NEW! Job Posting: Women’s Intervention Specialist (WIS) / Neonatal Outreach Specialist (NOS)

Women’s Intervention Specialist (WIS) / Neonatal Outreach Specialist (NOS)
The Healthy Start Coalition of Flagler & Volusia Counties, Inc.
Daytona Beach, Florida
$13.00 – 14.75 per hour
Full time, M-F, 8-5

Applications accepted via Indeed (link), CareerSource Flagler/Volusia, and Employ Florida.

The Healthy Start Coalition of Flagler & Volusia Counties, Inc. is a non-profit organization striving to unite people and resources at the local level to meet the needs of pregnant women, infants, young children and their families.

Women’s Intervention Specialist (WIS) / Neonatal Outreach Specialist (NOS)

The Healthy Start Coalition of Flagler & Volusia Counties, Inc. is seeking a Women’s Intervention Specialist (WIS) / Neonatal Outreach Specialist (NOS) who will provide professional services that increase access to health services needed for healthy pregnancy and birth outcomes, post-partum care, interconception care and pediatric follow-up.

Benefits:

  • 12 paid holidays per year
  • Accrual of 4.0 hours of sick time per pay period
  • Accrual of 4.0 hours of vacation time per pay period
  • 100% agency-paid health insurance
  • Agency-paid Life Insurance
  • Additional insurance benefits available for purchase
  • 401k

Responsibilities:

  1. Attempt to engage potential clients in the Coordinated Intake & Referral system of care.
  2. Conduct Initial Intakes, including attempts to contact, to assess clients’ service needs. Travel to attempt to contact clients in the service area of Volusia and Flagler Counties as necessary.
  3. Conduct professional assessments and screenings to identify the nature and extent of substance abuse and/or other risks and determine the most appropriate substance abuse treatment or high-risk referral source.
  4. Link and refer clients to appropriate services and community resources based on the identified service needs and risks.
  5. Participate in multi-disciplinary staffings with community partners in order to evaluate risks for substance abusing and/or other high-risk clients and develop Individualized Plans of Care (IPC) as needed.
  6. Verify completion of Healthy Start infant screens.
  7. Ensure and document that infants in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at local hospitals have a pediatric medical provider and a scheduled first appointment.
  8. Provide relevant information to clients about breastfeeding, health care options, parenting education, preventative health education, and child development.
  9. Ensure that all required documentation is typed and submitted in a timely manner into the Well Family System.

Skills & Requirements: Intermediate proficiency in MS Word and typing

Education: Minimum of Undergraduate Degree in Psychology, Social Work or other relevant Human Services discipline from an accredited four (4) year college or university. Graduate Degree preferred.

Experience: Minimum of two (2) years’ experience, within that last five years, providing assessment and referral services to adults and/or adolescents suffering from substance related disorders.