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Home Visitor

Company: North West New Mexico First Born Program
Location: Farmington
Posted on: November 23, 2022

Job Description:

Summary This position provides culturally sensitive, in-home and community visitation services to first time families (prenatal and postpartum) within San Juan County. The home visitor provides education and support through use of reflective listening and utilizes structured curriculum to provide optimal opportunities for child and family growth and development. The home visitor assists families in linking with relevant community resources and completes developmental and other screens as required by program standards. The home visitor must participate in relevant program activities, such as training and supervision. Local travel is required, as well as working some evening and weekend hours, and all activities must be documented in electronic and other files. The home visitor will be expected to comply with all current public health orders, including use of PPE, social distancing and delivering curricula/home visits in a hybrid (virtual/in-person) model. Key Areas of Responsibility: Provide support, education, referrals and assistance in the home setting to new parents within San Juan County Attend all First Born staff meetings and scheduled training sessions Attend all scheduled administrative and reflective supervision with First Born Program Manager and actively participate in the process Maintain an active caseload, adhering to minimum visit requirements and other guidelines as established by program standards Maintain clinical records (primarily electronic) according to program standards and guidelines Maintain confidentiality and HIPAA requirements of families receiving First Born services Demonstrate understanding of different backgrounds, family situations, and values; provide services in a culturally sensitive manner Represent and advocate for First Born in the community Collaborate and coordinate services with other community agencies Create and maintain positive relationships with referral sources and community partners Submit required information for reports to funders in a timely and accurate manner Maintain a record of scheduled home visits according to program guidelines As directed, represent First Born at special events or programs (events may be held outside regular work hours) Perform within the prescribed limits of NWNMFB's ethics and compliance policies Perform other duties as assigned by the supervisor. Qualifications: 1. High school diploma or GED required2. College degree preferred, in Early Childhood Education, Social Work, Counseling, or related field3. Experience working with populations served by First Born , to include children ages 0-3, pregnant mothers and families representing a wide range of socio-economic and cultural backgrounds, highly preferred4. Bilingual (Navajo, Zunir or Spanish) preferred5. Ability to maintain accurate and current records and correspondence using both paper and electronic files6. Excellent interpersonal communication skills7. Ability to pass a mandatory background clearance required of all childcare workers in the State of New Mexico8. CPR certified within first 90 days of employment9. FAN (Facilitating Attuned Interactions) certification within one year of hire10. If desired, successful completion of the Community Health Workers Certificate within 2 years of hire11. Reliable transportation with valid New Mexico driver's license, current automobile registration and proof of auto insurance12. Ability to work well in culturally diverse settings, which includes knowledge of local population served13. Ability to work independently and within a team setting14. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk, stand, drive, sit for long periods of time and use computer equipment and cell phones. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must be able to lift 40 pounds. Due to the home-based model of services, the employee is required to work in participant families' homes and community resource agencies and businesses. Extensive local travel is required, and occasional long-distance travel may be required for training purposes.Job Type: Full-timePay: $15.00 - $19.00 per hourBenefits: Dental insurance Health insurance Paid time off Vision insuranceSchedule: 8 hour shift Monday to FridayWork Location: Hybrid remote in Farmington, NM 87402

Keywords: North West New Mexico First Born Program, Farmington , Home Visitor, Other , Farmington, New Mexico

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