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Kansas Employer Health Support Specialist (Girard) in Girard, Kansas

This job was posted by https://www.kansasworks.com : For more information, please see: https://www.kansasworks.com/jobs/11863255

POSITION SUMMARY:\ Deliver friendly and compassionate health care assessments and monitoring while working with other health\ care professionals, to insure the delivery of recommended health and wellness practices. While having oversight\ to ensure all childrens health services are provided and entered in to the data collection system.

\ ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:\ Carry out goals, policies, and activities designed to implement health objectives and performance standards\ Ensure staff knowledge and competency in regard to Performance Standards and Policies and Procedures\ Coordinate with field staff and community partners to see that selected screenings, for example hemoglobin,\ urinalysis, sickle cell, lead poisoning, parasites, etc. have been done in a timely manner\ Perform hearing and vison screenings on children in a variety of settings\ Coordinate with field staff and community partners to ensure treatment and follow-up of failed screenings as well\ as any concerns on physical and health history\ Coordinate with field staff and community partners to ensure the dental exam and follow-up treatment is complete\ in accordance with Head Start Performance Standards. Coordinate with field staff for transportation of children to\ dentist\ Participate in early screenings for recruited children as directed\ Attend and help with orientation in the centers as directed\ Participate in licensing of centers as directed\ Provide training on health issues to agency staff\ Assist the education staff in implementing a Health Curriculum in classrooms and on home visits\ Be available for parent consultations on childs health care and needs concerning specific family health concerns\ Assure all data entry is entered and updated as required\ Make a determination as to whether or not each child has an ongoing source of continuous health care. If not,\ collaborate with parents, staff, and the community in accessing a source of care\ Responsible for continuous monitoring and evaluation of health services\ Monitor the preparation and maintenance of health records to ensure that they are complete and current\ Complete quality assurance and monitor reports for Health Services, licensing, and head start performance\ standards for Health Services/Licensing/ Head Start Performance Standards in center and home base services\ Attend medical Advisory Board meetings/Health Unit meetings and team meetings when directed\ Attend family activities developed by the organization as directed\ Ability to work unconventional business hours\ Utilize Positive Behavior Support (PBS) strategies to prevent and defuse disruptive behavior\ Comply with Head Start Performance Standards\ Respect and support cultural differences and diverse family structures\ Demonstrate good work habits such as arriving on time and adhering to appropriate break times\ Attend mandatory In-Service trainings and staff meetings\ Responsibility to report any suspected abuse or neglect to appropriate authority\ Advocate for SEK-CAP, Inc. in the community\ Maintain and assure confidentiality and privacy of SEK-CAP, Inc. customers\ Uphold and promote the core values and mission statement of SEK-CAP, Inc.\ Support management decisions both in actions and words\ Other duties as assigned