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Texas WIC Job List

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Job Posting: 1
Job Title:
WIC Breastfeeding Peer Counselor (3 Vacancies-San Marcos, Kyle, Lockhart)
Local Agency: 36
Contact/E-mail: Nevin Cunningham

City: San Marcos, Kyle, Lockhart
Phone: (512) 393-8068

Job Description: Performs a variety of clerical duties in support of WIC program operations; provides breastfeeding education, encouragement, and support; provides customer service to program participants and applicants; screens and calculates applicant eligibility; processes program documentation; issues benefits to clients; participates in community outreach; and performs other related duties.

Job Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent is required.
  • Six (6) months related experience is required.
  • Are receiving WIC or have received WIC.
  • Have successfully breastfed or expressed breast milk for at least one baby.
  • Have the ability to work outside of regular clinic hours and outside of the WIC clinic.
  • Must possess a valid Texas Driver’s License with an acceptable driving record.
  • Proof of required immunizations or obtain upon employment.

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: $11.79 hourly

Closing: Sept. 4, 2014


Job Posting: 2
Job Title: WIC Clerk

Local Agency: 90
Contact/E-mail: Carolyn Steinmetz
City: Dallas 
Phone: 214-571-6157

Job Description: Under the guidance and supervision of the WIC Director, Registered Dietitian or the Nutritionist, the WIC Eligibility Worker interviews applicants or recipients to determine eligibility for WIC benefits: interprets and explains rules and regulations governing eligibility, receipt of benefits, and legal rights to applicant or recipients; records and evaluates personal and financial data obtained from applicants or recipients to help determine initial or continuing eligibility, according to department directives; identifies need for social services; makes referrals to various agencies and community resources available; prepares regular and special reports as required; and prepares and maintains records of program participants.

Job Duties:

  • Schedules clients for WIC program appointments
  • Explains program qualifications, policies/procedures, and participants responsibilities.
  • Maintains confidentiality during interviews with clients and completion of WIC forms.
  • Accurately weighs, measures, and performs hemoglobin analysis, and records values on required forms.
  • Helps monitor and maintain clinic’s supplies and appearance continuously by keeping supplies fully stocked, disinfecting clinic area and calibrating equipment as needed.
  • Properly issues WIC food vouchers, maintaining accountability of all required forms.
  • Enters WIC participant data into computer accurately and in a timely manner.
  • Transmits data to the WIC State Agency.
  • Prepares Assessment packages
  • Educates and promotes nutrition education and breastfeeding through individual counseling and classes
  • Maintains and updates WIC files including active and inactive files.
  • Completes state mandated modules in a timely manner.
  • Attends required organizational training.
  • Serves as outreach spokesperson for Los Barrios Unidos Community Clinic WIC Program.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Job Qualifications:

  • HS Diploma or GED
  • Basic computer and data entry skills
  • Must be detailed oriented with the ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Bilingual in Spanish strongly preferred

How to Apply: Please submit resumes to the WIC Director, Carolyn Steinmetz, at csteinmetz@lbucc.org

Salary: Based on experience

Closing: Sept. 30, 2014 


Job Posting: 3
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: 4
Job Title: Dietetic Nutrition Specialist II
Local Agency: State office
City: Austin
Phone: 888-894-4747

Job Description: The Dietetic Nutrition Specialist II provides advanced nutrition consultative and technical services to Texas WIC staff, community organizations and the general public. The work involves planning, developing, and evaluating program materials and resources for WIC clients statewide, approving annual program plans for WIC local agencies, leading and/or participating on cross-functional teams designed to provide proactive programmatic oversight for selected WIC local agencies, and providing consultative and technical assistance services to WIC agency staff statewide, other governmental agencies, community organizations, and the general public. The position plans, develops, coordinates, updates, and evaluates both basic and high-level nutrition training. In addition, the position provides both nutrition and breastfeeding training and oversees all aspects of program contracts including budget, scope, implementation and evaluation. 

