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Community Health Worker - Healthy Start Grant

Requisition #: 189500
Location: Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital, St. Petersburg, FL 33701
Category: Allied Health/Clinical Professional
Work Shift: Day Shift
Work Week: Full Time (40 hours)
Weekend Work Required: Yes
Date Posted: July 12, 2019

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At Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital located in St. Petersburg, FL, we offer first-class pediatric care, along with the best lifestyle anyone could imagine. In the heart of Tampa Bay our main campus and state-of-the-art facility is located in downtown St. Petersburg, Florida and just minutes from restaurants, beautiful beaches, sports arenas and a multitude of family activities.

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POSITION SUMMARY:

Provides proper care coordination and linkages to appropriate community resources to participants and families enrolled in the Healthy Start Federal Project. Educates participants in the areas of pre-conceptional, pregnant, interconceptional and/or parenting phases to improve birth outcomes in the project service area. Reports to the Project Director.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  1. Provides care coordination and linkages to community resources and to program participants and their families to ensure access to appropriate Healthy Start supports and services
  2. Educates participants and their families on pre-conceptional, pregnant, interconceptional and/or parenting phases to improve maternal and child health outcomes in grant service area
  3. Demonstrates open and respectful communication in all interactions with program participants and their families to positively represent the Healthy Start Federal Project in the community
  4. Maintains accurate records of program participants and submits information in a timely manner to meet grant’s productivity requirements
  5. Ensures that program activities and documentation conform to federal laws and organizational guidelines and policies to protect participants’ personal information

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Associates degree required
  • Minimum of 1 year of case management experience or related experience in Maternal Child and Health, Social Work, Early Childhood or Child Development
  • Current driver’s license and insurance with access to reliable transportation
  • Proficient oral and written communication skills and ability to interact with diverse audiences
  • Ability to work independently and within a team

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • __X__ Ability to move freely (standing, stooping, walking, bending, pushing and pulling) and lift up to a maximum of twenty-five (25) pounds without assistance
  • __X__ Category 2: Job classification is not exposed to blood borne pathogens (blood or bodily fluids) while performing job duties

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

  • Divides time between a climate-controlled office, home environments and community settings
  • Frequent work and meeting attendance in community settings
  • Occasional travel via airplane/car to national and regional trainings, seminars and workshops
  • Regular use of computer involving repetitive motion to arms, wrists and fingers

Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are drug-free workplace employers.

Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, mental or physical disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.

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