East Bay Community Action Program (EBCAP) is seeking a full time Early Childhood Health Manager for our Head Start/Early Head Start Program.  This full time/full year position is located primarily at the Head Start location in Newport RI, but periodical travel to the other five (5) Head Start sites (Tiverton, Riverside, Warren, and Middletown) is necessary. 

This position manages the health component to ensure that the health and safety needs of all children (birth to five) and families in the program are provided for in keeping with Federal and State Standards and Regulations, with the overall goals, objectives, and mission of the Head Start/Early Head Start Program, while providing professional medical consultative services when child care services are open. 

The Manager will maintain accurate and complete child health records in Child Plus in compliance with all applicable State and Federal Standards and Regulations via RI Dept of Health (KIDSNET), which are received from a variety of sources.  The Manager will monitor children’s health and take necessary steps to secure appropriate treatment, as well as arrange for appropriate screenings to be conducted at regular intervals on all children. He/she will coordinate and develop a working Health & Nutrition Advisory Committee, which shall be made up of medical consultants, community representatives, parents, and staff.    The Director reports to the Vice President of Head Start and is part of Head Start’s Senior Leadership team.

The Manger must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing, Public Health, or a related field. Experience working with children ages birth to five, as well as women and families at risk, is preferred.

For Full Time Employees Working 30 – 40 hours per week, EBCAP also provides a comprehensive compensation and benefits package that includes heavily subsidized medical and dental insurance plans (currently BCBSRI), supplemental vision insurance, voluntary medical and dependent care flexible spending accounts, up to 3% company matching 403(b) retirement plan, employer-paid life insurance & long term disability, generous paid time off that includes vacation/holidays/personal days/sick time, mileage reimbursement, tuition reimbursement, opportunities for center-paid training/CEUs, employee assistance program, discounts to local businesses and services, such as Work Out World New England, YMCA/Newport,  BJ’s Wholesale Club, cellular services, and so much more!  

Thank you for your interest in employment opportunities at East Bay Community Action Program. Our new and enhanced applicant tracking system is currently under construction. Until our system has been fully updated, we are asking all applicants to submit a cover letter which notes position title and position number, a resume and salary expectations to employment@ebcap.org 

EBCAP is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a diverse work environment.