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Texas WIC Job List

Job Posting: 1
Job Title: Administrative Assistant III (WIC Publications Coordinator) 
Local Agency: state office
City: Austin
Phone: 888-894-4747  

Job Description: 

  • Serves as the Publication Coordinator for the process of printing, storing, and replenishing WIC publications and other WIC related information. 
  • Reviews inventory and usage reports from the fulfillment vendor and monitors publication inventory to notify WIC staff of replenishment needs. 
  • Develops and maintains the printing and invoices database for publications, forms, materials and audiovisuals.
  • Prepares and distributes activity and cost reports from these databases. 
  • Develops and maintains Excel spreadsheet which includes all printing expenditures. 
  • Oversees the maintenance and supply of publications and assures WIC materials remain in stock in the fulfillment vendor warehouse.
  • Provides customer service, technical assistance, and publication ordering assistance to WIC customers. 
  • Serves as the primary point of contact for WIC program staff, HHS printing services staff, fulfillment vendor staff, and internal and external customers to DSHS as related to all WIC publication management needs. 
  • Receives, reviews, and responds to public inquiries for information about WIC publications either by email or phone requests.
  • Forwards specified requests to appropriate reviewers. 
  • Reviews user requests for login ID. 
  • Develops and maintains a spreadsheet containing information for authorized users of the online WIC catalog ordering system. 
  • Coordinates the process for Reproduction Work Requests.
  • Forwards staff requests for forms/materials/audiovisuals for approval and disseminates to print shop vendor or to HHS print shop for printing, and to the fulfillment vendor warehouses for storing within a designated time frame. 
  • Assures deliverables are performed and received in a timely manner in accordance with the scope of work and payment policies.
  • Schedules, tracks, monitors, and coordinates activities to ensure deadlines and requirements are met for the printing and storing of publications. 
  • Coordinates approval for invoice payment to fulfillment vendor. 
  • Works with management to develop/implement sanctions to assure deliverables are received and fulfilled in a timely manner in accordance with the scope of work and payment policies.
  • Maintains and monitors quality control of the WIC online ordering system in coordination with WIC staff.
  • Monitors the WIC online catalog to assure correct stock#, title, revision dates, non-discrimination statement, file formats and summary information is accurate in the publication, general Catalog and in the sub category section.
  • Sends updates and corrections to contractor.
  • Serves as liaison with HHS printing services staff and DSHS Publications Management staff.
  • Works with program personnel to develop and monitor guidelines and procedures for printing, storing and distribution processes.
  • Identifies areas of change and makes recommendations to improve operations of activities involved with printing, storing and distribution.   

How to Apply: Apply online at the DSHS Job Center, job number 314486 or search "Administrative Assistant III"

Salary: $2,453.25 - $3,159.45 monthly 

Closing: Open until filled


Job Posting: 2
Job Title: Community Service Aide (CSA)
Local Agency: 076
Contact/E-mail: Samantha Dickson
City: Terrell
Phone: 972-551-2121

Job Description:

  • Interviews applicants, collecting information for WIC eligibility determination.
  • Performs administrative functions for the WIC clinic operations.
  • Possess ability to understand different cultures and socio-economic groups.
  • Interviews applicants, collecting information for WIC eligibility determination.
  • Performs administrative functions for the WIC clinic operations.
  • Other duties include scheduling, conducting various outreach activities in the community and surrounding area, maintains up-to-date computer records for WIC clients, and issues food packages/benefits, maintains computerized issuance logs/shopping lists, and optimizes organization of work space.
Requirements:
  • Graduation from an accredited High School or GED.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with people of all education levels.
  • Basic nutrition knowledge with a desire to communicate nutrition messages on a daily basis.
  • Possess basic computer knowledge.
  • Ability to speak Spanish and/or interpret Spanish is desired.

How to Apply: Send resume to Samantha Dickson

Salary: Based on experience  

Closing: Open until filled


    Job Posting: 3
    Job Title: Nutrition Specialist: High Risk Registered Dietitian
    Local Agency: 48 
    Contact/E-mail: Jolene Norbert-Harrell
    City: Houston 
    Phone: 713-439-6153

    Job Description: 

    • Referral Follow-up and Counseling
      • Utilizes a system of communication for high risk referrals from assigned WIC sites.
      • Utilizes an appointment system for high risk client visits at assigned WIC sites. 
      • Evaluates referrals from WIC sites and takes appropriate actions to counsel or assist client with high risk condition.
      • Documents follow-up activities with clients in medical record and High Risk Referral Log.
      • Communicates and coordinates closely with assigned WIC sites to assure efficient service to clients.
    • Non-contract Formula Approval
      • Utilizes a system of communication, such as an assigned pager, for requests for non-contract formula approval from assigned WIC sites.
      • Evaluates formula requests, communicates with health care provider to clarify request and makes approval determination of formula requests.
      • Documents formula approval activity in client’s medical record.
    • Management Duties
      • Participates as a member of the WIC management team to assess and recommend changes in local policies and procedures.
      • Participates in annual administrative audits of clinical services and records. 
    How to Apply: Please visit www.hcphes.org - Jobs (view positions under Nutrition and Chronic Disease Prevention)

    Salary: Based on experience

    Closing: Open until filled 


    Job Posting: 4
    Job Title: Nutrition Specialist: Breastfeeding Promotions Coordinator
    Local Agency: 48 
    Contact/E-mail: Jolene Norbert-Harrell
    City: Houston 
    Phone: 713-439-6153

    Job Description: 

    • Under the supervision of the Assistant WIC Director, the Nutrition Specialist: Breastfeeding Promotion Coordinator develops and implements the Breastfeeding Promotion Plan according to the Texas Department State Health Services (DSHS) policies.
    • Coordinates the Breastfeeding Peer Counselor Program.
    • Provides nutrition and breastfeeding information to staff, WIC participants and the public.
    • Assists in the training of WIC staff.
    • Determines eligibility of WIC participants and provides nutrition education.
    • Develops and submits the Breastfeeding Promotion Plan to the state agency.
    • Monitors and/or conducts the activities outlined in the annual Breastfeeding Promotion Plan for compliance throughout the plan year.
    • Coordinates breastfeeding promotion activities among community agencies and local WIC agencies.
    • Promotes breastfeeding through media activities, news releases, Public Service Announcements (PSAs), etc.
    • Prepares required reports on breastfeeding activities for both the local and state agency
    How to Apply: Please visit www.hcphes.org - Jobs (view positions under Nutrition and Chronic Disease Prevention)

    Salary: Based on experience

    Closing: Open until filled  

     

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    Last updated July 13, 2016