Health Coordinator

The Health Coordinator will plan, implement, oversee, and monitor on-going education and training of program staff on all aspects of health, safety, and nutrition for families with children ages birth to five. All NVFS employees are expected to demonstrate the organizational values and sensitivity to the diversity of the organization’s client base.

Job responsibilities include:

Client Service Delivery:

  • Ensure that HS and EHS programs are in compliance with Federal Performance Standards, licensing standards, and contract requirements in health and oral health, including regular review of children records for evidence of compliance.
  • Establish and maintain Health Services Advisory Committee of parents and professionals in the community.
  • Monitor the programs’ effectiveness in partnering with parents in the health and well-being of their child.
  • Monitor children’s access to ongoing medical and dental care and all necessary and recommended preventative medical and oral health care as prescribed by EPSDT.
  • Determine annual training needs for staff and parents, through observations, record review, and staff input.
  • Ensure comprehensive services to enrolled pregnant women and provide 2-week new born visits to identify family needs.
  • Train, engage, and monitor contract staff and interns who are working with health.
  • Must establish and maintain a system of oversight to ensure health requirements are met at all times.
  • Collaborate with center managers, program managers, and other service area coordinators to ensure effectiveness of program service delivery.
  • Enter data for record keeping and reporting to meet federal guidelines. Must be able to use data to draw conclusions, report, identify strengths, and address program needs.
  • Support mid-year and yearly assessment of outcomes and impact of Health Services .

Compliance and Reporting Requirements:

  • Ensure that service delivery is performed according to and within the NVFS mission, policy/statewide directive/procedural directions/case management model, and contractual/licensing requirements.

Meeting and Community Outreach/Resource Participation:

  • Act as liaison with community, civic, and business groups on behalf of program; participate in appropriate community task force committees; develop and monitor public relations within the scope of Agency mission and goals.

Education and experience required:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in relevant field is required.
  • At least two (2) years’ experience working in maternal/child health environment.
  • Experience providing training preferred.
  • Demonstrated creativity, initiative and the ability to function with minimal supervision.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Successful completion of background checks is required upon hire, including TB test and physical exam.

This description is intended to describe the essential job functions and the essential requirements for the performance of this job.  It is not an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and requirements of a person so classified. 

Salary Range: $50,155 – $52,000