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EMPLOYMENT

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CURRENT OPPORTUNITIES

MARKETING AND COMMUNICATIONS COORDINATOR

Position Overview:

The Marketing and Communications Coordinator manages marketing and communications projects across all areas of Healthy Start programming to ensure consistency of brand and messaging for internal and external audiences. As a key contributor to ensuring community awareness of Healthy Start programming, initiatives, and issues that the organization works to address, the Coordinator will develop and execute strategies and create deliverables that reflect knowledge and understanding of our full scope of organizational impact, target audiences, health disparities and racial and health equity. The role supports and coordinates communications related to programming, community education, fundraising activities, internal and administrative initiatives, annual appeals, and special events.

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ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT – FINANCE & OPERATIONS

Position Overview:

This a professional support position providing administrative support to the finance and operations departments. The administrative assistant efficiently and effectively handles sensitive information and processes requiring a high degree of attention to detail and confidentiality. This work is being conducted within an organization that promotes health equity and is committed to improving birth outcomes and eliminating health disparities—with a focus on Black families in Allegheny County. The ideal applicant embraces this organizational focus. This position requires in-office work daily and is not considered a remote position.

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POSTPARTUM DOULA

Position Overview:

Healthy Start is adding full-time birth and postpartum doulas to the team! As a part of the Healthy Start multidisciplinary team, our doulas have a passion for maternal and child health, and advance family systems and life course approaches to support improved birth outcomes and family and community health and well-being. Our doulas 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 to serve the Healthy Start participant population and the community at large.

Healthy Start’s postpartum doula(s) will serve new mothers with support in attaining their breastfeeding goals, addressing mental health concerns and attending their postpartum visits. They will also service mothers and families with hypertensive disorder of pregnancy to regulate their blood pressure.

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BIRTH DOULA

Position Overview:

Healthy Start is adding full-time birth doulas to the team! As a part of the Healthy Start multidisciplinary team, our doulas have a passion for maternal and child health, and advance family systems and life course approaches to support improved birth outcomes and family and community health and well-being. Our doulas 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 to serve the Healthy Start participant population and the community at large.

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COMMUNITY HEALTH WORKER – CONNECTING KIDS TO COVERAGE

Position Overview:

The Connecting Kids to Coverage National Campaign is a national outreach and enrollment initiative to reach out to families with children and teens eligible for Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) to:

  • Raise awareness about health coverage available under these programs;
  • Create opportunities for families to get their eligible children and teens signed up for coverage;
  • Motivate parents to enroll their children and teens and renew their coverage; and
  • Provide outreach guides and toolkits that can be used to help states, community organizations, schools, health care providers and others organize and conduct successful outreach activities.

The Campaign lets families know who is eligible, what benefits children can get, and how to apply for coverage.

Under a three-year cooperative agreement with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Center for Medicaid and CHIP Services, the Pennsylvania Health Access Network (PHAN) has subcontracted Healthy Start, Inc. to support community engagement and enrollment strategies, with a focus on reaching the prenatal population.

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PUBLIC HEALTH PROJECT MANAGER

Position Overview:

This is an advanced-level public health position, managing projects and initiatives that contribute to advancing Healthy Start’s mission. As part of the Healthy Start multidisciplinary team, the Public Health Project Manager (PM) has a passion for maternal and child health and advances family systems and life course approaches to support improved birth outcomes, and family and community health and well-being. The PM 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 project manager will work on a variety of projects—with local, regional and national partners—that explore the intersections of health equity, maternal and child health and chronic disease.

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MATERNAL AND CHILD HEALTH PROJECT MANAGER

Position Overview:

This is an advanced-level public health position, managing projects and initiatives that contribute to advancing Healthy Start’s mission. As part of the Healthy Start multidisciplinary team, the Maternal and Child Health Project Manager (PM) has a passion for maternal and child health and advances family systems and life course approaches to support improved birth outcomes, and family and community health and well-being. The PM 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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PERINATAL MENTAL HEALTH CLINICIANHELLO BABY PRIORITY

Position Overview:

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.   

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COMMUNITY HEALTH WORKER

Position Overview:

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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SOCIAL WORKER – HELLO BABY PRIORITY

Position Overview:

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.

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MATERNAL AND CHILD HEALTH NURSE

Position Overview:

The Maternal and Child Nurse supports all aspects of patient care in the community setting, delivering services to Healthy Start program participants according to risk assessment and program guidelines/protocol. The Nurse will deliver clinical care across three modalities:
• Centering Pregnancy group prenatal care model
• Prenatal and postpartum home visiting and virtual consultation for mothers/babies with health risks
• Education and care coordination, with a focus on promoting care at community health centers and other HS clinical partners
• Provide clinical consultation the Birth Doula program

The nurse a joint position with Healthy Start and the care team at Primary Care Health Services (PCHS), federally qualified health center with whom we partner to deliver the Centering model of prenatal care, with the specific aims of addressing infant and maternal mortality and morbidity. The duties of this role will primarily take place at Healthy Start or with Healthy Start participants with a supplemental 4-8 hour per week of clinical time at PCHS locations.

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OPERATIONS COORDINATOR

Position Overview:

This 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 works independently under the direction of the Director of Operations.

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CERTIFIED LACTATION COUNSELOR (Contractual)

Position Overview:

The Healthy Start Center for Urban Breastfeeding is a comprehensive breastfeeding education, support, outreach and advocacy initiative focused on improving the trajectory of breastfeeding for Black women and babies.

Join our team of lactation support professionals and help your community reach its breastfeeding goals.

Our Certified Lactation Counselors (CLC) ensure that all participants of the Healthy Start Center for Urban Breastfeeding (HSCUB) are served both timely and with the highest level of care and expertise. The CLC will develop a keen understanding of all services provided within the HSCUB in order to provide participants with the full scope of support throughout their individualized breastfeeding journey.

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DOULA PROGRAM MANAGER

Position 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 Program 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 experience. 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.

The DPM will be instrumental in ensuring that the Healthy Start doula programs are stable, financially viable and meet program targets for number of women served and participant outcomes. The DPM 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 DPM 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 DPM may be required to provide doula services as needed.

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PROGRAM MANAGER – HEALTHY START CENTER FOR URBAN BREASTFEEDING (CUB)

Position Overview:

The Program Manager is passionate about maternal and child health and breastfeeding, and shares in a vision of a “new narrative” around infant feeding and improved health for Black women and children in Allegheny County. The Program Manager is responsible for planning and executing on the strategic and tactical objectives of the CUB by leading program planning strategies, resource development activities (identifying funding sources and supporting grant writing and reporting), maintaining program metrics and meeting performance benchmarks, managing service delivery and supervising staff, educating and engaging community members and providing local and national leadership in advocacy efforts. Further, the program manager may be required to be on call to support CUB calls in the case no other CLC is available.

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FAMILY ENGAGEMENT SPECIALIST –

HELLO BABY PRIORITY

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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