YWCA Metro St. Louis
  • 06-Aug-2022 to 05-Sep-2022 (CST)
  • Health and Nutrition
  • St. Louis, MO, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Health, Dental, Vision, 403b Retirement, 10 paid holidays, STD, LTD, Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Life Insurance, EAP

We are taking a responsible approach to creating environments that allow us to do what we do best- serve our clients, children and families. As part of our commitment to health and safety, all new hires must be fully vaccinated prior to their start date.

*Please note, a candidate is considered fully vaccinated if the following applies:

  • 2 weeks after the second dose in a 2-does vaccination series, such as the Pfizer or Moderna Vaccines, OR
  • 2 weeks after a single-dose vaccine, such as Johnson & Johnson's Janssen Vaccine

YWCA will grant exceptions to this requirement as accommodations for medical and religious reasons, when reasonable.

Our Organization:

YWCA of Metro St. Louis is the leading advocate for the safety, security, and stability of women and children and is ranked among the top 25 largest non-profit organizations in the city by the St. Louis Business Journal. We provide crisis intervention and a variety of services for victims of domestic violence and sexual assault and educational programs for friends and family of someone impacted by violence. YWCA is also one of the largest Early Head Start/Head Start programs in the region and our Chief Program Officer was named the 2021 Head Start Administrator of the year by the Missouri Head Start Association.

Working at YWCA of Metro St. Louis provides an exciting opportunity to serve an organization that is making a tremendous impact in our community.

We offer an extensive benefit package including:

  • Group Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Medical and Dependent Care FSA
  • Company Paid Group Life, AD&D, and Long-Term Disability.
  • Additional Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Generous Paid Time Off
  • 11 Company Paid Holidays
  • 403(B) Retirement Plan
  • Pension Plan
  • Wellness Program

Job Title:

Health Clerk


To ensure that all enrolled children are of well care within established program compliance deadlines in accordance with the Head Start Program Performance Standards, Missouri State Licensing Regulations and local agency requirements.


  • Assists Health Services Manager with implementing and evaluating the goals of health services to ensure that the program meets Head Start Program Performance Standards, Missouri state licensing regulations, and local agency requirements and agency policies to ensure that children are screened for potential health problems that may impair physical and/or cognitive growth.
  • Maintain electronic health records on all enrolled children and prospective enrollees to provide documentation on the health status of every child utilizing the Child Plus Database System in compliance with state, federal, and agency policies and regulations.
  • Perform non-invasive screenings (hearing, vision, blood pressure, growth assessments) for enrolled children as directed by the Health Services Manager.
  • Responsible for attending all on-site provider visits to ensure the safety and well-being of children enrolled in the program.
  • Responsible for entering, monitoring, and tracking all follow up care and treatment for enrolled children.

Formal Education/Experience:

  • High School Education or GED
  • CNA or MA preferred
  • Three to five years' experience in a school setting and/or Head Start program

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of Head Start Program Performance Standards, Missouri licensing requirements related to child health, and Head Start operating policies and procedures related to health and nutrition services preferred.
  • Knowledge with Microsoft Office products, Adobe, scanning and attaching documents.
  • Ability to input data accurately into the Child Plus Database system, retrieve and analyze reports.
  • Exhibit exceptional customer service skills with staff, parents, program participants and other staff.
  • Ability to organize and execute multiple tasks with ease.

Physical Demands and Working Conditions:

  • Must be able to lift 35 pounds and provide supervision over 3 to 4 children while the children are in the custody of Health Services.
  • Reliable transportation is required for the position as immediate assistance or intervention could be required at any of the YWCA centers to ensure program compliance is met and maintained.

The above statements describe the job's essential responsibilities and requirements. They are not an exhaustive list of the duties that may be assigned to job incumbents.

YWCA of Metro St. Louis is an equal opportunity employer and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

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