Position Detail

WIC Clinic Health Aide

Description:  Lorain County Public Health is seeking to hire a full-time Clinic Health Aide in the WIC Division with a typical workday of Monday – Friday, 8:00 to 4:30 pm with evenings and weekends as needed. 

 

FUNCTION

This individual will perform WIC clinic support functions under the direction of the WIC Director. Primary duties include but are not limited to working client reception or intake with demographics for WIC eligibility; laboratory testing; and appointment scheduling.

 

JOB DUTIES

  • Checks in participants, manages clinic flow, and loads food onto WIC cards
  • Schedules appointments in person and on the phone
  • Gather client demographic information and check for WIC eligibility
  • Complete health screenings of height, weight, and iron reading through a blood finger poke
  • Maintain detailed charts in both paper and electronic form
  • Help manage office and medical supplies
  • Practice patient confidentiality
  • Function according to agency and departmental policies
    • Reports upon directive in an emergency
  • Other responsibilities as needed

 

MAJOR WORK CHARACTERISTICS

Knowledge of:  clinical and office equipment, computer literate in Windows environment, report compilation, and medical terminology.

 

Ability to: provide excellent customer service; communicate and relate to the public with positivity and patience; multitask; be detail-oriented; type quickly and correctly; think critically; be a team player; open to cross-training; function according to agency and departmental policies. Spanish speaking and translation skills are preferred but not required.

 

WORKING CONDITIONS

Personal vehicle required. Local travel between clinics, or community sites as needed. Help distribute WIC vouchers on evenings or weekends a couple of times per year.

 

COMPENSATION: Benefits include medical, dental, and vision insurance. Ohio Public Employee’s Retirement System (PERS). Paid vacation, holidays, and sick leave. Tuition reimbursement is available.

 

SALARY: $16.07-$20.51/hour

 

ADDITIONAL QUESTIONS: Please contact Marissa Wayner, WIC Director via email at mwayner@loraincountyhealth.com

 

HOW TO APPLY: Interested applicants can apply by uploading their resume and a letter of interest at www.loraincountyhealth.com/employment. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Equal Opportunity Employer M/F