Job Description

Job Title: Nurse Home Visitor - Nurse Family Partnership
Job ID: 629304
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours: Monday through Friday 8a.m -4:30 p.m
Shift: Day
Facility: Jameson Child Advocacy Center
Department: Nurse Family Partnership
Location: 2010 West State Street, New Castle PA 16101

Description

The Jameson Child Advocacy Center is currently hiring a Full-Time Nurse Home Visitor to support the Nurse Family Partnership program at our New Castle, PA location. 

This position will require you to attend a week long training in Colorado. Shifts for this position will be primarily daylight shifts, with 100% travel (reimbursed). This position is home-based, with 25-27 cases. This position will not require on-call. 

Nurse-Family Partnership home visitation program for first-time mothers and their children in Lawrence County. Assess the needs of the women and the child/children. Provide education, support, and referral sources. Document program activity. Perform case management. Collaborate with other NFP team members, county agencies and professionals.

Responsibilities:
  • Ability to locate and activate family resources. Maintains consistent contact with referral source and provides regular feedback to referral source regarding services provided. Provides and maintains the required units of service as determined by the Executive Director.
  • Assists with new programs or changes in existing programs based on current or projected community needs. Assists with recommendations based on individual client needs, enabling them to access the most appropriate level of care for their situation.
  • Attends continuity meetings to promote a positive working relationship and mutual understanding among local providers. Meets with designated staff or affiliated organizations as needed to maintain and promote a continuing spirit of cooperation. Assumes personal responsibility for professional development and continuing education; discusses personal goals for continued development with the Executive Director.
  • Available for crisis situations as necessary and provides back-up services to other team members. Maintains client confidentially. Utilizes release forms as necessary. Participants in interdisciplinary efforts to achieve effective case management.
  • Demonstrates the ability to independently solve problems in a proactive and creative manner. Maintains good physical and emotional health necessary to fulfill the responsibility of the position. Orders supplies as appropriate.
  • Identifies problem areas and makes suggestions and recommendations to resolve problems or enhance development. Assists with recommendations based on clinical considerations, financial feasibility and existing resources. Assists with training and consultation to potential referral sources.
  • Maintains working knowledge of assigned families in the county, and oversees case management activities. Provide intake, assessment, home visits and service coordination for clients referred to the Nurse-Family Partnership Program. Follows established procedures of the NFP Program.
  • Prepares client assessments by interviewing client and family. Identifies client and family strengths and problem areas. Schedules initial home visits in a timely fashion and provides follow through with family services. Participants in the development of the individualized action plan. Includes families in the development of the individualized action plan.
  • Provides the Executive Director with accurate, complete and timely information as it relates to patient care, personnel issues and other program activities. Routinely maintains client notes and progress reports as required by NFP policies and procedures. Assists with planning, development and implementation of new programs consistent with the changing treatment environment and the agency's strategic imperatives.
  • Recognizes and evaluates personal strengths and weaknesses and requests assistance in situations that exceed abilities or authority. Adapts to and supports changes in the agency functions, management styles, or unit operations.

Qualifications

RN with six months relevant experience required. BSN preferred Two years recent experience in maternal/child health, public health, home visiting, or mental/behavioral nursing preferred. Home visiting experience preferred. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Ability to utilize Microsoft Office. Must complete Nurse Family Partnership initial training in Denver Colorado

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
Registered Nurse Driver's License Valid Car Insurance Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation Child CPR required.
  • Act 33 Child Clearance with Renewal
  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance with Renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance
  • Basic Life Support
  • Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation
  • Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation

UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Salary Range: $18.24 to $30.23

Union Position: No

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