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Health Manager

Company: Community Development Institute Head Start
Location: Pueblo
Posted on: May 13, 2022

Job Description:

Location: Pueblo, COPay Period: Biweekly
Fixed Salary: $ 2238.72
Weeks per Year: 52
Hours Per Week: 40
GENERAL SUMMARY OF WHAT THE POSITION DOES:Health (medical and dental), mental health services, nutrition and child safety areas are an integral part of the larger system of services provided by Head Start/Early Head Start. They play an important part in supporting the goals of the program. This position is responsible for the facilitation of Health Services of the Head Start/Early Head Start program. The position is responsible for collaborating on the development and implementation of the program, tracking and record-keeping, community relations and outreach. The position could involve provision of direct services in the health areas only if the individual is licensed, certified or registered as such in the state of service. This position is responsible for ensuring health procedures are performed only by licensed/certified health professionals with expertise in serving young children and their families. This position provides content area training and technical supervision to other agency staff and ensures health services are supported by staff/consultants with training and experience in public health, nursing, health education, maternal and child health or health administration.EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:The minimum requirement is a Bachelor's degree or higher, preferably related to one or more of the disciplines they oversee. Experience working in public health or nutrition arena and working with low-income clients preferred. Experience and training in public health, nursing, health education, maternal and child health or health administration preferred. Experience and knowledge of family-strengths/family-centered practice preferred.Bilingual preferred (English/Spanish or English and other languages present in the local area). Within 90 days of employment, must obtain and continually maintain basic first aid and pediatric CPR certification (or sooner if required by local/state regulations). Acceptable tuberculosis screening results (if required by state regulations), a clear criminal records check (including child abuse registry check if required by state regulations) and an initial health exam are required post job offer and prior to employment. To drive agency vehicles (if applicable), must have a valid driver's license and be insurable by the CDI Head Start insurance carrier and have a Motor Vehicle Record acceptable to CDI Head Start. Current and former Head Start/Early Head Start parents will receive preference for employment vacancies for which they are qualified.We are a qualifying employer for Public Service Loan Forgiveness programs and Perkins Loan forgiveness programs. See https://studentaid.gov/manage-loans/forgiveness-cancellation for more information.
Any new staff hired between 3/1/2022 and6/30/2022, will receive a $250 sign-on Incentive after they have worked 60 days!Great benefits packet, Health insurance, paid leaves and holidays, available at first day of work.Covid-19 vaccine or valid exemption is required for all employees.CDI Head Start is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability or any other legally protected status. Equal access to employment is available to all persons. Those applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application, interviewing and/or selection process should notify the Head Start/Early Head Start Program Director.

Keywords: Community Development Institute Head Start, Pueblo , Health Manager, Healthcare , Pueblo, Colorado

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