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Wic Dietitian - $3,000 Bonus

Company: Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic
Location: Hubbard
Posted on: June 6, 2024

Job Description:

Join our team as a WIC Dietitian - Float at Woodburn Salud Medical Center in Woodburn , OR, 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 we 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.

This position will be based at Salud Medical Center, but will float to other sites (mainly Salem). This position will complete WIC high risk appointments and support special project needs.

What We Offer

  • $3,000 sign-on bonus in first paycheck, $2,000 bonus at 12 months
  • $29.36-$35/hour DOE with the ability to go higher for highly experienced candidates
  • 100% employer-paid health insurance including medical, dental, vision, Rx, 24/7 telemedicine
  • Profit sharing & 403(b) retirement plan available
  • Generous PTO, 8 paid holidays, and much more!
    Essential Functions/Responsibilities/Duties
    • Conducts nutritional screening and assessment for patients/clients to include anthropometric and laboratory data, collection of nutrition history, calculation of nutrition adequacy, and identification of drug-nutrient interactions.
    • Utilizes motivational interview to identify desired goals and outcomes of nutrition care in collaboration with patient/client and health care professionals. Considers the variables that may influence the patient/client s food related behaviors including culture and social determinants of health.
    • Evaluates and provides evidence based nutrition recommendations to address patient/client medical needs. Understands and evaluates patient/client nutrition status and its relationship to complex disease states including diabetes, cardiovascular disease, chronic kidney disease, gastrointestinal disorders, cancer, food allergies and obesity.
    • Collaborates with physicians and other health care professionals to advocate for and implement optimal nutrition care.
    • Provides preventative services and counseling at individual patient/client visits and group meetings.
    • Serves as preceptor providing nutrition education and guidance to dietetic interns and students. Develops training materials and participates in mentoring of staff.
    • Assists in monitoring compliance to Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic (YVFWC) procedures, federal qualified health center quality metrics and/or state and federal WIC requirements.
    • Maintains awareness of community demographics and resources. Connects clients to resources.
    • Designs and implements outreach activities to raise community awareness of program services.
    • Completes documentation in the appropriate electronic medical record to document patient/client interaction.
    • Actively participates in assigned meetings to promote care team collaboration and ongoing learning.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.
    • 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 clinic, primary care, outpatient or community setting preferred.
      • Licenses/Certificates/Registration: Registered Dietitian or registration eligible (must obtain RD credential within 180 days of employment). May require the following certifications based on location and job duties performed.
        • Medical Assistant - Registered (WA WIC Dietitians).
        • Certified Dietitian (if going to bill for Maternity Support Services [MSS]).
        • Licensed Dietitian (if going to bill for Medical Countermeasures ([MCM]).
        • International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC).
        • Knowledge/Skills/Abilities Required: 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, children in a professional manner. Ability to effectively collaborate with medical professionals. Ability to adapt and work in a fast-paced environment. Ability to demonstrate flexibility, initiative, and forward thinking. Strong verbal, written and listening communication skills. General knowledge in culturally appropriate practice. Intermediate proficiency with Microsoft Office and Electronic Health Records.
          Our mission celebrates diversity. We are committed to equal-opportunity employment.

          Contact us at ...@yvfwc.org to learn more about this opportunity!

Keywords: Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic, Portland , Wic Dietitian - $3,000 Bonus, Healthcare , Hubbard, Oregon

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