HEALTH MONITOR

Post date: 

July 13, 2020

We are seeking a Health Monitor to support the Queens Childcare Network. The Health Monitor will support all affiliated providers to be in compliance with all Network and OCFS/DOHMH regulations. QCH Queens Childcare Network (QCCN) serves families and children from infancy through 13 years of age by putting attention to the environment, delivery and professional development of childcare services provided by regulated family and group family childcare providers.  The Network, established in 1987 and with a membership of 45 providers serving approximately 500 children and families, is entering into contract with the NYC Department of Education to provide Early Learn and 3K services.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Develop strong understanding of NYS and NYC In-home childcare health and safety regulations and practices and
  • Develop an understanding of nutritional recommendations for children birth through school-aged and regulations related to food service to children attending in home programming.
  • Visit affiliated provider homes monthly utilizing the DOE and CACFP monitoring form to ensure proper integration of all OCFS/DOHMH regulations.
  • Follow-up regular monitoring visits with supportive strength-based coaching and corrective actions, as necessary.
  • Document all visits and communication with affiliated providers in a timely manner and align with the Early Childhood Framework for Quality (EFQ).
  • Regularly check the OCFS website for “Dear Provider” letters and other communication from NY State to stay knowledgeable about the license and registration requirements for all affiliated providers.
  • Check the OCFS website to ensure all affiliated providers remain free from violations with DOHMH.
  • Assist Network Director with the recruitment and affiliation process for family child care providers.
  • Support the enrollment process of families including registration, intake, family assessment, and ongoing support to families.
  • Work with the Family Worker to connect parents/caregivers to appropriate resources and make necessary referrals to community partners.
  • Support the Network team to create and update a Community Partner Resource Guide for all affiliated providers and families.
  • Support the Network team with the coordination and implementation of workshops, special events, and other Network activities.

Qualifications:

  • Associate Degree or Child Development Associate credential (required)
  • Training on nutrition, health, and safety (required)
  • Experience working in family child care and/or with infants and toddlers (preferred)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to carry out duties with discretion, professionalism, and integrity.
  • Commitment to the mission and vision of Queens Community House.

Additional Details:

Queens Community House offers a competitive salary commensurate with experience and a comprehensive benefits package.  The benefits package includes medical/dental/vision offerings, life insurance, flexible spending accounts, and a 403b plan. We value health and wellness too and as such staff can earn up to 27 annual leave days (17 in your first year), 12 sick days, and enjoy most federal holidays. Staff can also take advantage of an array of professional development opportunities.

Status: Full-Time, Non-Exempt

Salary: $35,000 - $40,000 per annum; commensurate with experience.

Schedule: 35 hours per week, M-F; flexibility required due to some evenings and weekend events.

Application Method:

We are a passion-led, mission-driven organization – one that looks to continually enrich the lives of our diverse member community. If you would like to join our team, please forward your cover letter and resume with subject line “Health Monitor – Queens Childcare Network” to Mary Abbate at mabbate@qchnyc.org.

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