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WIC Site Supervisor/Nutritionist

Galveston County Health District Houston, TX
  • Expired: 15 days ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

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, rich paid time off plans, FREE life insurance, FREE long term disability, FREE parking and much, much more!

• Team-oriented environment

• Hourly Rate: $20.95-$21.58

• Location: Position requires rotating between 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

  • 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 2+ years related work experience

  • 1+ years’ experience as a Supervisor

  • 1 + years’ experience as a Nutritionist

  • Knowledge of basic nutrition information

  • Bilingual in Spanish is preferred

  • Be Department of State health SHS 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

An equivalent combination of education and work experience which appropriately demonstrates the knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the above described essential functions will be considered when hiring for this role.

Traditional Duties:

  • Determines nutritional risk conditions using VENA guidelines

  • Prescribes EBT food benefits and low risk nutrition education

  • Assures that program policies and procedures are fully implemented and maintained at site level

  • Evaluates and determines client eligibility/ineligibility for the WIC Program in accordance with WIC guidelines

  • Provides individual nutrition counseling to the WIC clients at certification

  • Determines automated food delivery benefits using Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) codes according to the individual needs of the clients

  • Prepares and delivers education meetings and assists in delivery of nutrition education classes in the WIC sites and satellite sites

  • Submits required program reports, according to policy, in a timely manner

  • Assists in the coordination of the community outreach activities

  • Assists with vendor evaluation and investigation as well as handles complaints in accordance with program polices

  • Screens immunization records to obtain immunization status

  • Acts as backup for conducting hemoglobin or hematocrit test (blood test) or screening weights and heights on applicable WIC clients in accordance with WIC guidelines

  • Performs quality assurance duties as assigned by supervisor

  • Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor

To apply please visit http://www.gchd.org/about-us/career-opportunities and 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.

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Our Mission: Protecting and Promoting the Optimal Health and Well-Being of Galveston County

Galveston County Health District

Why Work Here?

Awesome CEO, great benefits, and lots of room for growth!

The Galveston County Health District (GCHD), formed under Chapter 121 of the Texas Health and Safety Code, is the local health district of Galveston County, Texas, and provides various public health services to the county and its thirteen member cities. The primary mission of GCHD services entails assuring the conditions in which people can be healthy. Examples of such public health services rendered by GCHD and funded through the state, county and incorporated cities include maintenance of the countys vital statistic records, issuing food and environmental permits, oversight of the countys largest animal services facility, and the administration of community health nursing services. Additionally public health services funded by state and federal grants include the provision of immunizations and WIC, as well as monitoring local TB, STD and HIV patterns, and facilitating public health preparedness activities. Furthermore, GCHD oversees operations of the countys largest EMS entity the Galveston Area Ambulance Authority.

Address

9850 Emmett F Lowry Expressway, Texas City, TX 77591
Houston, TX
USA