How to Apply: Apply online at the DSHS Job Center, job number 269063 or search "Dietetic Nutrition Specialist II"

Salary: $3,451.33 – $4,473.96 monthly

Closing: Sept. 2, 2014


Job Posting: 5
Job Title: Director of
WIC
Local Agency: 29
Contact/E-mail: Sheila Lentini
City: Rosenberg
Phone: 281-633-3198

Job Description: Supervise the day-to-day activities of the staff assigned to the WIC Department. Interpret program rules for implementation. Responsible for active leadership in the design, planning, policy making, and management of the program.

How to Apply: Send resume to slentini@myaccesshealth.org and an application will be returned

Salary: Based on experience

Closing: Sept 15, 2014


Job Posting: 6
Job Title: Program Specialist III
Local Agency: State office
City: Austin
Phone: 888-894-4747

Job Description: The Program Specialist III position plans, develops, revises and evaluates WIC nutrition program materials, activities, and initiatives.  The position participates in nutrition program planning, development and implementation, including the development of WIC program policies and procedures, surveys, conferences, and the annual Nutrition Education, Breastfeeding ,Training Promotion plans. The position also provides consultative and technical assistance and training to program staff, Texas WIC local agencies, governmental and non-governmental entities, community organizations, and the general public. The Program Specialist III works under the direction of a Manager IV with minimal supervision and extensive latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.

How to Apply: Apply online at the DSHS Job Center, job number 268315 or search "Program Specialist III"

Salary: $3,451.33 – $4,473.96 monthly

Closing: Aug. 29, 2014


Job posting: 7
Job Title: WIC Employee Liaison & Staff Services Officer
Local Agency: State office
City: Austin
Phone: 888-894-4747

Job Description: Staff Services Officer III performs advanced staff services functions for the Nutrition Services/WIC Section under limited supervision.  Duties include planning, coordinating, and directing a variety of material and staff Services functions. 

  • Plan and directs the day-to day staff management operations that include but are not limited to human resources, budgeting, records retention, and training.
  • Serves as liaison with Human Resource staff, DSHS legal staff, and the adopted software and technical assistance program utilized for personnel functions.
  • Interprets, implements and provides policy advisement and technical advice on administrative and human resources/personnel matters to Section Director, managers, and staff..
  • Leads and advises staff on all human resources matters.
  • Advises and works closely with Management Liaison and managers in analyzing, developing and implementing resolutions to highly complex issues and ensures compliance with policy.
  • Provides assistance to management staff with job postings, job descriptions and interviewing.
  • Provides guidance in the decision-making process in organizational structure, management to staff ratio, and staff reallocation matters.

How to Apply: Apply online at the DSHS Job Center, job number 268573 or search "WIC Employee Liaison & Staff Services Officer"

Salary: $3,451.33 - $4,473.96 monthly

Closing: Aug. 27, 2014


Job Posting: 8
Job Title: Policy & Special Projects Coordinator
Local Agency: State office
City: Austin
Phone: 888-894-4747

Job Description: This Program Specialist VI performs highly advanced and complex consultative services, technical assistance, analysis activities, and oversight duties for the Section associated with service delivery rules, policy, issues, and operations and organization as the Section’s Policy and Special Projects Coordinator. 

  • Applies extensive knowledge of rules and federal regulations governing the WIC program as well as health care service delivery issued and trends. 
  • Provides highly responsible and complex consultative and technical assistance to program and department staff, other governmental entities and contractors, the general public, and other external stakeholders to resolve problems, identify issues, improve services, implement program effectiveness, and develop action plans and recommendations for improvement in alignment with goals and objectives of the programs. 
  • Serves as liaison/point of contact for the Section to USDA, the DSHS Legal Section, DSHS Center for Program Coordination, Policy and Innovations, the Elections Division of the Texas Secretary of State, the National WIC Association, the legislative and policy committees of the Texas Association of Local WIC Directors (TALWD), the DSHS Medicaid Coordination Team, and the Health and Human Services Commission’s (HHSC) Office of Inspector General (OIG) relating to WIC rules and policy. 
  • Coordinates all legislative activity for the Section.  
  • Establishes goals and objectives involving diverse and multiple stakeholders. 
  • Participates in strategic planning and business continuity. 
  • Oversees and/or participates in special projects and initiatives. 
  • Develops complex and detailed reports regarding WIC services and activities, tracking progress on goals and objectives, evaluation outcomes, program trends or barriers, and cost/benefit analyses and conducts presentations. 
  • Serves as the primary point of contact for all Management Evaluations of the Programs conducted by USDA. 
  • Works under general direction of the Program Services and Operations Branch Manager and Nutrition Services Section/WIC Director, with extensive latitude for use of initiative and independent judgment.

