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Early Childhood Health Services Coordinator (LPN)- Malcolm X Day Care Center

Location: Queens, NY

Department: Early Childhood Education (ECE)

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Experienced

Early Childhood Health Services Coordinator (LPN) – Malcolm X Day Care – Corona, Queens

Sheltering Arms strengthens the education, wellbeing, and development of high-need children, adults, and families across the New York metro area. We serve nearly 20,000 people a year from the South Bronx to Far Rockaway. Through compassion, innovation, and partnership, we respond to our community’s greatest needs and enable individuals to reach the greatest heights of their potential. Joining our team is an opportunity to collaborate with hundreds of dedicated colleagues who represent diverse backgrounds and talents as we work together to make a measurable impact for our neighbors in need. Every role at Sheltering Arms brings with it new opportunities for advancement and development so that team members can achieve their professional goals while helping others reach for theirs.

Sheltering Arms’ Early Childhood Education Program serves working families in the community, and our eleven Day Care Centers meet a growing need for high quality, affordable early education. Our dedicated educators guide children through hands-on learning activities and a constantly growing set of innovations, such as mental health support and exposure to the arts. Our model is informed by New York’s Common Core learning standards and the Creative Curriculum, ensuring that children gain the early literacy, math, and cognitive skills they will need to succeed in Kindergarten and beyond.

Sheltering Arms is currently seeking a Health Services Coordinator (LPN) for our Malcolm X Day Care Center. The Coordinator builds positive relationships with the children and their families to ensure their health, and will be responsible for conducting medical intakes, working with the children’s physicians, and maintaining all case records.  This is a Full Time, unionized position (DC 1707 and Local 205) in Corona, Queens; comprehensive union benefits package including medical, dental, life, vision, prescription, and pension plan.

Responsibilities:

  • Builds responsive, trusting relationships with each child/family; assists families with assuming responsibility for their child’s health care through the selection of appropriate health care providers and resources
  • Maintains/reviews medical/dental records
  • Ensures that all children’s immunizations are up-to-date and that children undergo all necessary examinations upon program entrance

Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Health Services or related field preferred OR High School Diploma plus Nursing Program, and 2+ years of experience required; LPN required
  • This positions may require travel to/from day care locations throughout the city to provide services; valid NYS Driver’s License preferred
  • Prior experience working with pediatric/Early Child populations
  • Bilingual/Spanish is a plus

It is the policy of Sheltering Arms that the Agency wholly complies with the equal treatment of all employees and applicants for employment, without unlawful discrimination as to race, creed, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status or veteran status in all employment decisions, including, but not limited to recruitment, hiring, compensation, training and apprenticeship, promotion, upgrading, demotion, downgrading, transfer, layoff, termination and all other terms and conditions of employment.

 

 

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