19 days old

Health Assistant

Shine Early Learning, MD
Temple Hills, MD 20748
  • Job Code
    8031
  • Jobs Rated
    121st
The mission of Acelero Learning is to bring a relentless focus on positive child and family outcomes to close the achievement gap and build a better future for children, families, and communities served by the Head Start program.
Acelero Learning is a pioneering provider of early childhood education and family engagement services through our three business units, all focused on closing the achievement gap for thousands of Head Start children and families across the country. With over $50 million in revenue and unparalleled child outcome data, we are both one of the largest and one of the most innovative companies in our space.

Employment Duration:

Full time

Program:

Shine Early Learning, MD

Acelero Learning is a pioneering provider of early childhood education and family engagement services through our three business units, all focused on closing the achievement gap for thousands of Head Start children and families across the country. With over $50 million in revenue and unparalleled child outcome data, we are both one of the largest and one of the most innovative companies in our space.

Acelero Learning has two divisions:

Acelero Learning is a direct provider Head Start services in four states (New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Nevada and Wisconsin). Shine Early Learning partners with local organizations to support the delivery of high quality services through Shine Assist and Shine Implement programs.

Shine Early Learning is looking for a Health Assistant to join their Maryland team.

This position serves as an Assistant for the Family Services Team during the busy season of 30-45-90 day health screenings and requirements. The Assistant will work collaboratively with the Family Services Team to ensure the successful completion of screenings, timely follow up, and data entry for our children. The Assistant works as a team with the Family Services & Health Coordinator to ensure the health and well-being of all children and achieve our outcomes for children of all abilities. The Assistant will ultimately be evaluated on a combination of skills, dispositions, and behaviors, some of which are related to the specific service area of this position and others that represent general expectations of all Shine Early Learning employees.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

The Assistant will demonstrate competency to perform functions that include:

  • Assist with the completion of all 45 day and 90 day health screenings, including using hearing and vision machines for internal screenings on children
  • Complete data entry using Shine Early's data system
  • Assist Family Services & Health Coordinator in distributing a variety of health screening/requirement letters to parents
  • Assist /Family Services & Health Coordinator with Health & Safety Audits as needed.
  • Ensure child ratio rules and regulations during center-based screening days
  • Monitor center health and screening supplies and first aid kits
  • Filing
  • Other related duties

The Assistant's responsibilities chiefly fall within the following core functions, although s/he may perform other tasks as needed:

  • Communication and Service Coordination
  • Record Keeping and Reporting
  • Ongoing Monitoring/Self-assessment
  • Planning and Implementing
  • Establishing and maintaining a safe, healthy learning environment
  • Supporting the health and well being of children
  • Encouraging the involvement of the families of the children in a Head Start program in their child's health
  • Participates in assigned meetings, events, and training as required

Requirements:
  • High School Diploma
  • Previous work experience in the health field
  • Physical exam and background checks are required for this position.
  • Travel required locally or long-distance up to 10% of the time for work-related meetings and functions.
  • Must have a valid driver's license and reliable transportation.

The mission of Shine Early Learning is to bring a relentless focus on positive child and family outcomes to close the achievement gap and build a better future for children, families, and communities served by the Head Start program.

We are an equal opportunity employer, committed to creating a diverse and healthy workplace.





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Posted: 2019-03-02 Expires: 2019-03-31
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