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UT Health WIC Clinic Manager Position (Registered Dietitian) – UTHealth Pediatrics in Texas

WIC Clinic Manager Position (Registered Dietitian) – UTHealth Pediatrics


Allied Health

McGovern Medical School at UTHealth

Requisition #: 190002PW

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Position Summary:

Supervises the overall productivity of the clinic and staff. Provides nutrition information and services to promote and maintain proper nutritional practices, health protection and care.

Position Location:

Family Development Center

8575 Pitner Road

Houston, TX 77080

Position Key Accountabilities:

  1. Manages the daily clinic activities. Involves maintaining adequate caseload, efficient patient flow, proper customer service, ordering supplies, and ensuring a positive physical clinic environment.

  2. Supervises staff by interviewing job applicants, determines initial and ongoing training needs, evaluates work productivity, approves leave time and time cards. Functions as adjunct faculty for supervision of dietetic internship students.

  3. Oversees creation of monthly clinic reports. Reviews reports to keep updated on clinic productivity.

  4. Certifies potentially eligible applicants for program eligibility based on assessment of anthropometric, biochemical, clinical and dietary information, following federal and state regulations, policies and procedures. Evaluates and approves non-contract formaula requests.

  5. Counsels program paraticipants on individual basic nutritional needs based on certification criteria. Counsels program paraticipants on individual high-risk nutritional need conditions. Determines if and when follow up is needed.

  6. Teaches Nutrition Education classes.

  7. Attends regularly scheduled management meetings, prepares and presents monthly staff meetings.

  8. Other duties as assigned.


Registered Dietitian by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

Bilingual in Spanish preferred.....

Minimum Education:

Bachelor’s Degree in Nutrition by an accredited or approved education program.

Minimum Experience:

One year of experience in a nutrition or public health area.

Physical Requirements:

Exerts up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 20 pounds frequently and/or up to 10 pounds constantly to move objects.

Security Sensitive:

This job class may contain positions that are security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of Texas Education Code § 51.215

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