Home Visitor

  • 4041 N Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85012, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

At NATIVE HEALTH, we strive to provide the best health care available for urban American Indians, Alaska Natives, and  individuals who generally experience barriers to holistic, patient-centered, culturally sensitive health and wellness services.

NATIVE HEALTH currently provides a wide range of programs, including primary medical, dental, behavioral health, WIC (available at four sites), and community health and wellness programs.

We provide services to over 18,000 individuals per year, resulting in over 70,000 visits. NATIVE HEALTH is a private, non-profit 501(c)(3) organization and is led by a Chief Executive Officer under the supervision of the Board of Directors.

NATIVE HEALTH is accredited by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care, Inc.

Job Description

This position provides an opportunity to have a positive impact on the community and support families as they grow and develop. The Home Visitor provides developmental information, support and encouragement to individuals and families with a primary focus on pregnant women, infants, young children and expectant fathers, as well as perform case management services utilizing the Parents As Teachers model. This position reports to the Maternal and Child Health Program Manager.  

1.     Service Delivery

Provides the coordination and delivery of services to enable healthy and well-adjusted childhood development. Conducts personal in-home visits using the Parents as Teachers (PAT) model to develop case management services, while building trust and rapport with clients and their family members. Attends, participates, and completes all required trainings. Identifies and documents barriers and ensures families receive appropriate services.

2.     Family Enrollment

Identify and enroll families with children under the age of eight into the program. Identifies and fosters familiarity with resources, both externally and internally while actively recruiting and enrolling pregnant and postpartum women into the program through various outreach events and community partnerships. Maintains a full caseload and participates in supervisions and staff meetings.

 3.     Group Activity/Class Development

Actively engages in the organization and preparation of the monthly events that focus on child development, parent-child interaction, and education on family well-being. Invites families to attend program events.

4.     Documentation & Record-Keeping

Documents and keeps records of all visits and case management services provided to families. Paperwork is complete and submitted on time. Maintains strict client confidentiality and adheres to HIPAA regulations.

5.     Supports the organization as needed.

Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE/REQUIREMENTS:

  1. A bachelor’s degree in early childhood development/education, social work, public health, or related discipline appropriate to this position is strongly preferred; or a high school diploma or equivalent and 2 years of experience working with young children and/or parents, preferably within the American Indian/Alaska Native community.
  2. Must possess a valid and unrestricted Arizona driver’s license (within 30 days of hire if applicant is from out-of-state) with no DUI/DWI or reckless driving convictions in the last five years. No more than two at-fault accidents in the last three years. Must maintain a valid Arizona driver’s license during employment. Must be insurable under NATIVE HEALTH’s liability auto policy.
  3. Must pass a criminal background check with a Class I Fingerprint Clearance Card within the initial ninety (90) calendar days of employment.
  4. Must pass substance abuse testing upon employment, and submit to random testing during the course of employment.
  5. Must provide an updated immunization (IZ) record at the time of employment. 
  6. Must have a current (within 12 months) Tuberculosis (TB) skin report upon employment and provide an annual update.
  7. Must obtain a First Aid/CPR Card within (90) calendar days of employment and maintain a valid CPR Card during employment.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABLITIES:

  1. Knowledge of the social, cultural, and economic backgrounds of the American Indian/Alaska Native population.
  2. Knowledge of client confidentially and client rights according to Heath Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and Family Education Rights and Privacy Acts (FERPA).
  3. Excellent interpersonal skills.
  4. Proficient or able to become proficient with Parents as Teachers curriculum.
  5. Must be flexible and adaptable in meeting the needs of families, while maintaining the intent and scope of the program.
  6. Ability to make professional assessment and/or recommendation for medical, social and behavioral intervention.
  7. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions/concerns from parents.
  8. Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate, verbally and in writing.

Additional Information

NATIVE HEALTH. is an EEOC, Employment-At-Will, and Native American Preference employer. Drug Free and Commercial Smoke-Free work environment.