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Breastfeeding Peer Counselor/Breastfeeding Coordinator/IBCLC

International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) & Breastfeeding Coordinator

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

Job Description:

This position performs highly complex (senior-level) public health work. Work involves coordinating, planning, and monitoring public health education program activities and providing assistance to program staff, governmental agencies, and community organizations. May serve as a lead worker providing direction to others. This position is responsible for planning and coordinating breastfeeding peer counselor activities for the Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) division. Responsibilities include breastfeeding education and promotion, breast pump and breastfeeding supply issuance, cleaning, overseeing & completing inventory, and referrals. Works primarily in Georgetown WIC office but will travel to other locations as needed. Assesses breastfeeding situations and provides counseling to potentially high-risk mothers and infants; Provides client care as appropriate within the scope of practice guidelines for an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC); Receives referrals from breastfeeding peer counselors (BFPCs) other WIC staff, and local providers for WIC mothers who may be experiencing complex maternal and infant breastfeeding problems beyond their scope of practice or expertise; Assists with reports, inventories, and distribution of breast pumps, breastfeeding aids, and other breastfeeding materials for all WIC clinics; Accurately completes documentation as required; Oversees WCCHD WIC breastfeeding activities including ensuring the clinic environment at each WIC location promotes and supports breastfeeding, provides the opportunity for all pregnant and BF WIC participants to receive individual counseling and group nutrition classes that promote and support Breastfeeding; Ensures BF promotion/support activities are evaluated and necessary changes are implemented to ensure that BF rates increase at the LA; Assists with NE and BF classes as requested by Team Lead; Networks with other health professionals and community organizations to promote and support BF in the community; Follows International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners Professional Standards; Provides breastfeeding training for peer counselors and WIC staff, and assists in providing training and education in lactation management as deemed appropriate by local agency; Conducts training and meetings for WIC BFPC’s as required per HHSC WIC policy; Works closely with breast pump coordinator to ensure sites have an adequate supply of breast pumps, breast pump supplies and breastfeeding aids; Participates in community outreach activities; Maintains thorough working knowledge of state and local WIC policies and procedures and WCCHD policies and business practices.

Education, Licensure, Certifications, Experience:

  • Graduation from a standard senior high school or equivalent is required.
  • As a WIC breastfeeding peer counselor, must be a mother who has successfully breastfed at least one baby, is enthusiastic about breastfeeding and has a desire to share that enthusiasm.
  • Certification as an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) with the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners (IBCLC) required.
  • Minimum of two years of work experience with WIC or a related breastfeeding promotion/support program.
  • Bilingual English/Spanish preferred.
  • CPR certified or willingness to obtain.
  • Valid Texas driver’s license and access to reliable transportation to all assigned work locations.
  • Direct Supervisor of: 0

Location and Hours: 1200 W 17th Street, Georgetown, TX 78626; Full-Time position; work hours are generally 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Mondays - Thursdays and 8:00am - 12:00pm Fridays. This position requires travel to the different WIC offices and locations as needed. Work may require occasional early morning, evening, weekend, and/or holiday hours. Extended hours may be required in the event of a public health emergency.

How to Apply: For full job description and to apply, visit: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/wcchd

Salary: $56,221.36 Annually

Closing Date: Open until filled

Breastfeeding Peer Counselor

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

Job Description:

  • Teach classes on the advantages of breastfeeding and the management of normal breastfeeding experiences.
  • Provide information and promote breastfeeding among peers; counsel pregnant and breastfeeding mothers on a one-to-one basis.
  • Support women during a normal breastfeeding experience; identify experiences that are not the norm and make appropriate referrals.
  • Must be available to WIC clients outside usual clinic hours and outside WIC environment.

Education: High school diploma or GED

Preferred Qualifications: Bilingual - English/Spanish

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

Salary: Based on experience

Closing Date: Open until filled

Breastfeeding Coordinator

Local Agency: 108
Contact: Scherry.Barnes@wellnesspointe.org
City: Longview
Phone: 903-212-4835

Job Description:

Has credentials of an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) or has other certification in lactation management (e.g. CLE, CLC) or State-approved training in lactation management. The Breastfeeding Coordinator, under the guidelines of State WIC Program, is responsible for creating and developing the Breastfeeding Education Plan. The role will be responsible for overseeing all program activities, reporting to the clinic WIC Director.

