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CURRENT OPPORTUNITIES

Research and Grants Manager

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 Research and Grants Manager is a high level leadership position supporting Healthy Start’s research initiatives and grant-funded projects—promoting the organization’s contributions to local and national body of knowledge, research and thought leadership in public health, health equity and maternal and child health.  This will include development of new projects, preparation of relevant human subjects protocols (e.g., Institutional Review Board), study design, data collection, analysis, dissemination, researching relevant funding opportunities, and grant preparation and management.

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Program Manager
Healthy Start Center for Urban Breastfeeding (HSCUB)

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 Healthy Start Center for Urban Breastfeeding is a comprehensive breastfeeding education, support, outreach and advocacy initiative focused on the following outcomes:

  • Implement local “STAPLE agenda” for breastfeeding education and support for African American women in Allegheny County;
  • Increase the number of Black women who initiate breastfeeding, and who are breastfeeding at six months;
  • Increase access to and the number of women of color in Allegheny County trained as peer counselors, Certified Lactation Counselors (CLC) and Internationally Board Certified Lactation Consultants (IBCLC); and
  • Support health promoting behaviors, such as early prenatal care, health screenings, chronic disease management, etc.

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 African American 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 educating and engaging community members, providing local and national leadership in advocacy efforts, managing service delivery and supervising staff. Further, the program manager is required to be on call to support CUB calls in the case no other CLC is available.

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COMMUNITY HEALTH WORKER
PITTSBURGH/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 CHAMPION – MON VALLEY
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 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.

The key role of the Community Champions is to inspire, inform and encourage. Using the Community Health Worker model, Community Champions are trained to be leaders in their local area. They take action to improve the conditions of their community, with a focus on those that improve health, through their support of the Hello Baby Priority development and implementation. The community champion also rallies fellow community members to engage in support and training that will build their confidence and skills to challenge systems that create poor health outcomes within their own communities.

This is a temporary, contractual, project-based role. Applicant must be a current resident of the Mon Valley (see https://www.hscc-mvpc.org/hscc/communities/ for a full list of communities) and have had residency for the past three years or more. We request at least a one-year commitment to the project.

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 PART TIME COMMUNITY HEALTH WORKER –
FATHERHOOD PROGRAM

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 Community Health Worker – Fatherhood Program is a member of the Healthy Start multidisciplinary home visiting team who uses a family systems approach to support father involvement through individual goal planning, case management, and group education and support.

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