- Ensures all children are appropriately chaperoned and never left unattended in all situations such as facility, transportation, playground, or community outing.
- When substituting for a CSA on the bus, ensures all children have evacuated the bus and checks for personal items left on the bus.
- Prepares and maintains children’s health records.
- Performs and records appropriately all health screenings and informs parents of results.
- Works closely with parents to guarantee that all children receive all necessary medical and dental exams and follow-up care.
- Assists nurse with lab screenings.
- Makes necessary medical and dental referrals and maintains ongoing contact with health care professionals to insure that children receive all necessary follow-up care.
- Reviews nutrition screening forms and health data to provide appropriate information and/or referrals when required.
- Provides necessary first aid treatments and care of injured or ill children.
- Provides appropriate health training to children.
- Conducts children’s health inspections and arranges for follow-up care as indicated (i.e. scabies, pediculosis, rashes, etc.)
- Delivers health supplies to centers and maintains health supply inventory and first aid kits.
- Provides needed health information and training to parents and staff.
- Helps facilitate oral and health hygiene routines including preventive medical and dental care.
- Assists the Health, Safety, and Nutrition Coordinator in documenting pertinent data in the health component including info for the Program Information Report (PIR).
- Submits monthly reports and task calendars to supervisor.
- Obtains necessary information and compiles health records to forward to appropriate schools.
- Attends health advisory committee, appropriate staff meetings, in-services, and registrations.
- Enters and maintains health data tracking information in Child Plus and other necessary systems.
- Obtains information regarding special needs of children (i.e. allergies, special diets, etc.) and informs appropriate staff.
- When in center, eats with children as needed sharing the same menu while demonstrating socially acceptable behaviors and manners.
- Performs other reasonably related duties as assigned by immediate supervisor and other management as required.ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Attends evening meetings and participates in job related training as required.
- Follows the program procedures relating to confidentiality.
- Performs overnight travel as required.
- Transports clients or participates as required with agency vehicle.
- Coordinates with external medical community providers, i.e. Nursing Students.
- Mandated Child Abuse/Neglect reporter
- Must pass initial and tri-annual physical exam and TB screening.KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
- Working knowledge of computers, including MS Word, Excel, and other related programs
- Proficient oral and written communication skills
- Proficient reading, writing, and math skills
- Ability to deal tactfully with the public
- Knowledge of childhood health issues and immunizations
- Pediatric First Aid and CPR CertificationMINIMUM REQUIREMENTS OF EDUCATION, TRAINING, AND EXPERIENCE
- High School Diploma or GED. (Required)*
- At least one year of experience working with young children. (Required)
- Current PA Driver’s License and reliable transportation. (Required)
- Free of Child Abuse/Neglect history as verified by proper authorities prior to employment. (Required)
- Must obtain Child Abuse, PA State Police, and FBI Fingerprinting Clearances prior to starting employment. (Required)
- Health related training. (Preferred)
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $9.26 /hour
- working with small children: 1 year (Preferred)