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Bilingual Wic Certifier

Company: Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic
Location: Yakima
Posted on: July 3, 2024

Job Description:

Join our team as a Bilingual WIC Certifier at Lincoln Ave Medical Dental Clinic in Yakima, WA, and be part of a healthcare organization that believes in making a difference beyond medical care! At Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic, we value inclusivity, and we are more than just a job - we are a community committed to the well-being of our migrant farmworkers.

We've transformed into a leading community health center. With 40+ clinics across Washington and Oregon, we offer a wide range of services such as medical, dental, pharmacy, orthodontia, nutritional counseling, autism screening, and behavioral health. Our holistic model also extends assistance to shelter, energy, weatherization, HIV and AIDS counseling, home visits, and mobile medical/dental clinics.

Explore our short clips, " WE are Yakima - WE are Family " and " YVFWC - And then we grew , " for a glimpse into our dedication to our communities, health, and families.

What We Offer

  • $17.98-$22.02/hour DOE with the ability to go higher for highly experienced candidates
  • 100% employer-paid health insurance including medical, dental, vision, Rx, 24/7 telemedicine
  • Profit sharing & 403(b) retirement plan available
  • Generous PTO, eight paid holidays, and much more!
    As a WIC Certifier, your tasks will include:
    • The primary function of this position will be receptionist.
    • Educ ating clients about the WIC program and benefits and assessing eligibility
    • Conducting health evaluations and providing nutrition recommendations and counseling
    • Referring clients to other services as needed and maintaining accurate records
    • Providing customer service and community outreach while ensuring quality assurance and compliance with regulatory standards
      • Education: High School Diploma or General Education Diploma (GED)
      • Experience:
        • One year of customer service experience is required. An associate's degree may replace experience.
        • Experience in reception, nutrition education, working with children/infants, or being a previous WIC certifier or educator is a plus!
        • Licenses/Certificates/Registration:
          • Medical Assistant - Registered required. Certificate obtained within one year's employment.
          • WIC Certification is required once the training period is completed
          • Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
            • Bilingual (English/Spanish) required at level 9 to receive bilingual differential pay
            • Effective verbal, written, and listening communication skills
            • Ability to prioritize work and handle various tasks simultaneously, with frequent interruptions
            • Ability to effectively and professionally interact with women, caregivers, infants, children, and staff
            • General knowledge in culturally appropriate practice
            • Basic proficiency with Microsoft Office and Electronic Health Records.
            • Knowledge about basic nutrition concepts desired
              Our mission celebrates diversity. We are committed to equal-opportunity employment.

              Contact us at...@yvfwc.orgto learn more about this opportunity!

Keywords: Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic, Yakima , Bilingual Wic Certifier, Other , Yakima, Washington

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