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Purpose of Classification:

The purpose of this classification is to provide healthcare, dental and safety support care services according the Federal Head Start performance standards, Ohio Department of Jobs and Families (ODJFS) and other pertinent regulations.

Essential Functions:

The following duties are normal for this position. The omission of specific statements of the duties does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification. Other duties may be required and assigned.

Provides hearing and vision screenings for Head Start children: conducts hearing and vision screenings to the Head Start children as it applies to screening standards; ensures follow-up and referral services are provided to the children and families, provides literature and submits referrals; monitors medication administration from the content of the health care plans and provides reports to supervisor and other staff members.

Arranges health and safety checks: reports to assigned sites to ensure physical environments of classrooms and other site areas are safe; checks and replenishes first aid kits; and maintains a health and safety checklist of each classroom.

Maintains the accuracy and flow of the Health Care Plan process to ensure forms are complete and staff is trained on what conditions and side effects to look for; tracks health records for each child recording any missing information; serves as a resource on health issues for staff and parents; provides technical training assistance to staff and parents.

Assists with preparing, setting-up and cleanup activities during healthcare events: Minority Health Fair and Case Western Reserve Nursing Students event.

Attends various, trainings, workshops, conferences and community meetings to enhance and improve best practices in health, dental and safety in order to increase knowledge of position.