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

Job Description:

  • Perform advanced (senior-level) consultative services and technical assistance work for the Vendor Outreach Branch of the Vendor Management & Operations Unit within the Nutrition Services Section.
  • Work supports the United States Department of Agriculture Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infant, and Children (WIC) program.
  • Serve as the WIC Vendor Outreach Specialist responsible for developing, preparing, updating, and initiating changes to WIC Vendor policies and procedures, providing technical assistance and guidance, completing vendor evaluations, vendor contracts and training.
  • Works closely with internal and external stakeholders on compliance with State and Federal regulations, and represent the Unit at various functions statewide.
  • Organize vendor outreach activities while working closely with internal staff, including but not limited to vendor conferences, meetings, marketing material, and vendor agreements.
  • Coordinate and implement the vendor liaison program in collaboration with local agency staff.
  • Analyzes operations and problems, collaborates with program staff in resolving technical problems, and prepares reports of findings and recommendations.
  • Respond to vendor complaints and recommends solutions.
  • Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing with a wide variety of internal and external stakeholders.
  • Represent the program at various events statewide.
  • Performs 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 297820 or search "Training Specialist V "

Salary: $4,023.16 - $5,221.04

Closing: Sept. 1, 2015 


Job Posting: 2
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: 3
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: 4
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: 5
Job Title: Information Specialist V (WIC Communications Strategist)
Local Agency: state office
City: Austin
Phone: 888-894-4747 

Job Description:

  • Performs highly advanced (senior-level) programmatic and consultative work for the Texas WIC program under the direction of the Director of Nutrition Education and Clinical Services in the Nutrition Services Section.
  • Work involves establishing a communication strategy with long and short term goals and objectives for the program to bring cohesion to the programs approach to engaging and informing the public of its program and services.
  • Provides consultative services and technical assistance related to outreach and marketing to management level staff and contracted agency staff in the field.
  • Plans, assigns, and supervises the work of others for outreach and marketing related initiatives.
  • Works under minimal supervision, with extensive latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.

How to Apply: Apply online at the DSHS Job Center, job number 297593 or search "Information Specialist V"

Salary: $4,598.66 - $5,973.83

Closing: Aug. 28, 2015 


Job Posting: 6
Job Title: Program Specialist VI (WIC EBT Engagement Coordinator) 
Local Agency: state office
City: Austin
Phone: 888-894-4747 

Job Description:

  • Under the general direction of the Director of WIC Program Development and Process Improvement, serves as the EBT engagement coordinator for WIC Information Technology (IT) systems.
  • Analyzes user requirements, procedures, and problems to automate processing and improve existing systems for the Nutrition Services Section.
  • Translates user requirements into actionable requirements documentation for WIC application development and support vendors and State IT staff.
  • Interfaces between various functions within the WIC program, DSHS IT, and the local agencies to coordinate project efforts.
  • Oversees preparation of management level reports and keeps senior management staff apprised of project progress and problem areas with recommended solutions.
  • Work involves planning, developing, and implementing projects supporting the WIC program.
  • Additionally this position works closely with the steering committees, project teams, other program staff, and external stakeholders to ensure WIC program priorities and requirements are met in design of IT systems.
  • Oversees and provides guidance to program staff in the development of federally required program components of an enhanced client service delivery system.
  • Reviews and evaluates information on WIC service delivery system methods to make recommendations for improvements.

How to Apply: Apply online at the DSHS Job Center, job number 297239 or search "Program Specialist VI"

Salary: $4,598.66  - $5,973.83 

Closing: Aug. 26, 2015 


Job Posting: 7
Job Title: Program Specialist I (Competitive Pricing Specialist)
Local Agency: state office
City: Austin
Phone: 888-894-4747 

Job Description:

  • Performs routine (journey level) consultative services and technical assistance work for the Vendor Management and Operations Unit within the Nutrition Services Section.
  • Work supports the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infant, and Children (WIC) program.
  • Responsible for cost containment/competitive pricing monitoring of authorized vendors’ compliance with the WIC Program required Least Expensive Brands (LEBs) food.
  • Work involves preparing written correspondence on vendor non-compliance of program contract terms.
  • Performs federally required cost containment monitoring of vendors.
  • Performs in-depth analysis on vendor accounts to determine recoupments on specific food items.
  • Provides technical and consultative services to internal and external stakeholders regarding cost containment methodologies and policies.
  • Reviews and prepares comprehensive technical records and reports related to vendor monitoring and cost containment efforts.
  • Analyzes cost containment data and prepares administrative reports, studies, and special projects as directed.
  • Generates cost containment reports and publishes to agency website. May assist in developing policy and procedures.
  • Work under moderate supervision, with limited latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. 

How to Apply: Apply online at the DSHS Job Center, job number 297467 or search "Program Specialist I"

Salary: $3,081.33 - $3,914.62

Closing: Aug. 26, 2015 


Job Posting: 8
Job Title: WIC EBT Systems Analyst  
Local Agency: state office
City: Austin
Phone: 888-894-4747 

Job Description:

  • This position will perform advanced (senior-level) computer systems analysis work for the WIC Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) Operations Branch  of the Vendor Management & Operations Unit within the Nutrition Services Section. 
  • Work supports the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infant, and Children (WIC) program.
  • Responsible for the maintenance, upgrade, and change initiation to the EBT system while ensuring compliance with State and Federal regulations and program policies.
  • Oversee development and implementation of operational plans, and technical requirements for EBT smart card retailer point-of-sale applications. 
  • Conduct grocer system certifications as a lead worker, interfacing with staff and vendors, data and requirements gathering, and providing written and verbal recommendations.
  • Work closely with internal staff to trouble-shoot vendor complaints and claims processing disputes.
  • Work under minimal supervision with considerable latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.
  • Assist the EBT Operations Branch Team Lead and Branch Manager with specialized computer systems projects.

How to Apply: Apply online at the DSHS Job Center, job number 2973375 or search "WIC EBT Systems Analyst"

Salary: $4,917 - $6,390.21

Closing: Aug. 26, 2015 


Job Posting: 9
Job Title: WIC Health Aide/Peer Counselor
Local Agency: 29-03
Contact/E-mail: Sheila Lentini

City: Wharton 
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.
  • High school diploma or GED.
  • Past or present WIC recipient.
  • 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.
How to Apply: Visit to www.myaccesshealth.org to complete an application

Salary: Based on experience

Closing: Open until filled 


Job Posting: 10
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: 11
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: 12
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: 13
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: 14
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: 15
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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