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Temporary Breastfeeding Peer Counselor

Recruitment #191004-UNCX-408

Introduction

The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) is committed to providing quality health services to Oklahoma citizens. Our mission is to protect and promote health, to prevent disease and injury, and to cultivate conditions by which Oklahomans can be healthy.

OSDH is seeking Temporary Breastfeeding Peer Counselor (Temp) (PIN 34002552) to provide support to Comanche County. The hourly salary for this position is up to $15.73 based on education and experience

Position Description:  
A WIC Breastfeeding Peer Counselor/Nutrition Assistant is a paraprofessional support person who gives basic breastfeeding information and encouragement to WIC pregnant and breastfeeding mothers with the goal of increasing the breastfeeding rates.

Duties include, but are not limited to:
• Applied behavioral analysts as taught by program supervision.
• Direct children in a typical learning environment such as; free play, group time, art, and sensory play.
• Feeding children
• Changing diapers
• Toilet training
• Language stimulation
• Classroom education

Education and Experience
Have or are currently receiving WIC services.  Have successfully breastfed at least one baby. Possess good communication skills. Have access to telephone and reliable transportation. Are enthusiastic about breastfeeding and have a desire to help other mothers enjoy a positive experience.

NOTES

REQUIREMENTS:
If education, certification or licensure is required to meet qualifications, applicants must provide documentation at the time of interview.
 

All applicants are subject to a background check and must be legally authorized to work in the United States without visa sponsorship.

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Please read instructions carefully and include all required documents when you submit your application. No additional information will be accepted after the application has been submitted.

 

 

 

Conclusion

Veteran's Preference Points Apply only for initial appointment in the Classified Service.



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