Pediatric Nurse Consultant - Mamá Tingó Early Childhood Education Center
  • Status: Full Time
  • Expected Start Date: ASAP
  • Department: Early Head Start
  • Reports To: Health Services Coordinator


Job Summary: 
The Pediatric Nurse Consultant under the direction of the Health Services Coordinator, works in conjunction with the Health Manager and all other Early Head Start Staff, toward the goal of optimum health for children and to help link families into an ongoing health care source and encourage them to assume responsibility for their own care.


  • RN currently licensed in New York State.
  • Two years of related experience, preferably in working with pre-school children and pregnant women.
  • Knowledge of child, maternal and family health, which includes prevention concepts, and an interest in learning skills such as hearing and vision testing.
  • An ability to communicate with pre-school children, parents, staff and professionals
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work in team environment.
  • Computer data input skills
  • Ability to travel to various sites.
  • Bilingual/ Spanish – highly desirable


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform required health screenings and maintain current physical and immunization reports. After reviewing medical reports assist families in obtaining any identified medical care needed.
  • Serve as an advocate for child health.
  • Responsible for maintaining current health records for designated center(s).
  • Teach positive health practices to staff, children and parents.
  • Promote environmental health and safety in the center.
  • Perform home visits and recruitment as needed.
  • Perform other duties as they relate to the team-approach of the Early Head Start philosophy.
  • Maintain confidentiality of all family and child records and all matters relating to families.
  • Adhere to relevant health and safety policies and procedures.
  • Other duties assigned based on program needs.


To apply: Email resume to Carolina Capellan: [email protected]