WIC Clinic Supervisor
Wyoming Department of Health - WIC Program
Riverton and Lander, Wyoming 82501
Job Description and Requirements
Ignite your passion and use your skills to make a difference in your community!
This is a part-time position working 32 hours per week as a clinic supervisor. The position supervises local WIC agency office locations in Riverton and Lander, Wyoming. This position ensures compliance with federal and state regulations while serving the community on a daily basis.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: The listed functions are illustrative only and are not intended to describe every function which may be performed in the job level.
- Performs WIC participant certification, including health and nutrition assessment/nutrition education for participants, breastfeeding education/support, and health referrals.
- Prescribes and issues supplemental, nutritious food packages.
- Provides program management of WIC offices in Riverton and Lander, including quality assurance activities.
- 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.
- Directs the work of contracted and county employees with full operational, supervisory, and fiscal responsibility.
- Acts as liaison from field offices to the Regional Nutrition Supervisor and State WIC Agency.
- Provides provider and participant training and education, public education, resource development, identification and implementation of best practices.
- Coordinates breastfeeding promotion and education.
Preference may be given to the candidate who has a four-year degree in Nutrition, Nursing, Public Health Nutrition, or closely related health field. Registered Dietitian (RD) credential preferred for nutritionists.
- 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.
Bachelor's Degree (typically in Healthcare)
0-2 years of progressive work experience (typically in Health Programs)
Education & Experience Substitution:
3-5 years of progressive work experience (typically in Health Programs)
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:
Necessary Special Requirements
PHYSICAL WORKING CONDITIONS:
Frequent travel is required.
Part time, benefited position working 32 hours week.
048-Wyoming Department of Health - Public Health Division
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The State of Wyoming is an Equal Opportunity Employer and actively supports the ADA and reasonably accommodates qualified applicants with disabilities.
Class Specifications are subject to change, please refer to the A & I HRD Website to ensure that you have the most recent version.
[posted Aug 25, 2017]
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