Visiting Nurse (Bilingual -English/Spanish)
We are seeking full time a Bilingual (English/Spanish) Home Visiting Nurse for our new Family Connects program. The Family Connects model is an evidence-based and successfully demonstrated program that connects parents of newborns to the community resources they need through postpartum nurse home visits. Specifically, the goal of Family Connects’ home visits is to support and assess family needs including physical and psychosocial well-being and facilitate referrals and connections to community agencies to support families in the Mercer County area.
The qualified candidate would have a bachelor’s degree in nursing or relevant health related field with current RN license, or associate’s degree in nursing with current RN license. The candidates should have a minimum of one (1) year of clinical experience providing care for birthing people during the prenatal, intrapartum, or postpartum period including newborn care. If you are interested in applying for this position, please forward your resume and cover letter.
Bilingual Community Health Worker- Mercer
We are seeking a full-time Community Health Worker for our Healthy Women Healthy Families grant. Community Health Workers (CHWs) are frontline public health workers who have a unique understanding of the communities they serve. This empowers them to act as a link between health and social services by facilitating access to services and improving the quality and delivery of care.
CHWs conduct community outreach and education, virtual and/or home visits, case management activities to connect women and their families to health care, and support maternal and child health community programs and services in their respective counties. CHWs also provide informal counseling, social support, enrollment strategies, and advocacy for their clients. Other activities include assistance navigating the healthcare system, appointments, resources, and referrals promoting continuity of care, marketing programs and services, conducting education workshops on Maternal Child Health topics and disease prevention, and mapping communities to help locate and support needed services.
Qualified applicants must have a Bachelor’s degree (preferred) and a minimum of 1 year in the maternal child health field. Speak and write in Spanish and English. Strong knowledge about Mercer County New Jersey social services system is required. Experience relating to the field of public health, specifically maternal child health is strongly preferred. A valid driver’s license and the ability to travel on a daily basis for community-based appointments in Mercer are also required. If you are interested in applying for this position, please email your cover letter and resume.
Service Coordinator- Mercer County
We are seeking a Full Time Case Manager/Service Coordinator (SC). The Service Coordinator ensures that children and their families receive the support and service they need, as authorized under the NJ Department of Health Early Intervention Program. The SC assists families with infants/toddlers with special needs (birth to 3 years) by meeting in the home with the family and other practitioners to plan and ensure delivery of EI services.
The qualified candidate must have a Bachelor’s degree or higher from an accredited institution in social work, public health, human services, health related field or education AND at least one year of post graduate documented paid, professional experience working with children (birth to 5 who have developmental delays) and their families in a counseling, supporting or case management role. If the candidate has a social work certification (CSW) or is a licensed social worker (LSW) the one year experience is waived.
Excellent communication skills-both written and oral; proficiency with Microsoft Office, interpersonal and problem solving skills and the ability to travel extensively on a daily basis for community based appointments in Mercer County, including Trenton. A valid driver’s license and insurance are required. If you are interested in applying for this position please email your cover letter and resume.