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Competent Professional Authority (CPA) for our WIC Department 


Are you looking for an amazing opportunity with an organization that focuses on helping those in need??

Do you have excellent communication skills to provide the best customer service??

Then look no further…...



Community First Health Centers is currently looking for a Competent Professional Authority (CPA) to join our WIC team at our New Haven medical facility located at 58144 Gratiot Avenue. T

he ideal candidate for this role will be resourceful, a great communicator and a team player. Under the supervision of the WIC Program Manager, you'll provide nutrition counseling, training and education services to WIC program participants and staff.

Community First Health Centers require all team members, including temps, contractors, interns, residents, students, etc. to receive the COVID-19 vaccinations subject to certain exclusions. CFHC is committed to granting reasonable accommodations in accordance with applicable laws. 

Daily responsibilities of our Competent Professional Authority (CPA) may include:

  • Perform nutrition assessment(s), determine risk/eligibility, provide nutrition risk education and make appropriate referral(s)
  • Provide nutrition counseling including breastfeeding education; document all encounter details
  • Develop nutrition care plans and provide individualized nutrition counseling for high risk clients
  • Perform anthropometric measurements, record data and perform lab functions as needed
  • Assign appropriate food package(s) and approve non-contract formula requests including class III formulas
  • Participate in the selection, planning, preparation and evaluation of teaching aids and program materials
  • Order, track inventory and stock nutrition education materials as needed/directed
  • Maintain and acquire knowledge of community resources
  • Counsel clients on health education and behavior modification
  • Complete all forms and charts necessary to ensure compliance with all federal, state, insurance and/or Agency standards
  • Provide consultation, training and supervision for staff as requested
  • Other duties as assigned



This is a part time opportunity; up to 24 hours per week.

Hours will be gained over three structured business day; Monday thru Friday  830am - 5pm with some flexibility needed based on business demands. 

The set schedule of the three work days will be done with the chosen new hire.




Why work for Community First Health Centers?

We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package including;

• Bi-Weekly Competitive Pay

• 403(b) Thrift Savings Plan; 2% (up to 7%) annual salary employer contribution whether you participate or not!

• Generous Holiday and Vacation time

• Professional growth opportunities/cross training

• Employee Recognition and Assistance Programs



Community First Health Centers: Improving the quality of life for our community!!

Position Requirements
  • Must possess one of the following credentials to be considered:
    • Nutritionist (Bachelor’s or Master’s degree) in Nutritional Sciences, Community Nutrition, Clinical Nutrition, Dietetics or Public Health Nutrition
    • Physician’s Assistant (certified by the National Committee on Certification of Physician’s Assistants or certified by the State medical certifying authority)
    • Registered Nurse (RN)
    • Dietetic Technician Registered (emphasis in community/clinical nutrition)
    • Home Economist (Bachelor’s degree with emphasis in nutrition)  
  • Experience providing community health, pediatric and /or maternal/infant nutrition services preferred; at least one year
  • Experience delivering education
  • Capability to interface and maintain relationships will all programs/personnel
  • Ability to work independently and with minimal guidance
  • Must maintain Basic Life Support certification
  • COVID Vaccine Mandated
Full-Time/Part-Time Part-Time  
Location New Haven WIC  
About the Organization Community First Health Centers is a non-profit, Federal Qualified Community Health Center. We have been providing health care services through our nation's health center program since 1975. We service Macomb and St. Clair counties with offices in Algonac, New Haven & Port Huron. While our focus will always be on the underserved, our doors are open to the entire community in which we practice. Our mission is to provide high quality, patient centered health care that is respectful, compassionate and accessible to all members of our community. Our care is customized to each patient and offered in a 'patient first' atmosphere with exceptional customer service.  
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  

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