WIC Coordinator

February 11th, 2019

Confidential
Published
February 10, 2019
Location
Detroit
Category
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Description

Position summary:  Organize, direct and coordinate the Special Supplemental

Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children at the CHASS Center. Provide

nutrition counseling to clients identified as high risk and establish a care plan with appropriate follow.

 

Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned:

 

  • Direct the planning, implementation, coordination and evaluation of the CHASS WIC program.
  • Supervise a team of nutrition professionals, customer service representatives and laboratory technicians
  • Conduct monthly and quarterly program staff observations.
  • Conduct monthly and quarterly program audits and reports.
  • Maintain each annually assigned caseload.
  • Ensure and monitor regulations to comply with applicable local policy, state policy and all other federal regulations.
  • Develop and implement related policies and procedures.
  • Maintain WIC files, required program logs and reports.
  • Provide high-risk nutrition counseling to WIC participants.
  • Monitor and evaluate breastfeeding rates, participation rates and enrollment
  • Manage and develop staff through review of performance data and performance appraisals.
  • Develop and provide nutrition education materials.
  • Assist with budget preparation and planning.
  • Hold monthly all-staff meetings and attend all local and state WIC Coordinator meetings
  • Provide one-on-one consultation with clients who are identified as high risk including appropriate follow up and referrals.
  • Consult with medical providers in creating tailored supplemental food packages including but not limited to approval of Class I, II and III formula requests.
  • Promote breastfeeding as the optimal form of infant nutrition.

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