Job Posting: 1
Job Title: Health District Nutritionist
Local Agency: 38
Contact/E-mail: Christina Zamarripa
City: Corpus Christi
Job Description: The Women Infant Children Program nutritionist will interview clients and provide counseling on health and nutrition for mothers, pregnant women, and children to improve their diet under the guidance of the WIC Program.
Will plan, develop, and coordinate nutrition and dietary services, projects, and programs, plan and conduct training sessions to improve nutrition knowledge of individualsproviding health care.
Plans and coordinates studies and research in the area of food technology and nutrition.
Develop and interpret policies and procedures.
Provide consultation and technical assistance to other agencies and institutions on the development of nutrition education programs.
Coordinate the development and evaluation of education and training materials.
Monitor and evaluate program operations to ensure compliance with federal, state, and local regulations.
Evaluate program operation efficiency and effectiveness, making recommendations for improvement as appropriate and review and analyze reports of program operations.
May prepare the budget and monitor the use of program funds for compliance with regulations and instructions.
May plan, assign, and/or supervise the work of others when assigned.
May be asked to perform other duties as assigned.
Qualifications: Work requires a Bachelor's Degree preferably in any of the following: Nutrition Science, Human Nutrition or Dietetics, Community Nutrition, Public Health Nutrition, Clinical Nutrition, or Home Economics with a minimum of 24 semester hours in Nutrition and one (1) year of direct related experience. Must be able to complete Nutrition Modules provided by the Texas Department of State Health Services WIC Program after hire. Must have a valid driver's license at time of application and time of hire. Successful candidate must be able to attain a valid Texas driver's license within 90 days of hire.
How to Apply: Visit the City of Corpus Christi Web site to fill out the application. Selected applicants must be able to pass a background investigation and a pre-employment drug test. Any position that lists a minimum qualification for education level and/or license/certification will require the applicant to provide proof of documentation if selected for hire into the position with the City of Corpus Christi.
Salary: $34,955 - $57,278 annually
Closing: March 5, 2014
Job Posting: 2
Job Title: Nutritionist
Local Agency: 071
Contact/E-mail: Barbara Beal, WIC Director
Job Description: Collin County is seeking candidates for the position of Nutritionist (WIC). This position performs nutritional assessments and makes diet recommendations by interviewing participants, obtaining blood samples, taking height and weight measurements and performing related tests, evaluating nutritional risk, and helping clients change their eating habits.
Teaches nutritional classes and breastfeeding by promoting a supportive environment, presenting lessons, interacting with citizens, answering questions and determining participants’ understanding.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Work is performed under the direction of a WIC Director.
A Bachelor’s degree in a related field, with at least 18 semester hours (equivalent to a degree minor) in Nutrition, is required.
Related degree fields include Nutrition, Nursing, Public Health, Nutrition Sciences, Human Nutrition, Dietetics, Community Nutrition, Public Health Nutrition or Clinical Nutrition. Previous WIC experience, as well as Certification as an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC), Certified Lactation Consultant, or Certified Lactation is desired.
Applicants must have the flexibility to accept work assignments in our McKinney, Plano, Wylie, and Frisco Offices.
Reliable transportation and the ability to work a flexible schedule, including 10 hour days, is required.
Must possess and maintain a valid Texas Class C Driver’s License with an acceptable driving record.
Bilingual in Spanish and English preferred.
How to Apply: Visit https://www.co.collin.tx.us/human_resources/careers.jsp (Job ID: 11414 )
Closing: Open until filled
Job Posting: 3
Job Title: WIC Breastfeeding Peer Counselor
Local Agency: 126
Contact/E-mail: Jennifer Mooney - Clinic Supervisor
Phone: (979) 836 - 1913
Job Description: Under the supervision of the WIC Clinic Supervisor and/or Lactation Consultant, the WIC Breastfeeding Peer Counselor (PC) provides breastfeeding counseling and support for WIC clients before and during their breastfeeding experience. The Peer Counselor is expected to provide services to all clients who have been referred to them by WIC Certifying Authorities or the Lactation Consultant based on breastfeeding need in an individual or group setting. The Peer Counselor may be required to be available to WIC clients outside usual clinic hours and outside the WIC environment. The Peer Counselor must be able to attend the mandated State Agency-developed Peer Counselor training prior to counseling WIC participants.
How to Apply: If you meet the minimum qualifications for the peer counselor position and you would like to apply, please email your resume to Jennifer Mooney
Salary: Based on experience
Closing: Open until filled
Job Posting: 4
Job Title: Training Specialist IV
Local Agency: State Agency
Contact/E-mail: Shirley Ellis
Job Description: Performs advanced training work for the Section of Nutrition Services with WIC local agency staff, DSHS WIC staff, hospital staff, and other employees whose work uses skills needed to produce successful breastfeeding outcomes. Work involves analysis of training needs relating to a variety of WIC related breast feeding topics; formulating, planning, developing, designing, organizing, conducting, and evaluating educational and training programs and curricula addressing the breast feeding topics; promoting the use of training services, methods, and techniques; developing and preparing training materials; and coordinating and/or conducting training sessions and evaluating those sessions and the outcomes of the training as it relates to program goals and objectives. May assign and/or supervise the work of others as part of team functions. Works under the minimal supervision of a Manager IV with wide latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.
How to Apply: Apply for the job through the HHSC job portal
Salary: $3,451.33 monthly
Closing: March 17, 2014