June 7, 2010 WIC Update

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SUBJECT 1: WIC May Invoices
JOB ANNOUNCEMENT: WIC Nutritionists/Dietitians—Truman Medical Centers
JOB ANNOUNCEMENT: Camden County Health Department

  1. WIC Invoices for May 2010, or earlier months, submitted for payment in the month of June, must be submitted through the Online WIC Invoicing Application by close of business Wednesday, June 9, 2010.  If you need changes to your budgeted amounts, please submit a Budget Adjustment request now.  If you wait until June 9 to request a Budget Adjustment, you may not receive approval for the change before the deadline of June 9, 2010 to submit your invoice.  Invoices submitted after that date will be held and paid in July 2010.  This change in schedule complies with the close of State Fiscal Year 2010 payment processing deadlines.  If you have questions please contact Laura Weiler at: laura.weiler@health.mo.gov or 573-526-7901.


WIC Positions

WIC Nutritionists/Dietitians—Truman Medical Centers
If you share our passion for healthcare excellence, take your place among the best at Truman Medical Centers, the largest and most comprehensive safety net healthcare provider in Kansas City.  Named one of the nation's top academic medical centers, we’re a primary teaching two-hospital system for the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Health Sciences.

TMC has experienced considerable growth currently serving over 15,000 participants per month at multiple locations throughout the Kansas City metropolitan area and Jackson County.  As a result of our growth, we are seeking to recruit compassionate, energetic, self-directed co-workers who are looking for a dynamic career opportunity in community nutrition with clinical benefits.

To learn more, visit http://www.trumed.org/truweb/ selecting the Careers tab to Apply Online by searching for “WIC” jobs.  If you have any questions please call or email Brenda Brewer at 816-404-9743 Brenda.Brewer@tmcmed.org or Jim Wheaton at 816-404-9745 Jim.Wheaton@tmcmed.org.

The Camden County Health Department is looking to fill a part-time WIC Nutritionist position.  This position will require a minimum of graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a bachelor’s degree in public health nutrition, dietetics, nutrition, foods, home economics, or closely related field, including or supplemented by at least 15 semester hours in foods and nutrition including at least 1 course in diet therapy and 1 course in community nutrition.  Please submit resumes to Susan Puyear, WIC Coordinator at puyeas@lpha.mopublic.org or fax to 573-346-0173.  For questions, call 573-346-7271 ext 210.  Applications will be accepted until position is filled.  Equal Opportunity Employer.