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Head Start Health Coordinator - Liberal, KS
Kansas Children's Service League
Kansas Children's Service League
 


Job Location: Liberal, Kansas
Job Type: Full-Time

JOB SUMMARY

Responsible for the monitoring all health services, data entry and oversight of the health and nutrition components as they relate to compliance with the Office of Head Start Program Standards.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

MONITORING AND OPERATIONS 35%

  • Coordinate and track/enter data all immunizations and all physical, dental, optical, and audiology screenings and follow-ups

  • Follow up and investigate areas of noncompliance in health and nutrition components.

  • Assist with creation of agency long and short term objectives.

  • Assist as needed with monitoring health related bills and track expenses

  • Assist with Monitoring and order Health and Dental Supplies

  • Oversee the collection, entry and reporting of health screens

  • Offer guidance with Nutrition & Health Integrated Service Plan, Forms, Policies and Procedures

  • Assessing health concerns with children

    COLLABORATION 15%

  • Serve as liaison between Head Start and health care providers to ensure service delivery.

  • Assist families in finding health homes in collaboration with Family Engagement Coordinators and Parent and Child Educators

  • Work in conjunction with other KCSL staff to ensure that all children receive required health screenings, treatments and any recommended or necessary follow ups.

  • Attend and co-facilitate semi-annual meetings of the Health Advisory Committee.

    DATA ENTRY AND REPORTS 25%

  • Enter specific health/nutrition related data in ChildPlus

  • Monitor health/nutrition components with ChildPlus reports.

EDUCATION AND TRAINING 10%

  • Assist with Health & Nutrition Component training for staff, parents, and volunteers.

TRAINING 10%

  • Participate in any training or conferences as requested

NONESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

OTHER DUTIES 5%

  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

    PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

    Work Environment Office

    Lifting Requirements 25 Pounds

    Travel Requirements Driving to and from sites, as needed.

    Travel out-of-town for conferences, as required by agency.

    Other Valid drivers license, reliable transportation, current auto insurance, pass all required background checks.

    The physical requirements described here are a representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    MAJOR SYSTEM (MIS) OR PROCESS RESPONSIBILIY

  • ChildPlus

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

    Required

  • High School Diploma or equivalent

  • 2 years experience in a health related field

  • Strong computer skills

  • Excellent organizational skills

Preferred

  • C.N.A. certification OR Associates degree with an emphasis in health services

  • Previous Head Start experience.

    Mandated Reporter

    All KCSL employees are mandated reporters of child abuse and neglect. Failure to properly report to DCF and the supervisor can result in disciplinary actions up to and including termination. See Mandated Reporter Policy in the Employee Handbook for details.

    The duties and responsibilities of this job are subject to change without prior notice.




Benefits:
Our competitive salary and benefit package is set to attract and retain competent employees who take pride in their work.

Kansas Children's Service League




 
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