Optimus Health Care is a Federally Qualified Health Care Center with sites operating in Bridgeport, Stamford, and Stratford, CT. We are the largest provider of primary health services in Fairfield County, proudly serving all patients regardless of their income, race, or insurance status.
We are presently recruiting for Bilingual (Spanish) WIC Program Assistant for our Stamford location.
The Program Assistant is a member of the WIC team, working with Nutritionists, Nutrition Aides & Program Coordinators to ensure the complete and timely client flow and process.
This is a FT 35 hour per week position and must include one late night per week and a Saturday rotation every 3rd Saturday. Must be willing to travel to Bridgeport for training and meetings.
Responsibilities to include courteous and professional greeting to all clients/visitors entering the WIC office. Answers phone, provides general information, reschedules appointments, lost e WIC cards, etc as assigned by Program Coordinator. Explains WIC services, benefits, and policies to clients. Assists in the certification of WIC applicants, schedules participants for appointments, nutrition education, initial certification, subsequent and food package changes. Performs necessary paperwork as assigned, maintains participant confidentiality. Provides breastfeeding promotion and support as appropriate. Attends and participates in all training and continuing education sessions offered by the WIC Program and State WIC office.
Education: High School Diploma or GED equivalency.
Experience: At least two (2) years of experience working in a medical office or at least one (1) year of experience working in a WIC setting. Experience in health care or community facility preferred.
Bilingual/Working knowledge of Spanish Required
Working for Optimus:
OHC provides a fun, fast-paced working environment, where our commitment to quality is present in every job function. Excellent employer paid benefits. Competitive compensation.
Optimus and its caring, multi-lingual staff proudly serve our community in a patient-centered environment.
Optimus Health Care is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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