WIC Health and Nutrition Supervisor (Lockhart Location)

  • San Marcos, TX
  • San Marcos, Texas
  • Sep 20, 2021
Full Time Administrative Analysis and Research Clerical and Administrative Support Nutrition and Food Services Public Health
  • Salary: $19.14 - $23.93 Hourly USD

Job Description

JOB SUMMARY

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.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DECISION MAKING

  • 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.
  • Maintains WIC facility to ensure a clean, safe, and sanitary environment.
    • Participates in cleaning restrooms, kitchen/break area, furniture, doors, windows, floors and equipment.
    • Removes trash to the proper disposal receptacle.
    • Re-stocks supplies such as tissue, towels, soap and hand sanitizer.
    • Reports facility issues to supervisor.
Decision Making
  • Must have the ability to evaluate and determine participant eligibility for program services.
  • Trains, supervises, and evaluates the performance of assigned personnel.
  • Manages assigned clinic operations.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (Salary is dependent upon 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.


CORE COMPETENCIES AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS

CORE COMPETENCIES
  • Must be able to read and comprehend policies, procedures, program documentation, and equipment manuals.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills are required; must be able to maintain positive working relationships with program personnel, outside agencies, healthcare providers, program participants, and the general public.
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) is preferred.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS
Physical requirements include lifting up to 45 pounds with assistance rarely. Subject to vision, hearing and talking constantly; standing, sitting, walking, handling and fine dexterity frequently; lifting, carrying, pushing/pulling, reaching and foot controls occasionally; kneeling, crouching, crawling, bending, twisting, climbing and balancing rarely.

Working conditions involve Exposure to infectious diseases, blood borne pathogens, hazardous chemicals, and potential physical harm from program participants when administering clinical tests.

Safety Sensitive Position.
Closing Date/Time: Continuous

Job Address

San Marcos, Texas United States View Map