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HEAD START COORDINATOR (HEALTH) (Nonprofit)
San Diego, CA 92111
Recruited by: Dennis Montero | Acting HR Manager - Recruitment/Talent | Neighborhood House Association See all my Jobs

  • Hiring Company: Neighborhood House Association
  • Industry: Nonprofit
  • Compensation: to be determined
  • Expires: Oct 17, 2019
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Job Description

POSITION PURPOSE:
Under the supervision of the Senior Associate Vice President-CSQI, develops policies and procedures which align with program compliance with federal and state regulations and performance standards; provides training and technical assistance on health services and standards for Early Head Start/Head Start program; provides clinical consultation for children with special medical needs and develops Individualized Health Plans; assists with program performance monitoring and evaluation; serves as staff liaison to the Health Services Advisory Committee; and performs related work as required.
This is a specialized classification for positions assigned to the development and evaluation of health programs provided by the Early Head Start/Head Start program in the area served by Neighborhood House Association. Responsibilities include supervision, program development, training, monitoring, and evaluation.

EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES:
The duties listed below are intended only as illustrations of various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to this position.
• Provides clinical consultation for children with special medical needs and develops Individualized Health Plans;
• Supervises the work of designated staff;
• Serves as a team member on a multidisciplinary team;
• Organizes and staffs the Health Services Advisory Committee;
• Develops standard operating policies and procedures for the health program;
• Develops training in health issues of young children, preventive health methods, and availability of community services;
• Conducts training workshops for program staff and parents;
• Ensures the implementation of regulations regarding health examinations and screenings;
• Provides assistance with follow-up for identified health issues;
• Ensures proper maintenance of health records;
• Coordinates health programs with community providers;
• Monitors grantee-operated programs, subcontractors and delegate agencies for compliance with health standards;
• Conducts data analysis and develops data-based program recommendations;
• Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

DESIRED MINMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Knowledge of:
• The principles of supervision and adult learning;
• Child health and development for children ages 0-5 years;
• Public Health nursing principles and practices; maternal health; disabilities and developmental issues;
• Psychosocial assessment methods; characteristics of communicable disease control; nutrition; and the challenges and needs of low-income families.

Ability to:
• Develop and implement early childhood health program policies and procedures;
• Ensure program compliance with federal and state regulations and performance standards;
• Provide clinical consultation to individual families and develop Individualized Health Plans;
• Plan, organize, supervise coach, and evaluate the work of others;
• Provide training for parents and Early Head Start/Head Start staff in the area of public health;
• Promote parent engagement with Early Head Start/Head Start health programs;
• Work effectively with low-income families;
• Speak and write clearly and professionally in English;
• Maintain records, prepare reports, and analyze data;
• Deal tactfully and courteously with persons seeking information and expressing concerns about program policies and functions; and establish and maintain cooperative working relationships;
• Work with culturally and ethnically diverse, low income or no income clients and unique populations.

Training and Experience:
A typical way of obtaining the knowledge, skills and abilities outlined above is at least five (5) years of work experience in health, providing and/or coordinating health services required, preferably dealing with the health issues of young children, pregnant women and their families; at least two (2) years supervisory experience.

LICENSES, CERTIFICATES, & SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
Possession of a valid license or credential as a Licensed Vocational Nurse, Registered Nurse, or Public Health Nurse issued by the State of California is required; A good driving record of at least two (2) years duration, as evidenced by freedom from multiple or serious traffic violations or accidents, is required;Certification in Pediatric First Aide/ CPR and food handling must be met within 90 days of employment. Must meet and maintain state law and county licensing requirements regarding employment in a childcare center (fingerprints, TB, physical, and immunizations).

APPLICATION SUBMITTAL INSTRUCTIONS:
Please apply on the Agency website at www.neighborhoodhouse.org. Applications must be fully completed (per instructions), signed, and dated when submitted. Any applicable supplemental application questions and/ or certifications must be attached to the application at the time the application is submitted. All statements on the application will be subject to verification and investigation prior to employment. In order for your education or certification(s) to be considered, you must attach a copy of your official degree transcripts or diploma or foreign equivalency report and/or certification to your application. Please only submit the documents required.

NOTE: Only those candidates being considered will be contacted for an interview and reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with qualified disabilities to perform the essential functions of job on a case by case basis.

ABOUT NHA:
The Neighborhood House Association is a non- profit organization. Head Start positions are funded in whole or in part by money provided through the State and Federal Government. Additionally, some Social Service Program positions may be funded in whole or in part through grant funds. Because positions and salaries may be funded through grants, and State and Federal funds ongoing employment will be contingent upon the continued receipt of these funds.

BENEFITS:
Eligible employees receive the following benefits:
• Vacation;
• Sick leave;
• 13 paid holidays;
• Two (2) personal days;
• Four (4) days annual bereavement leave;
• 401K Retirement Plan;
• Medical;
• Dental;
• Flexible Spending Account (FSA);
• Life & Disability insurance;
• Supplemental Life & Voluntary Products;
• Social Security;

**Medical and dental benefits are provided to regular employees who work a minimum of 30 hours per week.**

INTRODUCTORY PERIOD:
All regular appointees serve a six (6) month introductory period.

CITIZENSHIP/IMMIGRATION STATUS:
In accordance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, Neighborhood House Association hires only U.S. citizens and others lawfully authorized to work in the U.S.

This Job Announcement is not an offer of employment. The provisions of this job announcement do not constitute an express or implied contract. Any of the provisions contained in this job announcement may be modified or revoked without notice. Any person who is hired may voluntarily leave their employment upon giving proper notice, and may be terminated by the Agency at any time and for any reason. Any oral or written statements to the contrary are hereby expressly disavowed and should not be relied upon by any prospective or existing employee.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

Please note that offers of employment are only valid if they are made by the Human Resources Department