• WIC Rep

    Requisition ID
    2018-13528
    Shift
    Day
    Category
    Support Services
    Shift Hours AM/PM
    8:00AM-4:30PM
    Department
    SJ WIC
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

     

    St. Joseph’s Healthcare System is recognized for the expertise and compassion of its highly skilled and responsive staff. The combined efforts of the organization’s outstanding physicians, superb nurses, and dedicated clinical and professional staff have made us one of the most highly respected healthcare organizations in the state, the largest employer in Passaic County, and one of the nation’s “100 Best Places to Work in Health Care”.

     

     

     Job Overview

     

    Responsible for intake screening to determine eligibility for program. Accurately enters all data into ACCESS computer program. Print and distribute WIC food vouchers. Does anthropometric and hematological screenings. Answer telephones, schedule appointments, and respond to all applicants queries. Maintains all records and documentation as required by State WIC Regulations.

    Responsibilities

    Does intake screening and enter all data accurately into WIC ACCESS computer system. Determines eligibility based on WIC ACCESS system feedback. Provides information to applicants and participants on the proper use of all food vouchers and other relevant regulations. Always act in a courteous and professional manner. Refers all problems and unusual situations to site representative or supervisor. Does anthropometric screening including blood work. Complete all documentation on paper and in WIC ACCESS system as required. Travels to satellite sites as scheduled by supervisor. Assist sin loading and unloading of all equipment and materials necessary on arrival and departure. Files paperwork in participants folders, and file in correct location. Removes old files and move to termination cabinets. Keep all filing up to date. Distributes checks, obtain signatures, and instruct participants on use of all vouchers including Farmer's Market. Operates check printer and monitor for accuracy as needed. Answers telephone in pleasant and courteous manner. Makes appointments for future visits; answers all queries, and maintains a high level of customer service. Works cooperatively with nutrition staff and site representative to minimize waiting time and maintain quality of service to participants. Maintains any required manual statistics and reports assigned. Meets all required competencies for department, unit and/or hospital. Responsible for performing all other duties as assigned. Special Projects

    Qualifications

    Work requires a High School diploma or equivalent and less than one year of previous work related experience. Knowledge of Microsoft Office preferred. State Blood work Training required. Ability to drive is desirable but not mandatory.

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