Administrator - WIC


This evolving is located in the Clinical Services Division with the Oklahoma City-County Health Department (OCCHD).  The employee is responsible for administering and supervising the Women, Infants & Children (WIC) Program for the Oklahoma City-County Health Department.  Areas of responsibility include WIC services, and off-site activities such as health fairs, etc.  Also, the incumbent may perform clinical tasks on occasion.



This is a summary of the duties and responsibilities commonly found within this classification.  All employees must maintain a commitment to the OCCHD's mission, vision and strategic goals.  This position is continually evolving and is not meant to be all-inclusive as other duties and responsibilities may be assigned.


This position functions at the leadership level (Tier 3) as defined by the Council on Linkages Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals. An emphasis on the following domains is important in this role:

  • Data Analytics and Assessment Skills
  • Communication Skills
  • Health Equity Skills
  • Community Partnership Skills
  • Public Health Sciences Skills
  • Leadership and Systems Thinking Skills



  1. Developing plans, goals and objectives for the program.
  2. Ensuring compliance with contract requirements.
  3. Monitoring and evaluating employee performance, attendance, and leave utilization.
  4. Evaluating services and implementing quality assurance.
  5. Scheduling work assignments.
  6. Supervising employees in separate areas by direct observations and review of job product.
  7. Assisting in annual budget preparation.
  8. Serving on committees, task forces and other groups.
  9. Promotion of program to individuals, community and within the agency.
  10. Responsible for building a referral base for the program.
  11. Collaborates with other professionals involved with providing services to clients.
  12. Completes training within program guidelines.
  13. Ensures referrals are adequate to support staff.
  14. Driving to off-site locations to perform job duties.
  15. Completes required training in support of duties and responsibilities of this position.
  16. At the direction of OCCHD Chief Executive Officer and Public Health Officer or designee, the employee will be assigned a variety of specific job duties and responsibilities as a member of the OCCHD Emergency Preparedness and Response Program Team (i.e., Bioterrorism Response Program).  Also, as a member of the Emergency Preparedness and Response Program Team, the employee is required to complete all necessary emergency responder training and may be designated as a member of the first-responder team.
  17. In accordance with our designation of a PHAB Accredited health department and explicit commitment to a culture of continuous quality improvement, employees will receive Quality Improvement (QI) training deemed necessary by their supervisor.



-Bachelor's or Master's degree and Registered Dietitian and Licensure from the State of Oklahoma plus five years post license related experience.


-BSN or Bachelor's degree in another area and licensure as a Registered Nurse plus five years professional nursing experience required.  Valid Oklahoma RN License Required.

-One year of supervisory experience required.

-Valid Oklahoma driver license required



-Skill in communicating with persons of diverse backgrounds both orally and in writing using tact and diplomacy

-Skill in performing physical examinations and assessments

-Skill in obtaining and recording information accurately

-Skill in using appropriate medical tools and equipment

-Ability and willingness to use a personal computer and required software

-Ability and willingness to maintain confidentiality

-Ability and willingness to develop and maintain effective working relationships

-Ability and willingness to follow safe working practices and procedures

-Ability and willingness to follow established policies, procedures, guidelines and orders

-Ability and willingness to assume responsibility for work product



-Subject to driving to off-site locations in varied weather and conditions to perform job duties

-No smoking or use of non-smoking tobacco products is allowed at any time while conducting agency business or in agency vehicles

-No use of cell phones or the use of electronic wireless communications devices used to write, send or read a text-based communication while driving a motor vehicle on agency business

-Periodically exposed to glare from computer monitor

-OSHA category: performs tasks that involve minimal exposure to blood, body fluids, or tissues



-Arm/hand steadiness and digital dexterity enough to operate a personal computer and make written notations.

-Vision enough to read written communications such as computer printouts, instructions, hand- or machine-generated documents, etc., as well as print on computer monitor.

-Flexibility and coordination enough to operate a motor vehicle

-Speech and hearing enough to communicate with others, both via telephone and face-to-face, and in a public speaking environment

-Flexibility and coordination enough to bend, stoop, stand and walk to perform tasks such as filing and retrieving documents and delivering supplies weighing up to 35 pounds



This position requires frequent contact with other employees in various Departments and Divisions to exchange information.  Frequent external contact with local, state and county officials at all levels, clients, etc. to exchange information and/or provide technical assistance.  The employee may be required to occasionally deal with hostile persons.



Employees who fall into the following categories are in conditional employment positions:  a) Executive Management; b) Leadership including, but not limited to Administrators, Managers and Officers, who serve at the pleasure of the OCCHD Chief Executive Officer and Public Health Officer; c) certain other OCCHD employees whose salaries, benefits, and/or overhead are based on available funds such as, but not limited to, revenue generating contracts, grants, or fee-for-service revenue.  In other words, this means that if the funding or the program is terminated, cancelled, or non-renewed, your employment terminates automatically.  This position is conditional.



The employee is under the supervision of the immediate supervisor.  Work product is subject to review.  The employee has supervisory responsibilities.  The employee has responsibility for planning and implementing the program budget.  Additionally, the employee may make recommendations which result in the expenditure of significant funds.



-Employee must have an operating vehicle available for use when field duties are required and maintain liability automobile insurance

-Employee may be required to take the smallpox vaccination, and other vaccinations or inoculations, as a member of the first-responder team

-May be required to work occasional evenings and weekends due to job responsibilities

-Out of state travel may be required



  • As an employee of the Oklahoma City-County Health Department, you will enjoy comprehensive benefits which consists of:
  • 15 days per year of annual leave
  • 15 days per year of sick leave
  • 14 paid holidays annually
  • A comprehensive health insurance package – medical, dental, vision, life insurance, dependent life insurance, and flexible medical spending account
  • A generous benefit allowance to offset the cost of insurance premiums for employees and their eligible dependents.
  • Retirement plans: Defined Contribution Plan and 457 Deferred Compensation Plan


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Successful candidate subject to background check, reference verification and drug screening.