Josephine County- WIC Certifier

Job Number:

00004Q74

Location:

Grants Pass, OR 97526

Description

SUMMARY: For Residents of Josephine County Only:
Responsible for assessing pregnant and breastfeeding women and children under five years of age for eligibility to participate in the WIC program. Duties include but are not limited to performing anthropometrics and biochemical assessments, evaluating diet and health care needs, assigning a food package appropriate to the needs of the client, and providing education and referrals appropriate to the risk criteria identified. The WIC Certifier will participate in program planning activities, selection and evaluation of grant goals, and an annual client evaluation of the WIC education program.
WIC Certifier:

1. Conducts preliminary screening of patient: including obtaining height, weight, and hematocrit/hemoglobin.

2. Interviews clients and gathers information regarding medical/nutritional history; determines eligibility for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) program; evaluates nutritional status and provides basic nutrition counseling.

3. Issues WIC benefits and explains purpose of the WIC program.

4. Maintains client charts and necessary records.

5. Refers medical/nutritional problems that require further evaluation/consultation to WIC Supervisor/Coordinator or other staff as appropriate.

6. Cleans equipment, including multi-user breast pumps, restocks supplies in patient rooms, and orders office and laboratory supplies as needed.

7. Answers and routes telephone calls, reviews and responds to all work-related electronic communication and schedules appointments for patients.

8. Attend WIC outreach activities as needed, outside of regular business hours.

9. Provide excellent customer service: in person, over the phone, and virtually.


Schedule:
Part-time, about 16 hours per week

Job Requirements

Education Required: High School
Experience Required: 3-5 Years
Last updated on 11/17/2021

Additional Information

Pay Rate:

17.19

Schedule:

WIC Certifier/Curry County
Temporary Hrs/Week

 

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