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Company: Memorial Care Children's & Women's Hospital Long Beach
Location: Long Beach, CA
Career Level: Associate
Industries: Hospitals, Health Care

Description

Purpose Statement/Position Summary

The Welcome Baby (WB) Program is a free, voluntary home visitation program which includes visits with the family prenatally, in the hospital, and during the postpartum period. The purpose of the program is to provide primary health prevention and parent education and to invite and welcome families into an array of services and support elements developed in their community. The Welcome Baby Outreach Specialist's responsibilities will include community outreach at health centers, provider offices, and other social service sites aimed at recruiting and enrolling eligible clients into the program. They will be responsible for developing relationships w/ key community contacts, maintaining prenatal outreach logs, following up w/ potential clients, and conducting client intakes in a sensitive and nonjudgmental manner.


Essential Job Outcomes and Functions

  • The Welcome Baby Outreach Specialist will develop and maintain relationships and provide outreach services to enroll clients at both provider offices and community organizations.
  • Contact potential clients from outreach efforts to encourage participation in the program and enroll them if appropriate.
  • Identify appropriate client resources and provide referrals as needed.
  • Retain documentation on outreached clients for future reports for Hospital and Welcome Baby.
  • Attend and complete all required trainings for the Welcome Baby Program.
  • Attend and participate in all staff meetings and reflective supervision opportunities.
  • Works closely with all Welcome Baby staff to provide a continuum of services.
  • Complete other duties as assigned


Qualifications

Qualifications/Work Experience

  • Bachelor's degree preferred in child development, social work, psychology, human development, or a related field with at least one year of experience in community outreach
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish
  • Proficient with all Microsoft Office programs
  • Strong writing, and organizational skills
  • Ability to interact with community members, physicians, physician office staff, and community organizations, community leaders and hospital employees


Education/Licensure/Certification

  • Bachelor's degree preferred in child development, social work, psychology, human development, or a related field with at least one year of experience in community outreach with at least one year of experience in community outreach.
  • Must have current CPR certification by American Heart Association.
  • Must possess and maintain a valid California State Driver's License, valid vehicle registration, and liability insurance.


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