Child Care Coordinator Job Description

Child Care Coordinator Job Description

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Child care coordinator provides information to members and providers regarding mental health and substance abuse benefits, community treatment resources, mental health managed care programs, and Magellan Health Services policies and procedures and criteria.

Child Care Coordinator Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Manage highly complex members as part of an inter - disciplinary care team approach in collaboration with Care Coordinators (CCs), Community Health Workers (CHWs), OB providers, behavioral health providers
Represent the health plan and provide subject matter expertise at internal clinical and quality meetings, regulatory meetings, and any relevant community partner meetings, workgroups
Identify and implement population health strategies
Serve as the key liaison between the patient and their patient-centered medical home team, including providers, clinic staff, and other health care professionals
Work to ensure safety, best practices, and high quality standards are maintained for the patient across the health care continuum
Working with the Department of Early Education and Care to ensure providers are vetted and policies and processes comply with state regulations
Conform with and abide by all regulations, policies, work procedures and instructions for supervising agency
Helps with bathroom breaks & diaper changes
Makes minor adjustments or repairs to clothing
Helps children dress for outside weather

Child Care Coordinator Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Child Care Coordinator

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CPR, AED, BFA

Education for Child Care Coordinator

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the child care coordinator job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Associate Degree in Education, Early Childhood Education, Child Development, Public Administration, Elementary Education, Special Education, Business/Management, Business/Administration, Graduate Education, Nursing

Skills for Child Care Coordinator

Desired skills for child care coordinator include:

Community mental health services
Current involuntary examination process
Regulations
Statutes for minors
Adult learning principles to effectively construct and implement trainings
Technical advisement opportunities for FCC providers
Ability to use a networked database
Excel and PowerPoint
Departments where procedures occur
Practice policies and procedures related to scheduling and front desk functions

Desired experience for child care coordinator includes:

Performs housekeeping duties in pre-ski school
Participates and/or instructs children in games, crafts and activities
Work with supervisor to plan and manage internal communications and ensure awareness of program activities, successes and key milestones
Monitor, measure and report on the child care program support efforts and achievements
Liaise with staff in multiple teams to understand all necessary aspects of program coordination
Help organize and execute program events

