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Breastfeeding Peer Counselor

Breastfeeding Peer Counselor

Local Agency: 073
Contact: melissa.gutierrez@centromedsa.com
City: San Antonio
Phone: 210-924-6004

Job Description:

  • Promote breastfeeding among WIC participants by counseling pregnant and breastfeeding mothers on an individual basis and in group setting
  • Support women during a normal breastfeeding experience; identify experiences that are not the norm and make appropriate referrals
  • Teach classes on the advantages of breastfeeding and the management of normal breastfeeding experiences
  • Must be available to WIC clients outside usual clinic hours and outside WIC environment
  • Must be a present or past WIC participant
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Bilingual- English/Spanish

How to Apply: Send resume to melissa.gutierrez@centromedsa.com

Salary: Based on experience

Closing Date: Open until filled

 

WIC Clerk/Breastfeeding Peer Counselor

Local Agency: 036
Contact: cbilli@sanmarcostx.gov
City: San Marcos
Phone: 512-805-2601

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.

How to Apply: Please apply at our City of San Marcos Career Page at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/sanmarcostx/

Salary: $14.28 - $17.85 per hour

Closing Date: Open until filled

Clerk

Special Ops Clerk

Local Agency: 130-52
Contact: kgonzalez@spcaa.org
City: Lubbock
Phone: 806-993-5072

Job Description:

Performs as a receptionist by greeting clients, answering questions, directing clients to the proper place, taking appropriate information, etc. Attend training to learn new skills and to keep up to date on any changes to the program areas. Performs other duties as assigned. High School Diploma/GED.

How to Apply: Apply online at: https://www.spcaa.org/application/ or call Kimberley Gonzalez at 806-993-5073 for more information.

Salary: $12.25 per hour

Closing Date: Open until filled

 

WIC Clerk/Breastfeeding Peer Counselor

Local Agency: 036
Contact: cbilli@sanmarcostx.gov
City: San Marcos
Phone: 512-805-2601

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.

How to Apply: Please apply at our City of San Marcos Career Page at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/sanmarcostx/

Salary: $14.28 - $17.85 per hour

Closing Date: Open until filled

 

Clerk

Local Agency: 031
Contact: aoltmann@bellcountyhealth.org
City: Copperas Cove
Phone: 254-778-1511

Job Description:

Screen and verify clients’ household income, address, identification, etc. Weigh and measure clients according to the guidelines and take a blood collection sample. Answer telephone by making/changing appointments, according to WIC policies.

Requirements: GED or high school diploma

Strongly Desired: Spanish Bilingual

How to Apply: Email amberoltmann@bellcountyhealth.org for more information on applying.

Salary: $1,627.00 per month

Closing Date: Open until filled

Clinic Manager

Clinic Manager

Local Agency: 131-63
Contact: slast@spcaa.org
City: Rockwall
Phone: 940-668-1292

Job Description:

B.S. or B. A. in Nutrition or Dietetics; or B.S. in Nutritional Science, Community Nutrition, Clinical Nutrition, Public Health Nutrition, and/or Exercise/Sports Science, with a minimum of 24 semester hours of Food and Nutrition; bilingual Spanish preferred. Provides individual counseling for low/medium risk topics and teaches nutrition/breastfeeding education classes to all WIC participants. Makes referrals to appropriate health, social, and education services in a timely manner. Ability to manage a staff of three or more employees.

How to Apply: Apply at www.spcaa.org

Salary: $12.00 - $18.47 per hour

Closing Date: Open until filled

 

WIC Clinic Manager/RD

Local Agency: 017
Contact: Karen.Gibson@uth.tmc.edu
City: Houston
Phone: 713-500-2905

Job Description: Supervises the overall productivity of the clinic and staff. Provides nutrition information and services to promote and maintain proper nutritional practices, health protection and care.

Position Key Accountabilities:

  1. Manages the daily clinic activities. Involves maintaining adequate caseload, efficient patient flow, proper customer service, ordering supplies, and ensuring a positive physical clinic environment.
  2. Supervises staff by interviewing job applicants, determines initial and ongoing training needs, evaluates work productivity, approves leave time and time cards. Functions as adjunct faculty for supervision of dietetic internship students.
  3. Oversees creation of monthly clinic reports. Reviews reports to keep updated on clinic productivity.
  4. Certifies and counsels potentially eligible applicants for program eligibility based on assessment of anthropometric, biochemical, clinical and dietary information, following federal and state regulations, policies and procedures. Evaluates and approves non-contract formula requests.
  5. Counsels program participants on individual high-risk nutritional need conditions. Determines if and when follow up is needed.

