Welcome Baby Parent Coach II (Grant Funded)

Location: 
Miller Children's & Women's Hospital Long Beach
Schedule: 
Full Time
Shift: 
Day Job
Job Listing: 
MIL001289
Coach, Counselor

The Welcome Baby (WB) Program is a free, voluntary home visitation program which includes

visits with the family by Parent Coaches at up to nine key points in time, prenatally 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 Parent Coaches will conduct the prenatal and

postpartum visits in the home and over the phone. They are responsible for supporting families, conducting assessments, and providing parent education in the areas of prenatal and postnatal care, breastfeeding, parent infant attachment, child development, home safety and other maternal and child health related topics; identifying client strengths, needs, barriers and risks and providing community resources for those needs; and providing and modeling empathetic support and feedback when working with new mothers, infants and family members. The Parent Coach will work closely with the Parent Coach Lead to provide input into the development of the Welcome Baby program. They will work effectively as part of a multidisciplinary team as well as with a diverse and high-risk population. 

Qualifications: 
  • Minimum of at least one year of experience in providing maternal and child home visitation
  • services.
  • Speak and understand English well, bilingually proficient in Spanish preferred.
  • Experience w/ computer software programs as well as data entry. 

Education

  • Bachelor�s degree preferred in child development, social work, psychology, human development, public health education, social studies, anthropology, human services, women�s studies or a related field.
  • At least one year of experience in maternal and child home visitation; Certifiedlactation educator (CLEC) at a minimum; or certification must be completed within six monthsof hire.
  • Must have current CPR certification by American Heart Association.
  • Must possess andmaintain a valid California State Driver's License, valid vehicle registration, and liability insurance
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