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Texas WIC Job List

Job Posting 1: 
Job Title: Site Manager/Dietitian/Nutritionist
Local Agency: 10
Contact/E-mail: brogdona@co.grayson.tx.us
City: Sherman
Phone: 903-893-0131 x 1229

Job Description:

  • Performs a variety of tasks in connection with supervising the Sherman WIC clinic and assigned personnel; facilitating group nutrition classes, certifying supplemental foods, counseling patients individually concerning their nutritional risk conditions and general nutrition information; provide breastfeeding education and support; participate in community outreach activities.
  • Work is performed according to WIC policy and is reviewed for accuracy and compliance with procedures and is subject to periodic audits by local, state, and federal personnel.
  • Must have calm and composed verbal and nonverbal communication skills. Be computer literate and familiar with office equipment. Possess interpersonal and time management skills. Must have the ability to work well in a fast paced clinic environment which requires daily multitasking.  Ability to routinely learn and implement new skills and materials as required by local or state agency. 
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Nutrition, Dietetics, Nutritional Science or related field is required.
  • Registered Dietitian is preferred.
  • Two (2) years related experience preferred but not required.
  • Must possess a valid Texas Driver’s License with acceptable driving record.
  • Proof of required immunizations or obtain upon employment.
  • Must pass background check and drug screen.

How to Apply: 

http://www.co.grayson.tx.us
Find job posting under Human Resources.
H6091301 - Site Manager / Dietitian / Nutritionist 
Grayson County Health Department - Women, Infants and Children (WIC)

Salary: Based on qualifications and job experience

Closing: Open until filled


Job Posting 2: 
Job Title: WIC Site Supervisor 
Local Agency: 11
Contact/E-mail: apply@gchd.org
City: Texas City
Phone: 409-938-2260

Job Description:

Do you LOVE assisting women, infants and children? Would you LOVE to provide resources to women in Galveston County? Are you ready for the challenge?

Galveston County Health District is seeking a new WIC Site Supervisor!

The right candidate will be responsible for providing WIC services at the Galveston WIC clinical and satellite site.

We can offer you:

  • Excellent Benefits; including an amazing retirement package, rich Paid Time Off plans, FREE Life Insurance, FREE Long Term Disability, FREE Medical insurance, FREE Parking and much, much more!
  • Team Oriented Environment
  • Hourly Rate: $18.60 – $19.60

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; Home Economics with Food and Nutrition major (24 hour credit in human food and nutrition)
    -OR- Currently licensed to practice as a Licensed Vocational Nurse in the State of Texas with at least 2 years’ related work experience with one year in a supervisory capacity.
  • Knowledge of basic nutrition information.
  • Must have exceptional customer service skills.
  • Ability to work in a team oriented environment
  • Valid Texas Driver License, Class C with satisfactory driving record.
  • Ability for spur of the moment transportation without relying on organization vehicles.
  • Must be available for some weekend and evening hours.
  • Must be in compliance with GCHD Immunizations policy.
  • Bilingual in Spanish is preferred.
  • Be Department of State health SHS approved as a Certifying Authority (CA) within 6 months of employment
  • Must be in compliance with ICS training requirements

How to Apply: 

To apply please fill out our online application. Applications can be submitted by fax to (409) 938-2284, emailed to apply@gchd.org or in person at 9850-A, Suite A-111, Emmett F. Lowry Expressway, Texas City, TX 77591.
No Phone Calls Please
ADA/EEO/DFWP

Salary: $18.60-$19.60

Closing: Open until filled


Job Posting 3: 
Job Title: Nutritionist/Clinic Supervisor 
Contact/E-mail: rita.davidson@outreachhealth.com
City: Stephenville
Phone: 325-893-4552

Job Description:

  • Under direct supervision of the WIC Assistant Director, supervises WIC Community Service Aides (CSAs) and Breastfeeding Peer Counselors (BFPCs). Performs nutrition assessments and counseling based on information gathered by interviewing participants, obtaining and assessing blood samples, obtaining and assessing height and weight measurements, evaluating nutritional risk, and helping facilitate the client's choices. Teach nutrition education classes. Encourage breastfeeding by providing a supportive environment. Travel to and oversees Comanche clinic. 
  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Nutrition required. Home economics or other degreed professional with 12 or more semester hours credit in food and nutrition and 6 semester hours of science from an accredited university will be considered. 

How to Apply: Apply at www.outreachhealth.com. Contact Rita Davidson for more information. 325-893-4552

Salary: $16/hour or more depending on WIC experience

Closing: Open until filled


Job Posting 4:
Job Title: Breastfeeding Peer Counselor
Local Agency: 001
Contact/E-mail: katlyn.le@austintexas.gov
City: Austin
Phone: 512-972-6842

Job Description:

Essential duties and functions, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following. Other related duties may be assigned.

  1. Assist Lactation Consultant with assessments as assigned.
  2. Provide breastfeeding counseling for normal breastfeeding experiences and provide follow up support for normal lactation management issues according to established protocols and approved clinic resources
  3. Teach classes and lead support groups on the advantages of breastfeeding and normal breastfeeding management.
  4. Document encounters and complete forms according to policy and as assigned by supervisor.
  5. Provide breastfeeding counseling in the clinic, over the phone, and/or in the hospital.
  6. Attend meetings and training and support, facilitate and teach breastfeeding to staff.
  7. Participate in assigned health fairs and community events/projects and makes presentations to groups as assigned.
  8. Identify breastfeeding situations which require assistance and make immediate, appropriate referral to Lactation Consultant.
  9. Prepare breastfeeding motivational or informational bulletin boards as assigned.
  10. Perform clerical duties and height and weight measurements as needed.
  11. Issue breast pumps, provide instructions, and complete release form according to policy.
  12. Order, maintain, clean and inventory breast pumps and supplies according to schedule and policy.

Responsibilities- Supervision and/or Leadership Exercised:
None. 

How to Apply: Apply online at: https://www.austincityjobs.org/ 

Salary: Based on experience

Closing: Open until filled


Job Posting 5:
Job Title: IBCLC
Local Agency: 12
Contact/E-mail: ana.gonzalez@wic.co.hidalgo.tx.us
City: Edinburg
Phone: 1-800-889-5595

Job Description:

  • Under the direct supervision of the RN-IBCLC, performs moderate to high senior level professional lactation consultation independently within the scope of practice attributed to the skills of an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant.

  • Responsible for the implementation of the standards of care and guidelines required to assist breastfeeding mothers in all areas of breastfeeding support, with the purpose to maintain breastfeeding and increase the duration of breastfeeding. Assist Lactation Care Center staff (consultants and peer counselors) and work in cooperation with hospitals, local state WIC Clinics.

How to Apply: Apply online at: https://tx-hidalgocounty.civicplus.com/jobs.aspx

Salary: $42,521.00

Closing: Open until filled


Job Posting 6:
Job Title: Certifying Authority
Local Agency: 076
Contact/E-mail: chandra.willis-thompson@outreachhealth.com
City: Comanche
Phone: 817-899-5345

Job Description:

  • Performs nutrition assessments and counseling based on information gathered by interviewing participants, obtaining and assessing blood samples, obtaining and assessing height and weight measurements, evaluating nutritional risk, and helping facilitate the client’s choices regarding parenting and nutrition habits.
  • Manages WIC clinic in Comanche,TX. Provides breastfeeding encouragement by promoting a supportive environment.

How to Apply: Apply online at outreachhealth.com, Contact Assistant Director, for more information.

Salary: $16.00/hr

Closing: Open until filled 




     

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    Last updated September 28, 2016