Required: Registered Dietitian by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Preferred: Bilingual in Spanish

How to Apply: Apply at https://uth.referrals.selectminds.com/jobs/wic-clinic-manager-uthealth-pediatrics -family-development-center-6245

Salary: $42,156 - $63,228 per year

Closing Date: Open until filled

Customer Service Representative 

WIC Customer Service Representative II

Local Agency: 042
Contact: alissa.orozco@wilco.org
City: Georgetown
Phone: 512-943-3680

Job Description:

Performs routine (journey-level) customer service work. Work involves clerical and clinic support for the Special Supplemental Food Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC), including providing customer service support and receiving and responding to public inquiries for information and/or services. Works under moderate supervision, with limited latitude for the use of initiative and Independent judgment.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following. Other related duties may be assigned. Job descriptions list the specific tasks to be accomplished by the position the employee is filling at WCCHD. The WCCHD Employee Responsibilities are a set of general expectations for employees about how they should work with each other and the public we serve. Each employee must sign and acknowledge that they have been informed, understand, and agree to abide by these expectations. Violation of these responsibilities may lead to implementation of WCCHD's disciplinary procedures. Collects required information from applicant and enters into TXIN whenever an initial appointment is made; Creates new family record and enters information into the TXIN system; Completes income, residency, and identification screening for applicants to determine eligibility based on WIC policies and procedures; For applicants and clients who are determined ineligible due to exceeding income guidelines, completes required form in TXIN and obtains required signatures; Inputs client information, issues WIC benefits to EBT card and schedules subsequent appointment in the TXIN system; Assures client shopping list is printed correctly and provides a copy to the client; Changes appointment date/time in the TXIN system as needed to assure accuracy of appointments scheduled; Reviews EBT card inventory regularly; Restocks lab supplies as needed; Requests in state and out of state client transfers; Prepares physical facility for WIC clinic and sets up lab supplies and equipment; Performs blood tests on women, children, and infants nine months and older at certification to determine hemoglobin levels; Cleans and organizes physical facility and workspace after clinic; Cleans and disinfects scale, client waiting areas, toys and work area at the end of each day; Completes WIC reporting and other administrative duties as requested by Team Lead; Completes all required trainings when needed and keeps documentation up to date; Answers program questions for interested individuals and applicants as needed; Refers questions regarding nutrition and breastfeeding to appropriate staff; Makes appropriate and timely appointments for WIC applicants and participants according to certification category, time frames for processing applicants, and client request; Explains correct food benefits usage to clients who transfer from out of state; Acts as a translator for other staff as needed; Instructs applicants on preparation for weighing and measuring and weighs, measures, and enters results into TXIN; Assists with maintaining efficient clinic flow, routes clients in order of appointment/arrival time; Assists with monthly QA audits as requested by Team Lead; Assists with monthly Nutrition Fair and classes; Provides WCCHD and WIC outreach as approved by supervisor and requested by Outreach Coordinator; Maintains thorough working knowledge of state and local WIC policies and procedures and WCCHD policies and business practices; Maintains thorough working knowledge of TXIN system. 

Other: May participate on a WCCHD committee or task force; In the event of a public health emergency, employees may be called upon to support WCCHD's response in ways that are outside the usual scope of their job responsibilities. This may involve working hours that are outside the employee's usual work hours. Employees will not be required to perform duties that are outside of their competence or professional licensure.

Environmental Factors: Works mostly in a well-lighted, air-conditioned office. May work in various WCCHD offices around the county and in a variety of community locations. Occasional work activities may be outdoors and, therefore, employee will be exposed to heat and cold. May have extensive contact with the public. May have contact with persons who may be infected with contagious diseases. Certain immunizations and/or TB skin test may be required. Tobacco/vapor-free workplace.

Education, Licensure, Certifications, Experience: 

  • Graduation from a standard senior high school or equivalent is required. 
  • Bilingual English/Spanish is required. 
  • Minimum two years' work experience in administrative support and/or customer service is preferred. 
  • Experience and education may be substituted for one another.
  • CPR certified or willingness to obtain.
  • Valid Texas driver's license and access to reliable transportation to all assigned work locations.

