School Wellness Program Consultant

School Wellness Program Consultant

  • Full Time
  • Lansing

MPHI

Title: School Wellness Program Consultant

Employee Name: TBD

Supervisor: Taggert Doll, Manager, Child and Adolescent Health Services Unit

Purpose: The School Wellness Program Consultant is a full- time, 40 hour per week salaried position that is responsible for providing oversight, coordination, nursing guidance, technical assistance and training to CAHC funded School Wellness Program grantees.  The consultant as part of the Child and Adolescent Health Center Program team works to ensure the provision of the best possible service for children and families accessing School Wellness Program (SWP).

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Serve as the lead staff for the SWP (school nursing and mental health services provided in schools).
  • Provides program coordination, budget development and policy and procedure development for school nursing and mental health services.
  • Provide individualized technical MDHHS assistance to SWP sites throughout Michigan.
  • Serve as a liaison between the MDHHS and funded programs.
  • Provide guidance to the Child and Adolescent Health Center Network sites related to the SWP.
  • Monitor grant reports and budgets to assure proper use of grant funds.
  • Review annual grant plans and budgets for feasibility.
  • Perform site reviews to assure program requirements are being met.
  • Works on special projects as needed.
  • Serves on the CAHA MDHHS team, attends team meetings and participates in inter and intra departmental workgroups as needed.

Qualifications/Requirements:

Education: Master’s Degree in Public Health, Nursing or other related field.  Registered Nurse with school experience strongly preferred.

Experience: Minimum 3 years’ experience working in nursing, public health or relevant field.

Important Skills and Characteristics:  School Nursing experience, knowledge of adolescent and school health issues, experience working with schools.  Ability to troubleshoot issues.  Ability to interpret minimum program requirements.

Work Environment and Physical Requirements: Job may require moderate physical effort including lifting materials and equipment of <50# and involves viewing a CRT or VDT screen 25% to 75% of the time. Standard office environment. May require valid vehicle operator’s license where needed to perform duties of the position.

RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE WORK OF OTHERS:

No assigned responsibility.

IMPACT ON PROJECTS, SERVICES AND OPERATIONS

This person is a key member of the team and is responsible for an efficient flow of epidemiological data related to adolescent and school health issues and/or maternal child health epidemiology and prevention.  This person also ensures that the needs of the staff and clients are met in a timely manner, maintains professional relationships, and enhances potential future contracts with clients.

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