Family Support Spec-FirstSteps

  • Palomar Pomerado Health
  • Affiliates Escondido California US
  • Posted: Mar 26, 2019
Other Professional

Job Description

This position is dependent upon the successful acquisition and retention of grant funding; applicants should be aware that any failure to secure adequate grant funding may result in position elimination.

Provides intensive, ongoing home visitation to at-risk program participants using the Healthy Families America (HFA) and Parents as Teachers (PAT) evidence-based models. Recruits, enrolls, schedules, and supports client participation in all program activities, e.g., monthly parent meetings. Assists and supports program participants to set and meet short- and long-term personal and family goals. Implements famiy and child screenings and assessments at established intervals. Attends program support groups and meetings with participants. Provides measurable, objective documentation which clearly demonstrates visit education, goals, communication and resources provided. Responsible for timely and accurate input of client and family data into CMEDS and Palomar Health data systems on a daily and ongoing basis. Engages in outreach activities under the guidance of the Supervisor/Director. Participates as a member of interdisciplinary and interagency teams. Frequent travel required throughout North Inland and North Coastal regions of San Diego. Speak and read English at a level that is sufficient to satisfactorily perform the essential functions of the position. Knowledge of standard office equipment (i.e., calculator, fax, photocopier) and personal computer and computer software skills (i.e., MS Windows, Excel, Access, Word, Powerpoint, internet, e-mail). Windows computer skills including proficient use of keyboarding, use of mouse or keys for functions such as selecting items, use of drop down menus, scroll bars, opening folders, copying and similar operations required upon employment or within the 1st two weeks of employment to perform the essential functions of the job. Performs other duties as assigned. Follows Palomar Health rules, policies, procedures, applicable laws and standards. Carries out the mission, vision, and quality commitment of Palomar Health.

Job Requirements

Minimum Education: Bachelor's Degree in Child Development, Social Work, Psychology, Public Health, Maternal/Child Health, Education or a human services/sciences field  Preferred Education: Master's Degree in Child Development, Social Work, Psychology, Public Health, Maternal/Child Health, Education or a human services/sciences field
Ongoing professional development through classes, workshops, conferences and/or webinars  Minimum Experience: 1 - 2 years in related field
Bilingual - Spanish  Preferred Experience: 3 or more years in related field, home visiting experience
Demonstrated experience in in-home, low income, family-based services  Required Certification: American Heart Association recognized BLS - Heartsaver  Preferred Certification: Not Applicable  Required License: Valid Driver's License  Preferred License: Not Applicable