Bilingual English and Vietnamese
This is a Location Hire Only: Santa Ana West, WIC Center
In accordance with Federal, State, and the Public Health Foundation Enterprises policies and procedures, assists in WIC Center operations such as providing client nutrition education and information, support groups, certifying WIC eligible clients and related WIC MIS, performing office duties, complying with breastfeeding policies and requirements to promote, educate and support breastfeeding among all clients and staff.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
5% Provides WIC orientation for new participants.
17% Presents appropriate nutrition education for individuals and groups.
46% Screen all participants for counseling, certify low risk WIC participants, and determine the appropriate WIC food instruments to be provided using WIC MIS.
2% Assists in upkeep of WIC facilities.
4% Performs office and center activities necessary to facilitate the smooth running of the WIC center.
1% Works in other WIC centers, as needed.
2% Attends all required WIC sponsored training modules, meetings and seminars.
5% Participates in special projects and WIC outreach activities.
1% Transports supplies and staff as needed.
10% Provides breastfeeding support to all WIC pregnant and postpartum women as needed.
2% May be required to assume responsibility for center function in the absence of the supervisors and nutritionists.
5% Contacts WIC participants using the Call Tracking System (CaTS).
The employee must have the ability to work cooperatively an succesfully in a team setting take care of both internal and external customers; and deal with challenging situations involving the public and/or staff.