Job Description

Job Details
Adelante Healthcare Center Support Office - Phoenix, AZ
HS Diploma from accredited school
Health Care

POSITION SUMMARY

Primarily responsible for operational management, training, and quality assurance in the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC). Manages staff and oversees all aspects of Adelante Healthcare WIC programs. Position plans, organizes, implements, and evaluates the services provided by the WIC program.

EXPECTATIONS

Every Adelante Leader will strive to maximize the performance and contribution of each team member to Adelante Healthcare and the community that we serve every day. Leaders will set clear performance expectations, provide on-going feedback and coaching to improve results and outcomes and provide regular performance evaluations. Leaders are also expected work in a manner that demonstrates a commitment to quality, patient safety, employee engagement, innovation and model for all other employees the highest standards of personal integrity, professionalism and competence.

OUR CORE VALUES

  • Excellence
  • Integrity
  • Sustainability
  • Respect
  • Compassion
  • Learning

ESSENTIAL SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Four (4) year college degree in Nutrition or Education or equivalent work

experience AND greater than five (5) years experiences in clinical or

community nutrition program management, including staff supervision

  • High school diploma or GED from an accredited institution
  • Documented excellence in customer service with ability to interact with and instruct employees from beginner to advanced levels
  • Demonstrate competency in nutrition education methods and techniques
  • Working knowledge of current Microsoft Office applications and relevant program-related applications
  • Competency in working with people of various cultures and socioeconomic backgrounds
  • Evidence of valid Arizona drivers license and current auto insurance.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task
  • Ability to oversee subordinates and implement mentoring relationships
  • WIC program requirements including the nutrition assessment process and acceptable anthropometric measurement practices
  • Human nutrition, public health nutrition
  • Principles and practices of management and supervision
  • Principles of participant centered education
  • Principles of critical thinking
  • Available health and human services/resources within the community
  • Behavioral change theories
  • Grant writing techniques
  • Quality improvement methods
  • Certification to perform cardiopulmonary Resuscitation for the Health Care Professional (CPR) and AED through courses that follow the guidelines from the American Heart Association and Red Cross (cognitive and skills evaluations)
  • Valid Level One Fingerprint Clearance Card issued by the Arizona Department of Public Safety for all specialty behavioral health locations

NONESSENTIAL SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Demonstrated experience as an Advocate for Health Care or Human Rights.
  • Prefer fluency in a language in addition to English (Spanish preferred).

The qualifications listed above are intended to represent the minimum skills and experience levels associated with performing the duties and responsibilities contained in this job description. The qualifications should not be viewed as expressing absolute employment or promotional standards, but as general guidelines that should be considered along with other job-related selection or promotional criteria.

POSITION REPONSIBILITIES/ESSENTIAL

  • Develops Local agency policies, procedures, or guidelines that pertain to nutrition services (e.g., nutrition assessment, nutrition education, food package prescriptions, and job descriptions)
  • Hires, orients, and trains new certifying staff.
  • Facilitates regularly occurring staff meetings and conducts staff in-services on relevant topics as needed.
  • Participates in continuing education activities related to nutrition, breastfeeding and supervision.
  • Supervises WIC certifying staff, which includes managing WIC schedule, assuring smooth clinic flow and excellent customer service, providing technical assistance as needed, performing regular evaluations and coaching, promoting staff retention and reporting concerns to the WIC Director and Site Supervisor
  • Participate in quality assurance and integrity, monitoring and performance improvement (PI), including, but not limited to, assisting with the development of WIC procedures and policies
  • Oversees food and formula prescriptions and coordinates with medical providers as appropriate
  • Assume responsibility for routine office matters: filing, scheduling appointments, maintain security for files and drafts, and submit reports on time
  • Collaborates with WIC Supervisor and Agency Coordinators to develop local agency training schedule including new employee training, ongoing training and mentoring, and nutrition in-services to local agency staff who provide nutrition services to participants
  • Participates in local and state workgroups to improve nutrition and program services
  • Assists with the development and management of the nutrition services budget and purchasing of nutrition materials
  • Correctly collect specimens, perform testing, and processes as indicated.
  • All other duties as assigned

Additional Duties and Responsibilities

  • Other duties as requested or assigned

PCMH

All employees are responsible for promoting and participating in interdisciplinary communication and collaboration to enhance the delivery of quality across the health care system. Employees should maintain an environment which supports and engages patients and co-workers in a caring team-based model to promote wellness and improve health outcomes.

Adherence to Compliance and Code of Conduct

All employees are required to comply with Adelante Healthcares written standards, including its Compliance Program and Standards of Conduct, policies and procedures and reporting of any conduct that potentially violates Adelantes legal or compliance requirements. Such compliance will be an element considered as part of the regular performance evaluation.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Physical demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be required to sit for long periods of time, is required to stand, walk, use hands to handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb steps/stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; smell; manage stress as it relates to essential job functions. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds without assistance and may occasionally be required to lift or move up to 50 pounds with assistance. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Work environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time when traveling to various clinic sites. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. The employee may be subject to health hazards (contagious diseases, blood borne pathogens, etc.) when working in the clinic area.

Job-related Information Check a Response

Safety Sensitive Position

Yes or No

Merit Increase Eligible

Yes or No

Telework Eligible

Yes or No

CPR/BLS Required

Yes or No

Level One Fingerprint Clearance Required

Yes or No

Level One Fingerprint Clearance Required

Specialty Behavioral Health Location

Yes or No

Annual Fitness for Duty Required

Yes or No

Fit Test Required

Yes or No

Credentialing Required

Yes or No

Use of Adelante Healthcare Vehicles

Yes or No

In any organization or job, changes take place over time. Although an effort will be made to keep job-related information current, this is not an all-inclusive list of job responsibilities. Adelante Healthcare, Inc. reserves the right to revise or change job duties and responsibilities as the business need arises. In compliance with EEOC 29 CFR part 1630, if the essential functions of this position cannot be performed in a satisfactory manner by the employee, further accommodations shall be made if it does not constitute undue hardships upon this organization.

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