About the Job

Job Title

WIC Clinic and Regional Supervisor

Job Category

Non-RD/Non-RDN

Company

Wyoming WIC Program
Evanston, Wyoming 82930
https://health.wyo.gov/publichealth/wic/

Job Description and Requirements

LOCATION: Uinta County WIC Program

JOB TITLE: HSHP10-06218-Regional Nutritionist Supervisor-Evanston

Note: This is a full time benefited position.

SALARY: $4,506.00 - $5,632.00 Monthly

GENERAL DESCRIPTION:
Use your skills to make a difference in your community! This is a full time position as a clinic and regional supervisor for Uinta County, Lincoln County, Teton County, and Sublette County WIC services and employees. This position ensures compliance with federal and state regulations.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: The listed functions are illustrative only and are not intended to describe every function which may be performed in the job level.

Interprets and monitors adherence to Federal and State WIC Regulations and Policies within assigned local agency and region, through consultation visits and management evaluations, and provision of quality nutrition services.
Liaison between local agencies in the region and the State WIC Office. Liaison from field offices to the Regional Nutrition Supervisor and State WIC Agency.
Performs WIC participant certification including health and nutrition assessment/nutrition education for participants, including breastfeeding education/support and health referrals.
Prescribes and issues supplemental, nutritious food packages.
Provides program management of WIC offices within region, including quality assurance activities.
Hire, train, supervise, and evaluate subordinate level employees within local agency and region.
Communicates with necessary parties regarding changing rules, expectations, and goals while ensuring compliance with federal and state regulations.
Assures development of services and actual service delivery meets the needs of the participants, and assures areas of concern with service delivery are appropriately addressed.
Assesses community needs and conducts appropriate outreach.
Conduct and tailor nutrition screening, assessment and education, and health screens including anthropometric and hematologic assessment to determine WIC eligibility.
Assures service meets the needs of the participants.
Directs the work of contractors and county employees with full operational, supervisory, and fiscal responsibility.
Provides provider and participant training and education, public education, resource development, identification, and implementation of best practices.
Coordinates breastfeeding promotion and education.

Qualifications

PREFERENCES/**AGENCY REQUIREMENTS:

**A four-year degree is required in Nutrition, Nursing, Public Health Nutrition, or closely related health field.

Registered dietitian (RD) credential preferred for nutritionists.

KNOWLEDGE:
Knowledge of the principles and practices of grant writing, grant administration, management, and evaluation.
Knowledge of program administration.
Knowledge of Wyoming state statutes.
Knowledge of marketing, social marketing, customer service, group dynamics, public relations, advocacy, and outreach strategies.
Understanding and ability to apply principles of maternal and child health and nutrition, as well as breastfeeding support and education.
Ability to supervise and motivate employees.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Education:
Bachelor's Degree (typically in Healthcare)

PLUS

Experience:
1-2 years of progressive work experience (typically in Health Programs) with acquired knowledge at the level of a Health Program Specialist

OR

Education & Experience Substitution:
4-6 years of progressive work experience (typically in Health Programs) with acquired knowledge at the level of a Health Program Specialist

Necessary Special Requirements
PHYSICAL WORKING CONDITIONS:
Travel required.

Contact

Danae Olson
Application should be completed and submitted online at: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/wyoming
307-777-5984 [tel]
danae.olson@wyo.gov

Apply Online

[posted May 15, 2017]

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