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EMPLOYMENT

CURRENT OPPORTUNITIES

COMMUNITY HEALTH WORKER – ALLEGHENY COUNTY

The mission of Healthy Start is to improve maternal and child health and to reduce poor birth outcomes and infant mortality in Allegheny County.

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.

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COMMUNITY HEALTH WORKER – WESTMORELAND COUNTY

The mission of Healthy Start is to improve maternal and child health and to reduce poor birth outcomes and infant mortality in Allegheny County.

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.

Preference is given to candidates who reside in Westmoreland.

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POSTPARTUM DOULA

The mission of Healthy Start is to improve maternal and child health and to reduce poor birth outcomes and infant mortality in Allegheny County.

The postpartum doula is an advanced position in the field of community health that offers continuous emotional support to a new mother after the birth of a baby—including early linkages to healthcare and other support services utilizing the International Childbirth Education Association Eleven Domains of Postpartum Care:  Emotional support  Physical comfort  Self-care  Infant care  Informational support  Advocacy  Referrals  Partner/father support  Support mother/father with infant  Support mother/father with sibling(s)  Household organization

Healthy Start’s postpartum doula(s) will serve mothers and families already enrolled in the Healthy Start home visiting program, with a focus on promoting equity, self-agency and health. New mothers who are supported in attaining their breastfeeding goals, addressing mental health concerns and attending their postpartum visit will be major success metrics of the position.

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