|Job title||Health Specialist, Head Start (North Street)|
|Reports to||Carmen Guzman, Senior Health/Nutrition Manager, Head Start|
Family Services of Westchester (FSW) provides mental health and social services that strengthen and support families, children and individuals at every stage of their lives. With 50 innovative programs, FSW serves 30,000 individuals annually in Westchester County, New York, here to create hope, restore dignity and connect families with the resources to get back on track.
Founded in 1954, Family Services of Westchester is a private, nonprofit, non-sectarian social services agency.
FSW’s Head Start/Early Head Start is a federal government program that was created in 1965 to give preschool children from low-income families a “head start” on their readiness for elementary school.
To Administer and coordinate the health and welfare of children and staff.
Family Services of Westchester is looking for full-time Health Specialist for our White Plains, NY Head Start program. We are hiring for multiple locations throughout Westchester County.
POSITION: Health Specialist
SUPERVISED BY: Senior Health/Nutrition Manager, Head Start
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Ensure health and safety guidelines for children.
- Maintain detailed, Up-to-date confidential children and staff medical records/files
- Keep track of health services, tracking systems, documentation of all Medical, Dental exams and screenings
- Monitor ongoing health status of enrolled children
- Administration of medication as per the program policy and doctors’ orders
- Must have a Bachelor’s degree or have experience in any related field
- Performance will be evaluated based on Performance and Goals
There are a variety of benefits to joining Family Services of Westchester, an organization with over 65 years of history impacting vulnerable communities. In addition to the opportunity to connect with and help thousands of residents in Westchester County, FSW offers its employees an inspiring, diverse and team-based work environment with comprehensive benefits including medical, dental, life insurance, flexible spending accounts, and 403(b) for full-time employees.
At FSW, we enjoy working in a collaborative, mission-driven environment and value the benefits of a diversified workplace that prioritizes our clients and the communities we serve. If you want to make a difference in the lives of thousands of people across the communities of Westchester, and if the position of Health Specialist speaks to your capabilities, experience and commitment to social service, please submit your resume and cover letter. Qualified candidates will be contacted by phone and/or email.
Family Services of Westchester is an equal opportunity employer.