|Neighborhood House Association is an Equal Opportunity Employer (Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans). To read more about this, view the EEO is the Law poster and this EEO is the Law Poster Supplement|
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.
Eligible employees receive the following benefits:
|Vacation ||401K Retirement Plan ||Account (FSA) |
|Sick Leave ||Medical ||Life & Disability Insurance |
|Two (2) personal days ||Dental ||Supplemental Life & Voluntary Products |
|Four (4) days annual bereavement ||Flexible Spending Account ||Social Security |
|**Medical and dental benefits are provided to regular employees who work a minimum of 30 hours per week** |
All regular appointees serve a six (6) month introductory period.
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.
Please note that offers of employment are only valid if they are made by the Human Resources Department
All qualified applicants willreceive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion,sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteranstatus.
|HEAD START COORDINATOR (HEALTH)|
|Starting Pay Range:||$32.26-$35.61|
|Location:||HHC Admin. Office-Copley|
|Dept./Program:||Head Start Program|
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Basic Job Assignment:
NHA, 5660 Copley Drive, San Diego, CA 92111
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; interfaces with community health providers to advocate for access and comprehensive services; provides training and technical assistance on health services and standards for Early Head Start/Head Start program; provides 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.
Understanding of principles and practices of administration, management, supervision, adult learning and training;
Child health and development for children ages 0-5 years and prenatal health and development (for SPW);
Support of Health and Safety Practices and Monitoring;
Public Health principles and practices; Maternal health; Disabilities and developmental issues; Characteristics of communicable disease control;
Support Nutrition Coordinator;
Challenges and needs of low income families; and Various community socioeconomics and sociocultural populations of service areas.
Work collaboratively with the local public health community to develop and implement health policies and procedures that maintain best practices and ensure effective service delivery to children and families;
Ensure program compliance with federal and state regulations and performance standards;
Provide consultation to individual families and develop Individualized Health Plans;
Plan, organize, supervise 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 and show sensitivity to service population’s cultural and socioeconomic characteristics;
Work with parents, Policy Council or committee representatives and other community agencies;
Present an outstanding professional demeanor while on the job and in the community;
Speak and write clearly and professionally in English and effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, community members and regulatory agency, community groups, families, staff and the general public;
Maintain records, prepare reports, and navigate electronic data tracking system to analyze data and perform data entry of service delivery;
Deal tactfully and courteously with persons seeking information and expressing concerns about program policies and functions;
Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships;
Communicate effectively with staff, managers, clients/participants, and diverse clientele outside of the department and organization;
Skillfully establish and maintain effective working relationships with all levels of management, employees, and others encountered in the course of work;
Be well organized and is able to plan, prepare, and execute accordingly;
Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
Demonstrate experience working with culturally and ethnically diverse, low income or no income clients and unique populations.
Possession of a valid license or credential as a Registered Nurse or Public Health Nurse issued by the State of California or a Bachelor of Science Degree in Health, Public Health, Healthcare Administration, or Nutrition; Minimum of five years of increasingly responsible and related work experience in community health, coordinating community and public health services, preferably dealing with the health issues of young children, pregnant women and their families; Minimum of two years supervisory experience. Note: In addition to RN license/credential or BS degree in the above fields, a Master’s Degree in Public Health and/or a closely related field is preferred.
Licenses, Certifications & Special Requirements:
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 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).
Example of Major Functions:
|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 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.
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