This is a professional position in the field of community health responsible for assisting the Healthy Start team with daily activities that supports their work in the care of participants. This position is an integral part of the Operations Department and works independently under the direction of the Administrator – HR, Fiscal and Operations (“Administrator”).
TEAM SUPERVISOR- HELLO BABY PRIORITY
We are seeking an energetic, reliable, and responsible candidate who is passionate about and willing to carry out the Hello Baby program design to strengthen families, improve child outcomes and maximize child and family well-being. As
part of the Hello Baby tiered strategy, the Hello Baby Priority program focuses on engagement and support for families with the highest need. As a member of the Healthy Start Hello Baby Priority care team, the Team Supervisor will provide
supervision for the community-based home visiting care team to ensure accountability, service delivery and professional growth. The Team Supervisor will be trained in and ensure fidelity to the Camden Coalition COACH model of supporting behavior change. This person should possess highly developed analytical skills and clinical experience. Past supervisory experience is required.
The Controller serves as a key business partner and supports the mission and
operations of Healthy Start, Inc. by ensuring all financial activity is performed and reported in a timely, accurate manner. The successful candidate will be responsible for maintaining efficient processes as they relate to all aspects of the financial systems. This role will oversee a team of up to three employees, work collaboratively with the part-time Finance Manager, and lead activities among the administrative and leadership teams to promote better understanding of each program’s fiscal status.
REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL- DIRECT IT SUPPORT
Healthy Start, Inc. invites your firm to submit a proposal to provide direct Information Technology (IT) support on specific projects, as indicated below, for Healthy Start, Inc. The time period of this award is February 1, 2024, through December 31, 2024. Healthy Start, Inc., a non-profit, 501(c)(3) organization, requests bids for proposals to provide direct IT project support. The successful firm will work directly with the Operations Department, our IT Vendor, members of our leadership team and other Healthy Start staff.
Submit a detailed proposal on or before Friday, December 11, 2023: The proposal cover letter should designate an official, with telephone number, fax number, physical address, and email. The designee is considered the primary contact and should be prepared to answer any questions concerning the submitted proposal.
DOULA PROGRAM MANAGER
This is an advanced-level public health position, managing the full scope of doula programs offered by Healthy Start, Inc. The PM will be instrumental in ensuring that the Healthy Start doula program is stable, financially viable and meets program targets for the number of women served, participant outcomes and other service delivery/process metrics. The PM must be able to demonstrate competency in the areas of program development, staff management, fiscal management.
As part of the Healthy Start multidisciplinary team, the Doula Program Manager (PM) has a passion for maternal and child health and advances family systems and life course approaches to support improved birth outcomes, as well as family and community health and well-being. This role has a focus on health equity, using evidence-based practice, supporting Healthy Start’s unique contributions to the field of maternal and child health, eradicating disparities faced by members of the Black community, and will work with internal and external stakeholders to serve the Healthy Start participant population and the community at large. The PM will develop expertise in understanding all the services offered by Healthy Start in order to refer to internal programs that will maximize the health and stability of our participants. Finally, the PM will be responsible for managing and maintaining working relationships with Healthy Start colleagues, clinical and community partners, contractors, other doulas and birth workers, and funders. The PM may be required to provide doula services as needed.
PERINATAL MENTAL HEALTH CLINICIAN- HELLO BABY
The Perinatal Mental Health Clinician (“Clinician”) provides In-Home Cognitive Behavioral Therapy using the evidence-based clinical model Moving Beyond Depression to both Hello Baby participants and participants referred from community partners. The Clinician also provides short-term therapeutic interventions and care coordination to support Hello Baby families in connecting to higher-level mental health therapies.
The Clinician for the Hello Baby Priority program conducts psychosocial assessments and provides In-Home Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (IH-CBT) to women in their homes. The purpose of the intervention is to facilitate recovery from maternal depression in women served by home visiting programs, thereby promoting the healthy development of infants and children. The Clinician works closely with the home visiting team/program and other community services to ensure continuity of participant care; may also support fathers and other family/household members.
SOCIAL WORKER- HELLO BABY PRIORITY
This is a community-based home visiting social work position contributing to the successful delivery of services and supports for families of newborns in Allegheny County who have complex needs. As a member of the Hello Baby team at Healthy Start, the Social Worker will exhibit expertise in high quality service offerings and will focus on connecting families to services and ongoing follow up with providers through care management (screening, assessment, goal planning, referral and follow up) to enrolled families using the Camden Coalition COACH model. COACH is a five-part framework that trains staff to be empowerment coaches in order to problem-solve with families to determine how to support them in reaching their goals.
The COACH model focuses on Empowerment Theory, Unconditional Positive Regard and Transtheoretical Theory (Stages of Change). The successful Social Worker is passionate, knowledgeable of family systems, aware of community resources, is empathetic, is flexible and thinks outside the box, has excellent written and verbal communication skills and embodies the project’s core principles of community engagement, authentic healing relationships, family and child well-being, equity and respect. The Social Worker works in community with the Family Engagement Specialist and is a member of the Hello Baby multidisciplinary team. Social work experience is required; home visiting experience is highly preferred.
I.H.E FELLOW – ALLEGHENY COUNTY B.I.R.T.H. INITIATIVE
The Infant Health Equity (IHE) Fellowship is a twelve-month cross agency fellowship designed to provide an individual with a meaningful learning experience, professional development training, mentorship, funding, and additional support in effort to advance Allegheny County’s B.I.R.T.H Plan for Black Babies and Black Families. The selected fellow will engage in participatory practice and action learning with an emphasis on equity, policy advocacy, and data. Healthy Start Inc. Pittsburgh, Trying Together, Allegheny County Health Department, and Allegheny County Department of Human Services, are hosting the programming which focuses on helping the fellow develop the following competencies…
COMMUNITY HEALTH WORKER
This is an advanced level community-based position that provides case management, coordination of care and health education to Healthy Start, Inc. program participants. This position serves as the first line of care in the Healthy Start, Inc. model. The Community Health Worker has a passion for maternal and child health and advances family systems and life course approaches to support improved birth outcomes, and family health and well-being.