Essential Functions:

  1. Assists in establishing program goals and objectives.
  2. Assist in establishing peer counseling program protocols and policies.
  3. Assists Program Director in determining peer counselor staffing needs.
  4. Arranges for training of peer counselors.
  5. Mentors new peer counselors during the first six months, providing routine follow-up and guidance in the early days of the job.
  6. Communicates monthly meeting with peer counselors.
  7. Collects documentation records and data as appropriate.
  8. Monitors the program, including conducting spot checks.
  9. Carries out other duties as assigned.

How to Apply: For a complete job description and application email Scherry.Barnes@wellnesspointe.org

Salary: Based on Experience

Closing Date: Open until filled

Information Response Group Manager/Clinic Manager/Site Supervisor

WIC Information Response Group Manager

Local Agency: State Agency
Contact: rachel.edwards@hhs.texas.gov
City: Austin
Phone: 512-448-6917

Job Description:

Performs highly complex (senior level) managerial work administering the daily operations and activities of the WIC Program Information Response Management Group (IRM). Serves as the subject matter expert for the IRM group regarding eligibility for the WIC Program and WIC policy interpretation. This position interacts regularly with WIC Local Agency directors, WIC clinic staff, and the general public through various communication methods. Works under minimal supervision with moderate latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.

How to Apply: https://jobshrportal.hhsc.state.tx.us/ENG/CareerPortal/Job_Profile.cfm?szOrderID=599683&szReturnToSearch=1&&szWordsToHighlight=

Posting #: 599683
Salary group: B25

Salary: $5,521.58 – 7,288.50 per month

Closing Date: 03/26/2024

WIC Site Supervisor (Baytown)

Local Agency: 048
Contact: Mary.Durrette@phs.hctx.net
City: Houston

Job Description:

The Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Site Supervisor is responsible for the operations of the assigned WIC site and is familiar with resources in the surrounding community. The Site Supervisor is responsible for managing all site operations and meeting performance metrics in accordance with State requirements. The Site Supervisor will also perform personnel and facility management duties, determine WIC applicants' program eligibility, provide nutrition education to individuals and groups, and coordinate with other programs to enhance client services.

How to Apply: Please apply at: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/harriscountytx/jobs/4305775/site-supervisor-baytown-wic?

Salary: Based on experience

Closing Date: Open until filled

WIC Clinic Manager

Local Agency: 130/131
Contact: keugenio@spcaa.org
City: Waxahachie
Phone: 972-207-8114

Job Description:

B.S. or B.A. in nutrition or dietetics; or B.S. or B.A. in Nutritional Science, Community Nutrition, Clinical Nutrition, Dietetics, Public Health Nutrition or Home Economics with a minimum of 12 semester hours of Food and Nutrition Courses, LVN or Registered Nurse (RN) or completed the WIC WCS Program. Provides 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 will to take the initiative and be willing to learn. Bilingual (Spanish) preferred. Ability to manage a staff of 4 or more employees.

How to Apply: Please visit www.spcaa.org to apply.

Salary: $17.00 - $21.00 per hour

Closing Date: Open until filled

WIC Clinic Manager

Local Agency: 130/131
Contact: keugenio@spcaa.org
City: Terrell
Phone: 972-207-8114

Job Description:

B.S. or B.A. in nutrition or dietetics; or B.S. or B.A. in Nutritional Science, Community Nutrition, Clinical Nutrition, Dietetics, Public Health Nutrition or Home Economics with a minimum of 12 semester hours of Food and Nutrition Courses, LVN or Registered Nurse (RN) or completed the WIC WCS Program. Provides 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 will to take the initiative and be willing to learn. Bilingual (Spanish) preferred. Ability to manage a staff of 4 or more employees.

How to Apply: Please visit www.spcaa.org to apply.

