July 3, 2017 WIC Update


SUBJECT 1: REMINDER - “Maximizing Nutrition During the WIC Lifecycle” Training Registration
SUBJECT 2: REMINDER - “Counseling for Postpartum Depression” Training Registration

JOB POSTING: Nutritionist/Dietitian - Affinia Healthcare
JOB POSTING: WIC Nutritionist - Platte County Health Department


SUBJECT 1: REMINDER - "Maximizing Nutrition During the WIC Lifecycle" Training Registration. Don’t forget to register for the "Maximizing Nutrition During the WIC Lifecycle" training with Jennifer Bean held at different locations throughout Missouri; registration begins at 8:30 a.m. and training is from 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. on:

Click here to register online. Confirmation with directions to the training site will be emailed once you have completed the registration process. Please contact Michele Bailey at (573) 751-6481 or by email at Michele.Bailey@health.mo.gov with questions about the training.

SUBJECT 2: REMINDER - "Counseling for Postpartum Depression" Training Registration. Remember to register for the Counseling for Postpartum Depression training with Sally Riley and Jane McKinney. The training is open to anyone including local WIC agency staff, home visiting nurses, and other healthcare providers. The sessions will be held at different locations throughout Missouri; registration opens at 9:00 a.m. and training is from 9:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Click here to register online. Confirmation will be emailed after you have completed the registration process. Please contact Michele Bailey at (573) 751-6481 or by email at Michele.Bailey@health.mo.gov with questions about the training.


WIC Positions

JOB POSTING: Nutritionist/Dietitian - Affinia Healthcare. Affinia Healthcare has an immediate opening for a full time Nutritionist/Dietitian in the WIC program. The candidate must have graduated from an accredited four-year college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in Public Health Nutrition, Dietetics, Home Economic, or closely related field; including or supplemented by at least fifteen (15) semester hours in food and nutrition including diet therapy and community nutrition. The selected candidate will provide nutrition education to WIC eligible participants and assess their nutritional needs for certification eligibility. Resumes will be accepted by email only to kgore@affiniahealthcare.org or aceys@affiniahealthcare.org
WIC is an equal opportunity employer.

JOB POSTING: WIC Nutritionist - Platte County Health Department. The Platte County Health Department is seeking a Nutritionist to provide individual assessment and counseling support for breastfeeding, pregnant, and postpartum women; infants; and children to age 5. Duties also include individual and group education and will be responsible for daily clinic functions. This position is full time (40 hours per week). This position requires a Bachelor’s degree in Nutrition, including fifteen credit hours of food and nutrition. WIC experience helpful and must be reliable and able to work in a team environment. Excellent customer service skills and professional demeanor is expected at all times. Applicant must possess a valid driver’s license. We offer a competitive salary and excellent benefit package.

Please forward cover letter and resume by COB Thursday July 6, 2017 to:
Heidi Loecke
WIC Coordinator
Fax: 816.587.6028
Email: Heidi.loecke@plattehealth.com

This institution is an equal opportunity provider