Healthy Start Careers

To apply for this position, please send your resume and cover letter to hr@healthystartfv.org
TITLE:
NURSE HOME VISITOR
PAY RATE:
$30.00 per hour
REPORTS TO:
NHV SUPERVISOR
TYPE:
Part-time (20 to 30 Hrs/Wk
GENERAL PURPOSE

The Nurse Home Visitor is responsible for implementing a nurse home visiting program designed to stabilize and support Volusia and Flagler families who have been affected by alcohol or other drugs. Nurse home visitors will be required to develop, implement, and update Plans of Safe Care and coordinate with numerous programs and community service organizations.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/DUTIES

1. Successfully complete orientation, initial and ongoing Program trainings to effectively implement the home visiting model with participants.
2. Receive and respond to referrals for eligible program participants.
3. Contact, screen, enroll and conduct ongoing in-person and telehealth visits with families in their home or occasionally another suitable location for the purpose of service provision.
4. Develop, implement, and update a Plan of Safe Care in accordance with locally adopted policies and governance mandates for program participants which may include the infant/toddler, biological mother, other relative caregiver, or foster parent.
5. Coordinate an array of services specific to the identified needs of the family.
6. Utilize the FSU Partners for a Healthy Baby curriculum in visits with participant.
7. Coordinate with medical professionals, behavioral health entities and other community organizations to ensure needed health and community services are provided.
8. Conduct screenings and assessments with participants including but not limited to general health assessments, developmental assessments, depression screens, and substance use screens. All assessments will be conducted using established and proven effective tools.
9. Provide reports of activities based on contractual and legal requirements.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS/DUTIES

1. Participate as a member of an integrated team providing intensive services to families.
2. Maintain and manage assigned caseload at appropriate capacity levels.
3. Coordinate with medical providers regarding the health and safety status needs of enrolled families.
4. Conduct home visits and make recommendations about the health and safety needs of enrolled families.
5. Complete program and data forms. Document all activities and upload required documents into required data system(s).
6. Report any knowledge or suspicion of child abuse, abandonment or neglect immediately to the Florida Abuse Hotline (800-96-ABUSE).

Please note this position description is not intended 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.

EDUCATION/QUALIFICATIONS/COMPETENCIES/SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Education:

Licensed RN, BSN strongly preferred.
Must have a minimum of 2 years nursing experience in maternal child health, public health, or behavioral health.

Qualifications:

1. Strong nursing and community health skills: You will need a comprehensive knowledge of nursing practices and scope of treatments.
2. Must demonstrate cultural competence and understand concepts related to trauma informed care, health equity, motivational interviewing, and addiction science.
3. Ability to work independently and as part of a larger team to:
• Visit program participants in a variety of community settings to provide healthcare services.
4. Monitoring clients, organizing records and record changes in behaviors/program impacts.

Competencies:

1. Clinical assessments and management
2. Strong written and verbal communication
3. Building rapport
4. Collaboration and teamwork
5. Leadership
6. Technology utilization, informatics, and data entry skills

Computer Skills:

• Intermediate proficiency in MS Word
• Intermediate proficiency in MS Excel
• Intermediate proficiency in MS Outlook
• Intermediate typing proficiency

Licenses and/or Certifications:

• Active Florida Registered Nurse License
• Valid Florida Driver’s License with a clean driving record and current private auto insurance policy.
• Ability to pass a Level II Background Screening and Drug Screening

SPECIAL CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
Physical and Environmental Requirements:

1. Ability to work in a variety of locations that include, but ae not limited to the following: office, program participants’ homes (indoors or outdoors), other community locations (satellite offices, library, parks, restaurants, etc.), remotely from home or other locations utilizing virtual platforms, etc.
2. Ability to drive routinely to meet with program participants.
3. Ability to sit, stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms
4. Ability to occasionally lift and /or move up to 30 pounds
5. Vision abilities required by this job include: close, distance, color, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus
6. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate (examples: business office with computers and printers, light traffic).

If you have a disability or other condition that would require you to need a reasonable accommodation under the ADA to complete the essential functions of this position, please notify the Human Resources Manager to complete the accommodation request process.

