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Breastfeeding Peer Counselor

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

WIC Clerk/Breastfeeding Peer Counselor

Local Agency: 036
Contact: alaughlin@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: https://sanmarcostx.gov/jobs

Salary: $14.57 - $21.86 per hour

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 and Qualifications:

  • Promote breastfeeding among WIC participants by counseling pregnant and breastfeeding mothers on an individual basis and in group settings.
  • 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 who has successfully breastfed at least one baby.

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 Peer Counselor

Local Agency: 048
Contact: Ericka.brown@phs.hctx.net
City: Houston/Harris County
Phone: 713-439-6145

Job Description:

Under the supervision of the Site Supervisor, the Breastfeeding Peer Counselor promotes breastfeeding as the optimal method of infant feeding among WIC participants both individually and in a group setting. A Breastfeeding Peer Counselor provides breastfeeding education, follow-up and basic clerical support relating to breastfeeding to promote WIC program operations. A Breastfeeding Peer Counselor 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 the Breastfeeding Afterhours Helpline during non-traditional work hours. A Breastfeeding Peer Counselor may assist the WIC Lactation Consultant and other WIC staff as assigned by Site Supervisor or Breastfeeding Promotion Coordinator.

How to Apply: Please apply at: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/harriscountytx/jobs/3536529/breastfeeding-peer-counselor

Salary: $15.00 - $16.00 per hour

Closing Date: Open until filled

WIC Breastfeeding Peer Counselor (BFPC)

Local Agency: 042
Contact: Alissa.Orozco@wilco.org
City: Cedar Park
Phone: 512-248-3254

Job Description:

Performs routine (journey-level) customer service work. Work involves breastfeeding peer counselor activities and some clerical support for the Special Supplemental Food Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC). Duties include breastfeeding education and promotion, breast pump equipment issuance, cleaning, inventory, and referrals. Also provides customer service support and receives and responds 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. Violat1on of these responsibilities may lead to implementation of WCCHD's disciplinary procedures.

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 is receiving WIC or has received WIC, has successfully breastfed at least one baby, is enthusiastic about breastfeeding, has a desire to share that enthusiasm, and has access to a telephone.
  • Bilingual English/Spanish is preferred
  • 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:

350 Discovery Blvd., Cedar Park, TX; 0.70 FTE; hours are generally 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday and 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. 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: For a complete job description and to apply, visit https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/wcchd

Salary: $15.60 per hour

Closing Date: Open until filled

Clinic Manager

WIC Manager

Local Agency: 028
Contact: bryant.contreras@lafe-ep.org
City: El Paso
Phone: 915-534-7979

Job Description:

Responsible for managing, supervising, and coordinating the WIC (Women, Infant and Children) functions and activities in accordance with the State requirements. Responsible for establishing and maintaining relationships with the community through outreach and service. Ensures synchronization between WIC Policy and La Fe Clinic goals.

How to Apply: https://honesta.screening.services/mvp-app/index.cfm?fuseaction=career_center.job&jobid=521&access_key=lafeclinic&passcode=f33c

Salary: Based on Experience

Closing Date: 12/31/2022

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

Customer Relations Specialist

Customer Relations Specialist

Local Agency: State Agency
Contact: olga.mikheeva@hhs.texas.gov
City: Austin
Phone: 512-632-6821

Job Description:

Performs moderately complex (journey-level) consultative services and technical assistance work within the Information Response Management Group (IRM). Work involves explaining basic WIC eligibility requirements and promoting the benefits of the WIC program in English and Spanish to the general public, WIC Program applicants, Program participants, local agency (LA) professional staff members, referral organizations, and other WIC/HHSC employees. Researches and confirms specific WIC participant information in the WIC Management Information System (MIS) to generate Verification of Certification (VOC) and expedite WIC participation transfers to other states, disables lost/stolen/damaged Texas WIC cards reported by WIC participants, and educates WIC Program participants about the Texas WIC card replacement process. Provides technical assistance in navigating the WIC participant portal and other public facing WIC technologies. May provide guidance to others. Works under general supervision, with limited latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.

How to Apply: https://jobshrportal.hhsc.state.tx.us/ENG/careerportal/

Posting #: 546738
Position #: 103501 (Program Specialist II)

Salary: $3,293.41 – $4,332.08 per month

Closing Date: 12/12/2022

Lactation Consultants/Technicians

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

Nutritionist

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

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

Salary: Based on experience

Closing Date: Open until filled

Health Nutrition Program Supervisor (WIC Supervisor)

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

Job Description:

Under basic supervision, provides nutrition counseling, education and assessment for clients of the WIC program; supervises and trains clinic staff.

Provides direct client care for WIC clients; provides nutrition education and outreach programs and works with community to increase public awareness of proper nutrition; provides information, counseling and case management according to program guidelines; monitors clinic operations and reviews patient files.

Supervises staff, assigns duties, monitors operations and reviews the work of assigned staff to assure the efficient and timely accomplishment of assigned duties and responsibilities. 

Required:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Nutrition, Food Sciences or a related field.
  • Two years’ experience in nutrition programs.
  • One year experience in a supervisory role.

