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WIC REPRESENTATIVE in San Diego, CA at Scripps Mercy Hospital San Diego

Date Posted: 5/2/2019

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Job Description

Change lives, starting with yours.
 
At Scripps Health, you will experience the pride, support, and respect of an organization that has been repeatedly recognized as one of the nation’s Top 100 Places to Work.
 
You’ll be surrounded by people committed to making a difference in the lives of their patients and their teammates. So if you’re open to change, go ahead and unlock your potential.
 
As a WIC Representative, you will work in a community based setting under the guidance and support of the WIC Dietitian, determining WIC program eligibility, providing WIC-administrative and customer support services, to perinatal women, and the parents/legal guardians/caregivers of newborn to preschool-age children. Assist with orienting new participants, screening applicants and participants for WIC eligibility. Responsible for incoming calls. Ensures that correct food packages are issued to families on the WIC Program. Adheres to Scripps and California State WIC policies, and embracing California WIC philosophy of providing customer service and breastfeeding support. Provides administrative support to department.
 
This is a full-time position, Monday-Friday 8a-5p, with Saturday availability required minimum once a month.  Must be willing to occasionally travel to different clinic locations.

Job Requirements

Required Qualifications: 
•     Minimum one year of experience in a community based organization and/or not-for profit organization
•     Effective written and verbal communication skills
•     Strong customer service skills and works collaboratively with people of all ages, social, and ethnic backgrounds.
 
 
Preferred Qualifications:
•     Bilingual English/Spanish 
•     Comfortable working in shared spaces and providing support with the assistance of translation services
•     Flexibility to learn various software/technology
•     Associate's/Bachelor’s degree

Scripps Health is repeatedly named on the Fortune Magazine’s 100 Best Companies to work for, only San Diego-based company and Becker’s Healthcare Top Hospitals. Scripps Health offers a robust Total Rewards Program designed to compensate and motivate you throughout your career. Scripps Health Total Rewards Program includes a broad range of plans and programs including market competitive pay and performance incentives, health and wellness benefits, financial wellness benefits, work-life resources, learning and development opportunities, and rewards and recognition. Unlock your potential with Scripps Health today.
 
Scripps Health is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity/expression), age, marital status, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.