Posted: Feb 10, 2017
Department: Head Start & Children's Services
Assist the Health Coordinator in planning, implementing, and evaluating high-quality, comprehensive health services according to the prioritized needs of each assigned Early Head Start, Head Start and ABCD Partners/Delegate program. Ensure health services are in compliance with health standards as determined by federal, state and agency guidelines. Participate in team meetings to identify new or recurring health needs of enrollees, monitor implementation of individual health plans, and communicate health and safety needs of enrollees and their families to program staff. Provide timely and accurate health-related advices and communication to Early Head Start/Head Start/ABCD Partners families, program staff, policy groups and communities. Delegate duties to Health Services Aides and provide written input to their annual evaluations as needed. Perform other related duties as assigned from time to time.
Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Nursing or related health field, or a Medical Doctor degree from a medical school listed in the International Medical Education Directory (IMED) required. Must have three or more years of experience working in health services at Head Start, early childhood services or community health services. Demonstrated expertise in child and community health issues required. Competency in using computer hardware and software to effectively maintain health services records, communication and professional health presentations required. Must be able to work sensitively and effectively with individuals of diverse educational, socio-economic and cultural backgrounds.
Please note: this position is part-time for 25 hours per week.
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