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WIC Coordinator

Company: Putnam County Hospital
Location: Greencastle
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

Supervises: All WIC staff

  • Plan, implement, and evaluate the objectives and activities of the WIC program.
  • Establish local agency policies and procedures, and monitor the WIC Program operation for compliance with the state and federal regulations and policies.
  • Train and supervise all WIC program staff and monitor staff work periodically.
  • Serve as liaison with vendors, review contracts, deal with special problems, and keep vendors updated on the program requirements as related to food booklet changes.
  • Complete vendor monitoring reports and reconcile rejected benefits with the vendor and the State WIC office.
  • Responsible for maintaining all required records, plans, and files required for the operation of the WIC Program.
  • Serve as System Administrator for the MIS and the WIC SharePoint site.
  • Participate in community activities to promote good public relations and to increase community awareness of nutritional needs and the services offered by the WIC program.
  • Monitor clinic operations for efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Responsible for maintaining contract caseload.
  • Develop and maintain procedure for a referral system.
  • Responsible for the planning and preparation of the WIC budget and related reports.
  • Maintain the equipment inventory.
  • Prepare reports required by state and local agencies.
  • Participate in various committees as invited at the state level.
  • Provide staff with in-services for continuing education that is pertinent to WIC. Send all staff for training required by the State WIC office.
  • Performs certification duties including lab tests, measurement of height, weight, and hemoglobin when needed.Strong organizational and interpersonal skills:
    • Ability to lead in stressful situations and during periods of program change.
    • Able to remain objective in situations such as applicant dispute over program eligibility or violation.
    • Knowledge of business administration practices and procedures, basic accounting and data processing systems.
    • Ability to read and interpret information and prepare reports.
    • Knowledge of federal, state, and local government operation.
    • Knowledge of human resource management.
    • Ability to communicate verbally and in writing with a wide variety of people and groups.
    • Special literacy and language skills appropriate to address the diversity of the population served by the local agency may be advantageous.This is a full time, days, benefit eligible position. The hours are Monday - Friday, 8AM - 4PM.Must be qualified for one of the following:
      • Qualified Nutritionist
        • Registered Dietician
        • Registration eligible to write the registration exam for the CDR; or
        • Bachelors or Master's Degree in Dietetics; Nutrition or Nutrition Sciences; Public Health Nutrition or Community Nutrition; Clinical Nutrition
        • Registered Nurse (RN)
        • Bachelors or Master's degree graduate which, through review of an official transcript from an accredited college, includes a study of nutrition. These degrees include but are not limited to:
          • Family and Consumer Sciences,
          • Food and Nutrition in Business,
          • Nutrition, Fitness and Health.

Keywords: Putnam County Hospital, Bloomington , WIC Coordinator, Other , Greencastle, Indiana

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