How to Apply: www.workforwaco.com

Salary: Minimum starting salary $60,000 per year

Closing Date: Open until filled

Nutritionist I

Local Agency: 034-01
Contact: lois.woods@abilenetx.gov
City: Abilene
Phone: 325-437-4646

Job Description:

Under general supervision of the Nutrition Program Manager. Duties include nutrition consultations, teaching nutrition education classes, providing hands-on guidance and demonstrating cooking techniques, assess and interrupt anthropometrics for participants; sharing all data in a non-judgmental and professional manner.

How to Apply: https://us63.dayforcehcm.com/CandidatePortal/en-US/cityofabilene?q=nutritionist%20I

Salary: $42,767 - $60,608 per year

Closing Date: 09/30/2023

WIC Health and Nutrition Supervisor (New Braunfels)

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

Job Description:

Plans, coordinates, and supervises assigned clinic operations and personnel. Monitors and ensures compliance with regulatory requirements. Determines client eligibility, conducts clinical screening, provides nutrition and breastfeeding education, and collaborates with other providers and resources.

How to Apply: https://sanmarcostx.gov/jobs

Salary: $19.91 - $24.89 per hour

Closing Date: Open until filled

WIC Health and Nutrition Specialist

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

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.

How to Apply: https://sanmarcostx.gov/jobs

Salary: $16.38 - $20.47 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 Health and Nutrition Specialist

Local Agency: 036
Contact: nkastick@sanmarcostx.gov
City: Kyle
Phone: 512-805-2601

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.

Minimum Qualifications

  1. 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.
  2. Must possess a valid Texas Driver’s License with an acceptable driving record.
  3. Proof of required immunizations or obtain upon employment.

How to Apply: For a complete job description and application visit: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/sanmarcostx

Salary: $16.06 - $20.08 per hour

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

Program Director

Public Health Nutrition/WIC Manager (WIC Director)

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

Job Description:

Under general supervision, manages client services for participants of the Nutrition and Women Infants & Children (WIC) programs for the Public Health District (PHD), including nutritional counseling, education and training; manages program staff, assures that the services provided meet the program requirements and assures compliance of program activities with State and Federal regulations.

Plans, manages, reviews and evaluates the staff and functions of assigned programs; manages priorities, identifies critical issues, resolves conflicts and assures the effective coordination of programs and strategies to protect and improve the health of the residents.

Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Nutrition, Public Health, Business or Public Administration or related field.
  • Five years’ experience in public health program management.

How to Apply: www.workforwaco.com

Salary: Based on Experience

Closing Date: Open until filled

WIC Clinical Director

Local Agency: 060
Contact: dthomas@matagordaregional.org
City: Bay City
Phone: 979-245-9848

Job Description:

To coordinate, supervise, and implement program activities and staff involved in the delivery of nutrition evaluation and education, supplementary foods, and all other services and information as mandated in WIC program regulations.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor degree in Nutrition and Dietetics, Public Health, Healthcare or other related fields.
  • Credentialed as an RD by the Commission on Dietetic Registration and licensed by the State of Texas Board of Examiners for Dietitians as a LD.
  • Evidence of valid Texas Drivers License.
  • Evidence of proof of minimal liability limits as required by the State of Texas.
  • If frequent driver, employee will be required to show proof of current Defensive Driver’s course.
  • Employee must meet criteria for insurability with the hospital district’s auto insurance carrier.

For complete job description go to https://www.matagordaregional.org/jobs/wic-clinical-director/

How to Apply: Visit the website at https://www.matagordaregional.org/careers. Qualified applicants are invited send their completed applications and resumes via fax to 979-241-5544 or by email to careers@matagordaregional.org. Please download, complete, and include the employment application form with your response. Submissions without a completed application will not be reviewed.

Salary: Based on Experience

Closing Date: Open until filled

WIC Program Director

Local Agency: 048
Contact: Radie.said@phs.hctx.net
City: Houston
Phone: 832-927-7355

Job Description:

The Director will be responsible for the strategic, operational, and fiscal management of the grant program for Harris County Public Health. The Director will provide innovative models of service delivery within the allowable scope of the grant, provide leadership and oversight to a large multi-faceted team as well as provide opportunities for growth and professional development of staff.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for achieving all required goals set forth by the WIC grant including financial and productivity metrics
  • Fiscal and operational responsibility for all funds allocated to the program in accordance with grant, state, and federal regulations
  • Able to lead and manage a large multi-skilled group
  • Submits grants or requests for additional funding as needed
  • Responsible for all aspects of compliance related to grants and programs
  • Utilizes WIC monitoring reports identifying areas that need improvement
  • Reviews client surveys to improve client services

Education Requirements:

  • Masters Degree in Public Health, Healthcare or Business Administration or a related field

Experience Requirements:

  • Three (3) years of progressive management experience in leadership roles
  • Four (4) years of experience in WIC or other public related programs
  • WIC grant experience

How to Apply: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/harriscountytx/jobs/3536990/wic-director

Salary: Based on Experience

Closing Date: Open until filled

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