NEW! Job Announcement
The Meigs County Health Department invites applications for the position of: WIC program Clerk.
WIC is the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children. WIC helps income eligible pregnant and breastfeeding women, postpartum women, infants, and children up to five years of age who are at health risk due to inadequate nutrition. WIC provides breastfeeding education and support, nutrition education, supplemental highly nutritious foods and formula, and referral to prenatal and pediatric health care and other maternal and child health and human service programs (examples: Head Start, Medicaid and Food Stamps.)
The WIC Clerk, under the direction of the WIC Director and WIC Operations Coordinator, serves as the lead worker for clerical/computer system administration and assists with clinical operations including, but not limited to: scheduling, coordinating appointments, completing WIC Program Applications, assessing program eligibility and explaining WIC program criteria, issuing and mailing reminder letters/appointment or termination notices, maintaining accurate records, running reports, and assisting in community outreach.
$10.00 per hour and up, depending on qualifications. This is a grant funded position offering up to full-time of 35 hours per week, benefits are dependent upon hiring status.
Final Filing Date, etc: Position open until filled. The physical posting of this position is located at the Meigs County Health Department on the bulletin board near the conference room, and that posting supercedes all others. Date Available: Immediately.
High school graduate or equivalent.
Ideal candidate will have WIC experience and/or have been a WIC participant; Expertise in computer operations and office programs; Demonstrated ability to operate office machinery; Excellent organizational, written, and communication skills; General clerical skills; Ability to identify and resolve unusual circumstances in a professional demeanor; Take direction from other staff and complete tasks efficiently.
*Must possess valid driver’s license. **Must Submit to Background check
Send Letter of Interest, Resume and Three Letters of Reference electronically to (please no calls, walk-ins, or paper documents):
William Lambert RN, WIC Director, at firstname.lastname@example.org
USDA is an equal opportunity employer and provider.
Another Job Opening!
THE MEIGS COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT HAS AN IMMEDIATE OPENING FOR: WIC Breastfeeding Peer Helper.
Meigs County Health Department is seeking an experienced and talented Breastfeeding Peer Helper to serve clients in the Women, Infants, & Children (WIC) Program. Under the supervision of the Breastfeeding Coordinator, the Breastfeeding Peer is responsible for providing information to pregnant and breastfeeding women, making referrals following policy and protocols, and assisting with breastfeeding activities of the WIC Project.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
• Recently breastfed an infant exclusively or substantially for at least 6 months.
• Has been a former or current WIC participant or eligible for WIC services.
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:
• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with individuals and groups.
• Ability to present ideas clearly and concisely.
• Ability to follow basic oral and written instructions.
• Ability to plan and organize work effectively.
• High School Diploma or GED.
• Valid Driver’s License with good driving record.
• Background check required.
SALARY: Dependent upon qualifications.
FINAL FILING DATE: Position will be available until filled with a qualified applicant.
POSITION INFORMATION: Grant Funded Part-Time 14 hours minimum per week, limited benefits.
**SEND: Letter of interest in this position, resume, and three letters of reference ELECTRONICALLY to the following (no phone calls or paper correspondence will be accepted):
USDA is an equal opportunity employer and provider