2+ years of clerical experience preferred. Bilingual in Spanish strongly preferred.
Delivers WIC services to participants by determining and documenting eligibility,
issuing food instruments, maintaining participant and Program records,
interviewing, providing nutrition education with behavior change goals, and
developing individual care plans based on a sound understanding of nutritional
The WIC Counselor is expected to work under minimal supervision and to
exercise independent judgment and a high degree of initiative within established
Education: High School diploma or GED-equivalent
Experience: Two years clerical experience with a minimum of one year working with the public.
Candidate required to be bilingual.
Equivalency: Additional education in nutrition, dietetics or directly related field.
Required License: Colorado driver’s license. Must complete WIC level I and II certificates within 90 days of
Denver Health is an integrated, efficient, high-quality academic health care system that is considered a model for the nation. The Denver Health system includes the Rocky Mountain Regional Level I Trauma Center, a 500-bed acute care medical center, Denver’s 911 emergency medical response system, eight family health centers, 13 school-based health centers, the Rocky Mountain Poison and Drug Center, the Denver Public Health Department, an HMO, an off-site 100 bed non-medical detoxification unit and The Denver Health Foundation.
As Colorado’s primary safety net institution, Denver Health is a mission-driven organization that has provided more than $4 billion in care for the uninsured since 1991. Denver Health is a leader in performance and quality improvements and remains financially secure, in part, due to its nationally recognized implementation of lean principles in healthcare. Denver Health is a major resource to the community, serving thirty percent of all Denver residents, or approximately 160,000 individuals and 40% of Denver’s children.
Located just south of downtown Denver, Denver Health is just minutes away from many of the cultural and recreational activities Denver has to offer.
We strongly support diversity in the workforce and Denver Health is an equal opportunity employer (EOE).
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