WIC Service Associate

Location
Maryland, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Feb 15, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time

General Summary/Purpose

The primary purpose of theWIC Service Associateposition is to obtain socio-economic, health, and dietary information, and identify problems that would determine a clients eligibility for the federally funded Supplemental Nutritional Program (WIC).

Specific Duties & Responsibilities

Conduct initial certification and recertification.

  • Collect anthropometric and hematological data.
  • Accurately obtains/documents and enter information in WOW system; proof of residence,
  • Identify, proof of income and proof of pregnancy.
  • Provide primary and secondary nutrition education.
  • Follow established federal and state guidelines prescribing infant formulas,
  • and appropriate food packages consistent with guidelines and the applicant’s
  • dietary/health requirements and preference.
  • Evaluates the need for and refers clients to other health, food assistance and social service program.

Minimum Qualifications(Required)

High School Diploma/GED required.

  • Six (6) months related work experience.

Completion of the State of Maryland Competent Para-Professional Authorities (CPPA) Training Program within nine (9) months of hire.

Preferred Qualifications
Previous WIC experience

Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Excellent computer skills

  • Able to generally work independently
  • Fluent in English and Spanish
  • Excellent time management, communication (verbal and written) skills.
  • Experience working with multi-cultural and special needs population.
  • Ability to provide excellent participant excellent participant centered customer service; basic nutrition knowledge; ability to prioritize work assignments; proficient in Microsoft word.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Must be willing to travel to various sites; perform other duties as assigned by immediate supervisor or program coordinator.
  • Previous WIC experience a plus.

Classified Title: Clinic Assistant
Working Title: WIC Service Associate ​​​​​
Role/Level/Range: ATO 37.5/02/OC
Starting Salary Range:$13.36 - $18.41/ Commensurate with Experience
Employee group: Full Time
Schedule:Monday - Friday, 8:30a - 5:00p / 37.50 hrs per week
Exempt Status: Non-Exempt
Location:05-MD:School of Public Health
Department name: 10003595-PFRH WIC Project
Personnel area: School of Public Health

The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the HR Business Services Office atjhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.

The following additional provisions may apply depending on which campus you will work. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.

During the Influenza ("the flu") season, as a condition of employment, The Johns Hopkins Institutions require all employees who provide ongoing services to patients or work in patient care or clinical care areas to have an annual influenza vaccination or possess an approved medical or religious exception. Failure to meet this requirement may result in termination of employment.

The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.

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Note: Job Postings are updated daily and remain online until filled.

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School of Public Health - East Baltimore Campus


The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the HR Business Services Office at jhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.

The following additional provisions may apply depending on which campus you will work. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.

During the Influenza ("the flu") season, as a condition of employment, The Johns Hopkins Institutions require all employees who provide ongoing services to patients or work in patient care or clinical care areas to have an annual influenza vaccination or possess an approved medical or religious exception. Failure to meet this requirement may result in termination of employment.

The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.

Equal Opportunity Employer
Note: Job Postings are updated daily and remain online until filled.

EEO is the Law
Learn more:
https://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf
Important legal information
http://hrnt.jhu.edu/legal.cfm

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