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||Health Services Coordinator
|Short Description of the Job.
|Complete Description of the Job.
||This position oversees the facilitation of
Health Services (Medical, Dental, and Child
Safety) as per Head Start Performance
Standards, NYS Daycare Regulations, local
program policy and, if relevant, other
governing authority within Saratoga County.
Will involve provision of direct services in
the health area in the absence of a health
advocate. Requires regular travel to make
contact with staff, families, and other
agencies. Some evening and weekend work may
occasionally be required for events such as
home visits, parent teacher conferences,
Family Committee meetings, social or
community events, etc.
Program Management and Oversight
Assists Health and Nutrition Manager
in planning, implementation, monitoring and
evaluation of services for medical,
nutrition, dental, and child safety.
Participates in record keeping, data
collection in support of PIR, Community
Assessment, program outcome evaluation and
monthly reports, as required.
Provides direct supervision, training
and monitoring of the Health Advocate,
Nutrition and Home Visitor staff as assigned
and ensures their compliance with agency
Service Area Plans.
Provides content area training and
technical supervision to staff.
Works as a member of the Management
Assists Regional Management teams in
planning and facilitating family engagement
activities, such as Family Committee
meetings, family activities, continuing
education opportunities, family literacy
activities, newsletters, orientations, and
Reviews files regularly to ensure
service area paperwork is accurate.
Ensures required health screenings,
in collaboration with parents, are completed
within mandated 45/90 days of enrollment and
evaluations, treatment and follow-up are
completed in a timely manner.
Monitors childrens participation and
compliance with the schedule of well child
care (EPSDT-Early and Periodic Screening,
Diagnosis and Treatment Program), to include
a medical and dental home.
Monitors immunization status of
children and completes annual web-based
Ensures facilities and equipment
promote a healthy and safe environment via
random health and safety checks. Monitors
inventory and maintenance of first aid
Monitors medication administration
for assigned caseload.
Conducts bi-monthly supervisory
meetings with assigned health staff.
Performs annual performance
appraisals and IDP development for health
staff in conjunction with Region Manager and
Health and Nutrition Manager.
Meets with the Health and Nutrition
Manager for supervision, training and
Adheres to all program policies.
Completes all other duties as assigned by
Requirements: please send a letter of
interest along with a resume
Degree in a Health Related field.
Previous experience supervising staff
and working with young children.
Must have or be willing to obtain and
maintain Basic First Aid, CPR and MAT
(Medication Administration Training)
Certification. Required to be MAT trained and
certified to pass medications.
Knowledge of health, nutrition, human
development, community health and basic
Experience working with pregnant
women, young children and low income
Knowledge of community resources and
the skills to link families to the
appropriate agencies and services. Working
knowledge of governmental and social services
programs, resources and social assessments.
Provide customer service that is
responsive to the unique needs and culture of
families, such as single parents,
grandparents as caregivers, co-parenting
relationships, LGTBQ families, non-English
speaking, teen parents, domestic violence
situations and more.
Computer skills and knowledge of
Windows, Microsoft Word, Outlook and Excel,
Google Docs, Zoom or other online meeting
platforms. Familiarity with mobile devices,
online training platforms and software
Acceptable tuberculosis screening
results and an initial health exam are
required post job offer and prior to
Must have a valid license, possess a
vehicle for shopping as needed and be
insurable to drive an agency vehicle on roads
in varying weather conditions.
BENEFITS PACKAGE position offers $17.24 per
Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage
Paid Vacation, Personal and Sick Time
Paid School Breaks
Employer Paid Life Insurance
401(k) Retirement Plan
Employee Assistance Plan
LifeWorks Community Action, formerly Saratoga
County Economic Opportunity Council, is a
nonprofit that helps thousands of neighbors
each year overcome the challenges of poverty
by providing food, early childhood education,
energy services, health and wellness, and
immigrant services. Popular programs include
The Pantry in Ballston Spa and The Kitchen in
Saratoga Springs, as well as Head Start, WIC
and Weatherization. Help Starts Here.
LifeWorks Community Action promotes
diversity, equity and inclusion in all agency
programs and services. We welcome applicants
with diverse backgrounds who embrace and
support an inclusive and equitable work
||Salary Range: $17.00 to $17.00 per Hour
|For More Information Contact.
|| Human Resources Manager
|| LifeWorks Community Action
P.O. Box 169
Ballston Spa, NY 12020
|To Mail Application To Employer.
|| LifeWorks Community Action
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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