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Employer: Sedgwick County
Division: Health
Job Title: Healthy Babies Comunity Liaison
Salary: $36597.60 Annually


Veterans' Preference is available for this vacancy.
To receive Veterans' Preference, you must supply a copy of your DD214 to the Human Resources department at Sedgwick County after applying.


Job Description:

Job Objectives:

Provide direct in home prenatal and parenting education and support to women and families in Sedgwick County with a focus on the reduction of infant mortality, low birth weight and prematurity among high-risk mothers. Education and support is provided both at in home and doctors office visits, as provider will accompany clients to well-child visits assisting with navigation of the healthcare system.

 

Essential Job Functions:

Home visits/In-office visits

  • Complete in-home/ doctor’s office visits following program guidelines
  • Evaluate clients for mental and physical health barriers by performing a variety of assessments
  • Ensure a “Welcome Home” visit is completed within 28 days of delivery of child.

Documentation

  • Documentation will occur in real time at client visits, with full completion in 48 hours.
  • Audits of documentation will be revised and returned to coordinator by deadline given.

Education

  • Provide maternal/child health education
  • Conduct developmental sceenings per curriculum timeframe
  • Complete referrals to other community agencies based on individual client needs
  • Represents Healthy Babies in a professional manner by participating in health fairs, community events, coalitions and conducting presentations for other community agencies.

 

Competencies:

Communication:  Clearly conveys and receives information and ideas through the appropriate methods and media for target audiences in a manner that engages the listener, helps them understand and retain the message, and invites response and feedback. Ensures appropriate stakeholders are kept informed and that information shared is accurate and timely. Demonstrates good written, oral, and listening skills.

Teamwork:  Participates as an active and contributing member of a team to achive team goals. Works cooperatively with other team members, involves others, shares information as approriate, and shares credit for team accomplishments.

Time Management:  Shows ability to plan, schedule, direct work of self and others. Balances task requirements and individual abilities; sets high standards and well-defined, realistic goals for one’s self. Displays a high level of effort and commitment towards completing assignments in a timely manner; works with minimal supervision and is motivated to achieve.

Decision Making / Problem Solving:  Breaks down problems into components and recognizes interrelationships. Makes timely sound, well-informed, objective and appropriate decisions. Compares data, information, and input from a variety of sources to draw conclusions. Takes action that is consistent with available facts, constraints, and probable consequences.

Persuasion:  The ability to impact and influence others. The ability to gain others’ support for ideas, proposals, projects, and solutions. Involves others in a process or decision to ensure their support. Identifies and proposes solutions that benefit all parties involved in a situation.

 

Job Standards:

Minimal Qualifications:

  • Educational Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in Social Work or Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood
  • Years of Experience:  Minimum 1 year field case management, home visiting experience with multi-stressed families, or any combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, abilities and competencies.

Preferred Qualifications:  

  • Years of Experience:   Minimum 2 years field case management, home visiting experience with multi-stressed families, or any combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, abilities and competencies.
  • License, certifications, etc…   Social Work licensure by BSRB . Bilingual preferred.

 

Physical Requirements of Position:

Light work. Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. If the use of arm and/or leg controls requires exertion of forces greater than that for sedentary work and the worker sits most of the time, the job is rated for light work.

 

Testing/Screening Requested:

Background and DMV checks • Pre-employment drug screen • Language fluency test

 

Equipment:

Standard Office Equipment • Computer with Microsoft Office software

 

Work Environment:

Usual working days/hours:  40 (may exceed 40 hours)

Location of work:  DOH- Healthy Babies 1900 E. 9th Street N.

 

*Please note this job posting is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice*

*This position may be filled or closed to further application without notice. Must be at least 18 years of age to work for Sedgwick County*

It is the policy of Sedgwick County not to discriminate in its programs or services provided to the general public, including employment and all other activities, on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, sex, age, disability, veteran status or any other similarly protected status. Sedgwick County is committed to making the application, interview, and pre-employment testing process accessible to persons with disabilities. If you wish to volunteer information regarding any special assistance you may need, please notify Crissy Magee, Sedgwick County ADA Coordinator, by phone (316) 660-7056, TDD (Kansas Relay at 711 or 800-766-3777), or email at crissy.magee@sedgwick.gov. Do not send resumes or application status request or employment questions to this email or phone number. This information is provided only for those requiring ADA assistance. Applications must be submitted on www.hrepartners.com. You will be contacted should the department feel that you are a qualified candidate. Sedgwick County will prohibit the hiring of spouses and/or immediate family members within the same department, but not within the County structure.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



Vacancy Number: 20002659

Open Date: 12/17/2018 12:00:00 AM
Close Date: 2/17/2019 11:59:59 PM