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Vision Community Health Liaison ($25/hr)

Job Overview:

Cure Staffing, Inc. is working with one of the City’s largest Health Agencies. We are seeking qualified temporary medical support staff candidates who will provide reliable, professional, and appropriately skilled medical support in all temporary work assignments. All candidates must have education, experience, licenses, and certifications that are applicable and appropriate to the level of this position.

The OSH Vision Program provides vision screening to Pre-K, kindergarten and first grade students in public and non-public schools. They will continue to provide vision screenings and eye exams to all kindergarteners and first graders in September 2022. OSH also offers optometric services and glasses to 30,000 students in Community and Students in Temporary Housing (STH) schools and to about 4,000 high risk students in other elementary schools who have failed a vision screening.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Travel to Elementary Schools and Community-Based Organizations (CBO) to conduct vision screening.
  • Assist in setting up and breaking down vision screening equipment for vision screenings
  • Assist students selecting proper eye frames donated by Warby Parker.
  • Record, tally and enters screening data accurately into the Office of School Health’s database known as ASHR (Automated Student Health Record) and prepares referral packets for parents of students who fails screenings.
  • Attain updated telephone numbers from schools for students who fail vision screenings
  • Schedule visits to the public schools and assisting the optometrist at each scheduled session. Maintains and transports equipment to and from schools.
  • Communicate with students and staff in a courteous manner and assists Screening Team Leader as directed. Identify appropriate methods for reaching parents and encouraging them to follow-up on child’s failed screenings.
  • Vision Community Outreach Liaisons assigned to the Eyeglasses Unit are responsible for inventorying, processing, delivering and distributing eyeglasses to students citywide and are also required to assist with educating parents about children’s need to use prescribed glasses if required.
  • Assist other units within the Vision Screening Program.

Preferred Skills/ Experience:

  • Experience working with children
  • Computer skills with experience inputting data
  • Legible handwriting
  • Ability to follow directions
  • Ability to perform repetitive tasks with a high degree of accuracy
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to maintain confidential records
  • Ability to travel to schools throughout the city
  • Ability to carry/travel with 15 pounds of equipment
  • Experience working with school-aged children in a school setting

Hours:

Monday-Friday 8:00am-4:00pm

Location:

Multiple work sites, must be flexible to travel

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