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Texas WIC Job List

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Job Posting: 1
Job Title: WIC Nutritionist
Local Agency: 29-00
Contact/E-mail: Sheila Lentini
City: Rosenberg
Phone: 281-633-3198

Job Description: A nutrition professional assigned to function as a WIC Certifying Authority (CA).

How to Apply: e-mail resume to Sheila Lentini

Salary: Based on experience

Closing: Open until filled


Job Posting: 2
Job Title: Breastfeeding Peer Counselor
Local Agency: 59
Contact/E-mail: Julie Granado
City: San Antonio
Phone: 210-233-7150

Job Description: Promotes breastfeeding in the Special Supplemental Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) clinic and the community through education in classes and one to one settings; performs other departmental functions; assists with continuing quality assurance / improvement and outreach. Breastfeeding Peer Counselors will be available to WIC clients outside usual clinic hours and outside the WIC environment.

Qualifications:

  • Currently receive WIC or have received WIC benefits
  • Successfully breastfed at least one baby
  • The Peer Counselor must be trained in accordance with the State Agency developed peer counselor training materials prior to counseling WIC participants
  • Must be able to read, write and speak English and Spanish
  • Must have telephone availability and have access to reliable transportation
  • Must complete required State modules within 6 months of hire or sooner
  • CPR certification preferred

How to Apply: Apply online at www.communicaresa.org or send resumes to jgranado@communicaresa.org

Salary: $10-14 hourly

Closing: Feb. 15, 2015


Job Posting: 3
Job Title: WIC Clinic Supervisor
Local Agency: 76
Contact/E-mail: Sarah Last, MS, RD
City: Bowie
Phone: 940-727-8065

Job Description: Under direct supervision of WIC Assistant Director, acts as a WIC Clinic Supervisor, including direct supervision of Nutritionists, LVN's, WIC Community Service Aides(CSA), WIC Certification Specialists(WCS)and/or Breastfeeding Peer Counselors(BFPC). Determines WIC eligibility, performs nutrition assessments and counseling, 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: 4
Job Title: Certifying Authority/Nutritionist – Regular Full-Time 8 month Position
Local Agency: 76
Contact/E-mail: Cherish Clouse
City: Greenville/Commerce
Phone: 940-727-8724

Job Description: A Certifying Authority (CA) performs nutritional assessments and counseling based upon information gathered by interviewing participants, obtaining and assessing blood samples, obtaining and assessing height and weight measurements, evaluating nutritional risk, and helping facilitate the client’s choices regarding parenting and eating habits. CA’s teach as well as monitor the teaching of nutrition education classes within their respective clinic. CA’s also encourage breastfeeding by promoting a supportive environment, presenting lessons, interacting with citizens, answering questions and determining participants’ understanding when necessary. Performs other duties as assigned. Bilingual preferred.

Required: Bachelors Degree in Nutrition, Dietetics, Nutritional Sciences, Community Nutrition, Clinical Nutrition, Public Health Nutrition, Food Sciences or Home Economics with 24 or more semester hours in food and nutrition. Must have a valid Texas Driver's license, comply with State of Texas driving laws and maintain an acceptable driving record.

How to Apply: Contact Cherish Clouse, Assistant WIC Director, for more information.

Salary: Based on experience

Closing: Open until filled


Job Posting: 5
Job Title: WIC Clerk/Health Aide
Local Agency: 29-08
Contact/E-mail: Sheila Lentini
City: Katy
Phone: 281-633-3198

Job Description: Perform assigned clinical, technical and clerical support necessary to complete the WIC certification process and issuance of WIC food vouchers.

How to Apply: e-mail resume to Sheila Lentini

Salary: Based on experience

Closing: Open until filled


Job Posting: 6
Job Title: WIC Breastfeeding Peer Counselor (2 positions)
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: 7
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: 8
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: 9
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

 

 

 

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Last updated January 28, 2015