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Home Visitor- Help Me Grow

Requisition R129687 Market Toledo, Ohio Department Community Outreach - St. Vincent - Health Connections Shift Days Schedule Full-time

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Location: St. Vincent Medical Center

Shift: Days/Full-time

SUMMARY:

Help Me Grow Home Visitor in Lucas/Wood County. Provides home visitation services to expectant moms and families with young children that cultivate and strengthen nurturing parent-child relationships, promote healthy childhood growth and development, and enhance family functioning by reducing risk and building protective factors. Administers developmental assessment tools and screenings to monitor progress of child health and development.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 

  • Provides information, referrals, and linkages to available community resources. Links families to a medical provider to assure optimal health and development (i.e., timely immunizations, well-child care, etc.). 
  • Administers developmental assessment tools and screenings to monitor progress of child health and development and parent-child interaction skills in accordance with timelines. 
  • Must obtain Home Visitor Credential during orientation period and maintain credential throughout employment. 

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Associate's Degree in social work, early child development, nursing, or related field required.
  • Preferably 2 years of experience working with the community with an emphasis on home visiting.
  • Strong understanding of child development and community resources.
  • Provides culturally sensitive home visitation services for families that promote positive parent-child interaction, child developmental skills, and healthy and safety practices through the use of curriculum and other educational materials in accordance with best practices model standards. Provides information, referrals, and linkages to available community resources. Links families to a medical provider to assure optimal health and development.
  • Administers developmental assessment tools and screenings to monitor progress of child health and development and parent-child interaction skills in accordance with timelines
  • Works with families to develop individualized  family service plans and to meet stated goals.
  • Maintains accurate and complete electronic, case files, and program records in accordance with timelines.
  • Facilitates relationships and coordinates service with program collaboration partners and other community agencies.
  • Participates in supervision on a regular basis and participates in required trainings.  

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • Candidates must possess a minimum of a Associate's Degree in social work or early childhood development or a related degree.

Preferred : 

  • Two years of recent early childhood experience and experience working in the community preferably with an emphasis on home visiting and the collaborative community service systems
  • An ability to write effectively and speak clearly.
  • The ability to work well with and relate effectively with co-workers, staff, or other service providers, children, adolescents, and community groups.

Mercy Health is an equal opportunity employer.

Many of our opportunities reward* your hard work with:

  • Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plans
  • Prescription drug coverage
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Life insurance w/AD&D
  • Employer contributions to retirement savings plan when eligible
  • Paid time off
  • Educational Assistance
  • And much more

*Benefits offerings vary according to employment status

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Work Shift:

Days

Department:

Community Outreach - St. Vincent - Health Connections

All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. If you’d like to view a copy of the affirmative action plan or policy statement for  Mercy Health – Youngstown, Ohio or Bon Secours – Franklin, Virginia; Petersburg, Virginia; and Emporia, Virginia, which are Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, please email recruitment@mercy.com. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact The Talent Acquisition Team at recruitment@mercy.com

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