Piedmont Health Services, Inc.
  • Carrboro - Carrboro WIC/Nutrition
  • $57,858-$77,757
  • Salary
  • Full Time

WIC Assistant Manager

Piedmont Health Services Inc.

Adminstrative Office

Job Summary: 

Housed within one of the largest Federally Qualified Health Center organizations in North Carolina, the Piedmont Health Services WIC Program supports a large perinatal and pediatric population in Chatham and Orange Counties. The WIC Assistant Manager will help support a team of WIC Nutritionist, Administrative Assistants and Breastfeeding Peer Counselors, who collectively serve as the primary source of nutrition and lactation support to a vibrant and diverse local community.  The WIC Assistant Manager is accountable for the day-to-day administrative operations of the Piedmont Health Services (PHS) WIC Program, including staff scheduling, timesheet & payroll approvals, and inventory management. They perform a variety of responsible tasks that include providing programmatic, policy-related and technical assistance to the WIC staff.  Ensures program quality control that aligns with the standards, policies and mission of PHS, as well as the national and state WIC agencies. Provides supervision and direct support to Lead Nutritionists and float staff. Assesses the training needs of the team and provides appropriate training opportunities. Involved in hiring, evaluation, auditing and performance improvement plans within the department. Works collaboratively with the WIC & Breastfeeding Programs Manager to meet program goals set by the state WIC agency and the PHS Organization. Supports and monitors program outreach within the department. Conducts state mandated audits and required periodic reviews of the breastfeeding supplies inventory and Breastfeeding Peer Counselor Program. Collaborates with local agencies to support breastfeeding in the community and is actively involved with community and national breastfeeding groups that furthers breastfeeding promotion and support for the WIC Program. Provides direct patient care as a nutritionist in WIC clinics routinely.

If licensed as an International Board-Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC), they will also provide direct care to breastfeeding mothers and babies in the WIC and medical clinics, as well as during home or hospital visits when needed. Will function as a WIC Designated Breastfeeding Expert (DBE) and provide complimentary support for the Peer Counselor team if they are working with families who have complex lactation issues that are outside their scope of practice. An IBCLC in this role will also work with other lactation staff to provide clinical precepting opportunities to lactation students in partnership with NC academic institutions who offer lactation training programs.

Minimum Qualifications:

Education:  Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in Nutrition, Public Health, other Health related degree program

Current/valid License: Registered Dietitian (RD) by The Commission of Dietetic Registration (CDR) and licensed as a Dietitian/Nutritionist (LDN) by the North Carolina Board of Dietetics and Nutrition, licensure as an International Board-Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC), or completion of all coursework/internship and exam eligible for RD or IBCLC.

Experience:  Minimum two years of public health experience and two years supervisory experience preferred. English-Spanish bilingual strongly preferred.

Patient Population Served:

Ethnically and racially diverse population of pregnant, breastfeeding, postpartum women, infants and young children and all family members.

Physical Demands:

Requires frequent sitting for long periods, operation of standard office and computer equipment.  May require lifting of up to 25 pounds.  Requires hand-eye coordination and manual dexterity.  Requires knowledge of Microsoft Office software program suite.  Requires normal vision range.  Work is performed in an office/clinical environment.  Contact with staff and external clients and vendors. Requires valid Driver's License and reliable transportation.




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