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IdahoSTARS Child Care Health Consultant
University of Idaho


Date Posted Jun. 14, 2019
Title IdahoSTARS Child Care Health Consultant
University University of Idaho
Moscow, ID, United States
Department
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
 
 
  • Consultant
  • Child and Social Services
    Health Services
 
 


University of Idaho

IdahoSTARS Child Care Health Consultant


Location: Twin Falls

Division/College: College of Education, Health & Human Sciences

Employee Category: Classified

Pay Range: $23.10 per hour

Full/Part Time: Part Time

Position Summary:

This position promotes healthy and safe child care by assisting with program policy development and implementation of quality health, safety, and nutrition practices in early care and education settings. This position provides coaching, training, and resources to child care directors and providers, families, and regional and statewide partners.

Minimum Qualifications:

- Education:
Must have a minimum of a bachelors degree in a health related field.

- Experience related to early care and education:

Health and safety standards in child care
Injury prevention for children
Oral health of children
Inclusion of children with special health care needs in child care settings
Safe medication administration
Safe sleep practices and policies
Immunization schedules for children
State health laws, federal and state education laws, and state professional practice acts for licensed professionals

- Working on an interdisciplinary team.

- Developing and implementing health and safety policies.

- Conducting adult workshops/training.

Preferred Qualifications:

- Licensed health professional with education and experience in child and community health.
- Knowledge of developmental screening tools and procedures for use.
- Specialized training in child care health consulting.
- Endorsement in Early Childhood Mental Health.
- Bilingual (English/Spanish)
- Strong written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills.

Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:

Posting Number: SP002235P

Posting Date: 06/11/2019

Closing Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions:

Applications received before July 1, 2019 will receive first consideration. Position will remain open until suitable pool of candidates is identified.

In the letter of qualification, applicants need to address each individual required qualification, along with any preferred qualifications.

Background Check: Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.

To apply, please visit: jobs.uidaho.edu

EEO Statement

University of Idaho is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.


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