Saratoga County Chamber of Commerce
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Job Title.
   Health Services Manager
Short Description of the Job.
   Monitors the Health & Nutrition requirements.
Complete Description of the Job.
   Experienced professional needed to manage and coordinate the health, nutrition, mental health services and child safety programs for Head Start within Saratoga County. Responsible for collaborating on the development and implementation of the program, tracking and record keeping, community relations and outreach. Provides content area supervision and technical assistance to Head Start staff. Professional performance of health services staff will be monitored, evaluated and training and technical assistance provided in a co-supervisory relationship with the assigned Region Manager. RESPONSIBILITIES • Monitors the Health, Safety and Nutrition requirement’s for the program. Writes, reviews and revises Health, Nutrition, and Child Safety Work Plans annually. • Establishes policies and procedures for the health portion of the program with parents and staff that support the effective implementation of health services. • Serves as a health/nutrition/mental health resource specialist to Teachers and Family Service Workers. Provide supervision, training and technical assistance to staff on service area matters. • Develops a list of local health and related resources and defines procedures for effective use of these resources. Initiates and establishes working relationships with local providers through contractual agreements as appropriate. • Ensures that Health Advocates regularly observe in assigned classrooms and provide consultation related to health, safety and sanitation issues. • Works with Child Development Services and Regional Managers to perform safety inspections and monitor issues identified by regular inspections. • Monitors all classrooms for compliance with health and safety checklists. Provides or arranges training to classroom staff on topics such as family-style meal service and health curriculum. • Provides orientation, training and general oversight of food services. Arranges for kitchen inspections three times per year to meet health code and CACFP requirement. • Understand, maintain and interpret standards for federal, state and local funders. • Establishes a system for providing health and nutrition education to families through workshops, parent meetings, handouts, etc. • Attends any training, workshops and meetings deemed necessary by the supervisor. Candidates must send a cover letter along with a resume. Position offers an annual salary of $40,560. REQUIREMENTS • Minimum requirement is a Bachelor’s Degree in a health, community/public health or other closely related field. • 3 years’ experience in a managerial capacity and proven experience with supervision, staffing and performance development. • Considerable knowledge of health, nutrition, human development, community health and basic nursing principles. • Knowledge of community and public health programs and other resources and the availability of such programs in the community. • Experience working with pregnant women, young children and low income individuals preferred. • Must have or be willing to obtain and maintain Basic First Aid, CPR and MAT Certification. • Acceptable tuberculosis screening results, a clear criminal records check and an initial health exam are required post job offer and prior to employment. • Valid Driver’s License necessary. BENEFITS • Medical Coverage • Dental Coverage • Vision Coverage • Life Insurance • 401(k) Retirement • Paid Vacation • Paid Personal • Paid Sick Time • Paid School Breaks SCEOC is a private, nonprofit community action agency serving Saratoga County. We are the designated anti-poverty agency, dedicated to providing and promoting opportunities for individuals and families to achieve self-sufficiency. We are an advocacy organization assisting families and individuals in developing solutions to promote healthy, thriving families and caring community partners. We provide services coordinated at our main office as well and in the county schools. Services include Head Start, WIC, Energy Services/Weatherization, Crisis Intervention, Latino Community Advocacy, Vita Tax Services, Food Pantry, and a Soup Kitchen. EOE
Job Category.
Job Level.
   Mid Career
Position Type.
   Full Time
Salary Information.
   Salary Range: $40,560.00 to $40,560.00 per Year
For More Information Contact.
   Human Resources Manager
Employer Info.
   Saratoga County EOC
39 Bath St. / P.O. Box 169
Ballston Spa, NY 12020
To Mail Application To Employer.
   Saratoga County Economic Opportunity Council, Inc.
PO Box 169
Ballston Spa, NY12020
Attention: Human Resources Manager
To Fax Application To Employer.
   Fax Number:5182883234
Attention:Human Resources Manager
To E-Mail Application To Employer.

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