Nutrition Program Assistant (Bilingual) - Nutrition Education & Food Services
Company: EAC Network
Posted on: January 9, 2022
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+
Maintain all client records, electronically track and document
client participation in program activities such as nutrition health
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
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
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