HUMAN RESOURCES GENERALIST
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, supporting training and staff development and managing overall employee engagement 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.
PERINATAL HEALTH OUTREACH & EDUCATION SPECIALIST
The Perinatal Health Outreach and Education Specialist is a public health professional who works with clinical partners (including medical providers, hospitals, FQHCs, birth centers, etc.), community organizations and other Healthy Start partners/stakeholders to support the success of Healthy Start programs and the proliferation of evidence-based, culturally responsive health information. The Perinatal Health Outreach and Education Manager also 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 developments in public health and community needs, including supporting Healthy Start staff education.
FAMILY ENGAGEMENT SPECIALIST
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.
HELLO BABY PRIORITY
This is a community-based 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 Community Nurse is an advanced professional community health nursing position. Work is done on a generalized nursing basis primarily in the home with some community-based activities as needed. A successful Community Nurse is passionate, knowledgeable of family systems, aware of community resources, 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.