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Healthy Start Home Visitor

Treasure Coast Maternity Center
735 South Colorado Avenue, Stuart, FL 34994
Hybrid work
$42,000 - $52,000 a year - Full-time

Location

735 South Colorado Avenue, Stuart, FL 34994

Benefits
Pulled from the full job description

  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance

Full job description

The Treasure Coast Maternity Center is a 501c3 dedicated to advancing maternal health and well-being through comprehensive maternity care, impactful health education, and compassionate care coordination. We strive to ensure that every mother receives the support and resources she needs to navigate the journey of motherhood with dignity and resilience. By fostering a holistic approach to maternal care, we aim to create healthier, more informed communities where every family can thrive, regardless of socio-economic factors. Together, we are committed to breaking down barriers, promoting inclusivity, and building a future where every mother can experience pregnancy, childbirth, and parenthood in a safe and supportive environment.

Position Description: The Healthy Start Home Visitor is responsible for providing Healthy Start participants counseling to address emotional, situational, and developmental stressors. The goal is to reduce identified risk factors to achieve positive pregnancy outcomes and optimal infant/child health and development. Participants are screened and assessed, provided with care coordination (connection to services), health education, and referral/ follow-up to pregnant women and infants in the Healthy Start Program. The Healthy Start Home Visitor exercises individual judgement and works with minimum supervision to empower women to improve the health of themselves, their infants, and their family.

Qualifications: Minimum of four-year college degree in one of the following preferred:

  • social sciences; a health-related field such as nursing, public health, health education, health care administration, social work or psychology

-OR-

  • Two years of college with three years of experience in social work, public health, health education, nursing, or counseling.
  • CHES, MCHES, or RN preferred.
  • Bilingual in Spanish or Creole preferred.
  • Reliable transportation for client home visits.

Knowledge, Skills, and Requirements: Computer skills with proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook) and the internet. Ability to interface effectively with a diverse population. Professional communication, documentation, and time management skills. Must communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. Ability to be flexible regarding work location and work schedule, occasionally including evenings or weekends outside of regular business hours, based on business needs. Bilingual preferred.

Communication skills: Excellent oral and written communication skills. Must possess strong organizational, communication and writing skills. Bilingual in Spanish or Creole preferred. Home visitor will be fluent in reading, writing, and translating information on all levels. Relates cooperatively and constructively with staff, agency representatives, service providers, and the priority population.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Deliver evidence-based, prenatal, preconception and inter-conception health education programming to identify clients at hospitals, community health clinics, and in their homes as outlined in program guidelines.
  • Coordinate health screenings to assess the educational needs of clients at- risk for poor pregnancy outcomes and provide individual counseling to improve the health & well-being of clients.
  • Assure clients and their families have access to accurate and up-to-date health information and care.
  • Perform case management services for individuals/families receiving Healthy Start services.
  • Assist clients in accessing community services and provide information and education to clients about smoking cessation, childbirth education, breastfeeding support, parenting and infant growth and development.
  • Initiate scheduling procedures for client, family of client and client’s provider to manage appointments and referrals for services.
  • Complete all Healthy Start assessments and home visits as required per program guidelines.
  • Maintain/update client files and ensure Healthy Start database are updated as required per policy and program guidelines.
  • Conduct outreach activities including home visits to clients to provide Healthy Start services and to providers and other community organizations to promote the program.
  • Participate in quality improvement and quality assurance activities of the program to enhance services.
  • Prepare and facilitate maternal group connections as required.
  • Complete documentation and accurately code for Healthy Start services in Well Family System within 72 business hours.
  • Complete initial contacts as required by the program guidelines and core performance measures.
  • Serve as a liaison and/or participate in county and community agency meetings that involve strategic planning and implementation of public health programs that benefit priority population as assigned.
  • Assists with completion of quarterly reports.
  • Build relationships with community organizations, local health departments, and community based clinic practices to better serve clientele.
  • Participate in staff meetings, continuing education training, and program required meetings.
  • Complete all job duties and case management tasks within the required times.
  • Comply with HIPAA requirements regarding client confidentiality as they pertain to the Coalition and the Treasure Coast Maternity Center
  • Work on special projects or tasks as assigned.
  • Perform duties in a culturally sensitive manner.
  • Requires flexible work hours as necessary

ADDITIONAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Completes and submits all schedules, timesheets and mileage forms according to designated timelines.
  • Attends and participates in monthly all staff meetings.
  • Attend meetings, classes/conference and in-service programs as requested or assigned to update knowledge and skills related to the Healthy Start Program and other activities.

ORGANIZATIONAL COMPETNCY STANDARDS

  • The ability to function and operate as a team player, showing dignity and respect for all.
  • The ability to comply with all equal employment opportunity and ethical standards and regulations.
  • The ability to take direction in a respectful and productive manner from supervisors and managers.
  • The ability to have cordial and professional relationship both within the organization and all vendors, clients and third parties.
  • The ability to understand and comply with all Treasure Coast Maternity Center policies and procedures.
  • The ability to render compassionate care and an equal commitment to serve clients in need of healthcare assistance.

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by this employee.

TCMC requires all new hires to pass a local and national Level 2 criminal background check prior to being hired. We are an Equal Opportunity Drug Free WorkplaceEmployer.

Special Requirements and Physical Demands: Must have a reliable vehicle. Possess a valid Florida Driver’s License. Provide Proof of automobile insurance converge in the amount of at least $50,000/100,000/50,000 for liability limits. Maintain a satisfactory driving record and eligibility for coverage under any applicable agency insurance. Must be able to lift 25lbs.

The company reserves the right to revise this job description as needed to comply with actual job requirements. He/she will be required to follow other instructions and to perform other duties requested by his/her supervisor.

Treasure Coast Maternity Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive team. If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call 772-463-2888.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $42,000.00 - $52,000.00 per year

Benefits:

  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance

Medical specialties:

  • Ob/Gyn
  • Public Health

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekends as needed

Education:

  • Bachelor's (Preferred)

Language:

  • Spanish (Preferred)
  • Haitian Creole (Preferred)
  • any language other than English (Preferred)

Work Location: Hybrid remote in Stuart, FL 34994