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East Boston Neighborhood Health Center Nutritionist in East Boston, Massachusetts

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Time Type:

Part time



All Locations:

East Boston


WIC Program Nutritionist provides the full range of WIC nutrition services to applicants and participants (infants, children, prenatal and postpartum women, both breastfeeding and non-breastfeeding) under the supervision of the Senior Nutritionist.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Conducts dietary evaluation of all categories of WIC participants.

  • Nutrition Assessment and counseling are documented completely and accurately.

  • Determines nutritional risk factors according to federal guidelines.

  • Prescribes appropriate food package based on nutritional risk factors.

  • Provides nutrition and breastfeeding counseling and education.

  • Offers referrals to additional appropriate services available through EBNHC and/or other community agencies.

  • Bloodwork procedures for collecting and assessing blood work values are followed appropriately.

  • Assists Senior Nutritionist with training of the paraprofessional Nutrition Assistant staff in completion of required activities and performance skills necessary to achieve CPAI or CPAII status.

  • Ongoing supervision and education of Nutrition Assistant staff through review and co-signing charts for purposes of Quality Assurance required by Federal/State standards.

  • Contributes to WIC/Primary Care coordinated services to prenatal clients through voluntary participation and facilitation of Breastfeeding education module of Birth Classes at EBNHC.

  • Serves a Co-Coordinator of East Boston WIC’s Immunization Project.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • B.S. in Nutrition, Public Health Nutrition, Nutrition Education.

  • Demonstrated leadership and decision making capability.

  • Sensitivity to needs of participant population.

  • Available to work evening hours, and at least 1 Saturday per month.

  • Bicultural/bilingual skills very desirable.

There’s a reason East Boston Neighborhood Health Center is ranked as one of the “Top Places to Work” by The Boston Globe. It is because we are committed to maintaining a truly supportive and welcoming environment — for both our employees and our patients — that reflects our mission and culture. A huge focus of which is to offer important benefits so you can be your best inside and outside of work.

Striving to be an employer of choice, we offer progressive benefits, a variety of schedules, and the satisfaction of working with a diverse workforce whose unity of purpose is a real force for achievement. Plus, our Education & Training Institute is an attractive resource for many of our employees who seek to broaden their skill base and advance their careers.

  • Medical & Dental Coverage

  • Life and Disability Insurance

  • Privileges at Boston Medical Center for Providers

  • 401(K) Retirement Plan

  • Educational Assistance

  • Flexible Spending & Transportation Accounts

  • Paid Holidays, Vacations, Sick and Personal Time

  • A Generous Staff Development Benefit

  • Excellent Malpractice Coverage

  • A Designated Medical Staff Office for Physician Support

  • Free Parking

  • And Much More…