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Texas WIC Job List

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Job Posting: 1
Job Title: WIC clerk
Local Agency: 29-03
Contact/E-mail: Sheila Lentini
City: Wharton 
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.
  • High school diploma or GED.
  • One-year work experience, preferably in the health field.
  • Ability to work with people of all socioeconomic levels.
How to Apply: Visit to www.myaccesshealth.org to complete an application

Salary: Based on experience

Closing: Open until filled 


Job Posting: 2
Job Title: Peer Counselor
Local Agency: 89 
Contact/E-mail:
Cindy McComber
City: San Antonio
Phone: 210-704-4181

Job Description: 

  • Part-time position.
  • Provides information and promote breastfeeding among peers.
  • Address specific concerns of expectant mothers.
  • Teach classes on the advantages and management of normal breastfeeding experiences.
  • Counsel pregnant women and breastfeeding mothers on a one-on -one basis in the WIC clinic, over the phone and conduct follow-up as needed. maintain proper client records.
  • Issues breast pumps and maintains records of issuance.
How to Apply: Visit www.heavenlycareers.com

Salary: Based on experience

Closing: Open until filled 


Job Posting: 3
Job Title: Registered Dietician
Local Agency: 89 
Contact/E-mail:
Cindy McComber
City: San Antonio
Phone: 210-704-4181

Job Description: 

  • Part-time position.
  • Provides high-risk counseling.
  • Consults regarding special formulas.
  • Assists with the Quality Assurance Program.
  • Develops and provides staff training on nutrition-related topics and procedures.
  • Assists with the WCS program.
  • Assists with the completion of the Nutrition Education and Training Plan.
  • Sits on the Quality Assurance team.
How to Apply: Visit www.heavenlycareers.com

Salary: Based on experience

Closing: Open until filled 


Job Posting: 4
Job Title: Nutritionist
Local Agency: 89 
Contact/E-mail:
Cindy McComber
City: San Antonio
Phone: 210-704-4181

Job Description: 

  • Acts as clinic contact to community agencies and all who enter the clinic.
  • Monitors daily workload, scheduling of clients and insures staff time is maximized and productive.
  • Advises the WIC program manager of special problems and/or clinic needs.
  • Conducts nutrition classes as scheduled.
  • Provides individual counseling for clients based on risk codes.
  • Refers clients determined to be in need of medical/social follow-up.
  • Performs special tasks as assigned, i.e.; development of annual nutrition plan, OPMG, staff training and outreach plan.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
How to Apply: Visit www.heavenlycareers.com

Salary: Based on experience

Closing: Open until filled 


Job Posting: 5
Job Title: Field Supervisor
Local Agency: 48 
Contact/E-mail: Jolene Norbert-Harrell
City: Houston 
Phone: 713-439-6153

Job Description: 

  • Under the supervision of the Assistant WIC Director, the Field Supervisor oversees the operation of assigned WIC sites with direct supervision of the Site Supervisor at each site.
  • The Field Supervisor acts as a Competent Professional Authority providing staff relief, individual counseling and nutrition education classes as needed.
  • Management/Supervision
    • Supervises assigned WIC Site Supervisors
    • Monitors clinic operation and job performance of staff.
    • Interviews prospective employees and makes recommendations for hiring
    • Completes performance appraisals of WIC Site Supervisors.
    • Documents and administers disciplinary actions with Site Supervisors as needed according to Harris County Health Department Policies. 
    • Participates as a member of the Nutrition/WIC management team to assess and recommend procedure or system changes.
    • Monitors the orientation of new staff documenting the completion of required training.
    • Assists with the management of or search for WIC facilities in the field.
    • Resolves client problems or complaints in a positive customer service oriented manner.
    • Conducts in-service training as needed or scheduled.
    • Participates in staff meetings contributing recommendations for improvement.
    • Represents Nutrition Services on in-house or community committees.
    • Participates in self-audits and monitoring process.
    • Monitors appointment scheduling and hours of operation.
  • Assessment and Counseling
    • Participates at each site in the process of eligibility determination as needed. 
    • Provides individual counseling to clients assessed for eligibility according to the Nutrition Education Plan.
    • Provides group nutrition education when required according to the Nutrition Education Plan.
    • Assures that staff follow the current Texas Department of Health Nutrition Education Policies and Plan.
    • Promotes breastfeeding according to the Breastfeeding Promotion Plan.
How to Apply: Please visit www.hcphes.org - Jobs (view positions under Nutrition and Chronic Disease Prevention)

