Develops trust and rapport with clients and provides support using an empathic and client centered approach.
Conducts a maternal assessment of the client for postpartum recovery and signs and symptoms of postpartum complications.
Conducts a head to toe examination of the newborn to ensure healthy development, appropriate weight gain, and assesses for signs and symptoms of possible complications, such as jaundice or dehydration.
Assesses infant feeding and provides assistance and support as needed.
Effectively conducts required client assessments using standardized tools for maternal depression, parent-infant attachment, social support, home safety, as well as other non-standardized client assessments.
Uses a strength-based family assessment approach across a broad spectrum of areas using validated, standardized tools administered in the prescribed manner.
Refers clients to medical provider if any complications with the mother or infant are identified and provides referrals for other services as needed.
Provides information to clients about maternal and infant health, breastfeeding, parenting, attachment, home safety, family planning, infant behavior, and other related topics using a client-centered approach.
Attends and participates in all staff meetings, bi-monthly group reflective supervision, and weekly individual reflective supervision with Clinical Supervisor.
Completes all needed paperwork for each client in a timely and organized manner, including clear and well written progress notes. Maintains a system of confidentiality for all data, records, and information regarding children and families. Adherence to confidentiality, including HIPAA and PHI, in accordance with Agency policy and legal requirements. Adherence with technological security in accordance with Agency policy and legal requirements
Works closely with other Welcome Baby Nurses, Parent Coaches, supervisors, and administrative staff to provide a continuum of services. Adheres to all program guidelines, policies and protocols, and actively works toward achieving the goals of the program.
Participates in periodic Peer to Peer workshops, webinars, and conference calls; and Welcome Baby and Home Visitation regional meetings.
Non-Essential Duties and Responsibilities
These duties include tasks that are required, but currently comprise of less than 5% of the daily workflow for this job:
Complete and maintain professional growth/CEU hours as needed.
Remain current with child development literature, research, and trends in the business and politics of early care and education.
Represent CCRC at community events as needed.
Attend Welcome Baby related meetings and trainings as required.
Other duties as assigned.
Education: Bachelors of Science in Nursing
Experience: At least one year of experience in maternal and/or newborn services with strong maternal and newborn clinical assessment skills.
Bilingual : This position requires the ability to read, write and speak the language of the community to be served.
Professional/Technical Certifications :
Hold and maintain a current active RN license from the state of California Board of Registered Nursing.
Hold and maintain or be able to obtain within one year of employment a Public Health Nurse certification from the state of California Board of Registered Nursing.
Hold and maintain or be able to be completed within six months of hire a Certified lactation educator or certified lactation counselor certification ; alternately staff may be certified lactation consultant or international board certified lactation consultant .
Hold and Maintain a Basic Life Support certification
Technical Requirements :
Must have intermediate computer skills; including internet research, e-mail, data entry, and word processing. Proficiency in Windows-based programs including Microsoft Office , Zoom, as well as the ability to learn additional platforms related to the program.
Bilingual Required : Ability to converse, write and/or translate in English and Spanish
Ability to engage children and families from diverse backgrounds and experiences including disadvantaged, at risk, and or low income.
Accept full responsibility for self and contribution as a team member and present themselves as a credible representative of the agency.
Build internal and external customer confidence by providing consistent and high quality customer service.
Consistently present a calm, competent and professional image to clients, co-workers, and management.
Demonstrate a high degree of judgment, discretion, and decision making ability.
Demonstrate aptitude for working cooperatively as part of a team and collaborate with colleagues.
Demonstrate flexibility, innovation, and adaptability to the changing needs of the program, department and agency.
Effectively transfer thoughts and express ideas verbally and in writing to individuals and in a group setting.
Highly organized with strong time management skills and the ability to work under tight deadlines and pressures with great attention to detail.
Honor and establish rapport with socially, culturally and ethnically diverse families while empowering them by building on their strengths.
Honor the confidentiality of children and families including safely securing Personal Health Information and Personally Identifying Information .
Knowledge of fetal and human development and best practices in working with adults as well as knowledge of infant, toddler, and child development; prenatal and child health requirements.
Knowledgeable about local community resources and ability to refer families to appropriate agencies.
Maintain a sense of purpose, value and ownership of work and anticipates and prepare for chosen courses of action.
Maintain cooperative, diplomatic working relationships with co-workers, supervisors and the public; work as part of a team and collaborate with colleagues in a positive, productive and professional manner.
Maintain knowledge of human development and best practices in working with adults and children.
Provide information to clients about maternal and infant health, breastfeeding, parenting, attachment, home safety, family planning, child development and other related topics using a client-centered approach.
Recognize and take independent action to solve problems.
Seek out new responsibilities, act on opportunities, generate new ideas, and practice self-development.
Strong communication and interpersonal skills
Knowledge of normal fetal, infant, and toddler development; prenatal and child health requirements; and early childhood education best practices.
Understand one’s job duties and responsibilities, keep job knowledge current, and utilize necessary skills to complete work assignments.
Travel : Some travel/business related driving required; automobile, current auto insurance, current California Driver’s License and DMV clearance required.
Work Schedule : Full time, typically M-F, at times may need to work a non-traditional work schedule including early mornings, late evenings and weekends.
Work environment: Mixture of working in an office work environment and working directly with the community. Willingness to work in a traditional setting .
Background & Health Clearance Requirements: Bridge & FWB
Criminal Records , Child Abuse Index Check, Sexual Offender Registry, Health and Tuberculosis test clearances required.
All minimum requirements above met, plus:
At least six months of experience conducting home visits.
Experience in making home visits to families.
Knowledgeable about local community resources and able to refer families to appropriate agencies.
Experience working with families from diverse age, cultural and ethnic backgrounds.
Empathy, warmth, and the ability to establish trusting supportive relationships with an ethnically diverse population.
Familiarity with the effects of domestic violence and parental alcohol and/or other drug abuse on family health, parenting, and general functioning. Familiarity with the effects of perinatal depression on child development, parenting, and general functioning.
Professional/Technical Certifications :
Hold and maintain a Pediatric Emergency Assessment, Recognition and Stabilization or Pediatric Advanced Life Support certification
Technical Requirements :
Advanced computer skills; including web browsing, e-mail, data entry, and word processing. Proficiency in Windows-based programs including Microsoft Office , Zoom.
At CCRC, passion and meaningful work is rewarded! We offer employees:
Competitive compensation package
Robust benefit offerings -Medical, Dental, Vision, and Voluntary Life Insurance
Basic Life Insurance and Long Term Disability paid for by CCRC
Employer Contribution and Employer Match in the 403 Retirement Savings Plan with 100% vesting
Generous Time Off Policy-Vacation and Sick Time, Holidays, and Paid Winter Break
Opportunities for learning and professional development, including education reimbursement
Employee Assistance and Wellness Programs
501 designation-You can apply for Public Service Loan Forgiveness!
We have doubled in size over the past 10 years. We provide child development and early education, workforce development opportunities, child care financial assistance, Head Start preschool and Early Head Start services and more for close to 50,000 parents, children, and child care providers each month in Northern Los Angeles County, including Antelope Valley, and the entirety of San Bernardino County, including an office in Victorville, serving a total geographic area of 22,500 square miles.
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The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is in response to a formal complaint or charge, in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35
Posted Date : 2022-04-21
Expiry Date : 2022-07-21
Job type : Part Time