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Job Title: Local Nutrition Program Consultant
Job Number: DOH3800
Organization: Washington Department of Health
Posted: 1/30/2018
Type: Full-Time
Classification: Nutrition
Industry: Government
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Olympia,  WA    USA
Compensation: $4,191.00 - $5,493.00 Monthly
Position Description: About the Position and Office of Nutrition Services As a member of the Local Program Operations Unit, the Local Program Consultant helps assure that quality nutrition services are provided to eligible participants according to program requirements. The purpose of this position is to provide professional level consultation and assistance to local WIC contractors on outreach, budgets, quality service delivery, and program development and evaluation. This position also participates in state-level WIC outreach work and may be a liaison to the vendor management team. This position supports the Division of Prevention and Community Health and DOH by collaborating with partners to enhance the health of individuals, families, and communities. We work to prevent disease and promote a healthy start, healthy choices, and access to services. The Office of Nutrition Services works to improve the life-long nutrition and health of low-income individuals and families through nutrition and active living education, breastfeeding promotion and support, and access to healthy foods. This HSC 3 position ties directly into the DOH mission through its work with our most vulnerable populations, those eligible for the Washington State Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Nutrition Program, by providing support and professional consultation to local WIC contractors as they promote and support healthy nutrition and active lifestyles.

What will you be doing? – Duties include: Providing professional health consultation and contract management to WIC local agencies. Serving as the primary contact for local agencies on budget development and management, and the provision of WIC services. Gathering, analyzing and providing local program evaluation about local agencies' WIC service delivery model. Reviewing monthly and creating quarterly caseload reports and working with Local Program Consultant Team to determine status of agencies' caseload. Participating in and sharing facilitation of Client Services section and LPO unit staff meetings. Participating in planning and implementing CIMS replacement and EBT projects. +About DOH and our Employer of Choice Initiatives Washington State Department of Health (DOH) works with federal, state, tribal, and local partners to help people in Washington stay healthy and safe. Our programs and services help prevent illness and injury, promote healthy places to live and work, provide education to help people make good health decisions and ensure our state is prepared for emergencies.

DOH is a great place to work and has implemented several "Employer of Choice" initiatives, including:

• We are committed to diversity and inclusion. DOH fosters an inclusive environment that encourages all employees to bring their authentic selves to work each day. We strive to hire, develop, and retain a competent and diverse workforce that is reflective of the customers we serve. • We have an engaging Wellness@Health program which offers programs that support healthy behaviors and work/life balance. Our program provides wellness education, access to healthy food, physical activity classes, stress relief, and many other resources to support a healthy you. • We support a healthy work/life balance by offering flexible/alternative work schedules, and mobile and telework options. • We are making exciting steps towards modernizing our workplace by providing motivating and inspiring workspaces that promote creative thought, innovation, and collaboration among co-workers. • We have an Infant at Work Program that is based on the long-term health values of breastfeeding newborns and infant-parent bonding. Eligible employees who are new mothers, fathers, or legal guardians can bring their infant (6 weeks to 6 months) when returning to work. (Depending on duties and work location.)

Intrigued? We’d love to hear from you. Click "Apply" to learn more about the position and submit your application.

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Closing Date: 4/30/2018
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Contact Name: Zach C,  Local Nutrition Program Consultant
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