Hawaii Pacific Health Nutrition Aide - WIC Program in Honolulu, Hawaii

Job Description

Kapi'olani Medical Center for Women & Children is Hawai'i’s only maternity, newborn and pediatric specialty hospital. It is well recognized as Hawai'i’s leader in the care of women, infants and children. With 243 beds, the not-for-profit hospital delivers 6,000 babies a year, and is also a medical teaching and research facility. Specialty services for patients throughout Hawai'i and the Pacific Region include intensive care for infants and children, 24-hour emergency pediatric and adult care, critical care air transport and high-risk perinatal care. Over 1,500 employees and more than 630 physicians provide specialty care at Kapi'olani. The hospital is home to the Kapi'olani Women’s Center and the Women’s Cancer Center, and offers numerous community programs and services, such as specialty pediatric clinics, the Kapi'olani Child Protection Center and the Sex Abuse Treatment Center.

The WIC program is a federally-funded Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women Infants and Children (WIC) within the Kapi‘olani Medical Center for Women & Children. The program provides Hawai‘i residents with nourishing supplemental foods, nutrition education, breastfeeding instruction and health and social service referrals. The participants of WIC are either pregnant, breastfeeding, or postpartum women, and infants and children under age five who meet income guidelines and are at medical or nutritional risk. Kapi‘olani recognizes the special health needs of Hawai‘i's women at each stage of their lives from childbearing to mid-life and beyond and we strive to keep our community healthy.

As a Nutrition Aide, you will form a part of the groundbreaking WIC program and help to provide essential education to at-risk populations of women and children facing dietary and nutritional challenges. You will be responsible for the certification of WIC Program applicants and assist with presenting nutrition education activities and materials to clients, their families and other members of the health care team. We are looking for someone dynamic and dedicated, with outstanding communication skills and a commitment to delivering the highest quality health care to Hawai‘i’s people.

Location: Kapiolani Medical Center for Women and Children, Honolulu, HI

Work Schedule: Day - 8 Hours

Work Type: Part Time Regular

FTE: 0.750000

Bargaining Unit: Non-Bargaining

Exempt: No

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Nutritional Sciences, Community Nutrition, Clinical Nutrition, Dietetics, Public Health Nutrition, Home Economics with emphasis in Nutrition OR certified by the Hawai‘i State WIC Program as a Para-professional Competent Professional Authority (P-CPA).

EOE/AA/Disabled/Vets

Position Nutrition Aide - WIC Program

Category Social Services

Employment Type Employee

Location Kapiolani Medical Center for Women and Children, Honolulu, HI

Req ID 11699