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IdahoSTARS Child Care Health Consultant - Regions 1-2

University of Idaho
Idaho, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
May 24, 2024

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Other Student Affairs
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Job Details

University of Idaho

IdahoSTARS Child Care Health Consultant - Regions 1-2

Location: Off Campus Location - Post Falls, Moscow

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

Employee Category: Classified

Pay Range: $25.00 per hour or higher commensurate with experience

FTE: 1.0

Full/Part Time: Full 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:
  • Bachelor’s degree in a healthcare related field; four years experience in fields such as pediatric nurses, community health nurses, physician assistants or health educators may substitute for a Bachelor’s Degree
  • Working on an interdisciplinary team
  • Developing and implementing health and safety policies
  • Conducting adult workshops and/or providing training (small and large groups)
  • Working in child and community health

Preferred Qualifications:
Education and training:
  • Licensed health professional
  • Endorsement in Early Childhood Mental Health
  • Specialized training in child care health consulting

Knowledge of:
  • Early child 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
  • Developmental screening tools and procedures for use

Ability to:
  • Maintain a high level of confidentiality
  • Interact and communicate with others effectively
  • Use correct spelling, punctuation, and grammar in composing written statements
  • Manage a variety of projects simultaneously
  • Portray a professional demeanor
  • Understand written and spoken English and Spanish languages

Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:

Required Licensures, Certifications or other

Posting Number: SP004247P

Posting Date: 03/22/2024

Closing Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions:
  • Applications received by 4/4/2024 will receive first consideration
  • Please address all minimum and preferred qualifications in the letter of qualifications

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

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



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