Job Locations US-AK-Fairbanks
Job ID
Regular Full-Time/80hrs (1.0 FTE) -A1

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SEARHC is a non-profit health consortium which serves the health interests of the residents of Southeast Alaska. We see our employees as our strongest assets. It is our priority to further their development and our organization by aiding in their professional advancement.


Working at SEARHC is more than a job, it’s a fulfilling career. We offer generous benefits, including retirement, paid time off, paid parental leave, health, dental, and vision benefits, life insurance and long and short-term disability, and more.

Job Overview:

The WIC Supervisor works as a member of the SEARHC Community Wellness team to assess, plan, implement, administer, evaluate and supervise the Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Program. This position reports to the WIC Manager in Juneau. The WIC Supervisor also works to ensure high quality WIC services are provided to eligible women, infants, and children throughout the Fairbanks North Star Borough (FNSB).  This position is responsible for assessing the high-risk nutrition participants for the program. Additionally, the WIC Supervisor partners with organizations working with the WIC population to make appropriate referrals and to enhance the WIC program. This is a grant funded position.


The WIC Supervisor must be able to effectively follow the State of Alaska Policy & Procedures for nutrition education and distribution of WIC benefits which include assessing risk, assigning proper codes, and providing Patient Centered Services. This position requires a self-starter who can work independently and use sound judgment to solve problems in a variety of situations (e.g., conflict resolution with clients/patients, vendors, community members, infrastructure challenges) without readily available supervision.  The WIC Supervisor will practice cultural competence in the delivery of nutrition programming and possess an understanding of how social-cultural issues impact nutrition and health behaviors.  This position requires the ability to work collaboratively with other Fairbanks programs and partner agencies. Ability to effectively supervise off-site subordinate staff members; provide follow-up and documentation of supervisory sessions.  This position is responsible for accurate and timely preparation of required grant and program needs.


Key Essential Functions and Accountabilities of the Job

  • Manage and provide patient services following the State of Alaska WIC program Policy & Procedure. This includes ensuring compliance with WIC program policies and procedures, Fairbanks WIC grant goals and objectives, program outreach, writing and submitting required grant reports on the WIC program, WIC vendor monitoring, and training.
  • Meet with WIC clients on-site and assess needs, provide intervention, and document service and recommendations. Complete all ENPRs, High Risk Care Plans to meet policy and procedure requirements of the State of Alaska WIC program.
  • Supervise WIC staff with the responsibility and authority to hire, train, evaluate and discipline subordinates. This may include providing WIC CPA mentoring and acting as precept for nutrition students.
  • Perform outreach thorough a variety of ways to meet the caseload and needs of the program.
  • Other duties as assigned by WIC Supervisor and/or Clinical Program Manager.

Other Comments

  • Needs to be available to offer occasional consultation, advocacy, and implementation of programs during non-traditional hours, i.e., evenings, weekends.
  • Needs to be comfortable with intermittently fast work and intense pressure to meet deadlines.
  • Travels to small communities.
  • Requires attendance at grant meetings at least 2 to 4 times per year.

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • This position includes supervisory responsibilities.


Education, Certifications, and Licenses Required

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college in nutrition, dietetics, or other related health field
  • MUST be a Registered Dietitian (RD)
  • Master’s Science or other health related degree preferred.
  • Ability to travel.
  • Must be able to pass an extensive background check to access military installations in Fairbanks.
  • Must possess a valid Alaska Driver’s License.

Experience Required

  • 2 years' experience in Nutrition
  • Supervision/mentoring training preferred.

Knowledge of

  • Knowledge of nutrition care planning process.
  • Knowledge of behavior/lifestyle change theories and how to apply them.

Skills in

  • Skills in brief motivational clinical encounters, value-enhanced nutrition assessment (VENA), and participant-centered education (this is taught as part of the CPA training required).
  • Skills in oral and written communication including reflective listening skills.
  • High proficiency in client documentation in SOAP format and computerized code in an efficient manner.

Ability to

  • Ability to assess nutrition and health status needs of individuals and communities.
  • Ability to develop culturally sensitive nutrition/health promotion interventions.
  • Ability to locate and review best available research findings for application to a community dietetics practice.

Travel Required

  • Must travel to sites and grant meetings as needed including military installations.


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