SENIOR HEALTH EDUCATOR
Position Number: 64004142
Base Salary: $1478.00 - $1635.00 Biweekly
Location: 832 West Central Blvd. Orlando, FL 32805
Description: This position with the Orange County Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) provides basic social services and intensive breastfeeding education to WIC participants in various locations throughout Orange County. The person in this position will serve as a lead position in the Breastfeeding Department to include performing basic supervisory duties, monitor employee workloads, deadlines and time utilization in the absence of the Breastfeeding Manager and will have authorized “need to know” access to confidential
WIC client records and the WIC database.
Assignment of duty station, hours and days worked may vary based on agency/site needs.
The position requires travel within Orange County, therefore, a valid State of Florida driver’s license are required.
Provides intensive breastfeeding support services for Orange County Health Department WIC and Nutrition program through individual support and group classes, and telephone contacts. Maintains and updates client files and provides follow-up service on all referrals received with proper documentation.
Provides counseling on nipple shields, shells, electric pumps, etc., that are outside of the grant-funded breastfeeding peer counselor scope of practice.
In the absence of the Breastfeeding Manager, will have delegated authority to supervise and monitor employee workloads, deadlines and time utilization.
Effectively communicates with and motivates employees and volunteer peer counselors to attain maximum use of time and resources, ensure accuracy and integrity of work products.
Completes forms and paperwork in hard copy and electronically as required. Keeps accurate records of all contacts made with WIC clients.
Attends breastfeeding training classes, regular in-service trainings and participates in appropriate WIC Program and Health Department meetings and attends conferences and workshops as assigned.
Plans, conducts, and evaluates in-service education and staff development sessions on breastfeeding for WIC and Health Department staff, and as assigned to community groups and organizations.
Participate in the Big Latch On, World Breastfeeding, and Black Breastfeeding Week planning activities annually.
Manage the breastfeeding warmline. Document breastfeeding contacts in the FL Wise WIC System in accordance with department policy. Documentation is accurate for all contacts made with WIC clients.
Provides materials to individuals and/or families about WIC Services, Walk-In Breastfeeding Clinic and Breastfeeding Support Group meetings virtual and in-person.
Assists in the maintenance of tracking systems of WIC participants, breast pump equipment and breastfeeding data. Records and reports accurate data on all client contacts to Breastfeeding Manager.
Performs other related duties as requested/required.
Senior Health Educator - 64004142
Apply at: Florida Department of Health in Orange County https://orange.floridahealth.gov/about-us/recruitment.html , reference this CFEC job posting, when applying.