To apply for this position, please send your resume and cover letter to hr@healthystartfv.org
TITLE
NURSE HOME VISITOR
SALARY RANGE
$50,000 TO $62,000
REPORTS TO
NHV Supervisor
HIRING RANGE
$50,000-$55,000
TYPE
Full-Time Salaried
STATUS
EXEMPT
GENERAL PURPOSE

The Nurse Home Visitor is responsible for implementing a nurse home visiting program designed to stabilize and support Volusia and Flagler families who have been affected by alcohol or other drugs. Nurse home visitors will be required to develop, implement, and update Plans of Safe Care and coordinate with numerous programs and community service organizations.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/DUTIES

1. Successfully complete orientation, initial and ongoing Program trainings to effectively implement the home visiting model with participants.
2. Receive and respond to referrals for eligible program participants.
3. Contact, screen, enroll and conduct ongoing in-person and telehealth visits with families in their home or occasionally another suitable location for the purpose of service provision.
4. Develop, implement, and update a Plan of Safe Care in accordance with locally adopted policies and governance mandates for program participants which may include the infant/toddler, biological mother, other relative caregiver, or foster parent.
5. Coordinate an array of services specific to the identified needs of the family.
6. Utilize the FSU Partners for a Healthy Baby curriculum in visits with participant.
7. Coordinate with medical professionals, behavioral health entities and other community organizations to ensure needed health and community services are provided.
8. Conduct screenings and assessments with participants including but not limited to general health assessments, developmental assessments, depression screens, and substance use screens. All assessments will be conducted using established and proven effective tools.
9. Provide reports of activities based on contractual and legal requirements.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS/DUTIES

1. Participate as a member of an integrated team providing intensive services to families.
2. Maintain and manage assigned caseload at appropriate capacity levels.
3. Coordinate with medical providers regarding the health and safety status needs of enrolled families.
4. Conduct home visits and make recommendations about the health and safety needs of enrolled families.
5. Complete program and data forms. Document all activities and upload required documents into required data system(s).
6. Report any knowledge or suspicion of child abuse, abandonment or neglect immediately to the Florida Abuse Hotline (800-96-ABUSE).

Please note this position description is not intended 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.

EDUCATION/QUALIFICATIONS/COMPETENCIES/SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Education:

Licensed RN, BSN strongly preferred.
Must have a minimum of 2 years nursing experience in maternal child health, public health, or behavioral health.

Qualifications:

1. Strong nursing and community health skills: You will need a comprehensive knowledge of nursing practices and scope of treatments.
2. Must demonstrate cultural competence and understand concepts related to trauma informed care, health equity, motivational interviewing, and addiction science.
3. Ability to work independently and as part of a larger team to:
• Visit program participants in a variety of community settings to provide healthcare services.
4. Monitoring clients, organizing records and record changes in behaviors/program impacts.

Competencies:

1. Clinical assessments and management
2. Strong written and verbal communication
3. Building rapport
4. Collaboration and teamwork
5. Leadership
6. Technology utilization, informatics, and data entry skills

Computer Skills:

• Intermediate proficiency in MS Word
• Intermediate proficiency in MS Excel
• Intermediate proficiency in MS Outlook
• Intermediate typing proficiency

Licenses and/or Certifications:

• Active Florida Registered Nurse License
• Valid Florida Driver’s License with a clean driving record and current private auto insurance policy.
• Ability to pass a Level II Background Screening and Drug Screening

SPECIAL CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
Physical and Environmental Requirements:

1. Ability to work in a variety of locations that include, but are not limited to the following: office, program participants’ homes (indoors or outdoors), other community locations (satellite offices, library, parks, restaurants, etc.), remotely from home or other locations utilizing virtual platforms, etc.
2. Ability to drive routinely to meet with program participants.
3. Ability to sit, stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms
4. Ability to occasionally lift and /or move up to 30 pounds
5. Vision abilities required by this job include: close, distance, color, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus
6. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate (examples: business office with computers and printers, light traffic).

If you have a disability or other condition that would require you to need a reasonable accommodation under the ADA to complete the essential functions of this position, please notify the Human Resources Manager to complete the accommodation request process.