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Texas WIC Job List

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Job Posting: 1
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 qualifications

Closing: Open until filled


Job Posting: 2
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: 3
Job Title: Nutritionist (WIC)  
Local Agency:
Contact/E-mail: Barbara Beal
City: McKinney
Phone: 972-633-3352

Job Description:

  • 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.

Requirements:  

  • Work requires broad knowledge in nutrition normally acquired through four years of college resulting in a Bachelor’s degree in Nutrition or Public Health or a related field with at least 18 semester hours in Nutrition. 
  • Related fields includes: Nutrition Sciences, Human Nutrition, Dietetics, Community Nutrition, Public Health Nutrition or Clinical Nutrition.  International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) certification, Certified Lactation Consultant, or Certified Lactation Educator and previous WIC experience, desirable.
  • Flexibility to accept work assignments in our McKinney, Plano, Wylie, and Frisco Offices.
  • Must have transportation and be able to work a flexible schedule, including 10 hour days (Monday-Friday).
  • 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 the career section of the Collin County web site http://www.collincountytx.gov, then go to County Directory>Human Resources>Careers

Salary: $38,830 annually

Closing: Open until filled


Job Posting: 4
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: 5
Job Title: Nutritionist Regular Full-Time, Clinic Supervisor
Local Agency: 76
Contact/E-mail: Sarah Last, MS, RD/Assistant WIC Director
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, LVNs, WIC Community Service Aides(CSA), WIC Certification Specialists (WCS)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. Contact Sarah Last, MS, RD/Assistant WIC Director for more information.

Salary: Based on experience

Closing: Open until filled


Job Posting: 6
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 October 14, 2014