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East Bay Community Action Program

Newport, Rhode Island ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3257123
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : April 7, 2020
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

East Bay Community Action Program’s (EBCAP) Head Start Early Head Start Program is seeking a full time Manager of Health Services. This full time/full year position is located primarily at the Newport RI site, but periodic travel to the other five (5) Head Start sites (Tiverton, Riverside (2), Warren, and Middletown) is necessary.

Due to the critical nature of this position to provide services to children, EBCAP is offering a two-step sign on bonus totaling $1,000 for external applicants.

This position manages the functioning of the health component to ensure that the health and safety needs of all children (birth to five), families, and staff in the program are provided for. Compliance is required with Federal and State Standards and Regulations, and with the overall goals, objectives, and mission of the Head Start/Early Head Start Program. The Manager will also provide professional medical consultative services when child care services are open.

The Manager will maintain accurate and complete child health records in Child Plus in compliance with all applicable State and Federal Standards and Regulations via RI Dept of Health (KIDSNET), which are received from a variety of sources. The Manager will monitor children’s health and take necessary steps to secure appropriate treatment, as well as arrange for appropriate screenings to be conducted at regular intervals on all children. She/He will coordinate and develop a working Health & Nutrition Advisory Committee, which shall be made up of medical consultants, community representatives, parents, and staff.

For Full Time Employees Working 30 – 40 hours per week, EBCAP provides a comprehensive compensation and benefits package that includes heavily subsidized medical and dental insurance plans (BCBSRI), supplemental vision insurance, voluntary medical and dependent care flexible spending accounts, up to 3% company matching 403(b) retirement plan, employer-paid life insurance & long term disability, generous paid time off that includes vacation/holidays/personal days/sick time, mileage reimbursement, tuition reimbursement, opportunities for center-paid training/CEUs, employee assistance program, discounts to local businesses and services, such as Work Out World New England, YMCA/Newport, BJ’s Wholesale Club, cellular services, and so much more!

Thank you for your interest in employment opportunities at East Bay Community Action Program.

EBCAP is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to providing a diverse work environment.
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Category : Student Services > School Nurse
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

    East Bay Community Action Program is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

    Job Requirements

    • The Manager must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Health Services, or a related field. An RN license through the RI Department of Health is required to supervise LPNs. Experience working with children ages birth to five, as well as women and families at risk, is preferred.
    • At least 1 year of relevant experience preferred
    • Bachelor degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

    Contact Information

    • Debbie Scott , Staffing Specialist
    • 610 Wampanoag Trail
    • East Providence, Rhode Island 02915
    • Phone: (401) 431-9870 ext. 124
    • Email: click here

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