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Health Coordinator

Company: The Community Action Organization of Western New Y
Location: Buffalo
Posted on: August 4, 2022

Job Description:

As a condition of employment, CAO Employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide proof of vaccination prior to first day of employment. CAO does allow accommodations for religious and medical reasons with the proper documentation prior to first day of employment.

SUMMARY & ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES of the Health Coordinator:
Responsible for the coordination, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation of Head Start /Early Head Start Health Services to children and families, as outlined in the Head Start Performance Standards. --- The implantation and supervision of all requirements outlined in the Performance Standards regarding health.
--- Meets regularly with coordinator Team for necessary coordination, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of the Health Content Area
--- Provides training and technical assistance to staff as they relate to the implementation of the Health Content
--- Coordinates, contacts and linkages with community resources and agencies for staff and families with health needs.
--- Responsible for staff's maintenance of accurate records pertaining to health.
--- Reviews records regularly, provides results of monitoring to the supervisory team and director.
--- Receives and responds to referrals from staff regarding health needs of children and families.
--- Coordinates program presentations and provides educational and/ or resource information for staff and parents pertaining to health.
--- Works closely and cooperatively with all staff members to meet the goals and objectives set forth in the Head/Start Performance Standards and Service Area Plans.
--- Participates in Pre-service and in- service training related to job responsibilities.
--- Participates as a member of the Child Study/Family Study Team process
--- Responsible for forwarding and implementing the completed New York State Immunization Survey to NYSDOH.
--- Responsible for providing Medication Administration Training (MAT), as certified by the Office of Children and Family (NYS Day Care licensing division) to all designated Head Start/EHS staff so staff may be certified in MAT. Other duties may be assigned. EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Bachelor's degree in Nursing or R.N., Health Administration, or Public Health and one (1) year health related experience. Experience with low-income children and families preferred. or Associate's degree in Nursing or R.N., one (1) year health related experience. Experience with low-income children and families preferred. or License Practical Nurse LPN R.N., two (2) years health related experience. Experience with low-income children and families preferred. APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS Completion of the CAO of WNY, Inc., application form, release(s) for reference checks and submission of official college transcripts/certificates. All persons hired for positions in CAO Head Start programs must pass a physical examination by a CAO physician (paid for by CAO), receive acceptable SCR clearance and be free of criminal convictions for crimes against children (misdemeanor and felony).Fingerprinting required. Erie & Niagara County resident preferred. Community Action Organization of WNY, Inc., is an Equal Opportunity Employer. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE - WE WILL REACH OUT TO YOU VIA ONE OF THE METHODS YOU HAVE PROVIDED US WITH IF YOU ARE SELECTED. PI186128730

Keywords: The Community Action Organization of Western New Y, Buffalo , Health Coordinator, Healthcare , Buffalo, New York

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