Salary: Based on experience

Closing: Open until filled 


Job Posting: 6
Job Title: Assistant WIC Director
Local Agency: 48 
Contact/E-mail: Jolene Norbert-Harrell
City: Houston 
Phone: 713-439-6153

Job Description: 

  • Under the supervision of the Harris County Public Health & Environmental Services (HCPHES) WIC Director, the Assistant WIC Director performs duties of personnel management, program administration and facilities management to assure Local WIC Agency compliance with the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) WIC Program and HCPHES Policies and Procedures.
  • The incumbent has the responsibility of quality management assurance in the areas of asset accountability, clinical accountability and performance criteria.
  • The Assistant WIC Director functions as a key member of the Nutrition and WIC Services (NWS) management team in planning and evaluation and represents the NWS section on in-house and community groups.
  • Program Design and Operation:
    • Works cooperatively with the WIC Administrative team to nurture a unified effort of providing high quality program services.
    • Oversees and participates in monitoring activities to assure compliance with DSHS WIC Policies and Procedures.
    • Works closely with the Staff Development/Training Coordinator in planning and conducting staff meetings and identifying training issues.
    • Writes or revises local policies to comply with DSHS WIC Policies and Procedures and/or to address local agency needs.
    • Reviews and supplies input into the various required annual WIC plans. 
  • Personnel Management:
    • Supervises and evaluates the performance of the Senior Field Supervisor [and subordinates Field Supervisors], Staff Development/Training Coordinator, Call Center Supervisor, and the Breastfeeding Coordinator.
    • Manages the position postings, interviewing and recommendations for hiring for WIC staff positions.
    • Reviews and monitors the performance appraisals, job descriptions and disciplinary actions of WIC staff for proper documentation and timeliness.
    • Monitors staff/client ratios and makes recommendations for staffing pattern modifications.
    • Develops performance standards and evaluation tools for program quality management.
How to Apply: Please visit www.hcphes.org - Jobs (view positions under Nutrition and Chronic Disease Prevention)

Salary: Based on experience

Closing: Open until filled 


Job Posting: 7
Job Title: Nutrition Specialist: High Risk Registered Dietitian
Local Agency: 48 
Contact/E-mail: Jolene Norbert-Harrell
City: Houston 
Phone: 713-439-6153

Job Description: 

  • Referral Follow-up and Counseling
    • Utilizes a system of communication for high risk referrals from assigned WIC sites.
    • Utilizes an appointment system for high risk client visits at assigned WIC sites. 
    • Evaluates referrals from WIC sites and takes appropriate actions to counsel or assist client with high risk condition.
    • Documents follow-up activities with clients in medical record and High Risk Referral Log.
    • Communicates and coordinates closely with assigned WIC sites to assure efficient service to clients.
  • Non-contract Formula Approval
    • Utilizes a system of communication, such as an assigned pager, for requests for non-contract formula approval from assigned WIC sites.
    • Evaluates formula requests, communicates with health care provider to clarify request and makes approval determination of formula requests.
    • Documents formula approval activity in client’s medical record.
  • Management Duties
    • Participates as a member of the WIC management team to assess and recommend changes in local policies and procedures.
    • Participates in annual administrative audits of clinical services and records. 
How to Apply: Please visit www.hcphes.org - Jobs (view positions under Nutrition and Chronic Disease Prevention)

Salary: Based on experience

Closing: Open until filled 


Job Posting: 8
Job Title: Lactation Specialist
Local Agency: 48 
Contact/E-mail: Jolene Norbert-Harrell
City: Houston 
Phone: 713-439-6153

Job Description: 

