Post Date: 10/02/2017
Close Date: 01/01/2019
WIC is a program focusing on nutrition education, breastfeeding support, health and diet screening, growth monitoring, and program referrals as well as providing monthly food benefits for pregnant, breastfeeding and postpartum women, infants and children up to 5 years of age. WIC serves families from many different cultural and ethnic traditions, languages, backgrounds and abilities. It is designed to promote positive health outcomes, strengthen life course nutrition and health, and reduce health disparities in the populations we serve.
As the Supervisor for Clinical Strategy and Quality Assurance you will:
Develop a healthy, functioning team environment with the East County WIC staff
Responsible for day to day supervision of approximately 7-10 members and the clinic operations at East County WIC
Take lead on recruitment, interviewing, and hiring decisions for new East County WIC staff
Train Nutrition Assistant and Registered Dietitian staff
Analyze clinical productivity, caseload, appointment types and availability and other clinic quality measures
Develop improvement strategies for agency
Develop best practice/clinical nutrition standards for the WIC clinics' dietitians and nutrition assistants
As a practicing Registered Dietitian, provide direct high-risk nutrition counseling, education, care plans, and referrals to WIC participants using participant centered communication skills in a culturally competent manner
Provide breastfeeding support, education and referrals to WIC participants
Work as a team with other WIC Supervisors and Program Manager, including providing back-up clinic supervision and program management
Diversity and Inclusion: At Multnomah County, we don't just accept difference; we value it and support it to create a culture of dignity and respect for our employees. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.