Welcome Baby Parent Coach, Full-Time, Day Shift - Welcome Baby - 44737
Organization: Adventist Health White Memorial
Primary Location: United States-California-Los Angeles
Position Status: Full-time regular
Job Posting: Apr 12, 2021, 4:17:47 PM
Shift: Day Shift
Adventist Health is more than an award-winning health system. We provide whole-person care to our communities and champion the greater good - from the operating room to the boardroom, we are driven by our unique passion to live God's love through health, wholeness and hope. From Oregon to Oahu, we have a calling to always do more. Now is your chance to apply your passion to our mission.
We're looking for someone to join our team as a Welcome Baby Parent Coach who:
Provides family with supportive services, including prenatal and postpartum home visits, parent education in the areas of prenatal and postnatal care, breastfeeding, parent-infant attachment, child development and related topics. Identifies patient strengths, needs, barriers and risks. Facilitates referrals to community services and resources, as needed.
- Collaborates with Welcome Baby program nurses, parent coaches, supervisors and other staff to provide a continuum of services. Serves as an interdisciplinary team member to help families ensure the health, safety and security of the new mother and baby. Develops trust and rapport with participants and provides support using an empathic and patient-centered approach. Adheres to program guidelines, policies and protocols and actively works toward achieving program goals. Conducts prenatal and postpartum visits in patient homes or over the phone, in accordance with the Welcome Baby program model.
- Effectively conducts required patient assessments, using standardized tools for maternal depression, parent-infant attachment, social support, developmental milestones, home safety and non-standardized patient assessments. Identifies participant strengths, needs, barriers, and risks. Refers families to community services and resources, as needed. Provides education to parents about maternal and infant health, breastfeeding, parenting, attachment, home safety, family planning, child development and related topics using a participant-centered approach. Distributes and review the First Five Kit for New Parents with families. Observes, evaluates and provides consultation on breastfeeding. Observes parent-infant attachment and infant behavior.
- Helps families establish a medical home, follows-up on well-child visits and identifies health insurance coverage, when necessary. Refers families to intensive home visitation services, as needed. Attends and participates in staff meetings, including bi-monthly group reflective supervision and weekly individual reflective supervision with clinical or team supervisors. Completes required paperwork for each patient in a timely, complete and organized manner, which includes clear and well written progress notes. Completes required individualized data entry in a timely manner.
- Performs other job-related duties as assigned.
You'll be successful with the following qualifications:
- Bachelor's Degree in child development, social work, psychology, public health, or equivalent (some certifications will require Bachelor's): Required
- Master's Degree: Preferred
- Maternal and child home visitation experience: Preferred
- Lactation educator, lactation counselor, or International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) within six months of hire: Required