Salary: $17.00 - $21.00 per hour

Closing Date: Open until filled

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

Lactation Consultants/Technicians

Lactation Specialist

Local Agency: 048
Contact: Mary.Durrette@phs.hctx.net
City: Houston

Job Description:

Under the supervision of the Breastfeeding Promotion Coordinator, the Lactation Specialist provides clinical lactation support and counseling for WIC clients who are having breastfeeding problems beyond the scope of the Breastfeeding Peer Counselor or Nutritionist’s skill levels. The Lactation Specialist assists in training of WIC employees and other health care professionals as well as outreach to the community on the benefits and management of breastfeeding to support WIC program goals. The Lactation Specialist may 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 non-traditional work hours.

How to Apply: Please apply at: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/harriscountytx/jobs/4177446/lactation-specialist?

Salary: Based on experience

Closing Date: Open until filled

Mom’s Place Lactation Consultant

Local Agency: 001
Contact: angela.fritsch@austintexas.gov
City: Austin
Phone: 512-972-6862

Job Description:

  • 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

Mom’s Place Lactation Consultant, Temporary Position

Local Agency: 001
Contact: Graciela.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/Nutrition Supervisor/Certifying Authority

Temporary WIC Nutritionist

Local Agency: 001
Contact: phillipa.adebo@austintexas.gov
City: Austin
Phone: 512-972-6855

Job Description:

Flexible work hours (minimum 20 hours/week) for as long as you want based on business needs.  Perform participant income and health screenings to determine program eligibility.  Provide individual nutrition and breastfeeding counseling and deliver group education according to agency approved Nutrition Education Plan. Prescribe supplemental food package, assess need for breastfeeding pumps and supplies, and issue per policy. Issue and maintain inventory of returned formula, breast pumps and supplies, and educational material according to policy. Refer participants to appropriate community, health and human service resources as needed.

How to Apply: Email: HHSDWICPHManagers@austintexas.gov

Salary: $22.85 per hour

Closing Date: Open until filled

WIC Certifying Authority

Local Agency: 058
Contact: kchildress@acchd.us
City: LUFKIN
Phone: 936-633-0602

Job Description:

Under the supervision of the Director, the certifying authority is responsible for certifying nutritional risk conditions at the time of certification and prescribing supplemental foods.

Education/Licensure:

Bachelor's or Master’s degree from an accredited college with at least 12 hours of food and nutrition and at least 6 hours of science.
or
Nutrition Professional as defined by Texas WIC Policy for a Certifying Authority including:

  • Registered or licensed vocational nurse (RN/LVN)
  • Registered or Licensed Dietician (RD/LD)

Essential Functions:

According to WIC policy, performs and documents Certifying Authority (CA) duties, including nutritional risk evaluation and individual counseling. Teaches nutritional education classes or helps with technician duties. Prepares bulletin boards and other NE materials. Complete and attend all required training. Be completely cross-trained to do all computer activities as well as all clerical duties.

Knowledge, Skill, and Abilities:

Knowledge of the WIC program. Service-oriented. Keyboarding and organizational skills. Writing and oral skills to allow effective communication. Skill in exercising discretion, confidentiality, and use of sound independent judgment. Ability to change and learn new skills. Good health and physical condition sufficient to permit full performance of the position. Bilingual in Spanish, preferred.

How to Apply: For application information please see full details at https://www.acchd.us/home/careers/ where you can download the employee application and email your resume.

Salary: Based on experience

Closing Date: Open until filled

CA/Nutritionist

Local Agency: 130
Contact: acastro@spcaa.org
City: Midland/Odessa
Phone: 806-893-3981

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; Will be cross-trained to perform multiple duties. Provide coverage for Nutritionist, CA, WCS if needed. Provides 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. Ability to manage a staff of 3 or more employees. Work schedule is Mon-Thurs.

How to Apply: https://www.spcaa.org/careers
Applicants can also contact Christina Gonzales at cgonzales@spcaa.org if needed.

Salary: $20.00 - $24.00 per hour

Closing Date: Open until filled

WIC Site Supervisor/Nutritionist

Local Agency: 011
Contact: mrojas@gchd.org
City: Texas City
Phone: 409-938-2260

Job Description:

Would you love to become a part of our WIC Team? Are you ready for the challenge?

