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Job Posting: 1
Job Title: Administrative Assistant III
Local Agency: State office
City: Austin
Phone: 888-894-4747

Job Description: This position performs advanced administrative support to the Nutrition Education/Clinic Services Unit Manager. The work involves tracking of assignments within the Unit; scheduling appointments and handling the Unit correspondence. Also the position is responsible for preparing and tracking purchase requests for the Unit and preparing travel requests and travel vouchers for staff with the Unit.   Additionally the position, provides back-up clerical support for other Administrative Technicians within the Unit. The duties of the Administrative Assistant III are performed under the direct supervision of the Unit Manager with latitude for exercise of independent judgment.

How to Apply: Apply online at the DSHS Job Center, job number 270423 or search "Administrative Assistant III"

Salary: $2,453.25 - $3,112.33 monthly

Closing: Sept. 22, 2014


Job Posting: 2
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: 3
Job Title: Breastfeeding Peer Counselor/Assistant
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 Breastfeeding Assistant promotes breastfeeding as the optimal method of infant feeding among WIC participants both individually and in group setting as a Peer Counselor. The Breastfeeding Assistant also provides breastfeeding education, follow-up and community support to WIC program operations. A Breastfeeding Assistant may be expected to work outside of the WIC Clinic environment, including making home or hospital visits to WIC clients and may be assigned to work after regular clinic hours, including answering a Breastfeeding Help Line during nontraditional work hours.

How to Apply: Visit www.hcphes.org -Click on jobs -View available positions under Nutrition and WIC Services and select Breastfeeding Assistant to learn more about the position. -To apply, click on the application link located at the top of the jobs page.

Salary: Based on experience

Closing: Sept. 30, 2014


Job Posting: 4
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: 5
Job Title: Clinic Supervisor/Nutritionist (Dalhart)
Local Agency: 76
Contact/E-mail: Kellie Kinsey, Assistant WIC Director
City: Dalhart
Phone: 806-273-2094

Job Description:

  • Under direct supervision of WIC Assistant Director, acts as a WIC Clinic Supervisor for Dalhart with a client caseload of 458 and satellite clinic Stratford with a caseload of 80 clients.
  • Includes direct supervision of one CSA (Community Service Aide).
  • 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 formulas.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Nutition, Dietetics, Public Health Nutrition or related field. OR Home Economics degree with at least twelve semester hours in food 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 or contact Kellie Kinsey at 806-273-2094.

Salary: based on experience

Closing: Open until filled


Job Posting: 6
Job Title: Clinic Supervisor/Nutritionist
Local Agency: 76
Contact/E-mail: Rita Davidson

City: Clyde
Phone: 325-893-4552  

Job Description:

  • Performs nutrition assessments and counseling based upon information gathered by interviewing participants, obtaining and assessing blood samples, obtaining and assessing height and weight measurements, evaluating nutrition risk, and helping facilitate the client’s choices regarding parenting and nutrition practices.
  • Nutritionists facilitate as well as monitor the facilitation of client-centered nutrition education classes.
  • WIC Nutritionists encourage breastfeeding by promoting a supportive environment, presenting lessons, interacting with citizens, answering questions, and determining participants’ understanding.
  • This position manages WIC clinics in Clyde, Eastland, and Crossplains.
  • Other duties performed as assigned.

Required:  Bachelors Degree in Nutrition, Dietetics, Nutrition Sciences, Community Nutrition, Clinical Nutrition, Public Health Nutrition, Food Science 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:  Please contact Rita Davidson for more information about the position and how to apply.

Salary: Based on experience

Closing: Open until filled 


Job Posting: 7
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 September 17, 2014