Zeiders Enterprises, Inc New Parent Support Home Visitor in Oak Harbor, Washington
Job Title: New Parent Support Home Visitor
NPS Home Visitors provide services and promote healthy family life through referrals, screening and assessment, home visitation and training using the Nurturing Parent curriculum, group classes, marketing, case record management, and reporting.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Expectant parents and parents with children under three shall be assessed and screened for child abuse risk, using the established Navy NPS screening tools and procedures
Parents who are not screened at risk or eligible for NPS home visiting shall be provided information and referral to appropriate military and civilian community resources and services
Ensure home visitation services use the Nurturing Parenting Program for all at risk parents accepting NPS services
Report suspected child abuse and domestic abuse/violence to the local civilian authorities and the Family Advocacy Representative IAW Navy and state requirements
Ensure that home visiting services are fully documented in the FFSMIS NPS Case Management System IAW current Navy requirements
Ensure that NPS information and referred, assessment, screening, and educational services for parents not at risk are entered and counted in FFSMIS
Ensure staff delivering NPS services are accounting for all services scheduled and delivered in the automated Centralized Scheduling and Metrics system in use by the FFSP
Demonstrates effective needs assessment and individual/small group training skills
Understands group dynamics; demonstrates self-awareness as well as empathy/sensitivity to others.
Demonstrates the ability to embrace the military environment and to develop professional relationships with military and civilian personnel
Communicates verbally and in writing in a clear, concise manner, and effectively conveys ideas
Demonstrates the ability to manage multiple priorities, illustrates attention to detail, and shows evidence of being conscientious regarding deadlines
Skill using appropriate software programs such as Microsoft Word, Outlook, and Power Point as well as data collection programs
Experience in case record management and reporting
Experience or training in development and implementation of parenting skills curriculum.
- This job has no supervisory responsibilities.
Required Education and/or Experience Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in social work or nursing
Three years’ experience in the field of social work, maternal/child health, child development and/or public health
Nurses must maintain state licensure or certification
Articulates an understanding of adult learning principles and techniques
Demonstrated experience in conducting program evaluations. Articulates understanding of basic evaluation techniques and use of customer feedback to improve overall program effectiveness/impact
Other Skills and Abilities
This position requires access to U.S. Government facilities and systems.
U.S. Citizenship, a valid driver's license, transportation, and auto insurance are required.
To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:
Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; Works well in group problem solving situations; Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.
Customer Service - Manages difficult or emotional customer situations; Responds promptly to customer needs; Solicits customer feedback to improve service; Responds to requests for service and assistance; Meets commitments.
Oral Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions; Demonstrates group presentation skills; Participates in meetings.
Written Communication - Writes clearly and informatively; Edits work for spelling and grammar; Varies writing style to meet needs; Presents numerical data effectively; Able to read and interpret written information.
Judgment - Displays willingness to make decisions; Exhibits sound and accurate judgment; Supports and explains reasoning for decisions; Includes appropriate people in decision-making process; Makes timely decisions.
Professionalism - Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments.
Physical Demands: Works in office areas. Sits, stands, bends, lifts, and moves intermittently during working hours. Uses personal computer, telephones, copiers, printers and other office equipment. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.
Work Environment: The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.
Zeiders Enterprises, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)