• Time Category: Part Time
  • Entry Wage: 12.64
  • Job Location: Greene County, Washington County
  • Reports to: WIC Manager

QUALIFICATIONS & EDUCATION:

  • High School Diploma or GED

 WORK WEEK:          

  • Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM – One day flexing early. Up to 28 hours a week. (Evening and Weekends On Call)

 BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:

  • Regular and reliable attendance is essential.
  • Attend peer counselor meetings and in-services as directed. Reads assigned books or materials about breastfeeding.
  • Counsel WIC pregnant and breastfeeding mothers at the WIC clinic or by telephone contacts at scheduled intervals.
  • Make routine, periodic contacts with assigned caseload of WIC clients.
  • Promote breastfeeding with pregnant women and give basic breastfeeding information and support to new mothers. Help mothers prevent and handle common breastfeeding concerns.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of breastfeeding plan.
  • Communicates effectively with staff and participants using VENA
  • Available outside usual 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. working hours to new mothers who are having breastfeeding problems.
  • Keep accurate records of all contacts made with WIC clients; utilize the State WIC data system appropriately and accurately.
  • Refer mothers according to clinic established protocols.
  • Conduct prenatal classes and breastfeeding support groups.
  • Attend regular staff meetings and breastfeeding conferences/workshops as appropriate.
  • Assist WIC staff in promoting breastfeeding peer counseling through special projects and duties as assigned.
  • Prepare breast pumps for rental, issue breast pumps and maintain pump tracking system.
  • Cooperate with other staff; assist with outreach activities.

 


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