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EMPLOYMENT

CURRENT OPPORTUNITIES

MATERNAL AND CHILD HEALTH PROGRAM COORDINATOR

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

We are seeking a passionate, energetic, reliable, and responsible candidate, with particular interest in maternal and child health and family health, to support our growing programs. As part of the Healthy Start multidisciplinary team, the Maternal and Child Health Program Coordinator (MCH Coordinator) will be expected to provide support—and in some cases be the first point of contact—for families interested and/or enrolled in our Healthy Start Center for Urban Breastfeeding and Doula programs. This public health position supports programming and initiatives that contribute to MCH service provision, managing responsibilities such as maintaining program service records, strengthening community and online presence, managing data collection and analysis, developing communication materials, completing participant intakes, and other related tasks. The MCH Coordinator may also support other related programs.

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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 in Allegheny County.

Hello Baby Priority 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 needs.

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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COMMUNITY HEALTH WORKER

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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