Nutrition Assistant

Nov 07 2022
Waimanalo Health Center |Waimānalo|Full Time
Category: Healthcare
Job Description

Mission
Waimnalo Health Center is rooted in Native Hawaiian values and devoted to improving the health and wellness of all people, regardless of ability to pay, by providing comprehensive primary and preventive health care services of the highest quality.
Core Values and Guiding Principles
Our values at Waimnalo Health Center promote Hawaiian-centered diversity, equity, and inclusion by welcoming all members of the Koolaupoko community to access our holistic services ranging from traditional Hawaiian healing practices to Western medicine.
Aloha: We listen to people with our full attention, seeking to know them and understand their health care and wellness needs and aspirations for themselves, their family and community.  We will respond, to the best of our abilities, as caring, compassionate, engaged, and professional partners in healthcare.
Malama I Ka Pono: We know that quality healthcare starts with people’s trust in our services and the excellence of our care for them and the resources entrusted to us to meet their needs.  We are committed to maintaining their trust by treating people with respect and confidentiality, and by being open about our organizational practices and results, seeking to continuously improve our work.
Malama I Ka Ohana: We believe that wellness embraces the whole family, and we welcome their participation in the healthcare of their loved ones.  Our belief extends from the Ahupuaa of Waimnalo throughout Koolaupoko where we build the foundation for good health and wellness for everyone, and we seek collaborative partners who share our values and vision.
Malama I Ka Aina: We understand the importance of one’s sense of place and the holistic nature of health and wellbeing. Through integrative services we support the balance of body, mind, and spirit, while respecting one’s cultural connectedness to the ‘ina of Hawai'i. Ka Mauli O Ka ‘ina A He Mauli Knaka: The Life of the Land is the Life of the People.

Summary:

The Nutrition Assistant for WIC is expected to provide breastfeeding education and direct nutritional services to successfully administer the WIC program, a federally funded supplemental nutrition program, at the Waimānalo Health Center (WHC).