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Health & Safety Supervisor
A vacancy exists for a Health and Safety Supervisor position in the Office of Early Childhood Services at the Montgomery County Intermediate Unit.  The Health & Safety Supervisor coordinates the efficient implementation of the Health and Nutrition service areas of the Head Start and Pre-K counts programs, as well as works with the Safety Coordinator to implement all safety practices as required.

Apply online at (Job ID: 587). 

Essential Duties:
  1. Establish a workable and effective medical, dental and nutrition program in accordance with health guidelines for Head Start and PreK Counts programs.
  2. Keep complete medical and dental records on each child which include history and current information of medical significance.
  3. Plan health programs for staff and parents in growth and development, accident prevention, family relationships and other appropriate subjects
  4. Hold individual conferences with parents and staff about related concerns whenever needed.
  5. Assist parents in securing correction and/or treatment of medical and dental defects.
  6. Perform or supervise hearing and vision screening or any indicated special testing.
  7. Instruct the Family Engagement Workers on the proper methods and procedures of securing and maintaining appropriate health/medical records.
  8. Orient and train Family Engagement Workers to assist with the overall medical, dental and nutrition program.
  9. Responsible for keeping a monthly statistical report of service area activities.
  10. Monitor Nutrition Program for compliance with both Head Start and U.S.D.A. guidelines.
  11. Assist with the development of the Health Advisory Committee and attend meetings as resource person.
  12. Attend Education Advisory Committee as a resource person.
  13. Attend all staff meetings and related in-service training sessions.
  14. Ability to interpret program to individuals, private and public groups and to community organizations.
  15. Procure or purchase necessary medical, dental and nutrition supplies for centers according to program-approved guidelines and with the consent of the program administrator.
  16. Maintain confidentiality.
  17. Comply with Health and Nutrition Performance Standards.
  18. Develop and implement the Health and Nutrition Service Plans and assist with development of training plans for staff and parents.
  19. Work with the Inclusion supervisor to ensure referrals to appropriate services for children with health disabilities.
  20. Participate in Career Development when feasible.
  21. Perform any other related duties relative to Head Start as assigned by the Head Start Director.
Position: Health & Safety Supervisor
Organization: Montgomery County Intermediate Unit
Location: Norristown,  PA 
United States
Salary: $51,803/annual
Posting Start Date: 11/3/2020
Date Posted: 11/3/2020
Requirements Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree in a health related field.
  • Knowledge of Head Start safety regulations.
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of progressive experience in appropriate field, leadership experience strongly preferred.
  • Demonstrated supervisory and training skills.
  • Knowledge of the growth and development processes of the young child.
  • Knowledge of services performed by other Health and Welfare agencies in the community.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with administration, families, children and all concerned in the program.
  • Provide own transportation.
  • Ability to work with and relate to young children and families of diverse backgrounds.
  • Original certificates of clearance from the State Police, the Child Abuse Registry, and PDE FBI.
Status: This listing expires on: 12/3/2020
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Organization Information
Montgomery County Intermediate Unit
2 W Lafayette Street

Norristown,  PA 19401
United States
Hannah Messner