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Posted: Friday, October 20, 2017 12:14 AM


Scranton, PA

Competitive Salary

0 Years Experience

High school graduate or equivalency certificate (GED)

No Commisssion 40.00 hours per week / Day Shift /Full-Time


Maternal & Family Health Services, a non-profit health and social

service organization offering prenatal, family planning,

and related women’s health services, is currently

recruiting for a WIC Program Assistant in Scranton.

The WIC Program Assistant collects data and performs screenings for client

eligibility determination as well as performs duties to assure the delivery

of WIC benefits and nutrition education to eligible clients.

This position:

Explains the purpose of the program and provides an overview of what to

expect during the appointment. Explain the “WIC Rules” and “Participant’s Rights

and Responsibilities”.

Verifies identification and residency of all applicants/participants;

verify income eligibility; ask about voter registration status.

Performs and records hematological and anthropometric measurements.

Provides and documents nutrition and breastfeeding contacts according to policy.

Provides food instruments and explains the food list and procedures for cashing checks

Promotes and contributes to organizational goals as well as annual nutrition,

breastfeeding, and outreach goals.
Other Responsibilities:

Provide and document appropriate and required referrals to clients.

Document data provided on immunization records for children

less than two years of age.

Attend regular training sessions and updates as directed.

Prepare process and maintain reports, order forms and administrative correspondence.

Perform other duties necessary to support the provision of services.

Successful candidate must be able to interact and communicate with clients

and staff through verbal, written, and electronic means.

Ability to enter and retrieve data using PC based systems

and contemporary business software.

Ability to navigate within a windows-based environment.

Successful completion of PA Bureau of Labs mandated hematological training,

CDC-approved anthropometric training, and MFHS-sponsored basic

nutrition education and breastfeeding training.

This position is full time with an excellent benefit package including

medical/dental/vision coverage, life insurance, 401(k),

and a generous paid time off program.

Learn more about our programs at:

Employment with Maternal and Family Health Services is contingent upon receipt

of favorable reference verification, State Police criminal background check,

clearance results from the Department of Public Welfare Childline and

Abuse Registry and the FBI.

Reply with resume and salary requirements by 9/20/17:

Human Resources

Maternal & Family Health Services

15 Public Square, Suite 600

Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701

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MFHS is an ADA and EEO employer.

Persons representing all aspects of diversity are encouraged to apply.

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