About the Job

Job Title

MANAGER OF WOMEN, INFANT AND CHILDREN (WIC) PROGRAM

Job Category

Management and Administration

Company

Cook County Health & Hospitals System
Chicago, Illinois 60612
www.cookcountyhhs.org/careers

Job Description and Requirements

MANAGER OF WOMEN, INFANT AND CHILDREN (WIC) PROGRAM
John H Stroger Hospital
Cook County Health & Hospitals System
Chicago, IL


JOB SUMMARY
The WIC Director will provide oversight of WIC activities at all Cook County Health& Hospitals System (CCHHS) locations. Assures the CCHHS WIC program is in compliance with Federal and State WIC requirements. Coordinates WIC contracts awarded to CCHHS. Represents CCHHS in discussions, meetings and conferences with regional, state and federal WIC representatives. Remains current of changes to the WIC program keeping CCHHS system leadership informed as required. The WIC Director stays informed and advises CCHHS leadership of opportunities for grants and contracts related to other state and federal nutrition programs for all ages. Works with local food banks. Advises CCHHS medical homes on nutritional issues and community resources. Participates and represents Ambulatory Community Health Networks (ACHN) centers on all system nutrition related committees and meetings. Must maintain Continuing Professional Educational (CPE) requirement for the State of Illinois.

Link to this job posting for a detailed job description and application process: https://cookcountyil.taleo.net/careersection/200/jobdetail.ftl?lang=en&job=00119781

To receive Veteran Preference, appropriate discharge papers must be attached to the online application or must be included with your emailed resume/CV.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Registered Dietician (RD) in the State of Illinois (must provide proof at time of interview)
Five (5) years of work experience as a Dietician (is required)
Two (2) years of experience in WIC program (is required)

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
Two (2) yearsÃâ experience in a Urban Hospital, Health System, and Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC)
Experience with community based health programs and centers
Experience with Women, Infants,
Children Supplemental Nutrition Program Contract management experience

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[posted Feb 15, 2017]

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