WIC LPN Staff Nurse

  • CAPWN
  • Jan 13, 2022
Full time Case Management Licensed Professional Other Behavioral Health Positions

Job Description

Job Title: WIC LPN Staff Nurse
Reports to: WIC Program Manager

Area of Responsibility: Function in the LPN role in the provision of health services within the WIC Program. Serve as WIC Outreach Coordinator.

Major Duties:
1.    Determine WIC eligibility based upon dietary, anthropometric, clinical, and health history data.
2.    Complete medical history and care plan for prenatal, postpartum, infant, and child WIC Certification in accordance with the State of Nebraska and local WIC procedure manuals.
3.    Provide nutrition education counseling and breastfeeding support to WIC clients based on identified nutritional risk factors and individual needs.
4.    Provide referrals to community resources including but not limited to physician’s offices, dental clinics, and programs such as Medicaid, SNAP, and ADC.
5.    Promote breastfeeding as an integral part of the WIC Program.
6.    Accurately document and maintain records according to the Nebraska State WIC guidelines and CAHC agency policies and procedures.
7.    Assure that nutrition education is delivered in accordance with WIC rules and regulations.
8.    Maintain current knowledge of dietetic principles and nutrition guidelines through review of current professional publications and workshops.
9.    Act as a family advocate, coordinating with other appropriate available resources in the community. Represent WIC at monthly Planning Region #13 Early Development Network meetings.
10.    Serve as WIC Outreach Coordinator, promoting awareness of WIC benefits to physicians’ offices, Day Care Centers, HHS, etc.
11.    Participate in community outreach activities.
12.    Maintain confidentiality of records and communications.    
13.    Participate in the Performance Measurement and Improvement (PMI) activities.
14.    Attend staff meetings and training opportunities as required.
15.    Other duties as assigned.

Working Conditions:
•    90% office environment with clinic interaction with the public
•    10% training and meetings.
•    In and out of town travel.

Physical Requirements:
•    Requires periods of typing and sitting at desk.
•    Fine manipulation of hands with repetitive action.
•    Operate office machines.
•    Occasional lifting and carrying up to 50 pounds.
•    Must regularly talk, hear and have close vision ability.

Minimum Qualifications:

Grade: 10
1.    LPN with valid Nebraska license.
2.    Availability to receive CPR Training/Certification.
3.    Proficient level of oral and written communication skills to effectively communicate with individuals of diverse ages, abilities, cultures, socioeconomic backgrounds, and sexual orientation.
4.    Age 21 or above
5.    Valid driver’s license with clean driving record.

Grade: 11
1.    Must meet minimum qualifications above;
2.    Three years of clinical nursing practice, preferably in obstetrics, pediatrics, or public health.


   

  

   

Job Requirements

Minimum Qualifications:

Grade: 10
1.    LPN with valid Nebraska license.
2.    Availability to receive CPR Training/Certification.
3.    Proficient level of oral and written communication skills to effectively communicate with individuals of diverse ages, abilities, cultures, socioeconomic backgrounds, and sexual orientation.
4.    Age 21 or above
5.    Valid driver’s license with clean driving record.

Grade: 11
1.    Must meet minimum qualifications above;
2.    Three years of clinical nursing practice, preferably in obstetrics, pediatrics, or public health.

Loan Forgiveness?

No