial Hospital in Yakima, WA, and be part of a healthcare organization that believes in making a difference beyond medical care! At Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic, we value inclusivity and are more than just a job we are a community committed to the well-being of our migrant farmworkers.

We've transformed into a leading community health center. With 40+ clinics across Washington and Oregon, we offer a wide range of services such as medical, dental, pharmacy, orthodontia, nutritional counseling, autism screening, and behavioral health. Our holistic model also extends assistance to shelter, energy, weatherization, HIV and AIDS counseling, home visits, and mobile medical/dental clinics.

Explore our short clips, " WE are Yakima - WE are Family " and " YVFWC - And then we grew , " for a glimpse into our dedication to our communities, health, and families.

What We Offer

  • Sign-on bonus of $5,000 on first paycheck and $2,500 at 12 months of employment.
  • Salary $67,000 - $82,000 DOE with the 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, continuing education, and more.
  • Relocation Allowance
    Essential Functions/Responsibilities/Duties
    • Coordinates clinic flow, manages clinic schedule, maintains assigned caseload, and leads in the achievement of clinic goals.
    • Conducts or monitors nutritional screening and assessment for clients, including anthropometric and laboratory data, collection of nutrition history, calculation of nutrition adequacy, and identification of drug-nutrient interactions.
    • Identifies or monitors desired goals and outcomes of nutrition care in collaboration with clients and health care professionals. Considers the variables that may influence the client s food-related behaviors, including culture and social determinants of health. Evaluates and provides evidence-based nutrition and breastfeeding recommendations to address client medical needs. Understands and evaluates client nutrition status and the relationship to complex disease states, including diabetes, gastrointestinal disorders, food allergies, and obesity.
    • Hires, orients, trains, and coaches direct report staff in compliance with Nutrition Services Procedures and State and Federal requirements.
    • Provides continuous performance management and conducts employee performance evaluations. Monitors staff compliance with procedures, requirements, and quality metrics.
    • Supports staff growth and development. Assesses the educational and experience needs of all levels of staff in collaboration with the individual. Encourages staff to seek educational opportunities incorporating job related training in addition to mandatory training.
    • Manages and coordinates program outreach events.
    • Provides information about services to health care providers and community partners to improve access to services, promote participation, and provide consistent nutrition and breastfeeding messages.
    • Serves as Preceptor to Dietetic interns and students or mentors those who are Preceptors.
    • Assists in the development of Quality Assurance (QA) tools and department procedures to monitor compliance with Nutrition Services Procedures, State and Federal WIC requirements and/or Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic (YVFWC) Health and Safety Procedures. Performs QA activities and creates reports according to established procedures. Coaches and mentors staff regarding quality improvement issues.
    • Actively participates in meetings to promote care team collaboration and ongoing learning.
    • Maintains awareness of community demographics and resources. Connects clients and staff to resources.
    • Completes documentation in the appropriate electronic medical record to document client interaction.
    • Performs clinical responsibilities in alignment with The Joint Commission (TJC), Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), and YVFWC requirements.
      Qualifications
      • Education: Master s Degree in Dietetics from a U.S. regionally accredited college, university, or foreign equivalent for new graduates after January 2024. Dietitians credentialed prior to Jan 2024 are allowed to be grandfathered in with a Bachelor s Degree. Completion of ACEND (Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics) accredited academic coursework in a Didactic Program in Dietetics.
      • Experience:One year s experience in a WIC or clinical setting is preferred. This includes one year of leadership or supervisory experience preferred.
      • Professional Licenses/Certificates/Registration:Registered Dietitian or registration eligible required (must obtain RD credential within 180 days of employment). International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) preferred. Valid Driver s License and proof of liability insurance coverage. May require the following certifications based on location and job duties performed:
        • Medical Assistant - Certified (WA WIC Dietitians).
        • Certified Dietitian (WA Dietitians - if going to bill for MSS).
        • Licensed Dietitian (OR Dietitians - if going to bill for MCM).
        • International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC).
        • Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred. Must demonstrate the ability to communicate at level 9 on the language proficiency scale to receive bilingual differential pay. Ability to effectively interact with adults, infants, and children in a professional manner. Must be able to collaborate with medical professionals and have the ability to work in a fast-paced environment. Must display flexibility and initiative, be forward-thinking, and display strong communication skills. Knowledge of cultural differences and culturally appropriate practice. Ability to work effectively with culturally diverse populations. Intermediate proficiency with Microsoft Office and Electronic Health Records.
          Our mission celebrates diversity. We are committed to equal-opportunity employment.

          Contact us at...@yvfwc.orgto learn more about this opportunity! Associated topics: business coach, executive team leader, fire captain, fire marshal, gerente, manager, manager in training, planning operations, senior manager, supervisor

Keywords: Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic, Yakima , Wic Supervisor/registered Dietitian - $5,000 Bonus, Healthcare , Cowiche, Washington

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