Early Childhood Job Center

Posting Date:
04/20/2016

Closing Date:
06/06/2016

Job Title:

Health Specialist - Wilkes-Barre/Scranton

Job Position:

Organization:

Luzerne County Head Start, Inc.

Email Address:

lchshumanresources@hsweb.org

Website:

http://lchs.hsweb.org/

City/Area:

Wilkes-Barre/Scranton

State:

PA

Zip Code:

18702

Duties:

Responsible to oversee quality Health Services including Dental Health, Mental Health, Nutrition, Health Literacy and Safety Prevention for the Head Start Preschool Program, PreK Counts, and Early Head Start Home Visiting Program.

Individuals will be responsible for providing training and technical assistance, resources and monitoring of Preschool Regional Nursing staff and Early Head Start home visiting staff to ensure compliance with Head Start Performance Standards

This leadership position will plan, implement and evaluate comprehensive services related to the children and families served in our program.  The position involves extensive record keeping and tracking using a data management program. 

Qualifications:

Qualified candidates will possess: BS or MS Degree in Nursing, or closely related field
Three (3) year experience in providing Community Health and Nutrition Services to children and families.

Experience in program management, including program planning and use of management information systems. Previous Head Start/Early Head Start experience preferred.

Instructions:

Positions are Full Time/Full Year, 35hrs/wk, Exempt/Salaried Status. LCHS offers an excellent compensation and benefit package in addition to an excellent work environment.

To be considered, please submit a resume, cover letter describing experience and three professional letters of reference from employers to:
Luzerne County Head Start, Inc.
ATTN: Lynn Evans Biga, Executive Director
23 Beekman Street
Wilkes-Barre PA 18702

email lynnb@hsweb.org
www.lchs.hsweb.org

Fax# 570-829-6580
EOE.

Last Updated: May 30, 2016