• Full Time
  • Casper, WY
  • $6,171.35 - $6,701.07 Monthly USD / Year

Website Wyoming WIC Program

Use your skills to make a difference in your community! This is a full-time on-site position as a regional supervisor for Natrona County, Goshen County, Platte, and Converse County WIC services and employees. This position ensures compliance with federal and state regulations. Excellent State Benefits include: Beautiful country with wide open spaces and clean air, great recreational opportunities, and no State income tax to mention a few. In addition, the State of Wyoming offers State employees a generous benefit package.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: The listed functions are illustrative only and are not intended to describe every function which may be performed in the job level.

  • Interpret and monitor adherence to Federal and State WIC Regulations and Policies within assigned local agencies and regions through consultation visits, management evaluations, and the provision of quality nutrition services.
  • Function as a liaison between local agencies in the region and the State WIC Office.
    Performs WIC participant certification, including health and nutrition assessment/nutrition education for participants, breastfeeding education/support, and health referrals.
  • Prescribes and issues supplemental, nutritious food packages.
  • Provides program management of WIC offices within the region, including quality assurance activities.
  • Hire, train, supervise, and evaluate subordinate-level employees within the region.
    Communicate with necessary parties regarding changing rules, expectations, and goals while ensuring compliance with federal and state regulations.
  • Assures that the development of services and actual service delivery meet the needs of the participants and that areas of concern with service delivery are appropriately addressed.
  • Assesses community needs and conducts appropriate outreach.
  • Conduct and tailor nutrition screening, assessment and education, and health screens, including anthropometric and hematologic assessment, to determine WIC eligibility.
  • Assures service meets participant needs.
  • Directs the work of contractors and county employees with full operational, supervisory, and fiscal responsibility.
  • Provides provider and participant training and education, public education, resource development, identification, and implementation of best practices.
  • Coordinates breastfeeding promotion and education.

**A four-year degree is required in Nutrition, Dietetics, Nursing, or Public Health Nutrition.
**A Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) is required for RNs.

A registered dietitian (RD) credential is preferred for nutritionists. Our ideal candidate will also have a minimum of two years of supervisory experience.

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