August 26, 2013 WIC Update

SUBJECT 1: Microcuvette & Analyzer Deliveries
SUBJECT 2: Breast Pump Order
JOB OPPORTUNITY: Dietitian-Family Care Health Centers
JOB OPPORTUNITY: WIC Clerk/HPA-Family Care Health Centers


  1. Microcuvette & Analyzer Deliveries: Agencies scheduled to receive a shipment of microcuvettes and/or analyzers should begin receiving delivery around August 26, 2013.

    Once you have received your order, please verify the number of microcuvettes and analyzers received with the number listed on the packing slip. If the number of microcuvettes/analyzers in the package is the same as the packing slip, sign and date the packing slip. Please fax the packing slip to Laura at 573-526-1470, within one week of receiving the shipment. Confirmation on the packing slip is required in order for the State WIC Office to pay for the microcuvettes and send WIC tags for the analyzers. If the number of microcuvettes/analyzers received is different from the packing slip, please call Lori Baysinger at 800-392-8209. If you are unable to locate your packing slip, please send an email stating how many boxes or analyzers you received and the date you received the shipment to Laura.Weiler@health.mo.gov. Thank you for your prompt cooperation.

  2. Breast Pump Order: Medela is planning to ship the requested breast pumps the week of August 26, 2013. Please remember that the following procedure must be followed in order to verify receipt of shipment for payment and to send the required WIC tags.

    • Immediately upon receipt of shipment, please locate the packing slip and verify that your agency received the products and quantities stated.
    • Sign the packing slip to verify the order is correct.
    • Fax the signed packing slip to Laura Weiler at the state WIC office at 573-526-1470. WIC tags will be mailed upon receipt of your packing slip.
    • If your agency did not receive what was stated on the packing slip, please contact the state WIC office immediately.
    If you have any questions, please contact Kathy Mertzlufft at Kathy.Mertzlufft@health.mo.gov or by telephone at 573-526-4792.

WIC Positions

JOB OPPORTUNITY: Dietitian-Family Care Health Centers
Family Care Health Centers has an opening for a full time Community Dietitian. Responsibilities include providing nutrition assessment, education and counseling to eligible WIC families, outpatient medical nutrition therapy, and community outreach. Qualifications: BS in Nutrition, RD or RD eligible; Licensed in Missouri. For additional information, please contact Amy Callico, RD, LD and Beth Kreisler, RD, LD at 314-353-5190 x3043, callia@lpha.mopublic.org, kreisb@lpha.mopublic.org.

JOB OPPORTUNITY: WIC Clerk/Health Professional Assistant (HPA)-Family Care Health Centers:
Family Care Health Centers has an opening for a full time WIC Clerk/Health Professional Assistant (HPA). Responsibilities include determining eligibility of WIC applicants, collecting and documenting anthropometric and biochemical data, and providing clerical support. Strong customer service skills required. Qualifications: High School Diploma/GED required; 1+ years experience preferred. For additional information, please contact Amy Callico, RD, LD and Beth Kreisler, RD, LD at 314-353-5190 x3043, callia@lpha.mopublic.org, kreisb@lpha.mopublic.org.