Galveston County Health District is seeking a WIC Site Supervisor/Nutritionist!
The right candidate will be responsible for providing WIC services at WIC clinical and satellite sites.

We can offer you:

  • Excellent benefits; including an amazing retirement package, affordable medical insurance, paid time off plans, FREE life insurance, FREE long-term disability, FREE parking and much, much more!
  • Team-oriented environment
  • Hourly Rate: $22.80
  • Location: Rotating within Dickinson and Galveston WIC offices

We want you to join our team of professionals and begin a long-term career with us! If you meet the criteria listed below, please apply.

Required:

  • Nutritionist with a bachelor’s degree in Human Nutrition or dietetics; community nutrition; clinical nutrition or any BS in the nutrition field
  • Knowledge of basic nutrition information
  • Bilingual in Spanish is preferred
  • Be Department of State Health Services approved as a Certifying Authority (CA) within 6 months of employment
  • Ability for spur of the moment transportation without relying on organization vehicles.
  • Must possess or ability to readily obtain a valid driver’s license issued by the State of Texas for the type of vehicle or equipment operated
  • Department of Motor Vehicle check may be required, if applicable
  • Customer Service Oriented
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent Computer Skills MS Office
  • Must be willing and able to work evening and weekend hours if necessary
  • Must be in compliance with GCHD Immunizations policy
  • Must be in compliance with ICS training requirements
  • Must pass criminal background check and drug/alcohol screening

Please visit our website to view the job details in its entirety: https://www.gchd.org/about-us/about-us/career-opportunities.

How to Apply: To apply please visit https://gchd.bamboohr.com/jobs/ and fill out our online application.

We look forward to receiving your application.

ADA/EEO/DFWP

Our Mission: Protecting and Promoting the Optimal Health and Well-Being of Galveston County

Salary: $22.80 per hour

Closing Date: Open until filled

WIC Nutritionist/WIC Dietician

Local Agency: 010
Contact: brogdona@co.grayson.tx.us
City: Sherman/Denison
Phone: 903-893-0131 x1229

Job Description:

This position performs a variety of tasks in connection with WIC clinic operations. Work involves determining applicant eligibility, assigning nutritional risks, prescribing supplemental foods, provide nutrition and breastfeeding counseling as well as, education, referrals (as needed) and support for WIC recipients.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Nutrition, Dietetics, Nutritional Science or related field is required.
  • Registration as a Dietitian by the Commission on Dietetic Registration is preferred.
  • Licensure as a Dietician by the Texas State Board of Examiners of Dietitians is preferred.
  • Previous experience as a WIC Certifying Authority (CA) is preferred.
  • Bilingual is a plus.
  • Must possess a valid Texas Driver's License with acceptable driving record and Liability Insurance.

How to Apply: For a complete job description and application, please visit, https://www.co.grayson.tx.us/page/hr.openings.

Salary: Based on experience

Closing Date: Open until filled

WIC Nutritionist

Local Agency: 130
Contact: cgonzales@spcaa.org
City: Odessa
Phone: 432-244-4877

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 Christina Gonzales at 432-244-4877 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

Public Health - Coordinator, WIC Area/WIC Field Supervisor

COORDINATOR, WIC AREA - Public Health

Local Agency: 054
Contact: mfcummings@tarrantcountytx.gov
City: Fort Worth, Tarrant County
Phone: 817-321-5423

Job Description:

Assist with the supervision of daily operations of the WIC Program by providing oversight to designated clinical and administrative operations of the WIC Program. 

Work Schedule: 

Position may be located at any Tarrant County WIC Clinic; therefore, traveling will be required using personal vehicle.
Hours: M-F 9am-6pm and one (1) Saturday per month from 8am-5pm.
Grant funded.

How to Apply: https://www.tarrantcountytx.gov/

Salary: $2,482.62 - $2,730.88 Biweekly

Closing Date: 2/21/2024 11:59 PM

WIC Field Supervisor

Local Agency: 048
Contact: Mary.Durrette@phs.hctx.net
City: Houston

Job Description:

Under the supervision of the 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. As a member of the WIC administrative team, the Field Supervisor takes part in interviews and hiring. Takes part in assessments and recommends procedural and system changes, including self-audits and appointments.

