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Job Posting: 1
Job Title: WIC Nutritionist/Site Supervisor
Local Agency: 29-10
Contact/E-mail: Sheila Lentini
City: Prairie View
Phone: 281-633-3198

Job Description: A nutrition professional assigned to function as a WIC Certifying Authority (CA) and supervise WIC clinic operations and employees. A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in Nutrition or its equivalent. (Education must meet state mandates for position.) Prior experience working with non-profit organizations preferred. One year work experience with supervisory responsibilities preferred. Bilingual ability in Spanish strongly preferred.

How to Apply: Email resume to slentini@myaccesshealth.org

Salary: Based on experience

Closing: Open until filled


Job Posting: 2
Job Title: Nutrition Specialist
Local Agency: 22
Contact/E-mail: Linda Russell
City: Waco
Phone: 254-750-5477

Job Description: Provide counseling, education and assessments for infants, children, pregnant, postpartum, and breastfeeding women. Promote public awareness of the WIC program, breastfeeding and proper nutrition in the community. Provide direct services to clients to determine WIC eligibility and/or nutrition care plan. Provide individual and group nutrition education. Refer clients to other health and/or social services. Evaluate appropriateness of formula issuance. Coordinate quality assurance plan and self-audit activities with assigned staff. Perform supervisory and clerical duties as needed.

How to Apply:

  1. Click on Employment to see Employment Opportunities
  2. Click on Professional/Technical to view available positions
  3. Click on Nutrition Specialist announcement to view job description.
  4. Click on "Click here for job application" within the job description and follow instructions for submission

Salary: $1,050.27 - $1,427.75 bi-weekly

Closing: Open until filled


Job Posting: 3
Job Title: Senior WIC Nutritionist
Local Agency: 29-00 
Contact/E-mail: Sheila Lentini
City: Rosenberg
Phone: 281-633-3198

Job Description: Registered Dietitian (RD) or degreed Nutritionist assigned to function as a WIC Certifying Authority and a WIC Certification Specialist (WCS) supervisor, with major responsibilities in high risk nutrition counseling, quality assurance, nutrition education and training components for the assigned WIC site and agency wide. Serve as approval authority for special infant formulas Agency wide. Provide technical assistance, consultation and referrals to health care providers. 

How to Apply: Send resume to Sheila Lentini

Salary: Based on experience

Closing: Open until filled


Job Posting: 4
Job Title: WIC Administrative Assistant
Local Agency: 29-00 
Contact/E-mail: Sheila Lentini
City: Rosenberg
Phone: 281-633-3198

Job Description: Provides administrative assistance to the WIC Program services and the Director of WIC Services. Assists all WIC sites in the administration aspects of the WIC program. Maintains the WIC Administrative computer systems, EBT card inventory, and State Agency required breast pump inventory.  

How to Apply: Email resume to Sheila Lentini.

Salary: Based on experience

Closing: Open until filled


Job Posting: 5
Job Title: WIC Breastfeeding Peer Counselor
Local Agency:  073 
Contact/E-mail: Karen Finstuen
City: San Antonio
Phone: (210) 924-6004

Job Description: 

  • Promote breastfeeding and provide assistance in normal breastfeeding experiences
  • Teach classes on the advantages of breastfeeding
  • Document encounters and complete forms according to policy and as assigned by supervisor
  • Issue breast pumps and maintain inventories of pumps
  • Have the ability to work outside regular clinic hours and outside the WIC environment
  • Performs other related duties
Qualifications:
  • Must be or have been on the WIC Program
  • Have successfully breastfed at least one baby
  • High school diploma or general education degree(GED)
  • Bilingual(Spanish)

How to Apply: Fax (210 924-6039) or email Karen Finstuen resume

Salary: Based on experience

Closing: Open until filled


Job Posting: 6
Job Title: Nutritionist/Clinic Supervisor
Local Agency:  76 
Contact/E-mail: Chandra Willis Thompson
City: Granbury 
Phone: 817-889-5345

Job Description:

  • Under direct supervision of WIC Assistant Director, acts as a WIC Clinic Supervisor, including direct supervision of Nutritionists, WIC Community Service Aides(CSA), and/or Breastfeeding Peer Counselors(BFPC).
  • Determines WIC eligibility, performs nutrition assessments and counseling, conducts biochemical and anthropometric testing. Facilitates client-centered nutrition education classes.
  • Provides breastfeeding support and issues breast pumps.
  • Approves non-contract infant formulas.
  • Other duties performed as assigned.
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Nutrition, Dietetics, Public Health Nutrition or related field with at least 24 semester hours in foods and nutrition. OR Home Economics degree with at least 12 semester hours in foods and nutrition. Other degreed professionals will be considered with State Agency approval.
  • Proof of required immunizations or obtain upon employment.
  • Must have a valid Texas Driver's license, comply with State of Texas driving laws, and maintain an acceptable driving record. 