Location and Hours: Georgetown WIC, 100 W. 3rd Street, Georgetown, TX 78628, FTE, generally 8:00am - 6:00pm Monday - Thursday and 8:00am - 12:00pm Friday. Work may require occasional early morning, evening, weekend, or holiday hours. May require occasional overnight travel. Extended hours may be required in event of public health emergency.

How to Apply: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/wcchd

Salary: $15.00 per hour

Closing Date: 8/10/21

Lactation Consultants/Technicians

Mom’s Place Lactation Consultant, Temporary Position

Local Agency: 001
ContactGraciela.AlvaradoDeGarcia@austintexas.gov
City: Austin
Phone: 512-972-6700

Job Description:

  • Mom’s Place is seeking three temporary IBCLCs.
  • Required commitment to work 20 hours per week, both in-person and telecommuting.
  • Possess and maintain International Board-Certified Lactation Consultant credential.
  • Willingness to collaborate and contribute to a team environment and provide compassionate, high-quality, evidence-based lactation services.
  • Provide breastfeeding and lactation education, assessment, plans, and support services to breastfeeding families via phone, virtual with camera on, and in-person.
  • Collaborate with WIC.
  • Collaborate with translators when communicating with consults with families that speak other languages requiring a translator.
  • Perform client intakes for maternal and infant health histories.
  • Complete “Consent for Lactation Care” and Edinburg Postnatal Depression Scale.
  • Complete Healthcare Provider Reports for situations requiring referral and/or communication with OB/GYN and/or Pediatrician.
  • Perform referrals.
  • Issue breast pumps and breastfeeding supplies.
  • Provide curbside services for breast pumps (pick-ups and returns).
  • Ensure documentation of all client encounters is adequate, accurate, complete, and signed off in a timely manner.
  • Monitor and respond timely to daily inbound referrals.
  • Use employed technology to communicate with clients via e-mail, texting, soft phones, and virtual meeting rooms with camera on.
  • Abide by all City of Austin, WIC, Austin Public Health, Mom’s Place, and grant policies, procedures, and systems.
  • Attend daily virtual Huddles.
  • Provide front desk support.
  • Attend or make-up required trainings.
  • Other duties as assigned.

How to Apply: Please send a Cover Letter and Resume to Graciela.AlvaradoDeGarcia@austintexas.gov.

Salary: Based on experience

Closing Date: Open until filled

Nutritionist

Special Ops Nutritionist

Local Agency: 130-52
Contact: kgonzalez@spcaa.org
City: Lubbock
Phone: 806-993-5072

Job Description:

Must have a B.S. or B.A in Nutrition or Dietetics; or B.S. in Nutritional Science, Community Nutrition, Clinical Nutrition, Dietetics, Public Health Nutrition, and/or Exercise/Sports Science, with a minimum of 24 Semester Hours of Food and Nutrition. Provide individual counseling for low/medium risk topics and nutrition/breastfeeding education classes to all WIC participants. Authorizes issuance of Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) for WIC participants. Makes referrals to appropriate health, social and education services to RD within a timely manner. Must be willing to take the initiative and be willing to learn. Bilingual (Spanish) preferred.

How to Apply: Apply online at: https://www.spcaa.org/application/ or call Kimberley Gonzalez at 806-993-5073 for more information.

Salary: $26.00 per hour

Closing Date: Open until filled

 

WIC Nutritionist

Local Agency: 130
Contact: jharden@spcaa.org
City: Odessa
Phone: 432-770-6070

Job Description:

Must have a B.S. or B.A in Nutrition or Dietetics; or B.S. in Nutritional Science, Community Nutrition, Clinical Nutrition, Dietetics, Public Health Nutrition, and/or Exercise/Sports Science, with a minimum of 24 Semester Hours of Food and Nutrition. Provide individual counseling for low/medium risk topics and nutrition/breastfeeding education classes to all WIC participants. Authorizes issuance of Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) for WIC participants. Makes referrals to appropriate health, social and education services to RD’ within a timely manner. Must be willing to take the initiative and be willing to learn. Bilingual (Spanish) preferred.

How to Apply: https://spcaa.org/. Call Judy Harden at 432-770-6070 for more information.

