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Health Specialist/LVN

M-F 8-4:30

The Health Specialist performs support duties primarily related to health services, and responds to specialized questions related to eligibility for health services and record requirements. The Health Specialist maintains all records and billing transactions associated with children receiving health services. The Health Specialist carries out their duties for all of St. Anne’s Early Head Start and Head Start contracts and program options.

 

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES:

  • Assist the Assistant Director, Health and Nutrition in the ongoing care and individualization of services to children.
  • Coordinate with other specialists and peers in the Support Services department to deliver consistent continuum of care for all Early Head Start and Head Start contracts and program options.
  • Train and educate families and children on health-related issues, and conduct home-visits as needed.
  • Review screening and assessment results to inform parents and discuss their child’s check-ups and follow-ups.
  • Determine eligibility for services and obtain medical treatment consent forms.
  • Assist the Family Service Advocates with screening children and communicating their health needs to parents.
  • Train staff on health-related services and procedures.
  • Track all medical and dental data and follow up as needed.
  • Process invoices received for payment to doctors, dentists and pharmacies.
  • Assist families with accessing and securing a medical and dental home as needed.
  • Document service delivery in the ChildPlus database system.
  • Input data for health reports.
  • Maintain current and accurate records as required by the program and ensure confidentiality.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Current LVN License.
  • One year of office and recordkeeping experience associated with health and nutrition services, and understanding of medical terminology, testing procedures, billing processes and student eligibility standards.
  • Head Start experience preferred.
  • Experience working in the community.
  • Bilingual Spanish.
  • Must possess and maintain a valid class C CA driver’s license, automobile liability insurance, and driving record acceptable to agency’s insurance carrier; must have a reliable automobile.
  • Able to communicate effectively with both children and adults.

 

 

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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