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Ascension Health CACFP Specialist Nutritionist - San Antonio, TX in San Antonio, Texas

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CACFP Specialist Nutritionist - Full Time - Daughters of Charity, San Antonio, TX

Why Join Ascension?

Daughters of Charity Services of San Antonio is a member of Ascension Health, a national health care system, and is co-sponsored by the Daughters of Charity of St. Vincent de Paul, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Nazareth, Michigan, and the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondolet.

As a member of Ascension Health, and like other Catholic healthcare systems, Daughters of Charity Services is directed by the Church to care for those most in need.

What You Will Do

Job Summary:

The CACFP Specialist/Nutritionist provides the link between the child care provider and the organization. Your duties are varied and require extensive program knowledge and considerable judgment. Decisions are made that affect a child care provider’s ability to participate, how much reimbursement is received and CNP Inc.’s compliance with program regulations and requirements


Monitors the De Paul Center and the De Paul Wesley Center. Check menu paperwork and complete center reviews.

Major Activities of Monitoring Consultants:

Training and Technical Assistance

  • • Provides on-site initial training o CACFP policies and procedures

  • Nutritional requirements

  • Ongoing evaluation of provider training needs

  • Implements training and documents the training as necessary

  • Ongoing technical assistance

  • Adapts training to individual needs of the two sites o based on education levels and learning styles

  • Ensures providers have knowledge of program requirements in order to be successful

  • Documentation of all training and technical assistance in CACFP

  • Provide services for both DCSSA Child Development Facilities

Necessary skills and knowledge:

• Knowledge of program requirements o Federal Regulations

  • State Agency Policy

  • CNP Inc. Policy and Procedures

  • Knowledge of basic nutrition for children and meal patterns

  • Ability to analyze and determine necessary corrective action if needed

  • Ability to communicate verbally and in writing, individually and in group settings

  • Ability to track training needs and outcomes of training

Monitoring Compliance with CACFP Rules and Regulations

Prepares for the on-site visit by checking records of claiming patterns and problems identified at previous visits

  • Follows sponsoring organizations review schedule and ensures all reviews are done in compliance with State and Federal time frames

  • Reviews performance of both sites

  • By monitoring monthly menu review

• Completes all aspects of the on-site review in accordance with Federal guidelines and State and CNP Policy and documents accordingly o Meal types and times

Equal Employment Opportunity

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Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

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