Under minimal supervision of the Chief Executive Officer the W.I.C. Director is responsible for planning, directing, and coordinating health services in the clinics. Responsible for overall coordination of two WIC clinic/locations. Performs, directs, and oversees all aspects of the WIC program. General function is to be responsible for fiscal accountability and contract management.
1. Participate with the Neighborhood Services Organization Human Resource Manager in interviewing, hiring, terminating and evaluating WIC staff.
2. Responsible for all WIC staff 90 day and annual Performance Evaluations.
3. Direct, supervise, and evaluate work activities, which involve staff supervision, staff/clinic scheduling, training, employee/client grievances and clinic operations according to agency and OSDH guidelines at all NSO WIC locations
4. Process all WIC staff leaves requests, takes phone calls from WIC staff regarding absences due to illness and maintains a calendar of scheduled and unscheduled absences.
5. Review and approve time cards/sheets and mileage for payroll purposes.
6. Conduct regular WIC staff meetings for purposes of communicating information and receiving feedback.
7. Work with NSO Chief Financial Officer to plan and revised State WIC contract, annual budget, track monthly expenditure and assure financial compliance.
8. Attend and coordinate WIC staff attendance NSO and OSDH trainings, meetings and conferences.
9. Ensure HIPAA compliance at all times.
10. Comply with all NSO safety policies, practices, and procedures. Report all unsafe activities to supervisor and/or Chief Executive Officer.
11. Effectively work and cooperate with supervisors, co-workers, and clients.
12. Refrain from causing or contributing to disruption in the workplace.
13. Other duties as may be assigned by the Chief Executive Officer.
14. Ensure clinic services are in compliance with federal and state policy and procedures by monitoring and assessing clinic operations, participating in clinic audits with OSDH WIC personnel, performing quality assurance activities, implementing corrective action and tracking results. Make changes as necessary to improve clinic operations and maintain program integrity.
15. Assure timely completion and submission of WIC program reports as required by NSO CEO/CFO.
16. Establish and maintain cooperative relationships with health agencies and community social services agencies.
17. Plan, implement and evaluate outreach activities to maintain and expand WIC Program.
18. Actively participate in ongoing education to maintain Dietetic Registration and licensure.
19. Participate in OSDH committees and special projects for program development when requested.
20. Develop and submit annual Nutrition Education Plan OSDH WIC Program.
21. Pass New WIC CPA Training and Competency with State WIC Program Consultant (WPC) within 6 months of hire
22. Provide direct client services by performing any WIC Clerk, CWNT or Nutritionist duties when needed to cover staff absences
23. Promote breastfeeding education to community and WIC participants.
EDUCATION AND WORK EXPERIENCE
Minimum Requirement: Bachelor’s Degree in Nutritional Sciences is required. Master Degree in related field preferred. Must be a Registered Dietitian and licensed to practice in the State of Oklahoma. Three years related experience in management and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
ADDITIONAL JOB REQUIREMENTS:
- Clearance and pass of background check and drug screen.
- Must have a valid driver’s license and auto insurance.
SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:
- Requires clear, oral, and written communication skills.
- Extensive knowledge of all OSDHC WIC policies and implement and supervise.
- Requires patience when assisting population served.
- Requires ability to handle multiple projects and tasks simultaneously.
- Requires the ability to work independently and the ability to work as a team..