Posted on Feb 28, 2017 in Featured

Job Opportunity

Darke County General Health District Employee & Help Me Grow Home Visitor

Division: Nursing

Reports to: Help Me Grow Supervisor Position/Director of Nursing

Hours: Approximately 24 hours/week, Part-time/temporary/possibility of becoming permanent

Salary:  Range depends on qualifications

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: Under the general direction of the Help Me Grow Supervisor/ Director of Nursing the Home Visitor will provide home visiting for the expectant, first-time and other parents at highest risk for poor childhood outcomes to receive the services and rights which the rules require, including the procedural safeguards.  The Home Visitor will conduct home visits, work with families to provide increased parent knowledge of child development, provide parenting education and conduct developmental screenings. The Home Visitor will assist families in meeting their family goals and will coordinate services to the family and become a major support for the parent(s).

QUALIFICATIONS: Required: Associate’s Degree from a council on higher education accredited college or university in a field related to working with pregnant women, infants, or toddlers, or families or individuals with disabilities; Must obtain a Home Visitor Credential and Skills Inventory test within first year of employment (and continued renewal of Home Visitor Credential). Must possess a valid Ohio driver’s license and maintain a driving record that meets the insurability requirements of the District’s insurance provider. Must be able to provide a private vehicle for job use.

Preferred: One year home visiting experience or equivalent. Registered Nurse or Licensed Social Worker. Bachelor’s Degree in related field.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Considerable knowledge of interviewing, counseling, education techniques, child development, Occupational Safety and Health Administration rules and regulations, community resources and services, human and public relations, case management.  Use of modern office equipment and software including use of computer for state required data entry.  Skills in performing developmental family screenings.  Ability to communicate effectively in written and oral form.  Must also demonstrate the ability to prepare meaningful, concise and accurate reports. To apply, send Cover letter and a Resume to: Jennifer Barga RN, MSN, MHA, 300 Garst Ave. Greenville, Ohio 45331 or email to Jennifer.Barga@darkecountyhealth.org.

Darke County General Health District is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, religion, age disability or military status in employment or the provision of services.  Our agency is committed to the recruitment of diverse individuals who can offer different talents and perspectives to assist us in accomplishing our agency’s mission, vision and fulfillment of the five core commitments.