WIC Health Profession (South Sioux City Location)

If you are a licensed RN or LPN or bachelor’s degree NUTRITIONIST wanting to work regular day hours M-F in a pleasant office environment making a difference for families, then Northeast Nebraska Community Action Partnership’s WIC and HEALTH SERVICES office in South Sioux City is the place for you!  We need a HEALTH PROFESSIONAL.  Responsible for aiding in the operation of the WIC and Health Services Programs including nutrition education, assisting with medical screening and other health related services for program participants, bilingual skills helpful. Nurses must have a Nebraska nursing license.  Nutritionist education requirements: B.S., B.A., or M.S. in Nutritional Sciences, Community Nutrition, Dietetics, Public Health Nutrition or Home Economics.  Hourly wage based on education and credentials and includes an excellent, full-range benefit package.  Go to www.nencap.org under the Employment link for job information and application instructions or contact HR at 1-800-445-2505 or     402-385-6300.  No resumes accepted. To apply, submit a completed Agency application to Northeast Nebraska Community Action Partnership, P O Box 667, Pender, NE 68047-0667.

Position open until filled.

EOE

Non-Profit Agency

JOB SUMMARY:

The Health Professional is responsible for nutrition education and basic medical screening. Duties include certifying participants according to established program guidelines. Perform hemoglobin checks. Provide breast feeding education and support to new mothers. Assist clients with making appointments and updating client records as needed.  Nurses will screen and administer vaccine at immunization clinics and enter and maintain accurate records in program computer system. Also assist with ordering and monitoring vaccine on hand. Receive Department of Immunization Training and/or WIC training as required. Refer participants to other resources as needed or requested. Cleaning of clinic and office site/lifting up to and including 50 pounds.  Maintain confidentiality of all participant client information and follow Program and Agency standards, policies and procedures.

EDUCATION:

Nurses: RN or LPN credentials from an accredited school.  Nebraska LPN or RN License in good standing.

Nutritionist: Bachelor’s degree in Nutritional Sciences, Community Nutrition, Clinical Nutrition, Dietetics, Public Health Nutrition, or Home Economics/Consumer & Family Sciences with emphasis in nutrition.

 

WAGE & BENEFITS: 

Wage starting at $19.00 per hour depending on education and certifications, plus benefits. Contact HR for specific information.  Benefits include health, life, dental and vision insurance.  Paid holidays, vacation and sick leave, EAP, 401K Retirement.