The Children's Home Society of New Jersey - Toms River

  • Temporary Clerk I/Health Aide - WIC

    Job Location US-NJ-Trenton
    Posted Date 3 months ago(7/12/2019 1:33 PM)
  • Overview

    General Purpose: Perform a wide range of clerical activities for the WIC Program Administrator to assist with the efficient operation of the office.

     

    Schedule: Flexible schedule needed and ability to work some evening and weekend hours, including Wednesday hours of 11:30AM - 7:30PM

     

    Position Available: August 2019

     

    Expected Length of Temporary Assignment: 3 to 6 Months

     

    Hourly Rate: $13.25 

    Responsibilities

    Primary Job Responsibilities:

    • Under the supervision of the Nutritionists, take anthropometric measurements for hematological testing
    • Record results in ACCESS
    • Conduct residency and income screening toward eligibility determination, and orient applicants to WIC, including rights and obligations and use of WIC checks
    • Distribute information on WIC and maintain participant’s records and program binders
    • Make appointments and issue WIC checks
    • Answer phones and file
    • Appropriately greet and direct visitors and participants in the center
    • Assist with keeping office areas neat and organized
    • Assist with translations for families and staff if needed

    Qualifications

    Education Requirement:

    • High school diploma required

    Work Experience Requirements:

    • Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures
    • Knowledge of computers and relevant software applications
    • Knowledge of customer service principles and practices
    • Experience with a high call volume, filing, and basic clerical duties

    Other Requirements:

    • Bilingual in the English and Spanish language (Written and Spoken) a plus
    • Must be dependable, have good customer service and communication skills (written and oral)
    • Lab Experience and hematological testing and anthropometric measurements, especially with children preferred
    • A valid driver’s license and reliable transportation needed as travel throughout Mercer County (including Princeton and Hightstown) is requiredCulturally sensitive to the population served
    • Experience/education as a medical assistant or phlebotomist preferred

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