Requisition No: 43395
Agency: Department of Health
Working Title: SENIOR HEALTH EDUCATOR-SES - 64006180
Position Number: 64006180
Posting Closing Date: 09/14/2018
This position is for the Breastfeeding Peer Counselor Coordinator for the WIC program in Pinellas County. This position is responsible for managing the breastfeeding peer-counseling program on a Local agency level. Responsible for supervision and training of WIC Breastfeeding Peer Counselors and overall program planning and management.
The WIC Breastfeeding Peer Counselor Coordinator manages the WIC peer counseling program on a local agency level and assists in statewide program management, including:
1.Assists in establishing local agency and statewide program goals and objectives.
2.Assists in establishing local agency and statewide peer counseling program protocols and policies.
3.Determines breastfeeding peer counselor staffing needs.
4.Recruits and interviews potential peer counselors in alignment with program policies and standards.
5.Arranges continuing education opportunities for breastfeeding peer counselors.
6.Mentors new breastfeeding peer counselors providing routine follow-up, evaluation, guidance and continuing education opportunities.
7.Provides ongoing supervision.
8.Collects documentation records and data as appropriate.
9.Works closely with the WIC Breastfeeding Coordinator and with other breastfeeding peer counselor coordinators/managers to assess for ongoing improvements to the program and collaborative training needs and opportunities.
The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.
Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.
The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.
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