Head Start Health Services Manager – Fond du Lac

ADVOCAP, Inc is an established, recognized leader with over 50 years of experience in delivering effective anti-poverty and self-sufficiency programs and services. We are a private, nonprofit Community Action Agency committed to our mission of “creating opportunities for people and communities to reduce poverty and increase self-sufficiency.”

At ADVOCAP Head Start, your talent can make a meaningful difference in people’s lives. Working with Head Start children and families is a uniquely rewarding experience in which our employees work together as vital parts of a much larger Agency mission. We are innovative, mission-focused, diverse, collaborative, values-driven and focused on results- we are helping people, help themselves. We are seeking an individual who has a passion to lead and serve others as well as a desire to strengthen the community through using their talents to educate and empower parents with the knowledge and abilities to move toward a more resilient and heathy family.
RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Responsible for ongoing monitoring of the HS Department’s operational procedures that relate to Health & Mental Health.
  • Responsible for training new staff on health procedures, mental health procedures, & forms
  • Work closely with the administrative assistant for data entry
  • Responsible for accuracy of information entered in CAP60 for the health, mental & disability component areas
  • Obtain and Maintain CPR trainer certification
  • Ensure enrolled children with extensive health needs have a health plan in place
  • Train all Center staff on the implementation of health plans
  • Ensure compliance with Head Start Program Performance Standards relating to health and mental health, DCF childcare regulations, as well as YoungStar requirements.
  • Ensure that program staff are up to date on CPR/1st Aide, regular physicals & any other staff health requirements
  • Create & maintain community partnerships to provide required medical, mental health, & dental services to enrolled children & families
  • Be able to speak publicly & train adults on topics relevant to Head Start or Community Action
  • Possess strong communications, planning, team development, leadership, & event organizing skills
  • Ability to work early morning & evening hours as well as occasional Fridays and weekends
JOB REQUIREMENTS:
  • Bachelor’s degree from a 4-year college/university in a health-related field (nursing, nutrition, etc.) early childhood, or related field and 2 years of previous work experience.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license and travel regularly in FDL and GL counties up to 50% of the time using a personal vehicle
  • CPR certified or willing to obtain; obtain or possess Trainer certification
  • Class Observer certification
  • Physical/TB/drug screen and comprehensive background check required
  • Reliable attendance and a professional work ethic
SALARY & BENEFITS

This full-time position will begin early August and will work 36 hours per week, Monday—Thursday with occasional Fridays and weekends. Starting pay is $23.03 per hour but is negotiable. This full-time position will have access to health, dental, vision, life, short- and long-term disability, vacation, sick and holiday pay, and our employer contribution 401k.

HOW TO APPLY

Submit a resume and include a cover letter that highlights your relevant background and desire for the position. Applications will continue to be received until positions are filled. Women, minorities, and those with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Please use our online employment form
or, submit resumes with cover letter to:
Human Resources, ADVOCAP, Inc.,
PO Box 1108, Fond du Lac, WI 54936-1108 OR
FAX 920-922-7214 OR
Email hr@advocap.org

Online applications and resumes will be received until positions are filled.

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