February 8, 2021 WIC Updates
SUBJECT 1: Upcoming State Holidays
SUBJECT 2: Similac Contract Formula Resource
SUBJECT 3: Breastfeeding Conference – March 5, 2021
JOB POSTING: Full-Time Nutritionist/Dietitian – Samuel U. Rodgers Health Center
JOB POSTING: Full-Time WIC Clerk/Health Professional Assistant (HPA) – Family Care Health Centers
JOB POSTING: Full-Time Breastfeeding Peer Counselor – People’s Health Centers
JOB POSTING: Part-Time WIC Breastfeeding Peer Counselor – Affinia Healthcare
SUBJECT 1: Upcoming State Holidays. The WIC state agency will be closed, and there will be no MOWINS Help Desk support on the following days:
- Friday, February 12
- Monday, February 15
SUBJECT 2: Similac Contract Formula Resource. Abbott has provided a Nutrient Composition Chart for all Similac contract formulas. The attached resource is for staff use only and the information can help qualified staff compare macronutrient, micronutrient and ingredient content of these formulas. If you have any questions about this chart or formula comparison questions, please call the state agency at (800) 392-8209 and ask for the nutritionist on formula duty or your TA nutritionist.
JOB POSTING: Full-Time Nutritionist/Dietitian – Samuel U. Rodgers Health Center. Samuel U Rodgers has an immediate full time opening for a Nutritionist/Dietitian in the WIC program. At minimum, the candidate must have graduated from an accredited four-year college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in Public Health Nutrition, Dietetics, Home Economics, or closely related field; including or supplemented by at least fifteen (15) semester hours in food and nutrition including diet therapy and community nutrition. This position could be part time or full time for the right candidate. Please submit your application online at samrodgers.org
JOB POSTING: Full-Time WIC Clerk/Health Professional Assistant (HPA). Family Care Health Centers is accepting applications for a full time WIC Clerk/Health Professional Assistant (HPA). Responsibilities include determining eligibility of WIC applicants, collecting and documenting height, weight, blood work data, and providing clerical support. Strong customer service skills required. Qualifications: High School Diploma/GED; 1+ years WIC experience preferred.
To apply, send resume to:
Amy Callico, RD, LD
Nutrition Services Team Leader
Family Care Health Centers
401 Holly Hills Ave.
St. Louis, MO 63111
(314) 353-5190 x3043
JOB POSTING: Full-Time Breastfeeding Peer Counselor – People’s Health Centers. People’s Health Centers WIC Program has an immediate opening for a full time Breastfeeding Peer Counselor in the WIC program. The candidate must have a high school diploma or GED, must have breastfed at least one baby. The selected candidate will provide breastfeeding information and support to WIC eligible participants.
Resumes will be accepted by online application to https://peoplesfamilystl.org/careers/
JOB POSTING: Part-Time WIC Breastfeeding Counselor – Affinia Healthcare. The Affinia Healthcare WIC Program has an immediate opening for a part time (24 hours per week) Breastfeeding Peer Counselor position within the WIC Program. The selected candidate will give basic breastfeeding information, support and encouragement to new mothers and help mothers achieve their own breastfeeding goals. Candidate must be willing to accept after hour phone calls and make home and hospital visits. Personal breastfeeding experience is a must. Selected candidate will work 24 hours/week.
Send resume to:
2220 Lemp Avenue
St. Louis, MO, 63104
Or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Missouri WIC is an equal-opportunity employer.