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Kansas Department of Health and Environment Consultant in Topeka, Kansas

This job was posted by https://www.kansasworks.com : For more information, please see: https://www.kansasworks.com/jobs/11747355

The position (K0229526) Position is a remote telework that must be located in the SW area of Kansas. Preference given to applicants in the Pratt area.

Evaluate compliance for health and safety needs, supervision and health protocols in regulated childcare facilities. Applies and interprets regulation to facilitate the applicant's decision making through accurate application of regulations, consultation and technical assistance.

During the pre-application phase, the position conducts a required licensing orientation for each applicant in one of two ways. The presentation is conducted face to face in an individual or group setting or by telephone with a power point printed copy for the participant. Evaluating compliance requires a scheduled on site initial survey and all subsequent surveys are all unannounced and on site at the child care facility. The position responds to provider and public questions regarding regulatory compliance either by phone or through email queries.

Job Responsibilities may include but are not limited to the following: Participate with partnering agencies in conducting joint complaint investigations with the emphasis on health and safety and compliance with regulations. Recommend regulatory enforcement action when indicated. May testify as an expert witness at administrative hearings. Work is conducted with the assistance of the Regional Administrator and or the District Child Care Specialist assigned to the management area.

Interpret regulations, policies and procedures to health departments, providers, provider organizations, partner agencies and the public. Facilitates and promotes within communities for recruitment of new providers. This requires extensive knowledge of program, organizational goals, regulations and guidelines which tend to be technical in nature, requiring careful interpretation and application. Work is review by supervisor through CLARIS and telephone conference. Onsite training will be conducted by the district specialists.