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Nutrition Program Assistant (Bilingual) - Nutrition Education & Food Services

Company: EAC Network
Location: Hempstead
Posted on: January 9, 2022

Job Description:

EAC Network seeks a Bilingual Nutrition Program Assistant for the Nutrition Program, located in Hempstead, NY. The position is full time, Monday-Friday 9:00AM-5:00PM with excellent benefits medical/dental/401K and very generous Paid Time Off (PTO).

Primary Purpose of Job:

The Nutrition Program Assistant Bi-Lingual is responsible for assisting the Community Nutrition Education with Coordinating nutrition health educations for Spanish speaking HIV+ clients and related program responsibilities.

Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

In conjunction with the Community Nutrition Educator, assist with coordinating nutrition health education sessions that promote retention in medical care and treatment for Spanish speaking HIV+ clients.
Maintain all client records, electronically track and document client participation in program activities such as nutrition health education.
Make and follow-up with referrals for community services i.e. other food programs such as soup
kitchen, and entitlements.

Conduct off-site intakes and make appointments for screening with Community Nutrition Educator.
Assist the Community Nutrition Educator in conducting program outreach and collaborate with medical providers and Registered Dietitians to promote client retention in care.
Maintain regular contact with Spanish speaking program clients and document progress notes that summarize their progress in meeting individualized nutritional goals.
Responsible for distributing weekly pantry bags.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities Required:

Associates degree in health or human services required, Bachelors degree preferred.
Minimum 1-years experience working in the field of HIV/AIDS or with other chronic illness.
Must be able to communicate both orally and in writing in English and Spanish (bilingual required).
Must be familiar with community services for Persons Living with HIV/AIDS in Nassau County and have the ability to work cooperatively with them and other providers.
Effective communication skills.
Must be proficient in computer applications or other automated systems such as spreadsheets, Microsoft Office applications, calendar, and email and/or database software necessary to perform work assignments.

Keywords: EAC Network, Hempstead , Nutrition Program Assistant (Bilingual) - Nutrition Education & Food Services, Education / Teaching , Hempstead, New York

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