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Making Opportunity Count Inc School Nurse- Fitchburg, MA in Fitchburg, Massachusetts

Position Overview: The Health Specialist is ultimately responsible for coordinating the health program for a group of MOC Child Care and Head Start classrooms in cooperation with other Head Start components. This is accomplished by implementing the Head Start Performance Standards, EEC regulations, and NAEYC regulations, as well as meeting the goals and objectives of the agency.

Required Qualifications and Skills:

  • RN or LPN currently licensed in Massachusetts.

  • Experience in public health or pediatrics, one year (12 months) preferred.

  • Willingness to participate in further study/training/workshops in job related areas.

  • Reliable telephone and transportation required.

  • Philosophy should be in keeping with the philosophy of Head Start and in meeting Head Start Performance Standards.

  • Experienced with data entry, word and excel.

  • Must be able to climb stairs, drive a car, kneel, bend, carry equipment up to 25 lbs. and have adequate vision and hearing in order to meet job requirements.

  • Must be willing to participate in course work and training as required and become CPR, OSHA and First Aid instructor.

  • Excellent communication skills.