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Columbia Basin Health Association WIC Receptionist in Othello, Washington

At Columbia Basin Health Association (CBHA) we never have to wonder whether the work we do is worthwhile. Each day we see victories and successes, big and small, in the lives of people who count on us. This position is responsible for providing services and implementing the Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Nutrition Education Program in accordance with program policies and procedures.

WIC Receptionist range: $17-$19.50 DOE with ability to go higher for highly experienced candidates.

  • Responsible for performing a variety of clerical duties for the day-to-day operation and implementation as required by the Washington state WIC Program.

  • Responsible for screening and educating program participants

  • Develop and maintain relationships with community agencies relevant to program functions for referral needs.

  • Travels to remote clinic sites to support program activities, other work related activities and/or trainings.

  • Promotes a positive work culture and upholds policies and procedures, including the WE CARE Standards of Behavior.

  • Must uphold confidentiality at all times in regards to CBHA activities, reports, financials, patient health information and other proprietary information specific to CBHA.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Professional and Technical Knowledge:

  • Possesses a basic level of written and verbal communication skills and mathematical knowledge typically acquired through completion of a high school program.

License and Certifications:

  • Must possess a valid driver’s license and meet company insurance liability standards to drive company vehicles.

Technical Skills:

  • Basic knowledge on using computers and the ability to work in a Windows environment using Microsoft Work, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.

  • Ability to enter and manage data into a centralized data management system.

Communication Skills:

  • Job duties require the employee to effectively communicate basic or non-technical information to co-workers and others.

  • Employees are expected to exercise tact and diplomacy in the resolution of mild conflict or disagreements.

  • Job duties require the compilation of information prepared in effective written form, including correspondence, reports, articles, or other documentation.

  • Proficiency in speaking, reading, writing and translating both English and Spanish.

General Description of Benefits:

At CBHA, we offer a comprehensive benefit package for our employee’s. We invest in our staff and providers. Because of this, many members of our leadership team started their careers with us, and through mentorship and experience, have risen through the ranks. Incentive-based programs and educational stipends give you every opportunity to succeed. Below you will find a list of the many benefits provided at CBHA:

Health Insurance:

  • Medical

  • Dental

  • Vision

Our employees have the option of electing to utilize our in-house Dental and Vision services (dependent on Medical plan enrollment):

  • Dental – CBHA In-House Credit

In-house credit of $1,300 annual maximum for services provided at CBHA dental clinic. $35 copay is waived for preventative services.

  • Vision – CBHA In-House Credit

In house credit includes for one eye exam every plan year. $200 hardware credit for employee and dependents for prescription hardware (glasses, contacts, prescription sunglasses). Employees and dependents also receive one additional hardware credit per year at CBHA’s cost + 20% (used for non-prescription sunglasses, contact lenses, or a second pair of prescription glasses). $35 copay is waived for preventative services

Flexible Spending Account

Life Insurance

Accidental Death & Dismemberment Life Insurance Policy

Long Term Disability

Emergency Medical Transport Benefits- Life Flight Network

403 (b) Retirement Plan:

Safe Harbor Match: Employees are eligible to receive a Safe Harbor Match of 100% up to 4% of the employee’s total salary. Employee is full vested in Safe Harbor Match from day 1. Contributions are subject to IRS guidelines.

Non-Elective Contribution- Provided the employee has met enrollment qualifications, employee will also receive 4% employer contribution of employee’s total salary at the end of the Plan Year at the discretion of Board of Directors.

Vacation (Personal Leave):

Year 1

40 hours front loaded after six (6) months of employment. Accrue at the rate of .0038per hour paid not to exceed a per pay period accrual of .3076 hours for the rest of year one (1). Vacation buyout paid hours are excluded from accrual

Year 2

Accrue at the rate of .0442 per hour paid not to exceed a per pay period accrual of 3.53hours. Vacation buyout paid hours are excluded from accrual.

Year 3

Accrue at the rate of .5576 per hour paid not to exceed a per pay period accrual of 4.46 hours. Vacation buyout paid hours

All employees receive 8 vacation hours for a Wellness Day on their Anniversary Date each year.


The following holidays are observed and paid by CBHA:

New Year’s Day

Memorial Day

Independence Day

Labor Day

Thanksgiving Day

Day after Thanksgiving

Christmas Day

**Martin Luther King Jr. Day & President’s Day are considered floating holidays and are used at employee’s discretion.

Educational Reimbursement Program

Employee Assistant Program:

EAP services are available to solve a wide range of concerns for employees. This program is confidential and covers employees, spouses, domestic partners and children up to 26 years of age.

Contribution to Student Loan/529 College Savings Plans

Other great benefits:

  • On site fitness center available to all employees

  • Financial wellness classes held quarterly and one-on-one financial sessions with a Financial Advisor.

  • CBHA contribution to a 529 College Savings Plan and/or Student Loan Repayment based on years of service.

  • Holiday luncheons (Cinco de Mayo, 4th of July, other employee appreciation)

  • New employee luncheon with CEO

  • Employee apparel (store stipend/day one shirt, 90 day vest, and 6th month jacket)

  • Free coffee on designated days (new employees/employee appreciation)

  • Service awards

  • Birthday cards/treats

  • Work anniversary recognition

  • All staff events/prizes

  • In-house education (CBHA University)

  • Volunteerism Program (up to three hours added to your vacation bank)

  • Flexible schedules; depending on business needs

  • Shuttles to remote sites

  • Casual Fridays, as designated by the company

  • Company events (hikes, bowling, movie nights, book club, game night, professional sporting events)

ID: 2023-1775

External Company URL:

Street: 1515 E. Columbia St.