How to Apply: Apply online at the DSHS Job Center, job number 268561 or search "Policy & Special Projects Coordinator"

Salary: $4,508.50 - 5,856.71 monthly

Closing: Aug. 27, 2014

 


Job Posting: 9
Job Title: WIC Nutritionist
Local Agency: 29
Contact/E-mail: Sheila Lentini
City: Rosenberg
Phone: 281-633-3198

Job Description: A nutrition professional assigned to function as a WIC Certifying Authority (CA). Must have a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in Nutrition or its equivalent. (Education must meet state mandates for position.) Prior experience working with non-profit organizations preferred. Bilingual ability in Spanish strongly preferred.

How to Apply: Send resume to slentini@myaccesshealth.org and an application will be returned

Salary: Based on experience

Closing: Aug 31, 2014


Job Posting: 10
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: 11
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: 12
Job Title: WIC Site Supervisor/Nutritionist
Local Agency: 11
Contact/E-mail:
Sandra Cuellar
City: Galveston
Phone: 409-938-2230

Job Description: Under the direction of the Program Manager of the Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Program of Galveston County, the Site Supervisor is responsible for:

  • Providing WIC services at WIC clinical and satellite sites, assessing nutrition conditions at the time of certification, prescribing EBT food benefits, providing low risk nutrition education, and providing quality assurance in accordance with federal, state, and local laws; rules and policies adopted by the United Board of Health; and operational procedures established by management.
  • Screens immunization records to obtain immunization status of WIC participants, according to WIC policies; and assures, through supervision of the staff at the site level, that policies and procedures are being followed according to WIC guidelines.
  • Performs quality assurance duties as assigned by WIC Program Manager.
  • Supervises WIC program staff.

Essential Job Functions

  • 50% - Determines nutritional risk conditions using VENA guidelines, prescribes EBT food benefits; provides low risk nutrition education; assures that program policies and procedures are fully implemented and maintained at site level; evaluates and determines client eligibility/ineligibility for the WIC Program in accordance with WIC guidelines; provides individual nutrition counseling to the WIC clients at certification; determines automated food delivery benefits using Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) codes according to the individual needs of the clients; prepares and delivers education meetings; submits required program reports, according to policy, in a timely manner; assists in delivery of nutrition education classes in the WIC sites and satellite sites; assists in the coordination of the community outreach activities; assists with vendor evaluation and investigates vendor and participates complaints in accordance with program polices; screens immunization records to obtain immunization status.
  • 30% - Supervisory responsibilities: Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, recommendations for hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; coordinating schedules for staff; appraising performance; disciplining employees; recommending awards for employees; addressing complaints and promptly and efficiently resolving problems and concerns. Coordinates and assists in the cross-training of other employees and assures staff model excellent customer service. Coordinates with other departments and community partners contractors as needed.
  • 10%- Acts as backup for conducting hemoglobin or hematocrit test (blood test) on applicable WIC clients in accordance with WIC guidelines, acts as back-up for screening weights and heights; Performs quality assurance duties as assigned by Program Manager.
  • 10% - Other duties as assigned, but not limited to responding to public health emergencies as needed on weekends or evenings and other activities under the organization’s Strategic Health Plan.  

How to Apply: Complete an electronic application at www.gchd.org/hr/job.htm For more information call Human Resources at 409-938-2260.

Salary: $18.17 hourly

Closing: Open until filled 


Job Posting: 13
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: 14
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: 15
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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