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Health Assistant Camden NJ

Company: Acelero
Location: Camden
Posted on: June 11, 2021

Job Description:

Employment Duration:
Full time
Program:
Acelero Learning Camden Philadelphia Inc

Nature

We are seeking an inspired and dedicated Health Assistant/Floater for our Acelero Learning Head Start delegate in Camden County, New Jersey.  
The health assistant/floater also works as a member of an interdisciplinary team of health and family engagement staff to ensure implementation of all aspects of Acelero Learning’s family engagement and health and wellness approach, with the goal of executing high-quality, two-generation strategies that improve child and family outcomes and ensure school readiness.

Preferred candidates will have a background in supporting staff to execute family engagement and health strategies in low-income communities. The position is located and supports the North Camden section of the city, with local travel among the Centers, as well as limited national travel to participate in cross-network professional development meetings.

As a Health Assistant/Floater, you will work collaboratively with the Health & Nutrition Coordinators to ensure the successful completion of screenings, timely follow up, and data entry for our children.  

Responsibilities chiefly fall within the following core functions, although s/he may perform other tasks as needed:

A)     Communication and Service Coordination

B)       Record Keeping and Reporting

C)      On-going Monitoring/Self-assessment

D)     Planning and Implementing

E)      Establishing and maintaining a safe, healthy learning environment.

F)       Supporting the health and well-being of children.

G)     Encouraging the involvement of the families of the children in a Head Start program in their child’s health

Requirements

·          High School Diploma or equivalent

·          Must have reliable transportation

·          Must be at least 18 years of age

·          Able to lift a child weighing 40 pounds, 20 times a day if needed

·          Intermediate computer skills including e-mail, data entry, and internet navigation

·          Pass physical examination and all Head Start/licensing required background checks

 

 

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.

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

 

Keywords: Acelero, Camden , Health Assistant Camden NJ, Other , Camden, New Jersey

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