How to Apply: apply at www.outreachhealth.com

Salary: $16.50 hourly

Closing: Open until filled


Job Posting: 7
Job Title: WIC Nutritionist Senior
Local Agency: 01  
Contact/E-mail: Annette Phinney
City: Austin
Phone: 512-972-6859

Job Description: Essential duties and functions, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following. Other related duties may be assigned.

  1. Administer lead responsibilities for day to day activities for clinic with a small cliental population.
  2. Liaison between clinic and Program Supervisor including notification of clinic staffing, supply and equipment needs, report incidents/accidents, and address and resolve immediate customer complaints.
  3. Assist Management with ensuring implementation of internal standardized process changes
  4. Assess income and nutritional needs to determine eligibility for WIC Program according to Federal, State, and local policies and procedures.
  5. Deliver group and individual nutrition and breastfeeding education according to agency approved Nutrition Education Plan.
  6. Perform participant income and health screenings which includes obtaining ID, residency, and health history, measuring height, weight and length of WIC client and plotting on growth grid, calculating income and BMI, performing finger stick and determining conditions of nutritional need.
  7. Prescribe supplemental food package, assess need for breastfeeding pumps and supplies, and issues in accordance with Federal, State and Local policies and procedures.
  8. Screen immunization record to obtain immunization status.
  9. Refer participants to appropriate community, health and human service resources as needed.
  10. Issue and maintain inventory of returned formula, breast pumps and supplies, and educational material according to policy.
  11. Participate in assigned health fairs, community events and projects and makes presentations to groups as assigned.
  12. Prepare bulletin boards with nutrition messages according to agency approved Nutrition Education Plan.

Responsibilities: Supervisor and/or Leadership Exercised: May provide leadership, work assignments, evaluation, training and guidance to others.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major course work in Food and Nutrition plus three (3) years of experience in a field related to Nutrition or Dietetics.
  • Valid Class C Texas driver’s license.
  • Completion of certification in Peer Counselor Training course.
  • Completion of all required WIC modules during the probationary period. 

How to Apply: Apply online at https://www.austincityjobs.org/

Salary: $18-21 hourly

Closing: Open until filled


Job Posting: 8
Job Title: Registered Dietician 
Local Agency: 43 
Contact/E-mail: Rafael De La Paz
City: Gonzales
Phone: 830-672-7083

Job Description:  

  • Assisting with Quality Assurance Program (i.e., ongoing evaluation of individual counseling, nutrition education classes, clinical procedures, etc.)
  • Assisting with implementation of Value Enhanced Nutrition Assessment (VENA).
  • Providing staff training on nutrition-related topics and nutrition assessment procedures.
  • Assisting with your local agency’s WIC Certification Specialist Program.
  • Developing and implementing a quality assurance program.
  • Assisting with completion and application of the Nutrition Education, Breastfeeding and Training Plan.
  • Providing high risk individual counseling.
  • Conducting facilitated discussion nutrition education classes.
  • Consultation regarding the appropriate issuance of special formulas.
  • Developing and implementing the Obesity Prevention Mini Grant.

How to Apply: Please download an application at www.chcsct.com or pick one up at 229 St. George St. Gonzales, TX.

Salary: Based on experience

Closing: Open until filled


Job Posting: 9
Job Title: Certifying Authority
Local Agency: 53  
Contact/E-mail: Emily Sansom
City: Pleasanton
Phone:  830-569-2388 

Job Description:

  • Plan and provide group and individual nutrition counseling and education services.
  • Perform nutrition assessments according to guidelines provided by the state for WIC participants, including obtaining and evaluating anthropometric, clinical and dietary data.
  • Conduct nutrition education classes and maintain nutritional education class outlines and handouts.
  • Assist with outreach events.
  • Breastfeeding friendly attitude, other duties as assigned.
  • Refer clients to appropriate community services.
  • Bilingual a plus

Qualifications:

  • B.S in Food Science or Nutrition
  • Licensed by the State of Texas as a Licensed Vocational Nurse.
  • Thorough knowledge of nutrition counseling and education with 1-3 years of experience with pregnant women and mothers of young children.
  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret general health and human service professional journals and state regulations.
  • Ability to plan and organize work with minimum supervision.

How to Apply: Please email resume/coversheet/personal statement to: esansom.achc@tachc.org

Salary: $2,073 monthly

Closing: Open until filled


Job Posting: 10
Job Title: WIC Breastfeeding Peer Counselor (Lockhart Location)
Local Agency: 36 
Contact/E-mail: Nevin Cunningham
City: Lockhart 
Phone: (512) 393-8068  

Job Description: 

  • Performs a variety of clerical duties in support of WIC program operations;
  • provides breastfeeding education, encouragement, and support;
  • provides customer service to program participants and applicants;
  • screens and calculates applicant eligibility;
  • processes program documentation;
  • issues benefits to clients;
  • participates in community outreach;
  • performs other related duties.

