WIC Representative

Scripps Health, San Diego, CA 92103, Openings : 1,
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Job Description :

Scripps Health Administrative Services supports our five hospitals and 19 outpatient facilities, which treat half a million patients annually through 2,600 affiliated physicians.

This is a Full-time position located at our Scripps Mercy San Diego campus in Hillcrest. This position requires Saturday availability, at least once per month and must be willing to travel to different clinic locations as needed.

At Scripps Health, you will experience the pride, support, and respect of an organization that has been repeatedly recognized as one of the nation’s Top 100 Places to Work.

You’ll be surrounded by people committed to making a difference in the lives of their patients and their teammates. So, if you’re open to change, go ahead and unlock your potential.

As a WIC Representative, you will work in a community-based setting under the guidance and support of the WIC Dietitian, determining WIC program eligibility, providing WIC-administrative and customer support services, to perinatal women, and the parents/legal guardians/caregivers of newborn to preschool-age children. Assist with orienting new participants, screening applicants and participants for WIC eligibility. Responsible for incoming calls. Ensures that correct food packages are issued to families on the WIC Program. Adheres to Scripps and California State WIC policies and embracing California WIC philosophy of providing customer service and breastfeeding support. Provides administrative support to department.

Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum one year of experience in a community-based organization and/or not-for profit organization
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills able to perform basic math functions
  • Strong customer service skills and works collaboratively with people of all ages, social, and ethnic backgrounds
  • Experience working in a fast-paced office setting

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree
  • WIC Nutrition Assistant (WNA) or Certified Lactation Educator (CLE) Certifications
  • Bilingual English/Spanish or other languages
  • Comfortable working in shared spaces and providing support with the assistance of translation services
  • Preferred knowledge of California WIC computer system
  • Public speaking experience and experience working within a public health and/or social service organization

Scripps Health is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity/expression), age, marital status, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

Position Pay Range: $21.00-$26.33/hour
Last Date For Apply: 2024-06-13 00:00:00 Job Type : FULL_TIME, Employment Type : FULL_TIMEApply Here