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Maternal Health Care Coordinator at Northeast Florida Healthy Start Coalition

Actively Recruiting

Openings

1 currently recruiting

Service Dates

October 11, 2021 - August 26, 2022

Application Window

September 27, 2021 - July 15, 2022

Location

  • Jacksonville, FL

Contact Information

Elizabeth Dailey
(215) 567-1326
csaunders@nefhsc.org

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Position Details

National Health Corps Service Member

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Description

The purpose of the member is to provide home visiting initial intake for pregnant women in the community about the services that the Healthy Start Coalition provides such as case management, breastfeeding education, safe sleep resources, nutrition education, infant care, fatherhood education, and parenting education. Member will act as a Spanish translator for clients whose first language is Spanish. The member will provide individual health education to moms, dads and families on nutrition, safe sleep, breast feeding, and community social services (e.g. SNAP, transportation, substance use recovery centers, financial assistance, and housing assistance). The member will represent the Healthy Start Coalition at health fairs to promote Healthy Start services. The member will be contributing to improving the screening rate as well as improving health outcomes for our mothers and babies in Northeast Florida. The member will conduct outreach to local nonprofits about Healthy Start Services to increase Healthy Start Services.

The purpose of the member is to provide home visiting initial intake for pregnant women in the community about the services that the Healthy Start Coalition provides such as case management, breastfeeding education, safe sleep resources, nutrition education, infant care, fatherhood education, and parenting education. Member will act as a Spanish translator for clients whose first language is Spanish. The member will provide individual health education to moms, dads and families on nutrition, safe sleep, breast feeding, and community social services (e.g. SNAP, transportation, substance use recovery centers, financial assistance, and housing assistance). The member will represent the Healthy Start Coalition at health fairs to promote Healthy Start services. The member will be contributing to improving the screening rate as well as improving health outcomes for our mothers and babies in Northeast Florida. The member will conduct outreach to local nonprofits about Healthy Start Services to increase Healthy Start Services. Read More

Living Allowance

$1500 - $2000 monthly

Benefits

Childcare assistance if eligible, Education award upon successful completion of service, Health coverage, Living allowance, Student loan forbearance, Training

Additional Benefits

Member Assistance Program Transportation reimbursement during the service day Training and professional development opportunities

Education Requirements

GED

Desired Certifications or Qualifications

-Traits: flexible, independent, outgoing, comfortable with strangers, tolerant, compassionate, and organized.
-Minimum qualifications, training, or experience: Interest in public health, specifically maternal and child health, open-minded, ability to deal with diverse groups of people.
-Skills: Spanish speaking skills preferred, team communication skills, efficient in Microsoft Office, presentation skills, interpersonal skills, public speaking.

Desired Languages

English, Spanish

Other Conditions

Car recommended
Subject to criminal background check

Service Details

Focus Areas

Health & Nutrition

Weekly Hours

38

Location Type

Urban

Service Type

Direct Service

Service Environment

Indoor

Placement

Individual Placement

Service Setting

Community-based Nonprofit, Community Development Organization, Health Clinic/Other Health Organization, High School, Homeless Shelter, Soup Kitchen, or Food Bank, Hospital, Organization primarily serving older adults, Recreation or Youth Center, School-based Nonprofit

Activity Types

Hands On Activities, Office Activities, Professional Activities

Contact Information

Elizabeth Dailey
(215) 567-1326
csaunders@nefhsc.org

Hosted By

Position Details

National Health Corps Service Member

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