Medical Office Assistant - Breastfeeding Peer Counselor
Rockingham County, NC - Wentworth, NC

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Performs duties in the Health Department which includes p romoting and encouraging breastfeeding to prenatal and breastfeeding women and their families within the WIC program through phone contacts, counseling, and referrals.

Examples of Duties:

Assists women and babies in learning techniques of breastfeeding, discusses appropriateness and assists women in obtaining breastfeeding aids. Documents and maintains records of duties performed. This position will also serve as backup Processing Assistant III and perform all clerical duties such as certification protocol, voucher issuance, data entry, scheduling appointments and weighing/measuring clients.

Minimum Qualifications:

Graduation from high school and successful completion of a one-year training course in medical office assisting at a community college or technical institute; or graduation from high school and a combination of one year of clerical and health/dental related experience; or equivalent combination of training and experience. Must have breastfed a child for at least three months but six months or greater breastfeeding experience is preferred.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Must have a valid driver's license and must be able to travel out of town for training.