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State of Wyoming BEBP06-13327-WIC Technician-Jackson in Jackson, Wyoming

BEBP06-13327-WIC Technician-Jackson

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BEBP06-13327-WIC Technician-Jackson

Salary

$17.92 - $23.09 Hourly

Location

Jackson, WY

Job Type

Part Time

Department

048-Public Health - Community Health - Women, Infant and Children (WIC)

Job Number

13327

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Description and Functions

Open Until Filled

GENERAL DESCRIPTION:

Use your skills to make a difference in your community! This part-time position promotes positive health outcomes for the participants of the Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Program through eligibility assessment, certification processing, and program referrals in Teton County, with the main clinic in Jackson and satellite sites in Marbleton and Pinedale. This position ensures compliance with federal and state regulations.

Human Resource Contact: 307/777-6057 judy.fedell@wyo.gov

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

  • Performs WIC participant income eligibility assessment, including scheduling and providing/completing required notices, and computerized documentation and references.

  • Maintains confidentiality of participant information.

  • Schedules participants in a matter that meets regulatory requirements, the needs of the participants, and the availability of staff with a high level of customer service.

  • Sends reminder letters to participants of their upcoming appointment along with other required documentation/notifications.

  • Integrates WIC services with social and health agencies, Federal, State, and local government agencies, and other community programs for education and referrals.

  • Provides excellent and friendly customer services to WIC participants.

  • Works with supervisors, competent professional authorities, and breastfeeding peer counselors to ensure a positive experience with WIC participants.

  • Assists with vendor activities as assigned.

Qualifications

PREFERENCES:

Our ideal candidate will have a High school diploma and experience working in a health-related field with previous experience with the Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women Infants and Children. It is strongly encouraged that the applicant has bilingual skills in Spanish and English.

KNOWLEDGE:

  • Computer skills

  • Interpersonal skills

  • Organizational skills

  • Knowledge of WIC rules and regulations applicable to the position.

  • Knowledge of effective interviewing techniques including attitudes, behaviors, and value judgments that affect the worker-client relationship.

  • Knowledge of community resources and government programs and how to access them.

  • Knowledge of agency computer systems and their application.

  • Knowledge of general office procedures.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Education:

Associate's Degree

Experience:

0-2 years of progressive work experience (typically in Benefits and Eligibility)

OR

Education & Experience Substitution:

2-4 years of progressive work experience (typically in Benefits and Eligibility)

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

None

Necessary Special Requirements

PHYSICAL WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Travel is required.

NOTES:

  • FLSA: Non-exempt.

  • Part-time, benefited position working 24 hours week.

  • A background information check, including the taking of fingerprints, will be completed through the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation, the Wyoming Department of Family Services, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation for every successful applicant.

Supplemental Information

048-Department of Health-Public Health-Community Health-Women, Infant & Children

Click here to view the State of Wyoming Classification and Pay Structure.

URL: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/wyoming/default.cfm

The State of Wyoming is an Equal Opportunity Employer and actively supports the ADA and reasonably accommodates qualified applicants with disabilities.

Class Specifications are subject to change, please refer to the A & I HRD Website to ensure that you have the most recent version.

There are many benefits to living and working in Wyoming. 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 very generous benefit package. Please click here for more information on the State of Wyoming employee benefits*.

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