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EMPLOYMENT

CURRENT OPPORTUNITIES

TEEN OUTREACH PROGRAM (“TOP”) ® – PROGRAM FACILITATOR

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

Background and Purpose

Healthy Start is looking to quickly fill this position serving adolescent youth throughout Allegheny County. The Teen Outreach Program® (TOP®) promotes the positive development of adolescents through curriculum-guided, interactive group discussions; positive adult guidance and support; and community service learning.  Candidate must embrace the principles of positive youth development and sexual risk avoidance education and be able to attend training. Position may evolve, to include mastery and delivery of other youth-focused sexual education, health, or relationship curricula.

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CLINICAL & PERINATAL HEALTH EDUCATION SPECIALIST

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

Position Overview and Purpose

The clinical and perinatal health education specialist is an advanced level public health professional who works with medical providers, hospitals, FQHCs, birth centers and other clinical partners to support the success of Healthy Start programs. The clinical and perinatal health education specialist facilitates the development and growth of programs and initiatives that meet the specific needs of our target population, works on a growing portfolio of projects and partnerships that advance the mission of Healthy Start and supports the bi-directional transfer of knowledge between clinical developments and community needs.

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FAMILY ENGAGEMENT SPECIALIST

HELLO BABY PRIORITY

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

Hello Baby is a voluntary program for parents of new babies designed to strengthen families, improve children’s outcomes, and maximize child and family well-being, safety and security. As part of the Hello Baby tiered support strategy, the Hello Baby Priority program focuses on engagement and support for families with highest need.

Position Overview:

This is a community-based home visiting “peer support” 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 Priority team, the Family Engagement Specialist (FES) is extremely knowledgeable of the service area (Mon Valley) and the unique dynamics of family and community within the geographic region. The FES will focus on engaging and supporting 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 FES is tenacious, 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 FES works in community with the Social Worker.

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DOULA PRACTICE MANAGER

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

Position Overview:

Overview:

This is an advanced-level public health position, managing the full scope of doula programs offered by Healthy Start, Inc. As part of the Healthy Start multidisciplinary team, the Doula Practice Manager (DPM) 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. The DPM must be a trained doula with at least 5 years of doula experience or the ability to demonstrate an equivalent combination of skills, knowledge and expertise. We are excited to support doula certification for the right candidate. 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.

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HR GENERALIST

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

Position Overview:

The HR Generalist supports the mission and operations of Healthy Start, Inc. by ensuring compliance with federal and state labor and employment laws, leading employee recruitment and retention efforts, and supporting training and staff development activities. The successful candidate will make it a priority to balance employee satisfaction, risk mitigation and the strategic directives of the CEO. The HR Generalist will serve as a key strategist around the Healthy Start workforce, ensure employee relations issues are addressed with discretion and confidentiality and communication is transparent, take the lead in recommending policy upgrades, advise in recruitment strategies and assist in the performance management process.

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