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Health & Nutrition Manager

JOB SUMMARY

Under the supervision of the Associate Director of Interdisciplinary Services, the Health and Nutrition Manager coordinates the management and delivery of all nutrition, medical, and dental services by working with nutrition specialists, health specialists, community organizations, and local providers.  The Health and Nutrition Manager works closely with peers within the Interdisciplinary team to ensure consistent service delivery within the Early Childhood Education division. The position monitors and ensures compliance with relevant Head Start and other agency regulations and standards. The Health and Nutrition Manager carries out their duties for all of St. Anne’s Early Head Start and Head Start contracts and program options.

 

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES:

  1. Stay up to date and follow latest Public Health and CDC guidance of COVID-19 safety measures.
  2. Use an integrated and holistic approaches to physical health and nutrition services.
  3. Supervise and train nutrition and health specialists on integrated and holistic approaches to physical health and nutrition based on current science and best practices.
  4. Work closely with the Registered Nurse to consult on health related services.
  5. Compile monthly, quarterly, and annual reports for nutrition and health.
  6. Coordinate and plan nutrition, health, and dental services, including health screenings, staff and parent education, community outreach and health committee activities.
  7. Make reasonable accommodations to minimize/eliminate nutrition, health & safety risks defined and authorized by administrative team.
  8. Coordinate child study teams and multi-disciplinary teams for intervention and follow-up purposes.
  9. Direct activities to provide parents with nutrition and health-related workshops/trainings.
  10. Prepare and update the annual Health Services Action Plan and standards and procedures for providing and evaluating health care services, including development histories for children.
  11. Monitor nutrition, health, and oral safety as detailed by Community Care Licensing Division, Head Start Act and Performance Standards, California Health and Disabilities Periodicity (CHDP) schedule for Health Assessment required for the age group served.
  12. Utilize data management systems to track and monitor cases and the effectiveness of service delivery and to prepare management reports regarding health services.
  13. Periodically audit children’s files to ensure compliance with recordkeeping and data system standards.
  14. Ensure all staff follows safety procedures for nutrition, health, and dental.
  15. Develop policies and procedures aligned with all State and Federal mandates, including sanitation, hygiene procedures, universal precautions, and the administration, handling and storage of medications.
  16. Train staff on policies and procedures aligned with all State and Federal mandates, including nutrition, sanitation, hygiene procedures, universal precautions, and the administration, handling and storage of medications.
  17. Manage all operations of the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP), a federal program that provides reimbursements for nutritious meals and snacks to eligible children and adults who are enrolled for care at participating child care centers, day care homes, and adult day care centers.
  18. Lead the Health Service Advisory Committee, develop and maintain community resources and collaborations with health providers in the local community, and negotiate interagency agreements and contracts with health providers.
  19. Participate in agency planning and the development of funding applications, including working with community-based networks and child development and health partnerships.
  20. Maintain confidentiality as required by St. Anne’s, licensing, HIPAA, and other regulatory agencies.
  21. Follow St. Anne’s policy and procedures and mandated reporting guidelines.
  22. Attend staff meetings and recommended training programs as assigned.
  23. Maintain regular, consistent, and timely attendance.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. LVN degree or bachelors in related field (i.e., biology, public health, nutrition, etc.).
  2. Red Cross Basis First Aide Certificate and CPR Certificate are required.
  3. Three-five years of professional health services experience involving the administration of direct medical services with public health, nursing, health education, health administration or maternal and child health, coordination of medical services with community health, occupational health, school nursing, pediatrics and related health practitioners and community services networks.
  4. Minimum of two years of management experience.
  5. Bilingual English and Spanish, Tagalog, or Korean preferred.
  6. Able to communicate effectively with both children and adults.
  7. Ability to receive and implement constructive feedback.
  8. Must possess and maintain a valid Class C California driver’s license, automobile liability insurance, and driving record acceptable to agency’s insurance carrier
  9. Anne’s values the dignity and worth of every person we serve. Employees are expected to support children’s emotional and social development by encouraging understanding of others and promoting positive self-concepts. All employees must have the ability to treat those served by our agency in a caring and respectful manner, mindful of individual differences and cultural, ethnic, and socioeconomic diversity.
  10. As providers of social services, St. Anne’s employees work with clients dealing with complex emotional and mental health issues, many of whom are facing significant personal crises on a daily basis. Employees must remain aware of any personal emotions, transference, and/or countertransference that may hinder the ability to remain professional.  As such, employees are expected to maintain composure during all interactions and crisis situations, implement a self-care plan, and utilize crisis communication to deescalate client crisis and prevent any serious bodily injury or harm.

HOW TO APPLY

Internal Candidates (who have been in their current position for at least six months) may submit a Transfer Request Form to Human Resources.

Standard Mail
St. Anne’s – Human Resources
155 N. Occidental Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90026
Fax: (213) 385-1533

Via email: resume@stannes.org

You may send your resume as a part of the body of your e-mail or attach it as a Microsoft Word document or PDF file.

Once a resume or application is submitted to St. Anne’s it is screened and processed. PLEASE DO NOT CALL to inquire about the status of your resume. If you are deemed a good fit for any of our current openings, we will contact you for an interview.

Please note, St. Anne’s conducts a physical, including tuberculosis and drug screen; fingerprinting and background check which includes Child Abuse Index, FBI and Department of Justice, as well as reference checks.

Thank you for your interest in St. Anne’s!

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