Registered Dietitian | WIC Coordinator

  • Full-time
  • Corvallis, Oregon
  • posted October 16, 2023
Benton County Health Department


Salary Range:

$61,448 - $82,932 annually

Starting Date:

When filled

Position Description:

As a member of an interdisciplinary team, and under the guidance of the Public Health Nurse Program Manager, the Registered Dietitian / WIC Coordinator is responsible for administering the Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Program, including planning, reporting, and ensuring compliance with Federal and State regulations; providing nutrition assessments, intervention and education to individuals and families, including high-risk counseling; developing individual care plans based on nutritional assessments; issuing food package benefits; planning and coordinating WIC specific education initiatives; breastfeeding promotion and support training and service evaluation; scheduling, organizing, and assigning work to program staff; and conducting clinical and community level outreach.

Minimum Qualifications:

• Bachelor's degree in dietetics, nutrition or a related health science field; AND
• 2 years of related work experience; AND
• Registered Dietitian Licensure.
• An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted. Please note candidates must have at least 6 months of actual work experience to be considered as equivalent.

Desired Qualifications:

• Bilingual Spanish-English preferred. A Bilingual Differential of base salary plus an additional 5% will be offered upon successful completion of required language testing.
• Knowledge of WIC program administration.
• Commitment to racial equity and social justice, and knowledge of how social determinants impact health.
• Effective communication skills, both verbal and in writing.
• Ability to work effectively with culturally diverse populations.
• Effectively interact with adults, infants, and children in a professional manner.
• Interpret and communicate State and Federal rules regulations and procedures.
• Function as a member of an interdisciplinary team.
• Detail oriented, highly organized, and ability to prioritize work effectively.
• Work in a fast-paced environment.
• Participate in problem-solving.
• Update and draft policy, as necessary.
• Establish and maintain effective working relationships based on trust with employees, clients, community partners, and community.


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