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Health Services Specialist - School Nurse (LPN or CNA)

Nebraska Early Childhood Collaborative Omaha, NE
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Job Description

Our Early Head Start Program at Omaha Early Center Gateway is looking for a great Health Services Specialist to provide onsite health services to children age birth to three.  If you are an LPN or CNA, this could be the perfect job for you!

In this position you would monitor the healh records and status of each student enrolled, making sure they have their immunizations, physicals, well baby exams, are receiving dental care and follow up with any identified special healh needs.  The Health Service Specialist also works with a team of administrators to develop and implement individual health plans and follow-up as needed.  Daily duties also include responding to dental health emergencies, medication administration, handling and storage, injury prevention and safety awareness, promoting hygiene and sanitation and making sure the first aid kits are stocked and accessable. 

Another important function is to work with Child Nutrition Services to identify children’s nutritional needs, make sure that meals provided meet all Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) regulatory requirements, and maintain current information on children with food allergies and provide substitutions according to their food allergy action plan.

Family involvement is another important part of our program so you would work with other team members and community partners to identify needs and provide health and nutrition information, training, community events and services to the community. 

As the Health Services Specialist you would be responsible for entering health data on each child.  You must have good Microsoft Office; Outlook, Excel and Word skills as well as efficient and accurate Typing and Data Entry ability. You will also be responsible for preparing and submitting reports as required by State and Federal regulations and licensing. 

To be considered for this position you must be;

  • Certified as a CNA (LPN preferred)
  • Experienced in pediatrics or community health, preferred.
  • Passionate about working with low-income families and families with diverse backgrounds and cultures.
  • Mobile and have your own personal transportation, as the job requires.
  • Able to lift, carry and move equipment and supplies.

And that's not ALL...We offer COMPETITIVE PAY and a GREAT BENEFITS package! 

  • Typical work schedule of 8am-4:30pm, Monday-Friday
  • $18-24 per hour, based on experience
  • Paid Time Off - 3 weeks during 1st year, 4 weeks beginning on 1st anniversary. 
  • Paid Holidays (12 during 2018-19 school year) PLUS
  • Paid Winter Break (usually two weeks, depending on the school calendar)
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Long Term Disability, Short Term Disability & Life and Accidental Death Dismemberment Insurance 100% paid pay employer
  • 403b Retirement Plan with 6% employer match VESTED beginning on your first day
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Paid Continuing Education and Professional Development
  • Casual Dress Code (you can wear jeans to work)
  • FREE Parking at our front door!

If you are ready to enjoy coming to work every day and take pride in your work knowing that you are providing support that is helping the community…Apply online via Careerlink TODAY. 

The Nebraska Early Childhood Collaborative family includes several early learning centers in Omaha/Lincoln; Educare Omaha at Kellom Elementary and Indian Hill Elementary, Educare Lincoln, Early Childhood Services and Omaha Early Learning Centers at Skinner Elementary, Gateway Elementary and a new site opening Fall 2019 at Kennedy Elementary.  EOE/ADA employer.

Job Details

Date Posted February 13, 2019
Date Closes March 15, 2019
Address 5810 South 42nd St
Located In Omaha, NE
Work At Early Learning Center at Gateway
Job Type Full-time Employee
Compensation Salary, $40,000.00 - $45,000.00, Based on Experience
Experience Level Intermediate (3-7 yrs. experience)
Shift
Daytime
Work Monday-Friday Days
Hours 40 hours per week
Start Date Immediately
Positions Available 1
SOC Category 21-1091.00 Health Educators
Zipcode 68107
Name Julie Fry
Phone (531) 301-3038

This job offers the following benefits

  • 403(b) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment
  • Dental
  • Dependent Life Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability
  • Medical
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Vision
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Bereavement Pay
  • Free Parking
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacations
  • Sick Leave
  • Tuition Reimbursement
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