Qualifications 

  • High School Diploma or equivalent is required.
  • Six (6) months related experience is required.
  • Are receiving WIC or have received WIC.
  • Have successfully breastfed or expressed breast milk for at least one baby.
  • Have the ability to work outside of regular clinic hours and outside of the WIC clinic.
  • Must possess a valid Texas Driver’s License with an acceptable driving record.
  • Proof of required immunizations or obtain upon employment.
  • Bi-lingual preferred (English/Spanish) 

How to Apply: A City of San Marcos on-line application is required. Visit https://jobs.sanmarcostx.gov and select 'Search Postings' to apply and/or to obtain the complete job description. You may attach a copy of your resume/cover letter at time of application. You should receive an online confirmation once you have successfully submitted your application.

Salary: $11.79 hourly

Closing: Open until filled


 Job Posting: 11
Job Title: Nutritionist/Clinic Supervisor
Local Agency: 76  
Contact/E-mail: Chandra Willis-Thompson
City: Cleburne 
Phone: 817-899-5345   

Job Description: 

  • Under direct supervision of WIC Assistant Director, acts as a WIC Clinic Supervisor, including direct supervision of Nutritionists, WIC Community Service Aides(CSA), and/or Breastfeeding Peer Counselors(BFPC).
  • Determines WIC eligibility, performs nutrition assessments and counseling, conducts biochemical and anthropometric testing. Facilitates client-centered nutrition education classes.
  • Provides breastfeeding support and issues breast pumps.
  • Approves non-contract infant formulas.
  • Other duties performed as assigned. 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Nutrition, Dietetics, Public Health Nutrition or related field with at least 24 semester hours in foods and nutrition. OR Home Economics degree with at least 12 semester hours in foods and nutrition. Other degreed professionals will be considered with State Agency approval.
  • Proof of required immunizations or obtain upon employment.
  • Must have a valid Texas Driver's license, comply with State of Texas driving laws, and maintain an acceptable driving record.

How to Apply: Apply online at www.outreachhealth.com

Salary: Based on experience

Closing: Open until filled


Job Posting: 12
Job Title: Certifying Authority
Local Agency: 003 
Contact/E-mail:
Ted O'Dowd
City: Brownsville
Phone: 956-247-3672  

Job Description: Under the supervision of the CA/Clinic Supervisor or designee, is responsible for ensuring the deliveries of program services are performed in compliance with federal, state and county policies and procedures. Duties include planning, coordinating, evaluation clinical, breastfeeding and nutrition services.

How to Apply: Contact Ted O'Dowd 956-247-3672  or ted.odowd@co.cameron.tx.us

Salary: Based on experience

Closing: Open until filled


Job Posting: 13
Job Title: Certifying Authority, Nutritionist/LVN position   
Local Agency: 53 
Contact/E-mail: Emily Carrasco, WIC Director

City: Pleasanton 
Phone: 830-569-2388

Job Description:

  • Plan, provide, and evaluate group and individual nutrition counseling and education services.
  • Perform nutrition assessments according to guidelines provided by the state for WIC participants, including obtaining and evaluation anthropometric, clinical and dietary data.
  • Conduct nutrition education classes and maintain nutritional education class outlines and handouts.
  • Assist with outreach events.
  • Breastfeeding friendly attitude, other duties as assigned.
  • Bilingual preferred

Qualifications:

  • B.S in Food Science or Nutrition
  • Licensed by the State of Texas as a Licensed Vocational Nurse.
  • Thorough knowledge of nutrition counseling and education with 1-3 years of experience with pregnant women and mothers of young children.
  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret general health and human service professional journals and state regulations.
  • Ability to plan and organize work with minimum supervision.

How to Apply: send an e-mail to esansom.achc@tachc.org

Salary: $2,073 monthly 

Closing: Open until filled


Job Posting: 14
Job Title: Clinical Dietitian-RD Level  

Local Agency: 05
Contact/E-mail:
Dalia Aguilar
City: Corpus Christi
Phone: 361-694-6774

Job Description:

  • Performs all duties of the WIC certification process.
  • Certifies clients for the WIC program,teaches advanced health and nutrition information to clients.
  • Conducts audits of charts.
  • Develops educational material.
  • Teaches class.
  • Provides high risk counseling.
  • Approves non-contract formulas.
  • Provides relief supervision in WIC clinics.

How to Apply: Visit the employement section of the Driscoll Children's Hospital website

Salary: Based on experience

Closing: Open until filled


Job Posting: 15
Job Title: Nutritionist
Local Agency: 48
Contact/E-mail: Jolene Norbert-Harrell
City: Houston
Phone: 713-439-6145

Job Description: Under the supervision of the Site Supervisor, the WIC Nutritionist is responsible for determining WIC Program eligibility of applicants, providing counseling and nutrition education to client individually or in groups, assigning food package prescriptions, evaluating the need for special formulas and participating in quality assurance activities on a monthly basis. At times the Nutritionist will evaluate clients for income and residency requirements, perform laboratory evaluations of growth and iron status and do data entry and food benefit issuance.

How to Apply:

  1. Click on Jobs to view Employment Opportunities
  2. Select Nutrition and WIC Services to view available positions and click on corresponding announcement number to view job description
  3. Click on link at top of page to complete an application and read instructions for submission.

Salary: Based on experience

Closing: Open until filled

 

 

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Last updated December 15, 2014