Company: The Community Action Organization of Western New Y
Posted on: August 4, 2022
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
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
--- 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
--- Participates as a member of the Child Study/Family Study Team
--- 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.
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METHODS YOU HAVE PROVIDED US WITH IF YOU ARE SELECTED.
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