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Health Services Coordinator (LVN)

Company: ModernHR
Location: Culver City
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

JOB SUMMARY:The Health Services Coordinator works under the supervision of the Head of Educational Excellence (HEE) to carry out health services to support children and families across Allies programs. The Health Services Coordinator is responsible for coordinating the direct comprehensive health services for children and families that include a range of medical and dental services /follow-up in accordance with goals and contract requirements. The Health Services Coordinator works hands-on with children families and our contracted licensed Family Child Care providers and must be able to consistently communicate in a manner that demonstrates respect and sensitivity.Work with families directly to ensure the completion of child health requirements and other required screenings and assessments as they relate to contract requirements and Community Care Licensing in order to accurately collect and track health data and ensure complianceWork with parents to support the completion of children's medical and dental screenings and ensure follow-up treatment care is completed within established state/federal guidelinesMonitor, guide, and support staff, providers, and families with children who have medical concerns across agency programs as needed (e.g. Early Education, Family Preservation, Resource Family Program, Early Childhood Mental Health, etc.)Review, evaluate and interpret health records to assess needs and to plan and implement special programs or activities to meet these needs and to ensure high quality comprehensive servicesMaintain health records in hard copy as well as on ChildPlus database and ensure an effective system of tracking, follow-up and confidentialityConduct and document follow-up on all referrals to ensure that needs of children are metWork with families to ensure children's hearing and vision screenings are completed within 45 days of entry into the programComplete individualized health and treatment plans, as neededProvide consultation and technical assistance with parents directly, in staff meetings and trainingsWhile respecting confidentiality, share information with staff and relevant providers to ensure coordinated services that meet the needs of individual children and familiesWork with families directly and serve as a resource to support staff (e.g., outside service providers, Family and Community Specialist) regarding children's health issues, compliance, referrals and follow-up treatment, including oral health and physical healthReviews lesson plans, to ensure that curriculum concepts and goals are being met for safety, health, and nutrition and report findings, as needed.Participate in Multi-Disciplinary Team (MDT) meetingsAssist in recruiting prospective families and assist in the enrollment process by coordinating and facilitating intake process for children with health and nutrition concernsDevelop and maintain partnerships with local agencies to assist families in the referral of health-related services in the local communitySupport enrollment team with initial enrollment process by reviewing all health documents before children start programMaintain medication list for early education centerReview, evaluate, update and prepare reports for health services. Monitor health records for completeness, accuracy, and follow-up and report findings to supervisor.Monitor health section of children's files on an ongoing basis, report all outcomes to EE Administrative Manager and supervisorIn collaboration with other Health Services Coordinator and HEE support graduate level health interns for successful health rotationsIn collaboration with other members of the service coordinator team and other related staff, develop, implement and monitor case plans to address identified needs onsite, in family childcare provider's homes and in the communityKeep inventory of supplies and materials needed (related to health and safety)Participate in ongoing program evaluation, planning process and in annual self-assessmentSupport parents directly in their roles as their child's primary teacher and provide opportunities to participate in the development of the program (e.g. health advisory committee and approach to medical, oral health and nutrition strategies)Plan and conducts CPR, First Aid and other health related training for staff, providers and parentsEnsure safety is a priority in performing all job responsibilitiesParticipates in PQI meetings when neededParticipate in the Safety CommitteeIn accordance with our "team" philosophy, the person filling this position may occasionally be required to carry out or assist with other tasks in addition to the duties listed on this job description.Staff must believe in and act in accordance with both the Agency's and the program's mission/vision statements, adopted theoretical frameworks, and philosophy.QUALIFICATIONS & EDUCATION:Must be at a minimum a Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN), Registered Nurse preferredTwo years' experience working with children in the birth to five population preferredAbility to communicate effectively - verbally and in writing.Strong organizational skillsCommitment to teamworkBasic computer skills required - Word, Excel, Software applicationsExperience working with diverse groups and populationsBilingual in English and SpanishPassionate about learning and possesses curiosity about issues affecting children and familiesAll employees serve as role models for children and families who are served by our agency.Fingerprint background clearance (DOJ, FBI & Child Abuse Clearance Index), or approved exemptionSuccessful completion of pre-employment physical, PPD test/ risk assessment, immunizations for Covid-19 + booster, pertussis, measles and influenza (can decline)Class "C" driver's license, proof of insurance, a safety record acceptable to CAA, and reliable transportation requiredModern HR/Todays HR is an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to Equal Employment Opportunity regardless of race, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, religion, veteran status, disability, history of disability or perceived disability, and per the Fair Chance Ordinance will consider qualified applications with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the ordinance.PDN-977eb894-3271-417d-aed6-b087b779a25a

Keywords: ModernHR, Los Angeles , Health Services Coordinator (LVN), Healthcare , Culver City, California

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