Health & Nutrition Coordinator

Plaza de la Raza Child Development Services, Inc. - City of Industry, CA

Summary of Duties

Responsible for the planning, convening and implementation of policies and/or procedures of the quarterly Health Services Advisory Committee meetings. Establishes relationships and develops a thorough knowledge of health and nutrition resources for families including Medicaid, the state CHIP Program, state health services and other community resources that assist families in establishing a medical home. Establishes contracts with health professionals to provide services to the Head Start/Early Head Start program in such areas as vision referrals, child health and nutrition screenings/exams, dental services and others as necessary.  Contracts may include consultants and/or volunteer services. Responsible for developing a developmentally appropriate health education curriculum in conjunction with the other employees responsible for early childhood education services for children and parents that can be integrated into program activities.  Oversees Child Safety sections of Performance Standards to include fire drills, first aid kits, medication administration systems and systems for Safety Committees in collaboration with the individual responsible for the facilities. 


A Bachelor’s degree in Public Health, Nursing, Health Education, Health Administration or related field; or, a Certificate in Health Sciences or License as Health Educator; or, a current and valid California license as a Registered Nurse.


Minimum of three (3) years’ experience in coordinator of medical services in a Head Start program plus minimum of one (1) year experience in a health-based organization as administrator or supervisor.



Applicants must submit a complete application packet to Human Resources Department via or regular mail to:


Plaza de la Raza Child Development Services, Inc.


Human Resources Department


13300 Crossroads Parkway North, Suite 440


City of Industry, CA 91746


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Contact Info

562) 776-1301

Job Details

Category: Health Services

Type: FT

Location: City of Industry, CA

Salary: Competitive Salary

Posted On: October 8th, 2018

Agency Details


Program Summary

Plaza de la Raza Child Development Services, Inc. (Plaza) is a comprehensive early childhood education program with a focus on school readiness for children zero to five years of age. Developmentally appropriate services are provided for children from low income families, zero to five years of age. Plaza de la Raza currently serves over 1,600 children and their families.