Posting Begin Date: 2023/11/14
Sub Category: Public Health
Work Type: Full Time
Location: Idaho Falls, ID, United States
Minimum Salary: 31.84
Maximum Salary: 36.62
Pay Rate Type: Hourly
Eastern Idaho Public Health is seeking full time Women Infant Children (WIC) Program Manager to work out of the Idaho Falls office. Travel to other offices will be required to assist and work with staff.
This position does require the candidate to be a Licensed Dietitian through the State of Idaho.
· To manage, organize, and oversee the WIC/Nutrition Division ; provide leadership, consultation, and liaison with staff, health care providers, and the community; perform related work.
· The WIC Manager oversees the delivery of clinical and educational services to all eight (8) counties served by EIPH (Eastern Idaho Public Health).
· Position typically has full supervisory responsibilities over professional and/or support staff and/or programs, requiring advanced knowledge and skill in program planning and management. They have a strong role in problem solving and conflict resolution with both staff and client groups. Participation in long-range planning, policy development, and budget preparation is expected. Direct Registered Dietitian services may also be performed.
· Must possess an Idaho Register Dietitian License
· Managerial Experience
· Participates in the development of the local agency nutrition education and breastfeeding promotion and support plan.
· Participates in local and state workgroups to improve nutrition and program services.
· Provides technical assistance and consultation to other local agency staff and other health professionals in nutrition services areas.
· Oversees the development and implementation of a Quality Assurance Plan and Quality Improvement Plan.
· Develop, administer, or assign training schedules for staff who provide nutrition services, ensuring certifiers meet federal guidelines for compliance utilizing WIC training materials.
· Evaluates WIC/Nutrition programs for effectiveness, efficiency, and safety.
· Responds to and effectively resolves client concerns/complaints.
· Review and update policy and procedure development, including revisions and implementation.
· Working with Division Administrator, develop and assess budgets for program services and evaluate effectiveness and efficiency of services.
· Ensures sub-grant work requirements and reports are completed and submitted in a timely and high-quality manner.
· Ensures compliance with contracts/subgrants, and all applicate state and federal laws, rules, and regulations.
· Provide supervisory support to WIC staff including performance reviews, coaching, attendance and timesheets, hiring, etc.
· Coordinate RD workload and provide RD client services.
· Attend required meetings and trainings.
· Nutrition Services
· Breastfeeding education and support
· Phenylketonuria (PKU)
Public health employees must be willing to participate in public health preparedness activities and training and may be asked to perform activities within their skill levels that are not part of their normal jobs. During emergency situations, employees may be asked to work hours outside of the normal workday to assist with emergency response activities.
Eastern Idaho Public Health offers the following benefits.
Eastern Idaho Public Health (EIPH) is committed to our community and live out our vision of Healthy People in Healthy Communities. To learn more about EIPH, please visit our website at www.eiph.id.gov.
Hiring is done without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, or disability.
NOTICE: Idaho's Public Health Districts are agencies that are authorized by the State of Idaho as independent bodies. District employees are not State of Idaho employees, rather District employees who receive benefits through the Office of Group Insurance.