COMPETENT PROFESSIONAL AUTHORITY LEAD-W.I.C. (50075375)

Date: May 19, 2024

Location: Indianapolis, IN, US, 46205

Organization: HHC

Marion County Public Health Department is an organization that celebrates diversity, and seeks to employ a diverse workforce. We actively encourage all individuals to apply for employment and to seek advancement opportunities. Marion County Public Health Department also provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities as required by law. For additional questions please contact us at: hrmail@hhcorp.org.

Job Role Summary

A clinic lead with allocated hours for both administrative and client services functions.  The CPA lead will assist the WIC Program Manager with various administrative clinic operations such as scheduling staff, completing staff Kronos, leading, and mentoring clinic staff, completing staff evaluations, and maintaining the INWIC scheduler.  Determines eligibility and education to participants in the Women, Infants and Children Supplemental Food Program (WIC).  Assists with implementation and evaluation of nutrition education plan within established federal, state and divisional guidelines and standards.  Assists in providing WIC services to participants in a timely manner.  Provides WIC staff relief in various Marion County WIC clinics.

Associated Job Duties

    Performs all duties of a Competent Professional Authority (CPA). 
•    Provide Leadership for clinic staff.  
•    Assist with weekly scheduling of assigned staff. 
•    Direct team in times of staff shortages.  
•    Assist with the Input and maintaining INWIC scheduler.  
•    Collect monthly data and input monthly reports including, but not limited to, Site statistics, Nutrition Stats, etc. 
•    Ensure staff compliance with policies and procedures established by IDOH/WIC and those of HHC/MCPHD.  
•    Serve as contact for supplies, ordering, inventory (both BF and non-BF) and tracking of breast pumps.  
•    Ensure clinic specific administrative counts (i.e. hemoglobin, lead sticks and RICOH/copier) are reported timely to WIC Office Coordinator.  
•    Provide CLIA training for staff and assist with orientation/training for clinic staff.  
•    Attend scheduled meetings, including but not limited to, team meeting and one-on-one meetings.  
•    Lead clinic/team meeting, prepare meeting agenda and ensure meeting minutes are recorded.  
•    May assist WPM with completion of staff evaluations.  
•    Report to assigned WIC Program Manager (WPM).  
•    Maintains confidentiality of all client records and information as specified by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability of Act of 1996.  
•    Trained at the appropriate National Incident Management System (NIMS) and Incident Command System (ISC) level.  
•    Participate in the response to public health emergency exercises and in the response to public health emergencies, as directed.  
•    Participates in a minimum of two H.O.P.E. events totaling a minimum of eight (8) hours annually. 
•    Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science in Dietetics, Food and Nutrition, Nutrition related field, Nursing with background in Nutrition, or equivalent educational experience.
  • Licenses/Certification, either required upon hire: Registration as Dietitian by the American Dietetic Association, RN license by the Indiana Professional License Agency Board of Nursing.
  • Access to reliable transportation for in-state travel, valid Indiana driver’s license.
  • WIC experience for a minimum of 1 year.
  • Preferred Marion County Public Health Department WIC experience, but not required

Licenses/Certifications Required

Licenses/Certification required upon hire: Registration as Dietitian by the American Dietetic Association or RN license by the Indiana Professional License Agency Board of Nursing
Access to reliable transportation for in-state travel, valid Indiana driver’s license preferred Marion County Public Health Department WIC experience, but not required.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Knowledge of social and culture backgrounds as they relate to proper nutrition.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Ability to:
  • Evaluate and prepare diet plans for program participants.
  • Analyze and evaluate nutrition data and services.
  • Work effectively on a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Communicate effectively with a wide variety of individuals.
  • Prepare nutrition education materials.
  • Evaluate eligibility via criteria for the IN WIC program.

 

Working Environment

  • Travel required between various program locations.
  • Exposure to communicable illness and disease due to direct and frequent client contact; and possible participants under stress.
  • Some physical effort associated with lifting and carrying supplies.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.


Nearest Major Market: Indianapolis