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Nutrition Assistant

Company: BAMSI
Location: Quincy
Posted on: November 17, 2021

Job Description:

Overview Here at BAMSI, we recognize that our employees are our greatest resource! Are you ready to make a difference? Become a BAMSI believer! We are currently seeking a Nutrition Assistant to provide nutrition services to WIC applicants and participants which includes high risk woman, infants and children. Women, Infants and Children(WIC) is a public health program that benefits low and moderate income families by providing services to pregnant and postpartum woman with infants and young children up to the age of 5 who are medically or nutritionally at risk. This position is responsible for eligibility determination, scheduling, processing and providing WIC services to participants, providing basic nutrition education to low-risk participants, and other office/clerical duties. Fluency in English and Portuguese or Spanish required. BAMSI is a private, non-profit culturally diverse human services organization providing services to adults and children with developmental disabilities, mental illness, behavioral health, and public health needs. We at BAMSI believe that those we serve are capable of amazing things and deserve our best. We support them in their journeys and celebrate their accomplishments along the way. We strive to offer valuable benefits that promote a healthy work/life balance and add value to our employees' lives. Our comprehensive benefits include: * Generous Time Off Package * up to 4 weeks combined vacation, personal and cultural holiday * 11 paid holidays * up to 2 weeks Sick Time * Highly Specialized Paid Trainings including opportunity to earn CEUs * Health and Dental Insurance * Life, Short Term and Long Term Disability Insurance * 403B plan with discretionary match * Wellness Activities * Employee Assistance Program * Career Development Opportunities * Available benefits are based on position and scheduled hours. Responsibilities * Greet and triage participants. * Answer and direct phone calls. * Screen applicants for eligibility. * Manage appointment scheduling, rescheduling and reminder phone calls/texts. * Verification of participant information and data entry. * Referrals to Mass Health, SNAP, TAFDC and other health and human services. * Assist with daily and weekly reports and quality assurance activities. * Provide nutrition care for low-risk participants. Training will be provided. * Maintain WIC confidentiality policies. Perform other duties deemed necessary Qualifications * Fluency in English and Portuguese. * High School Diploma or GED. * One year office experience with good computer skills. * One year experience in a health care field, such as a counselor, educator, clinical a

Keywords: BAMSI, Quincy , Nutrition Assistant, Other , Quincy, Massachusetts

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