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Texas WIC Job List

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Job Posting: 1
Job Title: Program Specialist III (Vendor Outreach Specialist)
Local Agency: state office
City: Austin
Phone: 888-894-4747

Job Description: Perform complex (journey-level) consultative services and technical assistance work for the Food Issuance Branch of the Food Issuance and Redemption Services Unit within the Nutrition Services Section. Work supports the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infant, and Children (WIC) program. Serve as a WIC Vendor liaison providing technical assistance and guidance, completing vendor evaluations, and training. Coordinate with internal staff on policy development, changes, and implementation. Analyzes operations and problems, collaborates with program staff in resolving technical problems, and prepares reports of findings and recommendations. Assist with vendor agreements and data entry, USDA disqualification notices, and marketing material preparation and distribution. Respond to vendor complaints and recommends solutions. Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing with a wide variety of internal and external stakeholders. Assist with vendor agreement preparation and dissemination. Represent the program at various events statewide. Coordinate and implement the vendor liaison program in collaboration with local agency staff. Perform other duties as assigned, and works under general supervision with moderate latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.

How to Apply: Apply online at the DSHS Job Center, job number 287809 or search "Program Specialist III" 

Salary: $3,520.33 - $5,606.50 monthly  

Closing: May 7, 2015


Job Posting: 2
Job Title: Program Specialist I 
Local Agency: state office
City: Austin
Phone: 888-894-4747

Job Description: This position performs routine consultative service and technical assistance work with the 78 contracted WIC Local Agency (LA) professional staff members; WIC Program applicants, WIC participants, referral organizations, and other WIC/DSHS employees. Work involves planning, developing and implementing WIC program policies, rules, and procedures related to Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) process.

How to Apply: Apply online at the DSHS Job Center, job number 287300 or search "Program Specialist I" 

Salary: $3,081.33 - $3,914.62 monthly  

Closing: April 29, 2015


Job Posting: 3
Job Title: Registered Dietitian (RD)/ WIC Nutrition Coordinator 
Local Agency: 36 
Contact/E-mail: Nevin Cunningham
City: San Marcos
Phone: (512) 393-8060

Job Description: 

  • Provides high-risk nutrition counseling; approves non-contract formulas; plans, coordinates, implements, and evaluates the nutrition services in all WIC clinics; provides training and technical assistance to all staff; serves as the Nutrition/Breastfeeding Coordinator and develops and implements the annual plans. Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Nutrition, Dietetics, or related field is required.
  • Certification as a Registered Dietitian (RD) is required.
  • Three (3) years nutrition and/or public health experience.
  • Must possess a valid Texas Driver’s License with an acceptable driving record.
  • Proof of required immunizations or obtain upon employment
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) is 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: $3,668 - $4,586 monthly

Closing: Open until filled


Job Posting: 4
Job Title: WIC Clerk/Health Aide
Local Agency: 29-10
Contact/E-mail: Sheila Lentini
City: Stafford
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:  Go to www.myaccesshealth.org to complete an application.

Salary: Based on experience

Closing: Open until filled


Job Posting: 5
Job Title: WIC Clerk/Peer Counselor
Local Agency: 29-10
Contact/E-mail: Sheila Lentini
City: Prairie View
Phone: 281-633-3198

Job Description: Perform assigned clinical and clerical duties necessary to complete the WIC certification process. Offer pregnant and lactating women support, encouragement and information needed for a successful breastfeeding experience.

How to Apply: Email resume to slentini@myaccesshealth.org

Salary: Based on experience

Closing: Open until filled


Job Posting: 6
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: 7
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: 8
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: 9
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: 10
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 April 23, 2015