How to Apply: Please apply at: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/harriscountytx/jobs/4099886/field-supervisor-wic?

Salary: Based on experience

Closing Date: 02/29/2024

Quality Assurance Coordinator

WIC Quality Assurance Coordinator

Local Agency: 130/131
Contact: acastro@spcaa.org
City: LA 130/131 Service Area
Phone: 806-893-3981

Job Description:

The WIC QA Coordinator will serve as a member of the WIC leadership team. Will coordinate all aspects of Quality Assurance of all WIC clinics and staff. Will ensure full compliance with the WIC Program Policies and Procedures and other regulatory requirements and serve as a resource for SPCAA and WIC State Agency Policies. Will provide the Local Agency QA under the supervision of the WIC Program Director and/or WIC Operations Manager. Registered Dietitian/Licensed Dietician preferred. B.S. or B.A. in nutrition or dietetics; or B.S. or B.A. in Nutritional Science, Community nutrition, Clinical nutrition, Dietetics, or Public Health Nutrition will be considered depending on experience. Must be flexible and able to adapt to change in the workplace. Must be able to work 40 hours per week. Ability to work in stressful environment and deal effectively with stress. Ability to perform duties and adapt to flexible work schedules as established by management. Normal to heavy travel – ability to travel for activities such as classes, meetings, and workshops in and out of the service area. Must be able to travel by air as needed to attend training, conferences, and related activities. Overnight travel may be required. In addition to local travel, out of area and overnight travel will be required, which will occur several times throughout the year. Agency credit cards are not provided, nor does the agency serve as any type of guarantor for travel, so the employee will be required to provide a personal debit/credit card when making their travel arrangements. This will include all lodging, rental cars, and any other approved travel expenses incurred by the employee during the required travel. The agency will provide travel advances and reimbursements as outlined in the agency’s travel policy.

How to Apply: Apply at www.spcaa.org.

Salary: $19.00 - $29.00 per hour

Closing Date: Open until filled

Registered Dietitian

Registered Dietitian

Local Agency: 022
Contact: stephaniea@wacotx.gov
City: Waco
Phone: 254-750-5492

Job Description:

Under basic supervision, provides counseling, education and assessment for infants, children and pregnant, postpartum and breastfeeding women clients for the Public Health District's WIC Program. Provides direct client care for WIC clients, including interviewing and assessing nutritional status to determine client's WIC eligibility and nutrition care plan; performs anthropometric and biochemical measurements; approves specialty infant formulas; provides nutrition education and outreach programs and works with community to increase public awareness of proper nutrition; provides information, counseling and medical case management according to specific program and physician guidelines. Evaluates appropriateness of formula issuance; co-ordinates quality assurance plan; and performs supervisory and clerical duties as needed.

Includes a $5,000 hiring bonus!

How to Apply: www.workforwaco.com

Salary: Minimum starting salary $57,000 per year

Closing Date: Open until filled

Registered Dietitian

Local Agency: 089
Contact: adela.garcia@christushealth.org
City: San Antonio
Phone: 210-704-4180

Job Description:
The Registered Dietitian position is responsible for assessment of WIC participant’s nutritional status, recommending nutritional changes or improvements to advance the participants growth and development. The Registered Dietician conducts, monitors and evaluates WIC Associate performance and compliance with WIC Policy and Procedures through a QA/PI program that evaluates documentation requirements, performance requirements and assessment of knowledge of job functions. The Registered Dietitian assesses the nutritional status of pregnant women with diabetes and or other high risk categories, such as morbid obesity, teen pregnancy, etc. The Registered Dietitian also provides consultation for WIC participants with special dietary needs, may conduct breastfeeding education, and assesses WIC Associates’ training needs through observation, record audit and as needed to identify training needs of Associates.

How to Apply: Send resume to Adela Garcia: adela.garcia@christushealth.org.

Salary: Based on experience

Closing Date: Open until filled

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: 130/131
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