Breastfeeding Coordinator/Health Professional
HHWP CAC is seeking a Breastfeeding Coordinator/Health Professional to be a part of our Women's Infants and Children's (WIC) program in Hancock County. This position is full-time, working 40 hrs/week. The rate of pay for this position is $16.29-22.49 depending on education and experience. The benefit package includes holiday pay, Paid Time Off, and retirement plan with employer match.
Provides individualized nutrition assessment, counseling, and education to participants, and prescribes tailored food packages
Refers participants to other health and social services and provides appropriate follow-up to referrals
Assists WIC participants in establishing and meeting their breastfeeding goals
Oversees the planning, implementation and evaluation of local agency breastfeeding and nutrition activities
Ensures that local agency staff is properly trained on breastfeeding education and support
Provides ongoing supervision and support of local agency breastfeeding staff
Keeps current with up-to-date breastfeeding information
Identifies, coordinates and collaborates with community breastfeeding stakeholders
Monitors local agency breastfeeding rates
Ensures that breast pump issuance, inventory, and maintenance are logged and monitored
Must be a Registered Dietitian (preferred) or a Registered Nurse licensed to practice in the state of Ohio with one criteria listed below. Criteria is listed by preference. Applicants that do not meet this criteria may be hired with State approval.
International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC)
Currently eligible to sit for the IBCLC
Complete Certified Lactation Counselor (CLC), Certified Lactation Specialist (CLS), or other WIC approved training of at least 30 course hours
Demonstrate working knowledge of computer operations. Ability to multitask effectively
Must be sensitive and able to work with the needs of low-income individuals and individuals of all cultural backgrounds
Pre-employment and ongoing job requirements as required by funding source and Agency policy
Must have a valid Ohio Driver’s License, reliable transportation, and maintain state minimum amount of automobile liability coverage
Applications must be completed along with a letter of interest and resume. Applications may be obtained online at www.hhwpcac.com or at HHWP CAC. Completed application packages are being accepted through August 9th, 2020 or until the position is filled. Applications can be mailed or dropped off at the main CAC office located at 1637 Tiffin Ave. Findlay, or emailed to email@example.com. Additional information may be obtained by calling Britta Niese at 419-423-3755.
Equal Opportunity Employer
Location/Region: Findlay, OH (45839)