Health Specialist

Health Specialist

Self Help Inc., Head Start- Brockton, MA

$21.00- 25.00 /hour

35 hrs./week, 41 weeks/year

The Health Specialist will support student success by assisting the Health Manager in providing health care through assessment, intervention, and follow-up for all children within the pre-school setting. They will also assist the Health Manager in ensuring all required medical information is in place for students prior to program entry, as well as developing and monitoring Individual Health Plans for children. They will be responsible for reviewing health records on a regular basis in the computer tracking system prior to a child’s entry into the program to ensure all health requirements are met. The Health Specialist addresses the physical, mental, emotional, and social health needs of students and supports their achievement in the learning process.

QUALIFICATIONS: LPN required, RN preferred,1- 3 years preferred experience in pediatrics, public health or a related field. Must have proficient computer skills.

Self Help Inc., Head Start provides a quality, comprehensive early childhood program for limited income children and families. We provide an excellent benefit package. We are seeking applicants who have excellent communication skills, inter-personal, organizational and team building skills. All positions require the ability to lift 50lbs, a valid MA driver’s license and a car. Bi-lingual applicants are encouraged to apply.

Self Help an Equal Opportunity Employer.

E-mail or mail resume to:

Self Help Inc., Head Start

370 Howard Street

Brockton, MA 02302 or

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