The Nurse-Family Partnership (NFP) Nurse Home Visitor is responsible for providing comprehensive nursing services to women and their families eligible for the NFP Program. Nurse home visitors are responsible for maintaining the highest standards in clinical nursing practice and adherence to the NFP model, and to policies, procedures, guidelines and standards of NFP and of Jefferson County Public Health.
Provides home visits to women and their families eligible for the NFP Program. Carries a case load of up to 25 clients. Performs home visiting in accordance with the NFP Model Elements and NFP Visit-to-Visit guidelines. Follows nursing process in implementing NFP into nursing practice. Assesses physical, emotional, social and environmental needs of women and their families as they relate to the NFP domains. Assists women and their families in establishing goals and outcomes. Provides education, support and referral resources in assisting women and their families in attaining their targeted goals. Consults and collaborates with other professionals involved in providing services to women and families. As requested/required, participates in community coalition in support of NFP and promotes public awareness of NFP. Develops and maintains community relationships to support client referrals.
BSN and minimum one year related work experience in maternal/child health, public health, home visiting or mental/behavioral nursing preferred.
Home visiting experience preferred.
Bilingual preferred (English and Spanish)
Must be licensed as a Registered Nurse (RN) in Colorado, or in a state that has enacted the RN Nurse Licensure Compact.
Must have valid driver's license, if you are from out of state, you must obtain a valid Colorado driver's license within 30 days of hire date and you must not have any major violations, nor DUI, DWI, DWAI conviction in the past three years.
Must provide immunization record at time of hire or prove immunity to comply with departmental Communicable Disease Control Policy.
Offer of employment contingent on criminal history, MVR check and education verification.