Position Detail

WIC Clinical Dietitian – (PRN as needed position)


Under the supervision of the WIC Director, Nutrition Supervisor, or Health Commissioner, assists with certification/recertification of the WIC participants; provides them with nutrition education either individually or in-group sessions.


  1. Assists with certification/recertification of WIC participants; prescribes appropriate food packages.
  2. Provides nutrition counseling to WIC participants individually and/or in in-group sessions regarding normal nutritional needs including breastfeeding; establishes individual nutrition goals; completes necessary documentation in the medical record; makes referrals to resources, programs, and physicians as needed.
  3. Compiles statistics and data needed to complete monthly reports and other reports required by the Ohio WIC Program; provides ideas and contributes to the execution of the WIC Program Nutrition Education Plan.
  4. When necessary, assists Health Aide in obtaining medical data (heights, weights, and hematocrits) needed for certification/recertification.
  5. Helps develop nutrition education materials, newsletters, outreach information, etc.
  6. Sets up and operates visual aids; does food demonstrations; distributes farm market vouchers, etc. as assigned.
  7. Attends state and local WIC meetings as required.
  1. Reports upon directive in an emergency.
  2. Conduct other duties as assigned.


  • Knowledge of: Basic nutrition policies and procedures; counseling practices and procedures; resources for clients.
  • Ability to: Express nutrition principles in oral and written form; express ideas to individuals and groups; form community partnerships; do community outreach; provide excellent customer service; work with a team; support breastfeeding clients.

Minimum Qualifications:  Registered Dietitian (RD), Licensed Dietitian (LD), Registered Nurse (RN), Dietetic Technician Registered (DTR), Dietetic Technician (DT), or four-year nutrition/dietetics graduate or Physician’s Assistant.  Experience in maternal and child nutrition including breastfeeding education. Must possess a current Valid Ohio driver’s license.

Work Environment: This role is predominantly in the clinic, but may include some community outreach. Requires some, mostly local, travel. Will work in person at both WIC clinic sites located in Elyria and Lorain.

COMPENSATION: Ohio Public Employee’s Retirement System (PERS). 

Hourly Rate: Hourly Rate: $30.32 - $36.85

HOW TO APPLY: Interested applicants can apply at www.loraincountyhealth.com/employment

Equal Opportunity Employer M/F