May 18, 2015 WIC Update


SUBJECT 1: MAY WIC INVOICES
SUBJECT 2: WIC RESOURCE REQUEST FORM (WIC 8)

JOB OPENING: PART-TIME BREASTFEEDING PEER COUNSELOR - FAMILY CARE HEALTH CENTERS
JOB OPENING: PART-TIME WIC REGISTERED DIETITIAN/NUTRITIONIST - PIKE COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT
JOB OPENING: NUTRITIONIST - CITY OF ST. JOSEPH HEALTH DEPARTMENT

SUBJECT 1: May WIC Invoices. WIC invoices for May 2015 (submitted for payment in the month of June), along with prior months, must be submitted through the Online WIC Invoicing System by close of business Monday, June 8, 2015. Invoices submitted after that date will be held and paid in July 2015. This change in schedule complies with the close of the State Fiscal Year 2015 payment processing deadlines. If you have questions, please contact Laura Thompson at Laura.Thompson@health.mo.gov or 573-526-7901.

SUBJECT 2: WIC Resource Request Form (WIC 8). The WIC Resource Request form (WIC 8) has been updated. Please share the updated form with your staff. The WIC 8 form is also available through the form website. If you have any questions, please contact Takako Tagami at takako.tagami@health.mo.gov. (ONE ATTACHMENT)

WIC Positions

JOB OPENING: Part-Time Breastfeeding Peer Counselor - Family Care Health Centers. Family Care Health Centers is accepting applications for a part-time (8 hrs./week) Breastfeeding Peer Counselor. Responsibilities include providing breastfeeding information and support to new mothers and their families and helping them achieve their breastfeeding goals. Personal breastfeeding experience is required. For additional information, please contact Amy Callico at 314-353-5190 x3043, callia@lpha.mopublic.org

JOB OPENING: Part-Time WIC Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist - Pike County Health Department. The Pike County Health Department is accepting applications for a part time Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist in the WIC Program. This position is responsible for planning and implementation of the nutritional components of the local WIC Program as well as providing nutrition and breastfeeding counseling and education to eligible families. WIC experience and training in advanced lactation preferred. Submit resumes to Jennifer Eisenhower, eisenj@lpha.mopublic.org, Pike County Health Department, 1 Health Care Place, Bowling Green, MO 63334

JOB OPENING: Nutritionist - City of St. Joseph Health Department. This position assists with administering the Women, Infants and Children (WIC) program while following the policies and procedures established by the federal and state government and participates in the development and implementation of nutritional counseling and education for the local WIC Nutrition Program. No supervisory responsibilities, limited budgetary responsibilities, and coordinates nutrition and breastfeeding services provided to participants in the WIC Program. Minimum qualifications include: Bachelor’s degree in a nutrition related field with at least 15 semester hours in food and nutrition; including at least one course in diet therapy and one course in community nutrition. College/university program must be American Dietetic Association (ADA) approved. For more information, and to apply on-line, visit our website at www.stjoemo.info. Transcript, Cover Letter, and Resume must be submitted with the application. The City of St. Joseph Health Department is an equal opportunity employer

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