Bauer Family Resources

Bauer Family Resources’ rich heritage traces back to 1929 when a probation officer, Grace Bauer, saw the need to provide services that would divert youth from trouble with the law. Though our agency has undergone significant challenges, growth and changes throughout the years, Grace’s original passion, mission and resilience remains at the very heart of Bauer Family Resources. Today, with just 150 employees, Bauer Family Resources is able to impact the lives of over 10,000 individuals every year.

Founded:  1929 Headquartered:  Lafayette, IN
Phone:  (765) 742-5046
Health Services Aide

Location: 330 Fountain Street
Lafayette, IN 47901
United States of America
Years of Experience: 0-1 Years
Department: Health Level of Education: High School Diploma
Full/Part Time: Full Time


Position Summary:  The Health Services Aide is responsible for assisting in the delivery of health, safety, and nutrition services. This includes facilitating hearing, vision, and hemoglobin screenings, as well as growth assessments of enrolled children. This position assists in health services data entry, review of data, and communication with staff and families.  


Essential Functions:

The duties identified below are the essential functions of the position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Assist Health Manager in ensuring compliance with Bauer, State Licensing and Head Start regulations
  • Complete data entry
  • Review tracking reports and complete necessary contact with families
  • Assist with completion of required screenings
  • Ensure compliance with Bauer Policies, State Licensing and Head Start Program Performance Standards
  • Attend twice-monthly staff meetings, monthly Professional Development days, quarterly All-Agency meetings, and annual Pre-Service


 Must be 19.5 years of age or older.

Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must demonstrate regular, predictable attendance and be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge and skill required. The individual must be able to successfully pass background checks.


  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Valid Driver's license

Experience Required:

  • 1-2 years previous experience preferred

Knowledge and Skills Required:

  • Commitment to serving children and families in poverty with the highest quality services
  • Willingness to learn and apply new knowledge
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Familiar with medical terminology and Early Periodic Screening, Diagnostic, and Treatment (EPSDT)
  • Basic math skills
  • Organization and time management
  • Basic computer skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to fluently communicate in Spanish is a plus


Bauer Family Resources, Inc. is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin.

Manages Others: No
Benefits:  Dental Insurance
Educational Assistance
Life Insurance
Paid Time Off
Tuition Assistance
Disability Insurance
Employee Assistance Plan
Medical Insurance
Retirement Savings and Planning
Vision Insurance

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