Child Care Coordinator Examples

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Child Care Coordinator Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a child care coordinator. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for child care coordinator
  • Applies knowledge of practice policies and procedures related to scheduling and front desk functions
  • Supports development and distribution of program marketing and training resources and materials
  • Create monthly reports for internal tracking
  • Updates and manages internal and external online content
  • Provides administrative support to the Program Director
  • Works with supervisor and various teams as needed on supplemental projects
  • Assist in administering mini-grants to eligible childcare programs participating in the quality improvement/technical assistance process
  • Conduct assessments of the family childcare provider, group home or center to determine success factors and assess readiness to receive quality improvement technical assistance services from the CCR&R
  • Provide linkages and resources to assist providers with enrollment and scholarship information for institutes, conferences, and degree programs
  • Track all technical assistance activities, record and maintain information and data as assigned
Qualifications for child care coordinator
  • Experience in developing and managing flexible relationships with diverse groups/environments and individuals
  • Experience working with a team virtually
  • Required - minimum 3-5 years of nursing experience with databases
  • Junior College/Technical School - Preferred
  • Staffing and scheduling experience - Preferred
  • Early Childhood Education experience - Preferred
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Child Care Coordinator Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a child care coordinator. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for child care coordinator
  • Apply knowledge of practice policies and procedures related to scheduling and front desk functions
  • Authorize behavioral health services based upon benefit eligibility and clinical criteria
  • Promote health, wellness and optimal psychosocial functioning for member and caregivers (identify caregiver gaps, facilitate education and respite support)
  • Develop and conduct provider education and training
  • Provide systematic and accountable, quality improvement technical assistance to Child Care Centers and Family Child Care Homes participating in the state quality rating and improvement system, Quality Rated, within the service delivery area
  • Conduct assessments of the family child care provider and child care learning center to determine success factors and assess readiness to receive quality improvement technical assistance services from the CCR&R
  • Work with providers to troubleshoot concerns
  • Work with Area Offices to track utilization and send proper documentation to Central Offices for program development and billing purposes
  • Spearhead selection of new providers for 20 area offices rolling out program in FY20
  • Provide contract oversight including visiting programs to ensure they are adhering to contract terms
Qualifications for child care coordinator
  • Minimum two (2) years of Project coordination experience
  • Strong technical skills, including knowledge of computer software, including but not limited to, Microsoft Office Products
  • Excellent oral and written communications excellent follow-through skills
  • Ability to plan, organize, schedule in an efficient, productive manner
  • Minimum two years of experience in working in childcare field (classroom teacher, administrator, family childcare home provider, trainer, technical assistance consultant)
  • Efficient, able to maintain schedule that is conducive to provider’s needs
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Child Care Coordinator Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a child care coordinator. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for child care coordinator
  • Provide SSTC contract oversight including visiting programs to ensure they are adhering to contract terms
  • Consult with DCF field and child care providers to troubleshoot problems
  • Work with Regional SSTC Coordinators to help manage child referral and enrollment
  • Oversee the billing and payment process
  • Working with the DCF procurement team to draft and post new contracting opportunity to bring additional 20 offices on board during FY20
  • Managing provider application process
  • Working with Area Offices to recommend providers and draft contracts
  • Develop a Plan of Action (POA) collaboratively with the provider or center director based on needs assessment information
  • Assist in implementation of the POA, which includes on-site technical assistance visits, telephone and office consultation, advice on selection of equipment, on-site training, linkages to other community resources and professional development opportunities via the CCR&R, universities and technical colleges
  • Acquire and maintain proficiency in the Infant/Toddler Environment Rating Scale (ITERS), the Early Childhood Environment Rating Scale (ECERS), Family Child Care Environment Rating Scale (FCCERS), School Age Childhood Environment Rating Scale (SACERS), and Quality Rated as assigned
Qualifications for child care coordinator
  • Exceptional ability to react in a timely manner to requests for assistance, and requests from CCR&R Agency Director/Assistant Director
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  • CPR certified or able to attain certification within 30 days of employment Access to reliable transportation that will enable you to travel to client or patient sites within a designated area
  • Associates degree or equivalent of two years full-time college coursework in child development, early childhood education, or closely related field required
  • Strong knowledge and current experience of infant, child, and adolescent growth and development
  • Demonstrates enthusiasm, interest, and skill in providing optimum care to patients and family members
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Child Care Coordinator Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a child care coordinator. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for child care coordinator
  • Engage stakeholders and assist with navigation of the mental health system and address systemic barriers to care
  • Work with Managers to create weekly/monthly meal plans and create orders for desired goods
  • Washes bathrooms, cleans toilet, cleans mirrors, sinks and walls in order to have clean and sanitary restrooms
  • Washes all hard floor areas to remove dirt and soiled areas
  • Works with classrooms to ensure proper timing for meals, laundry
  • Vacuums rooms, public areas and hallways, and lifting/moving heavy furniture
  • Replaces towels, soaps and all classroom amentities
  • The Kitchen/Housekeeping coordinator may also fulfill the job as a Day Care Aide and assist in the classrooms as needed
  • Provides clinic check-in check-out
  • Assumes primary responsibility for the accurate and timely scheduling for patients and families needing surgery and/or ancillary testing
Qualifications for child care coordinator
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, Marketing or any other related field
  • Flexibility and ability to perform multiple tasks
  • Possesses an independent work initiative and organizational ability
  • Ability to plan and facilitate individual and group play and recreational activities
  • Must be a self-starter, work well with minimal supervision, the ability to work in partnership with other team members
  • 3 - 4 years of recent healthcare experience working as a medical assistant
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Child Care Coordinator Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a child care coordinator. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for child care coordinator
  • Works collaboratively with families, departments providing services, physician offices, and physician specialists to coordinate resources needed
  • Responsible for day-to-day processes and patient flow for assigned providers
  • Calls acute care facilities to confirm appointment s or schedules appointments, confirms provider availability for cases,copies and distributes schedules, acts as a resource person within practice for other outpatient and inpatient departments
  • Daily opening and closing of cash box, following reconciliation process
  • Works referral, pre A/R, coding and preventable denial queues
  • Appointment reconciliation
  • Scanning and faxing as required by clinic
  • Reception area management
  • Answering multi line phone system to clinic standards, including proper chart documentation
  • Understanding HIPAA and patient privacy
Qualifications for child care coordinator
  • Detail oriented with strong organization skills to complete paperwork that is accurate, relevant, and timely
  • Strong training skills specific to best practices in Family Child Care settings
  • Cultural competence demonstrated by meeting mandated site visitation requirements in a variety of family settings and environments
  • Posess computer proficiency to utilize a variety of computer software programs in order to successfully complete and/or delegate assigned tasks
  • Must be a licensed driver, in good standing
  • Possess effective program improvement strategies to continually assess and recommend quality enhancements that positively impact the Agency’s operations

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