Salary: Based on experience

Closing Date: Open until filled

 

Nutritionist

Local Agency: 131-63
Contact: slast@spcaa.org
City: Greenville
Phone: 940-668-1292

Job Description:

B. S. or B. A. in Nutrition or Dietetics; or B. S. in Nutritional Science, Community Nutrition, Clinical Nutrition, Public Health Nutrition, and/or Exercise/Sports Science, with a minimum of 24 semester hours of Food and Nutrition; bilingual Spanish preferred. Provides individual counseling for low/medium risk topics and teaches nutrition/breastfeeding education classes to all WIC participants. Makes referrals to appropriate health, social, and education services in a timely manner.

How to Apply: Apply at www.spcaa.org

Salary: $12.00 - $15.64 per hour

Closing Date: Open until filled

Registered Dietitian

WIC Registered Dietitian

Local Agency: 131
Contact: slast@spcaa.org
City: Decatur, Gainesville, Weatherford, Rockwall
Phone: 940-668-1292

Job Description:
Registered Dietitian/Licensed Dietitian. Ability and desire to work with staff throughout the entire Local Agency 114-county area. Counsels high risk clients (as determined by State Agency (SA) and Local Agency (LA) parameters. Implements procedures to ensure high risk clients receive education/counseling as needed in all LA sites. Ability and desire to work with a multi-cultural population. Excellent communication and organizational skills required. Must be able to travel and be prepared for several overnight stays within LA 114-counties. Make extended trips up to fours in car each way.

How to Apply: Please go to www.spcaa.org to submit an application. Applicants can also email slast@spcaa.org for any questions.

Salary: Based on experience

Closing Date: Open until filled

 

WIC Clinic Manager/RD

Local Agency: 017
Contact: Karen.Gibson@uth.tmc.edu
City: Houston
Phone: 713-500-2905

Job Description: Supervises the overall productivity of the clinic and staff. Provides nutrition information and services to promote and maintain proper nutritional practices, health protection and care.

Position Key Accountabilities:

  • Manages the daily clinic activities. Involves maintaining adequate caseload, efficient patient flow, proper customer service, ordering supplies, and ensuring a positive physical clinic environment.
  • Supervises staff by interviewing job applicants, determines initial and ongoing training needs, evaluates work productivity, approves leave time and time cards. Functions as adjunct faculty for supervision of dietetic internship students.
  • Oversees creation of monthly clinic reports. Reviews reports to keep updated on clinic productivity.
  • Certifies and counsels potentially eligible applicants for program eligibility based on assessment of anthropometric, biochemical, clinical and dietary information, following federal and state regulations, policies and procedures. Evaluates and approves non-contract formula requests.
  • Counsels program participants on individual high-risk nutritional need conditions. Determines if and when follow up is needed.

Required: Registered Dietitian by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Preferred: Bilingual in Spanish

How to Apply: Apply at https://uth.referrals.selectminds.com/jobs/wic-clinic-manager-uthealth-pediatrics-family-development-center-6245

Salary: $42,156-$63,228 per year

Closing Date: Open until filled

 

WIC Registered Dietitian

Local Agency: 131
Contact: bsparks@spcaa.org
City: Burleson, Cleburne, Comanche, Granbury or Stephenville
Phone: 254-485-8750

Job Description:
Registered Dietitian/Licensed Dietitian. Ability and desire to work with staff throughout the entire Local Agency 114 county area. Counsels high risk clients (as determined by State Agency (SA) and Local Agency (LA) parameters. Implements procedures to ensure high risk clients receive education/counseling as needed in all LA sites. Ability and desire to work with a multi-cultural population. Excellent communication and organizational skills required. Must be able to travel and be prepared for several overnight stays within LA 114 counties. Make extended trips of up to four hours in a car each way.

How to Apply: www.spcaa.org

Salary: $14.00 - $21.55 per hour

Closing Date: Open until filled

 

WIC Registered Dietician-Lubbock

Local Agency: 027
Contact: acastro@spcaa.org
City: Lubbock
Phone: 806-535-0250

Job Description:
Registered Dietician/Licensed Dietician. Ability and desire to work with staff through out the entire Local Agency 114-county area. Counsels high risk clients (as determined by State Agency (SA) and Local Agency (LA) parameters. Implements procedures to ensure high risk clients receive education/counseling as needed in all LA sites. Ability and desire to work with a multi-cultural population. Excellent communication and organizational skills required. Must be able to travel and be prepared for several overnight stays within LA 114- counties. Make extended trips of up to four hours in car each way.

How to Apply: Please go to www.spcaa.org to submit an application. Applicants can also email tquevedo@spcaa.org for any questions

Salary: $14.00-$21.55 per hour

Closing Date: Open until filled

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