October 24, 2016 WIC Update


SUBJECT 1: CEU Corner

JOB POSTING: Part-Time Breastfeeding Peer Counselor - Pemiscot County Health Center
JOB POSTING: WIC Certifier/Clerk - Northeast Community Action Corporation (NECAC)
JOB POSTING: WIC Coordinator - Crescent Clinic WIC
JOB POSTING: Nutritionist - Crescent Clinic WIC
JOB POSTING: Part-Time Breastfeeding Peer Counselor - Family Care Health Centers

 

SUBJECT 1: CEU Corner.
Short Bowel Syndrome: An Update on Nutrition Intervention
Please join Dr. Valeria C. Cohran, MD, Medical Director Intestinal Rehabilitation and Transplantation, Attending Physician, Gastroenterology, Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago and Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL for an educational webinar focused on dietary management of short bowel syndrome. This Nutricia Learning Center recorded webinar will discuss nutritional deficiencies and the role enteral nutrition and diet modifications play in the intestinal rehabilitation process.

Recognition and Management of Gastrointestinal (GI) and Nutritional Issues in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

Dr. Timothy Buie, Director of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Lurie Center for Autism; Massachusetts General Hospital for Children and Harvard Medical School will present this recorded webinar on the recognition and management of GI and nutritional issues in children with ASD. This Nutricia Learning Center session will also detail the most commonly occurring GI symptoms, potential nutritional deficits, and discuss assessment needs and management strategies for children with ASD and GI and/or nutrition issues.

WIC Positions

JOB POSTING: Part-Time Breastfeeding Peer Counselor - Pemiscot County Health Center. Pemiscot County Health Center is accepting applications for a part-time (20 hrs./week) Breastfeeding Peer Counselor. Responsibilities include providing breastfeeding information and support to new mothers and helping them achieve their breastfeeding goals. Personal breastfeeding experience is required. For additional information, please contact Gerri Smith at 573-359-1656 or gsmith@pemiscothealth.com

JOB POSTING: WIC Certifier/Clerk - Northeastern Community Action Corporation (NECAC). NECAC—a 12-county-area not-for-profit social service, community health, public housing and community action agency—seeks a full-time WIC Clerk/Certifier for the Family Planning and Women, Infants and Children (WIC) program at the St. Charles County Service Center in O’Fallon, MO. Candidates must possess a high school diploma or GED, along with excellent people skills, hands-on computer experience, and a working knowledge of Excel and Word software programs.

To apply, MAIL cover letter and resume to:
NECAC Personnel Officer
P.O. Box 470
Bowling Green, MO, 63334
EMAIL to dpage@necac.org
Or FAX to 573-324-3960.

Because most correspondence is done by email, a valid email address must be on your application or resume. You may obtain an application at any NECAC Service Center.
For further information, call 1-800-748-7636 or visit our website, www.necac.org
EOE/M/F/D/V

JOB POSTING: WIC Coordinator - Crescent Clinic WIC. Crescent Clinic WIC has a full-time job opening for a WIC Coordinator. WIC Coordinator responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

This position may require some travel throughout the Kansas City area for WIC promotion.

This position requires knowledge of current developments in public health and application to the WIC program, working knowledge of effective management techniques, the ability to gather, interpret, evaluate and use statistical data, as well as the ability to work well with people of diverse socioeconomic/cultural backgrounds.

Ideal Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with specialization in health care administration, public, personnel or business administration, the biological or social sciences, or education. Bachelor of Science in Dietetics/Nutrition preferred but not required.

Minimum Qualifications/Education and Experiences: High school graduation plus four years of experience in one or more of the following areas:

Please fax resume and cover letter to 816-763-1488 or email to Basima.Bayazid@lpha.mo.gov
Applicant may also apply in person. This position is open until filled. WIC is an equal opportunity employer.

JOB POSTING: Nutritionist - Crescent Clinic WIC. Crescent Clinic WIC has an opening for a Nutritionist/Dietitian for the WIC program 36 hours per week. This position will be responsible for determining eligibility of WIC participants and providing nutrition and breastfeeding counseling to WIC participants. Must have a Bachelor’s degree in Dietetics, Nutrition, Foods and Nutrition, Home Economics, or closely related field, with at least 15 semester hours in Human Nutrition including courses in Diet Therapy and Community Nutrition. WIC experience preferred but not required. Certification as a Registered Dietitian is not required. Bilingual in English/Spanish preferred.

Please fax resume and cover letter to 816-763-1488 or email to Christine.Wright@lpha.mo.gov
May also apply in person. WIC is an equal opportunity employer.

JOB POSTING: Part-Time Breastfeeding Peer Counselor - Family Care Health Centers. Family Care Health Centers is accepting applications for a part-time (10 hrs./week) Breastfeeding Peer Counselor. Responsibilities include providing breastfeeding information and support to new mothers and helping them achieve their breastfeeding goals. Personal breastfeeding experience is required. For additional information, please contact Amy Callico at 314-353-5190 ext. 3043, or acallico@fchcstl.org