  • Under the supervision of the Nutrition Specialist for Breastfeeding Promotion, the Lactation Specialist provides support and counseling for WIC clients who are having breastfeeding problems beyond the scope of the Peer Counselor or Nutritionist's skill levels.
  • Provides training to WIC employees and other health care professionals. Provides outreach to the community on the benefits and management of breastfeeding to support WIC program goals.
  • Evaluates and consults with WIC clients experiencing problems with breastfeeding by telephone, at home, in the WIC clinic or by hospital visit.
  • Coordinates the breastfeeding client's care and follows up with the physician, family and WIC staff. Issues specialized equipment to breastfeeding mothers for management of specific breastfeeding problems as appropriate.
  • Makes referrals for medical follow up or other services as needed.
How to Apply: Please visit www.hcphes.org - Jobs (view positions under Nutrition and Chronic Disease Prevention)

Salary: Based on experience

Closing: Open until filled 


Job Posting: 9
Job Title: Nutrition Specialist: Breastfeeding Promotions Coordinator
Local Agency: 48 
Contact/E-mail: Jolene Norbert-Harrell
City: Houston 
Phone: 713-439-6153

Job Description: 

  • Under the supervision of the Assistant WIC Director, the Nutrition Specialist: Breastfeeding Promotion Coordinator develops and implements the Breastfeeding Promotion Plan according to the Texas Department State Health Services (DSHS) policies.
  • Coordinates the Breastfeeding Peer Counselor Program.
  • Provides nutrition and breastfeeding information to staff, WIC participants and the public.
  • Assists in the training of WIC staff.
  • Determines eligibility of WIC participants and provides nutrition education.
  • Develops and submits the Breastfeeding Promotion Plan to the state agency.
  • Monitors and/or conducts the activities outlined in the annual Breastfeeding Promotion Plan for compliance throughout the plan year.
  • Coordinates breastfeeding promotion activities among community agencies and local WIC agencies.
  • Promotes breastfeeding through media activities, news releases, Public Service Announcements (PSAs), etc.
  • Prepares required reports on breastfeeding activities for both the local and state agency
How to Apply: Please visit www.hcphes.org - Jobs (view positions under Nutrition and Chronic Disease Prevention)

Salary: Based on experience

Closing: Open until filled 


Job Posting: 10
Job Title: WIC Health and Nutrition Specialist
Local Agency: 36
Contact/E-mail: Nevin Cunningham
City: San Marcos
Phone: (512) 393-8060

Job Description: 

  • Provides routine nutrition counseling and breastfeeding education and support.
  • Prepares and processes program documentation and determines client eligibility.
  • Conducts clinical testing, measuring, and analysis.
  • Assists with general clinic operations.

Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent with 18+ months of previous WIC experience and completion of the Certified WCS Program within 5 months of hire is required or; Bachelor’s Degree in Nutrition, Dietetics, Nutritional Science, or related field or; Home Economics degree with 12+ hours of nutrition courses; DTR; RN; LVN; or other degreed professional (with state approval) with 12+ hours of nutrition courses.
  • Must possess a valid Texas Driver’s License with an acceptable driving record.
  • Proof of required immunizations or obtain upon employment.
  • Bilingual English/Spanish, preferred 
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: $13.92 - $15.66 hourly 

Closing: Open until filled 


Job Posting: 11
Job Title: Registered Dietician (P/T)
Local Agency: 40
Contact/E-mail: Walterine L. Brown
City: Beaumont  
Phone: 409-880-3124

Job Description:

  • Prepares organizes and instructs nutrition education classes
  • Orders, receives and evaluates necessary materials for presentations and maintains an adequate supply of nutrition educational materials
  • Provides high rush individual counseling
  • Performs nutritional assessment including the determination of normal growth patterns and diet adequacy
  • Evaluates blood iron level and assesses present health status of clients
  • Determines eligibility of clients and food supplements to be received
  • Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree in Home Economics, Home Management, Food Service, Dietetics or other related field with a minimum 24 hours in food and Nutrition
  • Must have a current license as a Registered Dietitian in the State of Texas

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

Salary: $25/hourly 

Closing: Open until filled


Job Posting: 12
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

 

 

 

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Last updated September 02, 2015