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Texas WIC Job List

Job Posting 1:
Job Title:
 WIC Clinic Supervisor/Nutritionist
Local Agency: 76
Contact/E-mail: whitney.mcdonald@outreachhealth.com
City: Gatesville
Phone: 512-571-0258

Job Description: 

  • Under direct supervision of WIC Assistant Director, acts as a WIC Clinic Supervisor, including direct supervision of Community Services Aides (CSA) and Breastfeeding Peer Counselors. Determines WIC eligibility. Performs nutrition assessments and counseling based on information gathered by interviewing participants, obtaining blood samples, and obtaining height and weight measurements. Provides breastfeeding support and issues breast pumps. Approves non-contract infant formula. Travels to and oversees Hamilton clinic.
  • Job Qualifications: Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in any of the following: nutrition science, human nutrition, or dietetics, community nutrition, public health nutrition, clinical nutrition, or home economics with food and nutrition major with 24 semester hours credit in food and nutrition. Home Economics major or other degreed professionals with 12 or more nutrition hours and 6 science hours will be considered with State agency approval. Proof of required immunizations or obtain upon employment. Must have valid Texas Driver’s license.

How to Apply:  Apply at www.outreachhealth.com

Salary: $16.00/hour or more depending on WIC experience and education

Closing: Open until filled


Job Posting 2:
Job Title: WIC Health & Nutrition Supervisor
Local Agency: 36
Contact/E-mail: ncunningham@sanmarcostx.gov
City: San Marcos
Phone: 512-393-8068

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.

Job Duties

  • Manages office operations and performs supervisory duties; trains, delegates, schedules, and evaluates assigned personnel. Monitors and maintains inventory of supplies, equipment, and other facility needs.
  • Performs quality assurance work to ensure compliance with applicable regulatory requirements; completes reports.
  • Review and determine client eligibility and health history. Perform accurate and complete documentation.
  • Obtain blood iron level using finger stick and/or bloodless method. Obtain anthropometric measurements and review growth chart. Assign risk codes, food packages, and formula issuance.
  • Counsel individuals and families regarding health and nutrition. Teach classes. Conduct breast pump issuance, training, and retrieval. Assists with phone, fax, data entry, and other customer service tasks.
  • Plans, coordinates, and conducts community outreach activities; assists with special nutrition or breastfeeding events. Coordinates with community leaders and other service providers to increase awareness of WIC Program services.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned or required.

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or equivalent with 18+ months of previous WIC experience and completion of the Certified WCS Program within 5 months of hire is required or; Bachelor's Degree in Nutrition, Dietetics, Nutritional Science, or related field or; Home Economics degree with 12+ hours of nutrition courses; DTR; RN; LVN; or other degreed professional (with state approval) with 12+ hours of nutrition courses.
  • 18+ months of previous experience as a WIC Health & Nutrition Specialist, Nutritionist, WCS, or comparable; WCS experience (18 months or more) can substitute for the educational requirement, but must complete Certified WCS Program within 5 months of hire.
  • Must possess a valid Texas Driver's License with an acceptable driving record.
  • Proof of required immunizations or obtain upon employment.
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) is preferred.

How to Apply: A City of San Marcos on-line application is required. 
Please visit https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/sanmarcostx to apply and/or to obtain the complete job description. You may attach a copy of your resume/cover letter at time of application. You should receive an online confirmation once you have successfully submitted your application.

Salary: $2,990.00 - $3,738.83 monthly (DOQ)

Closing: Open until filled


Job Posting 3:
Job Title:
 WIC Supervisor/Nutritionist
Local Agency: 29-10
Contact/E-mail: snili@myaccesshealth.org
City: Prairie View
Phone: 281-238-2303

Job Description: 

  • The Certifying Authority provides referrals to other health care and social providers. Ensures participants’ experience with the WIC program is an enjoyable one. Acts as a lead worker with moderate latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.
  • Duties include acting as a certifying authority responsible for certifying nutritional risk conditions at the time of certification and prescribing supplemental foods and provision of Value Enhanced Nutrition Assessment to clinic patients. Prepares non-contract formula request form for approval and confers with physicians.
  • Must have a Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in any of the following: nutrition science, human nutrition, or dietetics, community nutrition, public health nutrition, clinical nutrition, or home economics with food and nutrition major with 12 semester hours credit in food and nutrition. Preferred Registered Dietitian or RD eligible.

How to Apply: Complete application at www.myaccesshealth.org
Send resume and completed application to snili@myaccesshealth.org

Salary: Based on experience

Closing: Open until filled


Job Posting 4:
Job Title:
 WIC Clerk/Health Aide
Local Agency: 29-10
Contact/E-mail: snili@myaccesshealth.org
City: Prairie View
Phone: 281-238-2303

Job Description: 

  • Perform assigned clinical, technical and clerical support necessary to complete the WIC certification process and issuance of WIC food Benefits.
  • High school diploma or GED. 
  • One-year work experience, preferably in the health field. 
  • Ability to work with people of all socioeconomic levels. 
  • Bilingual in Spanish required.

How to Apply: Visit our website at www.myaccesshealth.org 
Submit completed application and resume to snili@myaccesshealth.org

Salary: Based on experience

Closing: Open until filled


Job Posting 5:
Job Title: WIC Clerk/Health Aide
Local Agency: 29-08
Contact/E-mail: slentini@myaccesshealth.org
City: Katy
Phone: 281-633-3198

Job Description: 

  • Perform assigned clinical, technical and clerical support necessary to complete the WIC certification process and issuance of WIC food Benefits
  • High school diploma or GED.
  • One-year work experience, preferably in the health field.
  • Ability to work with people of all socioeconomic levels.
  • Bilingual in Spanish required.

How to Apply: Submit resume to slentini@myaccesshealth.org

Salary: Based on experience

Closing: Open until filled


Job Posting 6:
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 




     

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    Last updated February 13, 2017