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CPA

*Please reference job# 201517 when applying

·       Participates in the WICSIS trainings and updates. Becomes proficient at WICSIS computer tasks.

·       Completes household information and determines income eligibility for WIC participants.

·       Conducts nutrition risk assessment to determine all nutrition risk criteria and program eligibility.

·       Prescribes, tailors, authorizes and reissues food packages.

·       Provides nutrition education responsive to the identified needs/interests of at-risk participants.

·       Obtains any medical data needed to assess degree of nutritional risk.  Contacts health care providers.

·       Provides and documents appropriate follow-up referrals to other health and social services.

·       Identifies and refers high-risk participants to the CPA III for documentation of the High Risk Care Plan.

·       Completes documentation of Individual Contact History.

·       Issues supplemental formula to breastfeeding infants.

·       Reviews and approves formula requests requiring medical documentation for participants in consultation with the health care provider.

·       Provides clinical supervision of CPA Associate(s).

·       Transports WICSIS laptop computers and other materials/equipment to temporary sites.

·       Travels to all sites.

·       Reviews WIC Medical Referral Form and any other related paperwork to ensure adequate documentation of health status.

·       Plans, conducts and evaluates the nutrition education program at the program sites (assists in development of lesson plans, handouts, etc.).

·       Trains Nutrition Services Assistants and CPA I staff.

·       Performs height and weight measurements, and hemoglobin determinations.

·       Conducts annual training on universal precautions and trains any new staff.

·       Encourages breastfeeding and makes referrals, participates in outreach activities including phone contact, meeting attendance and other activities.

·       Participates in all staff meetings and trainings, and attends other professional educational programs.

·       Assists in preparation of reports, such as data collection, client surveys.

·       Plans and develops nutrition materials.  Helps organize and maintain reference and resource materials. 

·       Meets quantitative expectations established by the agency.

·       Performs other duties as assigned.

·       Minimum Requirements: Medical Doctor (MD), Four-year degree in nutrition, health related field or home economics with an emphasis on nutrition, physician with a license to practice medicine in NYS, or Registered Nurse or Nurse Practitioner, Physician's Assistant (PA)

Please send resumes to:

Catholic Charities

Attn: Human Resources

741 Delaware Ave.

Buffalo, NY 14209

EOE/MF

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