February 21, 2017 WIC Update

SUBJECT 1: Celebrating IBCLC Day

JOB POSTING: WIC Certifier - City of St. Joseph Health Department
JOB POSTING: WIC Nutritionist - Pettis County Health Center


SUBJECT 1: Celebrating IBCLC Day. IBCLC Day was developed to recognize the important role of the International Board Certified Lactation Consultant® and the specialized knowledge each has to make a difference in the lives of breastfeeding families. This year's celebration will be held March 1, 2017 and is sponsored by the International Lactation Consultants Association (ILCA). We appreciate all of the IBCLCs, Peer Counselors, and other lactation support staff that work so hard to support Missouri moms. Please take the opportunity to recognize those in your agency that help promote, support and protect breastfeeding and thank them for the important work they do.

WIC Positions

JOB POSTING: WIC Certifier - City of St. Joseph Health Department. The City of St. Joseph Health Department is currently accepting applications for a full-time WIC Certifier. The candidate will be responsible for prescreening potential clients for the program. Other duties include, but are but not limited to, checking clients in for service, coordinating client services with WIC nutritionists, appointment scheduling, and issuing checks. The candidate will complete basic office duties, and must have basic computer skills and literacy in using Windows Explorer and Microsoft Office. The candidate will participate in various Health Department activities within the community and in continuing education activities appropriate to the position. Strong customer service skills are required. The position requires a high school diploma or equivalency, and the successful completion of the state required training in Jefferson City, MO within the time designated by the State Department.
To apply, visit the City of St. Joseph website at www.stjoemo.org
A cover letter and resume are required; Transcripts are required if applicable.
The City of St. Joseph Health Department is an equal opportunity employer.

JOB POSTING: WIC Nutritionist - Pettis County Health Center. The Pettis County Health Center has an opening for a full time WIC Nutritionist in Sedalia, MO. Responsibilities include certifying participants for the WIC program, and providing nutrition education and breastfeeding counseling. Applicants must have graduated from an accredited four year college or university with a bachelor’s degree in public health nutrition, dietetics, nutrition, home economics, or closely related field including courses in diet therapy and community nutrition.

Resumes can be submitted to:
Pettis County Health Center
911 East 16th Street
Sedalia, MO 65301
Or they can be emailed to mary.shane@lpha.mo.gov
Pettis County Health Center is an equal opportunity employer.